Courtney Israel

About

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

DesignKitchen 

San Francisco, CA | June 2017 - October 2017

+ Conceptualized and executed social media videos/posts from beginning to end
+ Sketched/illustrated storyboards and moodboards
+ Sourced props, talent and locations
+ Designed sets and directing shoots

 

Volunteering

Oakland, CA | October 2016 - Present

+ Art Director/Designer for the Creative Mornings Oakland volunteer staff

  

Senior Digital Art Director/Designer

HP Social Media


 

Freelance

San Francisco, CA | June 2016 - June 2017

+ Freelanced while taking a beat to discover what really fueled my passion and creativity

Senior Art Director/Designer

Freelance for lovely clients everywhere

 

 
 

Senior Art Director/Designer

Nashville Ballet, Nashville MTA, Nashville Wire, Singer Sewing Machines, SVP Worldwide, Wirtgen America

PHASE 3 MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Nashville, TN | February 2015 - June 2016

+ Conceptualized and executed photo/video shoots from beginning to end  
+ Brainstormed, designed and presented ideas to clients
+ Supervised junior creative staff
+ Led creative team through proposals and pitches for new business

 

 
 

Art Director/Designer

Alpha Sigma Alpha, Alpha Sigma Phi, City of Cedar Park | TX, City of Dublin | GA, City of Georgetown | TX, North Highland Worldwide Consulting, Omicron Delta Kappa, Relevance Advisors

RHYME & REASON DESIGN

Atlanta, GA | June 2012 - February 2015

+ Represented the company's business efforts, including solo conference travel & presentations
+ Fostered increased revenue & company growth by contributing to new business wins
+ Managed junior designers and interns on additional creative efforts

 

 
 

Art Director

Boy Scouts of America, Coca-Cola, Durex, Kodak, IHG Hotels Group, smartwater, vitaminwater, Zoosk

OGILVY & MATHER

Atlanta, GA | August 2009 - January 2012

+ Developed & led a week-long Kodak brand research & immersion course at Ogilvy, Mexico City
+ Launched the SO Kodak campaign in New York City, alongside my ad in Times Square
+ Presented campaign concepts (that won!) to senior staff of global companies

 
 

Education

 

ART DIRECTION

Atlanta, GA | 2006 - 2008

+ Four Silver Student Awards
+ One Bronze Student Award

The Creative Circus

 
 

 
 

BA JOURNALISM | ADVERTISING

Athens, GA | 2001 - 2005

+ Hope Scholarship
+ Dean's List
+ Presidential Scholar

The University of Georgia