Drew Shafer   |   Los Angeles, CA   |   mail@drew-shafer.com   |   909.732.3855   |   drew-shafer.com

Work Experience

2016—Present
Freelance Art Director & Senior Designer
drew-shafer.com
– Partner with agencies and companies to provide creative services including: creative direction, art direction, design (print & digital), photography, & strategy.
– Independently manage client accounts & communication.
– Project pitching, time management & work-back scheduling.
– Oversee the creative direction, art direction, design of all contracts.
– Produce all content and deliver all project assets on schedule.

[Clients include: Lucasfilm, Xbox, Adidas, Mixer, Paramount Pictures, University of California Berkeley, Ocean Spray, ICEE Co., Merrell]

2013—2016
Art Director
Conscious Minds
– Collaborated with creative team to develop creative direction, strategy and deliverables.
– Worked alongside project managers to crafter premium content.
– Directed on-set, on-location for multiple photography productions.
– Oversaw the post-production of photography, motion graphics & design content.
– Managed 2-4 Junior level creatives and contracted freelancers.

[Clients included: Nike, Toyota, Redbull, Uber, Method Home, Olly Vitamins, Hurley, Firestone]

2012—2013
Senior Graphic Designer
Invisible Children
– Collaborated with Finance team to craft their 2012 annual report from concept to completion.
– Crafted infographic illustrations, web design assets, and international publications materials highlighting the organization’s programs.
– Worked with a creative staff of 20+ individuals.
2011—2012
Graphic Designer
MFG Productions
– Conceptualization & execution of various event promotion materials.
– Worked with project producers to organize project assets & schedule deliverables.
– Developed and administration several HTML websites & weekly email blasts.

[Clients included: Obey Clothing, Scion, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Red Bull.]

2010—2011
Graphic Designer
AlphaGraphics (Rancho Cucamonga)
  • Designed various print materials for local small businesses.
  • Preflighted files for press & digital print production & distribution.

Education

2006—2011
Bachelor Fine Arts:
Graphic Design
California Polytechnic University, Pomona
2009
International Exchange:
Graphic Design
Curtin University, Western Australia