Michael Durwin’s Resume

ABOUT

An award-winning Creative Director with a 13-year history of helping brands, both large and small, communicate with their audience. Experience in assisting brands in successfully reaching their goals and customers through any medium.

Expertise includes: creative, strategy, and execution across multiple mediums including: broadcast and web video, interactive, social media, print, branding, trade exhibits, advertising, integrated campaigns, SEO, non-traditional campaigns.

EXPERIENCE

Fuseideas: May 2006-present
Creative Director

Creative Highlights: Served as creative director on award winning projects: 2 Silver Mark Awards, Multicultural Direct Mail Award, Bell Ringer Award, Mobile Web Developer Challenge, Video of the Day and #7 Most Viewed Video of 2007 on Ad Age.com. Introduced clients to cutting edge social media and new technology strategies. Guest blogger for TalentZoo.com. Ranked in top 99% of Twitter users. Over 700 Followers, Top 100 Boston Twitter users.

Clients: HBO Latin America, Comcast, NBC, ABCNews Now, Univision, Women’s Professional Soccer, ESPN, Disney, Massport, Boston Bruins, Regis College, Bridgewater State College, Decathlon Sports, Pitney-owes (Imagitas), Jones, Lange, LaSalle, Mass School Building Association, Nokia, MDA, Reebok, Scripps Network, Vermont Teddy Bear

Business Highlights: As the second employee, grew agency from scratch to $2 million and staff from 2 to 16, including West Coast sales office, and Prague development group. Successfully led creative pitches for all major clients including Massport, ABC NewsNow, Women’s Professional Soccer, led creative design and strategy for every major client. Expanded agency offerings from web development to full integrated agency with HD video production facilities and social media expertise.

Freelance: June 2005-May 2006
Art Director

Creative Highlights: Freelance and Contract stints for Prevision, Show & Tell, Digitas. Site of the Week.

Clients: Microsoft, Genzyme, EMC, GMC, J. Jill, New Balance, Slye, Spaulding, Colliers International, VH1

Allen|Roche Group: May 2004-June 2005
Art Director

Clients: ATG, Hadassah, Osteon, Port ‘O Call, Flavorx, Allurent

Business Highlights:
Built process for multimedia department and turnkey CMS/microsite initiative, Employee of the Year, promoted from designer to art director, led hiring initiatives.

Pisces Productions: December 2003-May 2004
Motion Graphics Artist

Clients: Cosmopolitan Magazine, Oxygen Network, Discovery Network, VH1

Primus Telecommunications: January 1999-November 2002
Motion Graphics Artist

Creative Highlights: Switched 10,000 page website to CMS, listed as expert on Scalable Vector Graphics by World Wide Web Consortium, replaced 10 person design staff.

Business Highlights: Developed white paper strategy (pre-blogs), developed all sales, trade, and support materials for multi-national high-speed and telecommunications company

AWARDS

Bell Ringer Award, 2 Silver Mark Awards, Mobile Development Challenge Award, Multicultural Award,
Site of the Week, Video of the Day (AdAge.com), 7th Most Viewed Video (AdAge.com)

EDUCATION

New England School of Art & Design, Graphic Design Bachelor of Arts Program

PRESENCE

Twitter Facebook You Tube LinkedIn Wordpress

Portfolio: http://www.eyeanimate.com

CONTACT

email: mdurwin(at)gmail.com

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