Michael J. Silber
Brooklyn, NY
michaeljsilber@gmail.com

SKILLS 
After Effects, HTML/CSS/JavaScript, Illustrator, Indesign, Interaction Design, Keynote, Motion Design, Photography, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Premiere Pro, Sketch, Video Editing, Visual Design, Web/Mobile Design

WORK EXPERIENCE
Freelance Clients
Creative Director/Art Director
New York, NY: July 2019 – Present

• Strategic creative direction for multi-platform campaigns
• Social, web/mobile design, motion design, and video editing
• Branding, graphics, editorial layouts, and pitch decks
SKDKnickerbocker
Associate Creative Director
New York, NY: Sep 2017 – July 2019
• Developing creative concepts for targeted digital campaigns
• Working with clients to create and implement communications strategies
• Design and copy for pitches, websites, scripts, banner ads, and social posts
• Overseeing production for print and digital deliverables


SELECT FREELANCE CLIENTS:

Droga5
Freelance Graphic Designer
New York, NY: Dec 2013 – July 2017
• Leading production design of The New York Times and MailChimp Campaigns
• Building print mechanicals, web/mobile apps, banner ads, and animated GIFs

Cloudberry Creative
New York, NY: April 2015 – Feb 2016
• Consulting with clients to identify and resolve design problems
• Generating style guides, wireframes, and spec sheets for design/development
• Designing screens and components for responsive web and mobile platforms


R/GA, Hearst, MKTG, Wunderman
Freelance Art Director/Graphic Designer
New York, NY: Jan 2012 – Sept 2017
• Digital design for banners and social, visual design, presentations, print, OOH

ACCOUNTS:
Anthem BlueCross, Ben & Jerry’s, Bulleit, Capital One, Chase, Chobani,
Coca-Cola, CVS, Dixie, Google, Harper’s Bazaar, Johnsonville, MailChimp,
Popular Mechanics, Prudential, Redbook, Samsung, The New York Times,
TIAA, Toyota, Under Armour

URJ Books and Music
Art Director (Art and Design Manager)
New York, NY: Aug 2006 – Dec 2011
Managed all graphic design projects and production work 
• Designed book covers/interiors, promotional/web content, and branding system

Art Gallery/Studio Work
Gallery/Studio Assistant
New York, NY: Jun 2005 – Apr 2006
The Drawing Center, Peter Halley Studio, Denise Green Studio

EDUCATION
Pratt Institute
New York, NY
Master of Science (M.S.), Communications Design
Graduated with Honors and Distinction
Awarded for Excellence in Academic Achievement
Connecticut College
New London, CT
Bachelor of Arts, Studio Art
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa,
with Honors and Distinction






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