Jolyn Janis

Creative Director, Designer

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Meeting creative objectives with a high five since 2005.

Los Angeles based Creative Director, Art Director and idea machine.

Work Experience

Migomax Studios

Creative Director, Designer

Branding and messaging.

Develop, manage and coach creative teams. Brainstorming, maintaining project schedules, organizing client deliverables, and managing team collaboration.

· Brand and corporate identity
· Art direction, graphic design, illustration
· Copywriting and copy editing
· Creative direction (campaigns, sites, collateral, apps)
· Digital strategy
· Information architecture, journey map
· Film production (producing, directing, writing)
· Project management

Partial Client List:
Dell, Airborn Electronics, Tocquigny, Sapient Nitro, Y&R Brands, University of Texas at Austin, National Instruments, GSD&M, Golfsmith

Recent projects:
Creative Director on a large website development project for Discovery Programs involving concept and creation of designs, managing deliverables and communicating expectations for client and team.

Strategized and designed customer journey maps and information architecture infographics with Sapient Nitro. Project was based on a year-long customer research study, used by their client's international marketing and sales teams to provide customer behavior patterns as a qualifiable foundation for marketing strategy.
June 2004 - Present California, United States

Migomax Studios

Filmmaker

“El Coyote", Producer
Pre-production, on-set production, post-production
-Written by Executive Producer of “The Howling” and “Lawnmower Man”.

“Red Winds", Producer, Co-Writer
Pre-production, on-set production, post-production
Short film, secured $36k

“Pass: Krav Maga", Producer, Writer, Director
Pre-production, on-set production, post-production
-Artemis Women in Action Film Festival
-Iron Dragon TV Action Fest

Verizon Wireless, Art Director
Web commercials for HTC One Remix, HTC One M8 for Windows cell phones
2008 - Present California, United States

Migomax Studios

Photographer

Wavespiration is a photography series documenting ocean waves on the east coast and west coast of the US.

Books:
Wavespiration: East Coast
Wavespiration: West Coast

I also design Wavespiration installations for commercial office buildings.
2015 - 2018 Los Angeles, California, United States

Dell

Art Director, Designer


Strategized and designed several infographics which attracted unprecedented social media statistics as traction with target verticals. Public Large Enterprise team, focusing on Dell customers with ten thousand employees or greater.

· Campaign strategy
· Infographics, icon design
· Social media graphics, multilingual
· Web design (campaign landing pages, microsites)
2010 - 2013 Texas, United States

Young & Rubicam

Digital Designer


Collaborated with creative directors, information architects, site developers, copywriters and project managers to ensure the designs communicate effectively and fulfill the creative brief.

· Email design
· Global brand standards design for Dell
· Campaign pitch presentation design
2007 - 2009 Texas, United States

GSD&M / Idea City

Graphic Designer

Designed and maintained advertising materials for AT&T, BMW, WalMart, Norwegian Cruise Line, U.S. Air Force and Chili’s, adhered to brand standards for each account.
2005 - 2006 Texas, United States

Education

North Carolina State University

Bachelor of Graphic Design

Multiple disciplinary education including Graphic Design, Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Photography and Industrial Design.
1997 - 2001 North Carolina, United States

Skills

Acting, Acting, Art Direction, Branding, Creative Direction, Fiction Writing, Film Production, Graphic Design, Illustrator, Indesign, Logo Design, Photoshop, Social Media, Trapeze, Travel Photography, Writing,