Nathan Carver – Art Direction & Design

Résumé


Experience

Art Director - Sid Lee
July 2017 – Current • Los Angeles, CA
- Lead art director and co-community manager for Netflix social (2017-2018).
- Creative lead for the Sid Lee Entertainment Studio (2018-2019).
- Specific titles include Stranger Things, Narcos, Ozark, Marvel, and Triple Frontier.

Freelance Art Director / Designer - R/GA
April 2017 - May 2017 • Los Angeles, CA
- Creating digital campaign work for Twitter.

Freelance Art Director / Designer - Grow
November 2016 - March 2017 • Los Angeles, CA
- Creating digital campaign work for Google Home.

Art Director - POSSIBLE
February 2016 - November 2016 • Cincinnati, OH
- Creating integrated campaign work for EAS Sports Nutrition.
- Developing digital campaigns for Febreze, Downy, and other P&G brands.

Art Director - Tombras
March 2014 - February 2016 • Knoxville, TN
- Concepting and creating campaigns for Coca-Cola, McDonald's, NHTSA, Ole Smoky Moonshine, Orangetheory Fitness, and Regal Entertainment.

Senior Designer - Tombras
August 2012 - March 2014 • Knoxville, TN
- Leading the design work for Bristol Motor Speedway, Bryant Boats, Daimler, ESPN, Malibu Boats, Metropolitan Bank, Smoky Mountain Tourism, and UT Athletics.

Designer & Photographer - Bahamas Methodist Habitat
June 2012 - August 2012 • Eleuthera, Bahamas
- Photographed the disaster relief work being done in the Bahamas.
- Designed collateral and social assets to bring awareness to BMH.

Designer & Photographer - Tusculum College Athletics & Admissions
September 2008 - May 2012 • Greeneville, TN
- Photographed all major sporting events.
- Designed athletic media guides and posters for all teams.
- Photographed and designed campus promotional materials.

Internships
May 2009 - August 2011
- Worked at an ad agency, a print shop, and a photography gig. 


References upon request.


Education

Tusculum College
Bachelor's of Fine Arts - Graphic Design
Minor - Business Management
2008 – 2012


Honors & Awards

Followed by Netflix
Favorited by Ben Affleck
Retweeted by Barb from Stranger Things
Special Judges Awards - Addy Awards
Best of Show OOH - Addy Awards
Best of Show Digital - Addy Awards
Featured on DesignIdeas
Featured on From Up North
Gold - Addy Awards


Skills & Focus

Art Direction
Content Creation
Conceptual Ideation
Photoshoots
Post Production
Pitching

Design
Digital
Social
Print / Traditional
Illustration
Package Design
Compositing
Retouching

Photography 
Digital - Canon 5D Mark II (Photo & Video)

Software
Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Sketch
After Effects, Premiere Pro, Hype,
Office and iWork

Fine Arts
Drawing
Painting
Sculpture
Pottery