Samantha Wiley

Art Director

Chicago, IL, USA
I am a highly motivated Art Director/Designer seeking freelance to full-time work-whether it be advertising, design, or illustration focused. I have experience in all areas of design and art direction including logo development, stationary, packaging, print, outdoor, online, book design, and television work. I look forward to sharing my efforts with the right folks!

Work Experience

Cline Davis & Mann

VP, Art Supervisor

Design lead and timeline/workload management of pharmaceutical-based advertising campaigns, print collateral, web, video, and new business pitches.
January 2009 - April 2013 New York, New York, United States

Cannonball Advertising And Promotion

Art Director

Creative contribution to projects covering all forms of advertising including print, outdoor, transit, online, packaging, point-of-purchase, and television.
June 2004 - October 2008 St Louis, Missouri, United States

Freelance Illustrator & Art Director

June 2004 - Present Chicago, Illinois, United States


Missouri State University

BFA with a double emphasis in Graphic Design and Illustration

August 1998 - June 2004 Springfield, Missouri, United States

Additional Information

-Fluent in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

-Time and energy management, ability to handle several projects at once with quick turn-arounds.

-Communication of ideas with illustrators, photographers and directors to properly execute successful photography and television shoots.

-Research and constant awareness of exceptional design, typography, and conceptual thought in the world around me.

-Development of estimates dealing with the purchase of stock resources.

-Taking jobs from initial concepts to final production in a timely manner.

-Communication skills necessary in presentation of visual and campaign ideas to clients.

-Involvement from concept and storyboard to the design and full production of several national television commercials.

-Experience in a variety of illustration techniques and specialize in hand drawn typography.