Jeff Bossardet

Art Direction / Creative Director

Chicago, IL, USA

Work Experience


Creative Director

As a CD team, my partner and I ran the first 360º (one agency) brand(s) for mcgarrybowen. Under one roof we led the development and production of TVC, print, websites, apps, social, packaging, digital content, digital display, branding etc. Overseeing such a wide range of projects required an ability to work in a variety of media and contribute at every stage of a projects development. In addition to shepherding brands I also regularly contributed to pitches and new business development.

Clients: Lunchables, Capri Sun, Oscar Mayer, Miracle Whip, Sears
July 2012 - October 2015 Illinois, United States


Associate Creative Director

As an ACD on the State Farm team I helped to develop and implement a massive and systemwide responsive site design for

Clients: State Farm
February 2012 - July 2012 Illinois, United States


Associate Creative Director

Concepted, designed and managed development of websites and OLA. Led numerous photo shoots. Developed and managed CGI, video and motion production. Contributed to new business development.

Clients: Jeep, Chrysler, Hilton
October 2006 - January 2012 Michigan, United States


Associate Creative Director

OLA, websites, photography, video and pitch work.

Clients: Zirh, Iams, Eukanuba, Hilton
October 2009 - October 2010 New York, United States


Senior Designer

Concepted, designed and developed web sites for a wide array of clients. Developed in-house advertising for various forms of media. Developed and implemented a redesign of the R/GA identity system across various forms of media including print, interactive and signage.

Clients: Bank of America, Ian Schrager, IBM, Nike, Smithsonian, NASDAQ, RISD, AOLTW, FirstUSA
June 2000 - January 2003 New York, United States


Senior Designer

Instituted design concepts in a variety of media. Developed promotional materials and packaging.

Clients: Sephora, EA Games, Calvin Klein
March 2000 - June 2000 New York, United States



Concepted, designed and developed web sites for a wide array of clients.

Clients: Bank of America, Ian Schrager, IBM, Nike, Smithsonian, NASDAQ, RISD, AOLTW, FirstUSA
August 1999 - March 2000 New York, United States

CCS College For Creative Studies

Adjunct Professor / typography 1 / typography 2

Developed coursework and classroom instruction for freshman and sophomore level graphic design students. Concentration was on the development of information hierarchies and page layout through an introduction to the principles of typography.
September 1998 - June 1999 Michigan, United States

Lear Corporation

Senior Designer

Developed graphic design department within the Lear Concept Design Studios. Developed interior iconography and instrumentation design for Lear Total Interior concepts. Designed and implemented identity systems for new products and programs. Created display and presentation designs for the promotion and sales of Lear concepts and programs to tier 1 auto manufacturers.
August 1998 - August 1999 Michigan, United States

Cabra Diseno


Concept and development on a variety of print projects which ranged from packaging for digital hardware and software companies to publication design, as well as advertising and promotion. Promoted the work of Cabra Diseno and developed relationships with new and potential clients. Oversaw the design, development and implementation of multi-lingual instructional materials over a wide range of telecommunications hardware and components.

Clients: SOMA Books, Autodesk, Plantronics, Stop-Aids San Francisco, Chronicle Books, Hay House
September 1997 - August 1998 California, United States