Online portfolio

Online portfolio lucaswentzel.com

Email address

Email address lucaswentzel@gmail.com

Telephone

Telephone 310.749.2460

LinkedIn

LinkedIn linkedin.com/in/lucaswentzel

Experience

Creative Director

2014-2016 2014-PRESENT Vernon, CA Vernon, CA
  • Leading the creative team from concept to delivery of final product.
  • Coordinating with other internal departments to maintain required standards for food labeling.
  • Developing packaging specifications for 50 to 100 new products yearly.
  • Providing visual collateral for marketing department and collaborating with marketing director to develop artwork for projects

Creative Director

2012-2014 2012-2014 Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, CA
  • Provided ongoing leadership and supervision of all creative personnel as part of daily work for shoe design, campaigns, social media and print materials.
  • Successfully established public relations plans to increase brand recognition and general exposure within the skateboard/lifestyle industry. Assisted with 26% social media growth, as measured by Facebook and Instagram page likes, by designing a more compelling customer-facing layout.

Creative Director

2013-2014 2013-2014 Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, CA
  • Worked hand-in-hand with the CEO to deliver re-branding for the company.
  • Created brand communication materials on online and off-line mediums: brochure, website, and marketing collateral

Creative Director

2013-2014 2013-2014 Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, CA
  • Led the creative department in the visual development of the brand and implemented style guide/standards of maintaining brand integrity
  • Designed logo, new packaging concepts, brochure, website, and marketing collateral to elevate national brand presence for licensed accessories.

Graphic Designer

2011-2012 2011-2012 Torrance, CA Torrance, CA
  • Conceptualized and executed high-end, custom-tailored design products to the individual needs for major private labels including Universal, Disney, Pet Smart and the LA Zoo.
  • Ensured consistency within brand guidelines and seasonal campaign looks.

Education

Master in Graphic Design

KEDGE Design School
www.kedgeds.com
2004, 2006 2004-2006 Toulon, France Toulon, France

B.A. in Communication / Design

University of Strasbourg
2002, 2004 2002-2004 Strasbourg, France Strasbourg, France

Expertise

Expertise
  • Branding
  • Graphics
  • Print
  • Packaging
  • Typography
  • Apparel
  • Web design
  • Production

Strenghts

  • Team leader
  • Creative
  • Efficient
  • Detail-oriented
  • Reliable
  • Fast

Languages

ENGLISH• • • • •

FRENCH• • • • •

SPANISH• • • • •

Interests

Interests