I have worked in the creative digital/interactive, and media production fields for many years. As a creative problem solver, I work closely with other creatives to assess and resolve visual and creative challenges. I believe chaos can be avoided in the creative space, but it is a consistent reality to be addressed. Cool heads and a willing
I have worked in the creative digital/interactive, and media production fields for many years. As a creative problem solver, I work closely with other creatives to assess and resolve visual and creative challenges. I believe chaos can be avoided in the creative space, but it is a consistent reality to be addressed. Cool heads and a willing team can overcome just about anything.
Specialties: Illustration; Interactive, digital, & app design; visual story telling, creative brainstorming, & visualization. Extensive experience working closely with clients and collaborating with creative teams. Primary apps: Photoshop, Sketchbook Pro, Illustrator, & Storyboard Pro.
Other areas of experience: Project management, UX design, wire-framing, CSS/HTML; video production & editing. Familiar with Axure, InDesign, Painter, Dreamweaver.
Senior Design Contractor @ Working to support many national & international brands as Art Director/Creative Lead, UX consultant, creative project management, & production. Tasks include: web design & production, social marketing, mobile app design, & email campaigns. Integral in implementation of Liquid Planner, project collaboration & planning system. Supported brands include: Similac, Ensure, PediaSure, Pedialyte, EAS, BodyForLife, ZonePerfect, EAS Academy, Glucerna, & EleCare. From August 2011 to Present (4 years 3 months) Columbus, Ohio AreaIllustrator, Designer, Creative Lead @ Illustration, design, animation and interactivity for a variety of mediums. Storyboard, concept art, character design, book illustration. Have worked with a wide range of clients from individual commissions & indie film makers to internationally known brands. Clients include: Team JEGS, Jim Davis/PAWS Inc. (Garfield), McGraw Hill, Barbasol. From September 2005 to Present (10 years 2 months) Columbus, Ohio AreaFreelance Art Director @ Long-term contract position as Art Director for interactive applications. From September 2008 to June 2009 (10 months) Columbus, Ohio AreaArt Director, Designer, Illustrator, Animator @ Responsibilities involved managing all phases of client projects from concept to fulfillment including: defining client specifications and requirements; developing and managing project plans, creating conceptual designs, and maintaining vendor and client communications to ensure satisfaction. For large scale projects, involvement extends to: interviewing design resources; negotiating fee structures; and managing budgets, schedules and quality of work for a team of up to nine artists. From March 2002 to September 2005 (3 years 7 months) Art Director, Designer, Illustrator, Animator, Project Manager @ Responsibilities included designing high quality artwork for video, print, CD-ROM and Web projects including: illustrations and animations for international childrens CD-ROM releases; Web site design for major Fortune 500 companies; print design for Annual Reports and brochures; and project management of multiple projects From June 1994 to March 2002 (7 years 10 months)
BFA, Illustration, Advertising Design @ Columbus College of Art & Design From 1991 to 1994 Art, Design, Architecture @ Miami University From 1989 to 1991 Doug McGuire is skilled in: Art Direction, Web Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Storyboarding, Interaction Design, Concept Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Creative Direction, Visual Storytelling, Animation, Logo Design, Digital Illustration, Conceptual Art, Concept Development, Character Animation, Layout, Drawing, After Effects, Graphics, Video, Flash, Mac, Visual Communication, Visual Effects, User Interface Design, Vector Illustration, Character Design, Background Art, Motion Graphics, Multimedia, Typography, Flash Animation, Adobe Creative Suite, Interactive design
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