Tim Seymour

Manning & Napier

Rochester, NY, USA
I'm a Creative Director working and living in upstate New York. I have experience in almost every discipline of the design world. From print and web design to packaging and photography, I have received a steady stream of awards and recognition for my work.

Work Experience

Manning & Napier

Creative Director

I am responsible for translating strategic business goals into actionable design solutions. I work with internal business partners helping them to define objectives and develop concepts, design, and creative content to support those objectives. I establish the conceptual and stylistic direction for our design staff and orchestrate their work, while constantly nurturing the creative process and providing inspiration and leadership to the team.
January 2015 - Present Rochester, New York, United States

Manning & Napier

Art Director

I was Art Director for the marketing department of Manning & Napier and worked directly under the Communications Manager. I was responsible for producing high quality creative work for multiple sales channels and initiatives. I provided a broad range of creative solutions to fulfill company needs. I was also directly responsible for inspiring and guiding the design team.
May 2009 - January 2015 Rochester, New York, United States

Nukote International, Inc.

Art Director

I was the Art Director for the marketing department of Nukote International, Inc. and worked directly under the VP of Marketing to develop concepts and artwork in major advertising and marketing campaigns.

I developed and maintained all aspects of the corporate brand. I also created marketing materials for third-party retailers of varying sizes while maintaining brand requirements for each. I was directly responsible for multiple freelancers and vendors on a daily basis. My additional responsibilities included website management, project & print management, product photography, campaign presentations, package design,
technical support and staff training.
May 2007 - May 2009 Rochester, New York, United States

Democrat & Chronicle

Freelance Photographer

I produced photographs for the Feature and Snapshot sections of a weekly publication.
June 2004 - March 2006 Rochester, New York, United States

Manning & Napier

Graphic Designer

I was the Graphic Designer for the marketing department of Manning & Napier and worked directly under the Communications Manager. I created marketing materials for newspapers, direct mail, posters, e-mail, annual reports, corporate brochures, flyers, signage, and websites.
May 2003 - May 2007 Rochester, New York, United States

Freelance

Art Director, Graphic Designer

I accept design projects of all kinds, from print and packaging to web and new media.
May 2002 - Present Rochester, New York, United States

Education

State University Of New York At Fredonia

BFA Graphic Design

New York, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Beginner),

Awards

Public Relations Society Of America

PRism Award

2014

Graphic Design USA

2014 American Inhouse Design Award

2014

Graphic Design USA

American Inhouse Design Awards

2012

Rochester Business Journal

Best of Web Award

2012

Graphic Design USA

American Inhouse Design Awards

2011

Graphic Design USA

American Graphic Design Award

2010

Graphic Design USA

American Inhouse Design Awards

2010

Graphic Design USA

American Inhouse Design Awards

2009

Rochester American Marketing Asocication

Turn Around Marketer of the Year

2009

Graphic Design USA

American Packaging Design Award

2009

Graphic Design USA

American Inhouse Design Awards

2008

Graphic Design USA

American Inhouse Design Awards

2007

Graphic Design USA

American Inhouse Design Awards

2006

Public Relations Society Of America

PRism Award

2006

Skills

Art Direction, Brand Management, Branding, Copywriting, Creative Direction, Creative Suite, CSS, Freelance, Graphic Design, Print Coordination, Web Design,