Resume

Grant E Wilmoth
1516 West NW. Blvd.
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
Portfolio: http://www.doodlefish.com
Current: http://www.w3sm.com

grantwilmoth@gmail.com     336 703-8163 (M)

 

EXPERIENCE:

1/1990 – Present
Grant Wilmoth/Freelance
New York & North Carolina

Illustrator/Digital&Print Design/App Development-Front End

Worked closely with senior editors and creative directors on numerous illustration assignments. Clients include the “Village Voice” and the “New Leader” as well as other alternative publications. Continually working in the technology industry providing graphic design, animations and site development.

Current
West Third Street Media, LLC.
Winston-Salem, NC
http://www.w3sm.com

Creative Director

Creative lead and producer of UI interfaces, site design and all marketing materials. Directly managed creative and technical resources while leading the delivery of new software for the Pre-K educational market. Partnered with industry leading companies in the early-educational field on both digital/print marketing campaigns. Work included site design, social media integration, animations and art direction for in-house video production. Illustrated and developed  apps for multi-platform  mobile devices in a team environment. Managed print budgets and client relationships with vendors nationwide.

7/2007 – 10/2010
SBX IT Solutions, LLC.
Kernersville, NC

Creative Director/Partner

Creative lead and producer of print/online/video projects internally and for outside clients. Directly managed creative and technical resources while leading the delivery of solid e-commerce solutions. Designed, managed and implemented creative solutions for a major client with annual revenues of over 4 billion. Work included site design, social media integration, flash animations, video production, templated salesperson websites and kiosk deployment for stores nationwide. Managed budgets, client relationships and e-commerce projects in a tight timeline environment.

2/2005 – 7/2007
Hanesbrands, Inc.
Winston-Salem NC

Art Director\Brand Manager\Champion™ Sportswear

Responsible for national email marketing campaigns, site design and management, print catalogs and art direction for catalog photo-shoots. Worked closely with freelancers and catalog staff, negotiated with model agencies, managed budgets for photo-shoots, and provided art direction/design for a mass mailed brand catalog. Served as the primary art director for the Champion™ brand as wells as for internal visual communications.

6/2001 – 2/2005
American Express
New York,New York/(Greensboro NC),

Senior Media Designer

Developed and crafted the graphic design and visual standards for internal visual communications as well provided creative direction of new projects for junior design team.  Designed corporate logos, internal product awareness communications, illustrations, photography management, site animations, video production and web design for internal clients on a global basis. Duties also include heavy client interaction, direct strategic planning with executive team, project management software training, and creative direction to design team.

1/1999 – 1/2000
BizNexus, Inc
Winston-Salem NC

Project Manger/Designer

Managed relationships between clients and developers in providing web based solutions. Handled 12-16 projects at a given time. Consult and advise clients on content material and navigational issues relating to their website. Most projects dealt with dynamic database solutions. Created graphics, animations and site design for clients.

7/1997 – 11/1998
Mindforge, Inc.
Burlington NC

Art Director

Provide art direction for two educational CD-ROM titles and existing website. Collaborated in brainstorming, generating concepts and campaign ideas with creative team. Responsibilities included traditional illustration integrated into an animation environment Performed and managed drawing workshops for area schools and major retailers including Barnes and Noble Bookstores.

7/1995 – 7/1997
Network MCI
Greensboro NC

New Media Designer

Completed illustrations for Internet Websites (On-Line projects, print media and CD-ROM titles. Fully illustrated and animated a CD-ROM title, “Skyworks.” Provided animation spots for nationally televised commercials (MCI). Responsibilities ranged from conceptualization and design, the ability to make focused design solutions included character design, animations, video capture, and sound creation.

1990-1995
Finis, Inc.
New York, New York

Production/Marketing Manager

Formulated and controlled all aspects of production and marketing for a high end womenswear company in the garment center. Responsible for all price negotiations with contract factories and vendors. Handled all bank financing and collections from domestic and oversea accounts. Coordinated and supervised a staff over 100 people for four major shows including the annual “Seventh on Sixth” Fashion Preview in Bryant Park, NYC,NY.

EDUCATION:

1988-1990
The Kubert School of Cartoon Art and Animation
Dover, NJ
2nd Year Certification

1984
University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Bachelor of Science-Management

SKILLS:

Mac OSX Platform (23 years), PC, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, WordPress, CSS, XML/Flash Integration, Acrobat Pro, Keynote, Photography,Constant Contact, MailChimp, Creative Direction and all the standard software that Microsoft makes for the office.