I'm Marc Fowler, and it's my job to make your brand look good.

I'm a Art Director and Designer living in Toronto. Usually I'm pushing pixels and presenting to clients. Occasionally I'm jumping out of airplanes, judging province-wide beer contests, making spicy guacamole and wondering why those things can't also be part of my job description. Agency Wars 2015 contender, so you know I can commit to a challenge.

Skills more useful than the above:

■  Public Speaking, Leadership, Team-building

■  Advanced Knowledge: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

■  Intermediate Knowledge: AfterEffects, Keynote,
Adobe XD, Axure, InVision

I have experience:

Freelance Art Director: April 2011 – Present

■  Comfortable working in office with a team for complex engagements, or on my own for smaller projects

■  Design & AD work for Rain43, Leo Burnett, Trapeze, Lollipop, McDonnell Haynes, and others

■  Confident in presentations both internal and external, comfortable explaining design decisions as needed

Art Director – JAM Direct: April 2017 – September 2017

■  Clients included Bell, Toyota & Harley-Davidson

■  A variety of web based and print projects from direct mail to micro sites

Art Director – Nurun: April 2015 – December 2016

■  Key role in the rebranding of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s online presence

■ Leads a small design team from concept to production

■ Client facing, working closely with UX, copy and development to produce a full site

■ Efficient, organized, meticulous attention to detail and scheduling 

Senior Designer – SapientNitro: September 2012 – April 2015

■  Create interactive and responsive designs for clients including: Chrysler, Harley-Davidson & Loblaws

■  2014 Interactive Media Council Best in Class – SapientNitro.com 

■  Responsible for a weekly, company-wide presentation of creative material contributing to workplace culture

■  Key designer in the launch of Harley-Davidson’s 2015 Model Year campaign

■  Contribute and consultant for pitch work, team building presentations, town hall presentations

Interactive Designer – Organic: October 2010 – April 2011

■ Created and animated online assets for Hilton Hotels, Bank of America and Kimberly-Clark

■  Leadership role in the re-design of Homewood Suites’ online marketing