Jeff Martin

Sr. Art Director

JeffMartin

Detroit

Traditional roots with a digital canopy.


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Experience

  • Sr. Art Director
    Troy, MI
    Apr 2014 - Present
    SMZ Advertising
    Idea guy and content creator for brands including The Detroit Red Wings, The Detroit Tigers, The Michigan Lottery, SVS Vision, FOX Sports Detroit, Guardian Alarm, Kowalski Sausage, Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau and local philanthropic group The Detroit Goodfellows.
    I'm excited to work with our new clients as we are continuing to bring in new business whenever we can.
  • Art Director
    Rochester, MI
    Feb 2014 - Apr 2014
    Daniel Brian Advertising
    A quick stint at DBA but had my hands on clients such as Henry Ford Health System, Chick -Fil-A, The Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning and Hungry Howie's.
  • Art Director - Freelance
    Mississauga, ON
    Apr 2013 - Mar 2014
    Maritz Marketing
    Provided creative, UI and design on a rewards site for a large Canadian bank. Implemented that creative across multiple platforms and two languages. Created electronic mailings for Ford, Home Depot and Cineplex.
  • Art Director
    Royal Oak, MI
    Jun 2012 - Mar 2013
    Roundtable - Six
    Prepared new business proposals for Audi, Alix Partners, and Urban Science. Created the design for the completely revised Federal Mogul Website.
  • Art Director - Freelance
    Southfield, MI
    Sep 2011 - Apr 2012
    Doner Advertising
    Worked with creative directors to create work for clients such as Minute Maid, Serta, Fiat, Harman, JBL, Harman Kardon, and Cox Communications.
  • Art Director - Freelance
    Birmingham, MI
    Feb 2011 - Sep 2011
    Harris Marketing Group
    Created marketing materials for clients such as Blue Cross Blue Shield, Lifeway Yogurt, City of Birmingham, Karen Egren Jewelry, Gift Insider, and Great Oaks Landscaping.
  • Graphic Designer - Freelance
    Detroit, MI
    Oct 2010 - Feb 2011
    Marketing Associates
    Brought in to assist in a pitch for a local casino and was retained for work on McKesson pharmaceutical, Ford, and Roush commercial vehicles.
  • Art Director
    Warren, MI
    Feb 2003 - Dec 2010
    Campbell Ewald
    Working with creative directors, created advertising for the Chevrolet brand in the form of television, print, direct, and digital media. Contributed to the launch of several Chevy vehicles including Camaro, Volt, Traverse, Cruze, and Silverado.

Education

  • Certificate in digital arts
    Detroit, MI
    Jun 2009 - Jun 2011
    College for Creative Study
    Completed schooling on digital disciplines such as Adobe Flash, utilizing language such as Action Script, HTML and CSS.
  • Associates Graphic/Commercial Art
    Warren, MI
    Sep 1998 - Dec 2001
    Macomb Community College
    Heavily immersed in the Adobe Creative Suite and design technique.