BRADLEY SANTOS

LEAD DESIGNER

As a customer focused and passionate designer, I have over 8 years of experience producing high-quality digital and print products. I have a consistent record of pushing designs for positive business results. As a self-starter, I seek to harness my current prototyping and designs skills to make a positive impact on the world.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Lead Designer |  2017 - Present
University of Washington (UW), Seattle, WA | Central Marketing & Communications

  • Work with Creative Director and the design team to develop design concepts, discuss alternatives, gain approval and review design specifications

  • Contribute conceptual ideas for various strategic briefs and brand style guides for various platforms (social media, digital, print, out-of-home)

  • Design and prototype digital design systems from ideations to completion

  • Conducting presentations of new ideas to team leads, stakeholders, and senior leadership

  • Collaborate with engineering teams and leadership to elevate our sites and projects

  • Design and iterate on concepts for websites and digital campaigns

  • Guide and mentor junior designers and creative team, providing feedback, and digital expertise on web projects and campaigns

Visual Designer |  2013 - 2017
UW, Seattle, WA | Central Marketing & Communications

  • Created compelling re-branded creative assets for print, social media, web, and events
    in a fast-paced team environment

  • Partnered with external departments to execute successful on brand creative

  • Maintained the visual standards for all marketing digital experiences

  • Art-directed and design marketing materials and campaigns

  • Created on-brand solutions that met marketing goals and requirements

  • Executed design, layout, and final art production of visual communications projects

OFF-SITE FREELANCE

Creative Director |  2015 - Present
One Secret Mission, LLC | Owner

  • Work with nation wide clients to create in brand designs

  • Develop and design sub brands, social media campaign and clothing merchandise

  • Direct and edit video product and campaigns

Design Director | 2017 - 2019
HyreCulture, LLC, Seattle, WA | Freelance

  • Worked with CEO and CMO to create brand style guide and marketing strategy 

  • Created site map, UI/UX storyboard wire frames, and prototype 

  • Conducted and lead design sprints for multiple projects

Art Director |  2011-2016
CFC FFL Youth & Singles Conference, Various States | Manager

  • Art-directed and designed conference branding

  • Directed and edited promotional and session video presentations

  • Oversaw design, layout, and final art production for conferences

 

AWARDS & speaking

Team Values Award 2018
Commitment to Excellence

Workshop Talk “Universal Language of Beauty”
Ignite conference creative workshop 2017

CASE Award for Higher Education 2015
University of Washington’s Admissions Welcome Booklet


EDUCATION

Seattle Central Creative Academy | Seattle, WA 2011-2013
Associates of Applied Science in Graphic Design and Illustration

School of Visual Concepts | Seattle, WA 2018
Winter session bootcamp - Fundamentals of UX


TOOLS

Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe XD
Lightroom
Keynote
Final Cut Pro X
Sketch
InVisionApp
Microsoft Office Suite

SKILLS

Art Direction
Branding
Prototyping
UX/UI Design
Presentation Decks
Photography
Video Editing
Cinematography

 


Art-directed and designed UW’s $5 Billion Boundless Campaign, What You Care About Campaign and websites

Redesigned admit.uw.edu resulting in the largest freshman class in 157 years

Award winning 2015 booklet design for Admissions Recruitment

Art direct and design for NCAA Rose Bowl 2019 tailgate and Fiesta Bowl 2018 tailgate events

NOTABLE PROJECTs