TOMMY L.

MILLER
(661) 799–2547 Valencia, CA 91355 millerbrosdesign@att.net http://www.linkedin.com/in/tommymillercreativedesign

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER | DIRECTOR
Award-winning conceptual graphic designer, art director and creative leader with over 25 years experience offering an impressive portfolio and record of driving business for diverse industries across multiple platforms from traditional through new media. A passion for design excellence and innovation with the creative experience that extends beyond the digital realm. Embrace all forms of new technology with innovative ideas and execution, strengthening branding and corporate identities by overseeing the development of powerful creative that consistently push boundaries, generate buzz, and drive revenue. A track record of meeting demanding deadlines, communicating effectively with cross-functional teams, and leading teams by example ensuring profitability and timeliness of all projects through skillful scheduling and budgeting. Known for taking a hands-on approach in designing, directing artists, collaborating with clients, and bringing creative concepts to life. Dedicated to finding the most costeffective and creative solutions for all challenges. Possess an extensive network of industry contacts based on strong relationships.

COMPETENCIES
Branding & Promotion: Identity Development; Logo Design; Client Service; Packaging Design; Advertisement Design; Marketing Support; Integrated Campaigns; Television and Film; Promotional Conceptualization; Website Design Annual Reports, Brochures & Catalogs; Newsletters; Posters & Signs; Stationery; Collateral Materials, POP, Outdoor and Packaging, Creative Direction; Multimedia Development; Graphic Design; Typography; Layouts & Compositions; Font & Color Management; Photo Shoot Direction; Illustration and Sketching; Staff Inspiration & Training; Project Management; Production Oversight; Talent Coordination; Vendor Relations; Budget Management Mac OS; Adobe Creative Suite: Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop; QuarkXPress; Microsoft Office;

Print Design: Artistic Leadership: Team Management: Technical Skills:

CAREER SUCCESS
MILLER  BROS. DESIGN  GROUP
Design Creative Director / Senior Graphic Designer | 2011 to Present Incorporated as Miller Bros. Design Group, offering a sterling reputation as a conceptual design director, creative consultant and independent senior graphic designer. Consistently deliver notable results and exceed client expectations by delivering highimpact marketing and design solutions. Delivered Results: • Branding and identity design - successfully produce multimedia corporate communications for Fortune 500 firms - specialists in the design of health care and benefit program communications. • Creative design, marketing, advertising and multimedia campaigns for entertainment clients with a focus on key art, television advertising and home entertainment promotion & packaging. • Concept and design of specialty packaging for printing/fabrication firms with a diverse client list including Avery Deninison Corporation, McCormick Distilling Co., Moe's Southwest Grill, The Absolut Company and Target Corporation.

FUSION CREATIVE, LOS  ANGELES Design Director | Senior Graphic Designer | 2008 to 2011 EDWARDS  DESIGN GROUP Design Director | Senior Graphic Designer | 1999 to 2008
In 2008, the graphic design firm Edwards Design Group re-branded and incorporated as Fusion Creative, Los Angeles – becoming a subsidiary of Ultragraphics Inc., and a full-service marketing and advertising agency with a focus on the entertainment industry. Services included corporate identity/branding, creative design, collateral print production, website design/development and product packaging. Delivered Results: • Specialized in developing advertising and marketing solutions for key art, print design, event collateral, packaging design and integrated advertising campaigns. Client relationships included Disney, Fox, Universal, Warner Bros., Sony, First Look, Samuel Goldwyn and Lionsgate. • Specialty packaging concepts and design for home entertainment DVD projects, in-home entertainment and gaming including multiple Kinect titles for client Microsoft Corporation. • Designed the integrated launch materials for Bridge LBN - builders of social game sites for online users in the video game industry.

WARNER  BROS. STUDIOS
Director Creative Art Services for Marketing and Advertising | 1995 to 1999: Provided strategic branding, creative oversight, and successful project management for the WB Studio divisions. Managed and inspired the in-house creative department while coordinating with outside support teams building consensus with upper management and senior corporate officers. Delivered Results: • Oversaw the development of consumer product and corporate capability brochures, advertising and collateral, developed promotional movie and television packages for hits including Batman. • Produced impactful advertising campaigns for syndicated hits such as Friends, The Drew Carey Show, and The Rosie O’Donnell Show. • Successfully designed and implemented the studio’s advertising campaign for outdoor venues and trade exhibit design graphics – including among others the annual NAPTE sales convention.

CIMARRON/BACON/O’BRIEN - THE  CIMARRON  GROUP
Creative Director - Home Entertainment / Television Division | 1992 to 1995: Played an instrumental role in building the company’s successful home video and television division. Directed a cohesive and productive team of 20+ designers, production artists and copywriters. Delivered Results: • Created award-winning art campaigns and design projects for major clients such as Warner Home Video, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Buena Vista Home Video, and MCA/Universal Home Video.

Past success as Senior Art Director/Senior Designer for Hipke Inc. (Five Penguins Design) and Senior Art Director/Senior Designer for Corporate Marketing with RDA Logicon Corporation.

EDUCATION
Intern Designer for Fine Art and Photography Gallery – Edward Weston Gallery Degree in 2-Dimensional Design – California State University, Northridge Undergraduate Studies – Art Center College of Design Undergraduate Studies – Otis Institute of Art