Nicole is an Art Director from Los Angeles who currently resides in sunny Auckland. Her work connects people with brands and focuses on platform-driven storytelling experiences. Nicole enjoys tennis and exploring volcanoes (or ‘mountains,’ as they are called here) and has an unsettlingly genuine love for ketchup. Nicole is currently open to freelance and contract opportunities.
Art Director / 2014-2017 / Spark44
Worked within rotating small creative teams to conceptualize and design hundreds of branding and marketing materials for two iconic brands: Jaguar and Land Rover. Crafted and implemented a templating system to streamline based on global creative mandates.
Designer / 2013-2014 / Creative Circle
Created branding and design and developed integrated campaigns for various companies. Projects included print, digital banners, point-of-sale, mailers, emailers, social and brand websites.
Designer / 2010-2013 / Freelance Work
Performed contract work in Los Angeles for Revolutions Cycling Studio, Shotwater and Carapace. Provided creative direction and brand development. Crafted visual identities, and designed and developed websites in accordance with clients’ changing needs.
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BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, VISUAL COMMUNICATION DESIGN
California State University,
Long Beach A conceptually-driven specialty program focusing on big ideas and the design skills necessary to execute them.
MINOR, COMPUTER ENGINEERING / SCIENCE
California State University, Long Beach
An introduction to the coding behind websites. Languages include: HTML, CSS and a touch of PHP.