Stuart Fingerhut

Specializing in Experiential Marketing, Events and Exhibit Design

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Every brand has a story, and I use design to help tell it.

SUMMARY
I'm a hands-on creative leader specializing in experiential marketing and environmental design. I've had the opportunity to work with the leading minds and brands in consumer marketing, and I'm just getting started!

My strengths enable me to work in fast-paced, high volume environments while building relationships with senior and junior team members. My expertise lies in designing the physical, visual, and virtual experiences for luxury and mass market brands.

Working at the intersection of art and design, I'm able to draw from a wide range of precedents to deliver the best in visual storytelling and real world experiences.

HIGHLIGHTS
• Providing creative direction for projects with budgets less than $250,000 to $40+ million.
• Able to rapidly distill information and develop creative opportunities that win RFPs.
• Delivering Instagram-able moments at live events for maximum impact, connection and reach.
• Hosting and presenting to existing and potential clients in-office or at events.
• Computational design, rapid prototyping and digital fabrication.

Work Experience

The Visionary Group

Design Director

July 2017 - California, United States

Czarnowski

Creative Director

June 2015 - April 2017 California, United States

George P. Johnson

Associate Creative Director / Creative Director

July 2013 - June 2015 California, United States

And Then What Creative

Creative Lead

Led an independent creative agency that provided multidisciplinary support to larger agencies. Typical areas of support included research, strategy, brand and marketing management, design concepts, and working with vendors. Projects included consumer electronics product launches, beverage sampling tours, and launching an e-commerce subscription brand.
June 2012 - July 2013 California, United States

Westfield

Retail Experience Design Consultant

April 2011 - June 2012 California, United States

Studio Meraz

Environmental Designer

July 2008 - April 2012 California, United States

Education

Art Center College Of Design

Environmental Design - BS with Honors

January 2007 - December 2010 United States

Tamabi University

Japanese Certification, Sustainability Design

August 2009 - December 2009 Tokyo, Japan

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Featured Work

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2018

Skills

3D Design, 3D Printing, Adobe Indesign, Brand Marketing, Brand Strategy, CNCing, Design And Build, Experiential Marketing, Grasshopper, Illustrator, Laser Cutting, MS Office Suite Site Design, Photoshop, Project Management, Rhino, Rhino3d, Sketchup, Spatial Branding, VRay,

TECHNICAL SKILLS

3D modeling and rendering: Rhino 3D, Grasshopper, V-Ray, Sketchup, CAD.
2D design and presentations: Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, MS Office, 3D PDF.
Digital fabrication: 3D printing, laser and jet cutting, CNC, thermoforming.