Mark S. Inman

Creative Developer, Rich Media (Contract via Aquent)

San Francisco, CA, USA
Mark is a wonderful visual designer with awe-inspiring production artist skills. From pixel perfection across display ads to impeccable photo retouching to concepting visuals to tell brands' stories - his number one job is making everything look outstanding. Mark swiftly acquires new skills and adopts new ideas. There’s nothing he likes more than being ahead of schedule, other than perhaps being under budget at the same time.

Work Experience

Google

Creative Developer, Rich Media (Contract via Aquent)

The Sales Animation Team was created to provide end-to-end creative and HTML5 development service for top tier Google advertisers. The team designs bespoke creative display ads which are developed as custom dynamic HTML5 ad sets. The team provides implementation reviews of clients’ Google Ads feeds, advises on data schema and ad set implementation best practices, and ensures the successful and timely resolution of technical challenges.

Key Skills and Responsibilities

• Design display ad mockups and develop custom dynamic HTML5 ad sets, from pitch stage to final deliverables, for top tier Google advertisers.
• Develop both key HTML5 prototypes and optimized building techniques for eagerly-anticipated next-generation custom dynamic ad set product.
• Consult as HTML5 and Adwords Remarketing product expert with client-facing and Google-facing representatives to execute Google advertisers’ custom requests.
• Explain advanced HTML5 and Adwords Remarketing product technical concepts to a non-technical, client-facing audience.
• Develop and distribute both documentation and training for creating advanced custom HTML5 ad sets and support solutions for both Google-facing and client-facing audiences.
• Collect product data/feedback and contribute ideas in an organized and actionable format for the growth of Google’s display strategy.
August 2017 - Present San Francisco, California, United States

Chegg

Interactive Art Director, Production Artist

Produce responsive emails, web banners, and various campaign assets across all channels (product, marketing, social media, email, co-branding).
January 2016 - April 2017 California, United States

Huge

Web Production Designer

Designed and produced UI assets for five responsive websites for a new public-facing product from Google. Produced type usage and a visual language style guide for the development team.
Oakland, California, United States

Element Case, Inc.

Senior Graphic Designer, Production Manager

Designed and produced packaging for luxury iPhone cases. Implemented new design language and redesigned 23-model packaging line for late 2014 iPhone 6 roll out. Retouched all case images for e-commerce and print use. Designed email, web banners, and webpage mock-ups.
California, United States

Kane & Finkel Healthcare Communications

Senior Production Designer

Produced UX/UI assets for iOS iPad application and websites for Bayer’s new radiopharmaceutical Xofigo. Produced over 278 application screens and three websites of visual assets ahead of schedule to support Bayer’s US and worldwide product unveiling.
California, United States

University Games

Senior Graphic Designer, Lead Production Artist

Managed design and production of an entire range of game packaging and product images. Led team designing, producing, and hand assembling 300+ packaging prototypes each year for Toy Industry Association’s Toy Fair.
KEY CLIENTS - Tactic (Angry Birds), Hasbro, Mo Willems (The Pigeon)

California, United States

Appa Appa LLC

User Interface Designer

Produced all UI assets, illustrated GUI icons, and managed daily builds for iOS application that gamified uses of prosocial behavior.
California, United States

Dynacraft BSC, Inc.

Senior Visual Designer, Lead Production Artist

Served as lead production artist for all bicycle, tricycle, and scooter packaging. Retouched 475+ product images for packaging each season. Developed logos and illustrations for adult and juvenile bicycles. Managed production of retailer-specific product packaging.
KEY CLIENTS - Mattel (Barbie, Hot Wheels), Cartoon Network (Ben10), Tony Hawk, Target, Toys“R”Us, Wal-Mart


California, United States

Privacyactivism.org

Lead Animator

San Francisco, California, United States

DigitalThink, Inc.

Lead Animator

San Francisco, California, United States

Education

Rhode Island School Of Design (RISD)

Society of Newspaper Design Newspaper Design Fellowship 

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Gnomon School Of Visual Effects

Maya Fast Track Certificate

Los Angeles, California, United States

School Of Communication Arts

Computer Animation Certificate

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Poynter Institute

Typography Workshop Fellowship

St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

North Carolina State University

Bachelor of Arts

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States