REPRESENTS WORK WHILE AT CHAD LAVIGNE AND BRANDONOLOGY

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SUMMARY

I possess 15 years of creative experience in a range of industries including beauty, beverage, fragrance and health care. I have been an integral part of the design team during conception through production of over 20 international fragrance launches, providing creative support and maintaining brand heritage while evolving their presence in the marketplace. I am unique in that I possess a broad skill set spanning the creation of hand-made comps, photorealistic rendering and a detailed technical understanding of manufacturing techniques enabling me to accurately manage every step of the design process.


Package Design and Product Development: design, component sourcing, technical drawings, mechanicals and press checks

Fragrance Design: primary, secondary, ancillary and gift set design with continued brand support

Environmental, Point of Purchase and Retail Design: design, technical drawings, mechanicals and site checks

REPRESENTS WORK WHILE AT CHAD LAVIGNE AND BRANDONOLOGY
ALL LOGOS ARE TM OF THEIR RESPECTIVE BRANDS

RESUMÉ

CHAD LAVIGNE LLC [ 10.2007 - present ] New York, NY

Director of 3D Design - Production

Conceptualize and create product, package and environmental design for notable clients, including fragrance, treatment and beauty categories. Liaise with client product development to resolve functional, performance, manufacturing and cost issues during design development and production. Participate in creative presentation and development meetings throughout the design process.

Clients: American Eagle, Bath & Body Works, Carol’s Daughter, Clarins, Coty, DNKY, Eddie Bauer, EO, Estée Lauder, FCUK, Kenneth Cole, Kiehls, Laura Mercier, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Nautica, Puig, Rita Hazan, Tory Burch, Vera Wang, Victoria’s Secret, Zirh

BRANDONOLOGY [ 07.2001 - 10.2007 ] New York, NY

Design Director

Creative lead for a versatile and world-renowned mix of clients in the fragrance, cosmetics, hair care and beauty industries. Managed teams comprised of designers, project managers and brand managers. Led client presentations and review meetings. Typical project supervision included concept development, design, presentation, production and sign-off.

Clients: Acqua Di Parma, Castle Brands, Colgate-Palmolive, Elizabeth Arden, Evian, Garnier, Groupe Danone, Guerlain, Izod, JLO, KISS, Liz Claiborne, L'Oréal, Louis Licari, Matrix Professional Haircare, Maybelline New York, Revlon, The Body Shop, Tommy Bahama

REVLON [ 10.1997 - 07.2001 ] New York, NY

Designer

Designed new product launches and restructured existing brands. Developed visual content for interactive application, product visualization and packaging. Rendered and retouched print quality images for retail packaging, design concepts and displays. Machined, molded, cast and finished photo-ready prototypes for advertising and marketing presentations.

FREELANCE DESIGN DIRECTOR

Raison Pure: Concept design, development and visualization for point of purchase and beauty products.

Colgate-Palmolive: Package design and product visualization for personal care products.

L'Oréal / Coty / CVS: Visualization of fragrance packaging and beauty products for marketing presentations and retail packaging.

Web Design: Interface design and implimentation using HTML, Flash, jQuery and JavaScript for multiple small businesses and personal projects.

APPLCATIONS

Adobe Creative Suite / 3ds Max


EDUCATION

Pratt Institute [ 1993 - 1997 ]

Brooklyn, NY
Bachelor of Industrial Design


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