Loren O'Laughlin Creative

Experience*

 

LO Creative:

CCO, August ‘11 – Present

  • Full-service digital advertising agency serving healthcare, B2B & B2C clientele
  • Deliverables: UX design & consulting, photography & video

 

Freelance: 

Art Director, January ‘11 – December '13

 

  • MindOpera: Keynote presentations for Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, TOYOTA, Microsoft Sales Meeting
  • BizMktg.com: Front-end web design for local law + medical practices 
  • Franklin Pictures: Storyboards, illustration and creative direction for United Way animated video series
  • B47/Beyond Home Productions: Children's iPad app menu design

 

TRUE/DOXA:

Art Director, August ‘11 – January '13

  • Full-service advertising agency serving healthcare, communications, and agriculture clients
  • Deliverables: interactive + print design, photo shoot direction, direct two other creatives daily

 

Freelance:

Creative Consultant, January ‘11 – September '11

  • Deliverables: storyboards, identity and print design on contract

 

MTM Recognition Product Design:

Industrial Designer II, May ‘08 – January ‘11

  • Develop and design recognition product lines for Fortune 500 clients
  • Activities: Sketch-to-CAD ideation, process improvement, physical and digital prototyping
  • Deliverables: High-end awards for the likes of the Capital One Cup, The Disney Stores, Bahamar Resort, Merrill Lynch, CareFusion, NCAA and NASCAR

 

Visual Image Advertising:

Design Intern, October ‘07 – February ‘08

  • Deliverables: print production

 

Red House Studios:

Visual Designer, October ‘06 – July ‘08

  • Deliverables: illustration, physical mockups, and photo shoot direction

 

 

 

Education

Advertising Graphic Design + Illustration BFA, April 2008

Oklahoma Christian University – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Study Abroad, Fall 2005 

Studio Arts Centers International – Florence, Italy

Diploma, Filmmaking & Animation, June 2003

Natomas Charter School Performing & Fine Arts Academy – Sacramento, California

 

Hardware

Current and competent in both Mac OSX and Windows PC

 

Software

Microsoft Office

Adobe Creative Cloud:

  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • After Effects
  • Premier

Quark Express 6

Cinema 4D

Autodesk: Inventor 2011

 

Honors

  • 2013 Presenting speaker at Seattle Pacific University, “A Framework for Personal Branding”
  • 2012  Marketing Committee Member, Citizen’s Advisory Board, JETS Public Transportation 
  • 2011 Presenting speaker at Barcamp Jonesboro, “Creativity is a Natural Resource”
  • 2007–2011 Wishing Well International Non-Profit Designer 
  • 2010 MTM Recognition’s Quality Award, a peer award for “Getting the job done right the first time.”
  • 2009  Featured in Sacramento Bee article as the example of talented young professionals leaving California for Oklahoma entitled “Losing Good People”
  • 2006 Art and Design Scholarship by Department Chair at Oklahoma Christian University in recognition for outstanding performance
  • 2003 Merit Scholarship for Academic Achievement
  • 2003 Outstanding Writer’s Award from Natomas Charter School Performing and Fine Arts Academy English Department
  • 1998-2003 Non-Profit internship designing promotional materials under Chuck Donald (Art Director of Pulse Magazine, Sacramento Magazine, Before&After Magazine, etc.)

 

References*

Availible upon request.


* For more detailed information, please see my LinkedIn profile at www.linkedin/mloreno.