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A manager with a rich, multi-media background?

Creative Director

and creative team Manager with more than fifteen years experience in visual design – traditional and interactive.

Brian has worked effectively with both product teams and marketing teams throughout his career. He is a results driven manager, who can ensure things get done on time without stressing or over-burdening his team. He believes communication and collaboration are the keys to a successful team and has always been highly regarded by staff, peers, and executive management as a strong team player, motivator, and mentor.

In addition to the leadership skills above, Brian has experience in environmental design, film and video, audio production, and photography. These skills bring a true multi-media approach to everything he does. Brian believes that drawing from other disciplines and experiences gives the day-to-day projects more depth and makes “the next Big Idea” even bigger.

Please explore this small sampling of his work and read further to discover what Brian McGee can bring to your creative team.

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personal skills

  • Highly creative
    strategic concept and design
  • Seasoned art director
    from client, designer, to production
  • Excellent communicator
    with staff, peers, and executives
  • Valued mentor
    collaborative and motivating
  • Effective project manager
    prepared and timely
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technical skills

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • PowerPoint
  • AfterEffects
  • Web CMS
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interests

  • Family and friends
  • Food and cooking
  • Music and movies
  • Making and building
  • Comics and animation
  • Science and art

Portfolio

A small sampling of recent works

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Experience

Skills and employment history
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WitFoo, Inc.

Creative Director
Current

Brian is currently responsible for all creative projects for WitFoo. He provides visual design for marketing and art direction to the product design team (UX).

Cisco Security

Creative Team Lead - Marketing
2012 - 2017

After several successful years with the product design team, Brian was asked to join the marketing department. During this time, he directed a small team of designers in projects including the redesign of the corporate website, a new system for video content, and design support for events, field marketing, sales, and professional services.

IBM Security

Sr. Visual Designer
2004 - 2007 & 2009 - 2012

In 2009, Brian returned to IBM to further develop the growing UX design department he had helped establish five years earlier. There, he had a wide reaching impact – working not only with his former ISS colleagues, but also Tivoli, WebSeal, and other IBM divisions and acquisitions.

Tailfin Marketing

Associate Creative Director
2007 - 2009

At Tailfin, Brian led a team of 5 key design staff and a varying number of contractors, depending on workload. His team’s projects ran the gamut of traditional advertising, interactive media, public relations, graphic design, and marketing strategy.

Also during this time, Philips Design contracted Brian to help with the redesign of their eStore website. He was subsequently called back for several additional projects, making Tailfin a named strategic partner of Philips Design.

Technical Expertise

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A short list of the tools Brian employs on a regular basis. Please inquire if you have a need that is not listed.

  • Photoshop 90%
  • Illustrator 90%
  • InDesign 45%
  • PowerPoint 65%
  • Premeire Pro 60%
  • AfterEffects 40%
  • Web CMS 35%

Contact

Feel free to contact Brian if you have any questions