OMEGA
print: committee • beautician • pilot • deadlines

SMARTWOOL
print: hike • miles
online: boots

LOGITECH
print: cordless • navigation
online: desk job • gun
out of home: cordless freedom

ELACC
collateral: together
online: website

AIRWALK
print: unicycle • secretary • dog • trip
tv: roach

AUDI
print: art • wind

MACY'S
online: weather

DOLE
outdoor: almonds

BEST WESTERN
tv: locations • sign • stay

NIKE
collateral: opera

GRADES OF GREEN
collateral: annual report

PEACEHEALTH
print: local • contractions • chest kids

SUZUKI
print: headlights • victory

THOMAS WEISEL
print: oxymoron • technologies • fat city

MARY JUREK DESIGN
collateral: style
• look book

GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA
online: colors

EXAKTIME
print: picasso
online: tool
trade show: jobclock

1736 FAMILY CRISIS CENTER
collateral: healthy home life

 

©2017 Michiel Krohne. All rights reserved.

RESUME

Currently and between earlier full-time positions
Freelance Art Director
Created advertising and graphic design in various media. Firms include: Bates, Big Imagination Group, Carling Communications, FHV/BBDO, Health Net, HeilBrice, Mary Jurek Design Inc., OIC, Sagon Phior, The Shand Group, Strausberg Group, and many others.

June 2004 - November 2007
Art Director at Exaktime
Calabasas, CA
Developed in-house advertising, collateral, packaging, and trade show booth graphics.

January 2000 - March 2001
Art Director at Arnold Ingalls Moranville
San Francisco, CA
Created and produced campaigns for Logitech. Domestic and European ads succeeded in increasing marketshare. Pitched new business (Games.com [win], Macy’s [win] and Thomas Weisel). Other clients include KDDI, Inktomi, AuctionWatch and NextCard.

June 1998 - January 2000
Art Director at BiG Imagination Group
Marina Del Rey, CA
Created and produced ads for PeaceHealth, Mercy Medical Center, Pierre Fabre Group, Relax the Back, Naturade, Y-107 FM, AST Computers and others in print, outdoor, and broadcast.

February 1998 - June 1998
Graphic Designer at Pallotta TeamWorks
Hollywood, CA
Art directed some great photography. Designed identity systems, newsletters and direct mail for AidsRide, BigRide (to aid lung cancer), 3-Day Walk (to aid breast cancer), as well as for new projects.

October 1996 - March 1997
Art Director at Lambesis
Del Mar, CA
Created “2050 A.D.” campaign for Airwalk that ran internationally in print, outdoor and TV. Also worked on Rossignol inline skates and Fetish (a fragrance for teen-age girls).

April 1993 - March 1995
Art Director at Lord, Dentsu & Partners

Los Angeles, CA
Developed advertising in print, outdoor, TV and new business pitches. Created and produced “Best places” TV campaign for Best Western. Other clients include Suzuki, HealthNet, Homebase, Camino Real, Telluride, Dole and KFC.

October 1992 - February 1993
Assistant Art Director at Wieden & Kennedy  Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Art directed and produced print, outdoor and collateral for Nike. Assisted creative director and senior art director.

Skills
Create pieces of communication from start to finish in print, broadcast, online, or other media. Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, DreamWeaver), QuarkXPress, Microsoft Office, and other software. Art direct photography, illustration, film. Speak Dutch fluently as well as some French and Spanish.

Education
BFA in Advertising Design, 1992
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

BA in Studio Art, 1989
University of California, Irvine
Dean’s List of Honor
Golden Key Honor Society

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