Award-winning Digital Artist/Creative Consultant with over 9 years of advertising experience is seeking an Art Direction position where strong production background and the ability to execute difficult projects with ease are needed.
Worked with premier advertising agencies such as Crispin Porter + Bogusky, AKQA, La Comunidad and Wieden + Kennedy.
Ability to take complicated abstract concepts and display them in a simple way. Translates desired concepts into stunning imagery. Skilled in taking large daunting projects and breaking them into manageable milestones. Experienced in automating/outsourcing to meet tight deadlines.
Expansive knowledge of integrated advertising campaign. Ability to holistically apply creative idea over a large range of media including social Media/Web to Traditional print and interactive.
Desire to solve hard problems. Loves simplifying complex tasks by using self created systems.
Master Photoshop artist
Superb 3D/CGI skills
Ability to execute difficult concepts
Amazing conceptual ability
Ability to absorb information fast
Curios mind that seeks the unconventional answer
Ability to professionally sell Client ideas
Ability to scale fast to meet tight deadlines and able to recruiting/Managing freelancers
Chris Titze Imaging
Featured inLürzer Archives as one of the200 Best Digital Artist Worldwide 2015/2016
Illustrated art style for Wieden + Kennedy’s Campaign pitch to Duracell, which ultimately led them to win the $25 million account and illustrated (using 3D)the new 2017 Duracell Battery lineup.
Worked key illustration on google play/verizon store revamps which was rolled out nationwide in 2013
Worked on over 200 billable projects, featuring over 24 ad agencies and marketing firms and 50 national brands. Art directed 15 self-initiated projects.
Often times competes and wins bids against much larger competitors such as Act2, Taylor James,Imaginary Lines.
Collaborated with acclaimed photographer Tom Hussey on a self-initiated Jeep illustration. Tasks included art direction and CGI, and retouching.
Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Contributed as a Digital FX Artist in the following award winning projects:
One Show Silver: Burger King Augmented reality banner 2010
One Show Silver: Burger King Flame 2009
One Show Merit: Jetta TDI Cup 2009
Cannes Cyber:: Burger King Dollar Holiday 2010
Cannes Titanium: Burger King Whopper Sacrifice
“These beetles blow my mind. Seriously I am speechless and beyond impressed.” Andrew Keller ( former Partner/CEO of CP+B, now ECD in Facebook) in an email responds to a project.
Creative Consultant/Digital Artist, Owner , Chris Titze Imaging
July 2010 – Present
Owns and operates Chris Titze Imaging which offers services such as 3D renderings (CGI), photography, photo retouching, and creative consultation. Clientele includes Wieden + Kennedy, Taxi NY, and La Comunidad.
Translates creatives comps/ideas into finished deliverables for integrated. Comes up with innovative solution to tackle creatives problems.
Communicates effectively with the creative team. Sets out to find scope of and sets out clear expectation. Consults with creative team on graphical options without overstepping boundaries.
Plans out best approach for each project including estimates, timelines, equipment rental and freelancers.
Digital Effects Artist, Crispin Porter + Bogusky October 2007- July 2010
Introduced and established CGI capabilities at the Miami CP+B office
Pioneered experimental 3D using Augmented reality.
Extensive Car retouching experience for various 2008,2009, 2010 VW Brochures
Extensive fast food retouching experience (Burger King, Dominos)
Translated creatives’ ideas into tangible art and beautiful advertisements
Worked at one of the most-awarded agencies in the world. Crispin Porter + Bogusky was named in 2010 Agency of the Decade by Advertising Age.
Digital Imaging Adjunct Professor, Collin College January 2012 - Present
Teaching the next generation of Art Directors, Graphic Designers, and Animators. Class consists of 50% creative process and 50% execution into finished artwork.
Participated in many trade events as a speaker. Hosted the Dallas Behance portfolio review and was as one of its judges. Breakout speaker at the Graphis 9th Annual Student Show.
Art Institute of Dallas, Texas — Bachelor of Advertising Design || 2004 - 2007
Graduated best in class. Awarded “Outstanding Graduate at Advertising Design” award
Creative Cloud– Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, After Effects
3D CGI-Blender, Modo, Maya
PhotographyShooting, Digital Asset Management, Equipment rental/handling, Model recruitment/handling
Web development/Internet marketing– HTML5, WordPress, Facebook ads, SEO, PPC, content marketing.
•OS– OSX, Windows, Linux (Ubuntu/Ubuntu server, Diskstation manager)
Awards and Recognition:
Luerzer Archives 200 best Digital Artist Worldwide
Weld Show Best in Show (Photo Illustration) 2016
Created, keyworded and submitted over 100,000 images within two months to leading stock website to become the fastest-growing portfolio on Adobe Stock in 2016. Used scripting to completely automate the process: from creation to the web submission.
3D printing enthusiast. Has experience building and maintaining 3D printers.
Avid reader, reads estimated 10+ books a month. Favorites include Managing Oneself, Whipple Squeeze
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