We’re very excited to announce that we have hired a new creative director to join the Brand Advance team. Here are some details from a recent press release:
Cutting-Edge Artist Named Creative Director for Orlando’s Brand Advance
ORLANDO, Fla. (July 2, 2010) – Rich Johnson, an award-winning artist who has distinguished himself as an innovator in design, photography and video, has been named creative director for Orlando-based Brand Advance LLC.
Brand Advance – an Interactive marketing agency specializing in SEO, Social Media and Marketing Staffing is headed up by Chief Executive Officer David Brim – is based in Orlando on East Colonial Drive.
(Above intro and outro created by Rich Johnson)
Johnson, a 2002 graduate of Full Sail University in Winter Park, spent the past 10 years honing artistic skills that have evolved to include all areas of design: print, web, film, photography, and graphic art.
He also has been recognized for his work with Claymation, Lego animation, print and digital design, and has won numerous national and international awards for visual arts, including first-place for Lego Animation 2000 and Only in Your Imagination Clay Animation 2000. He also is an approved Getty’s Photographer whose work recently was featured on MSN.
Brim said Johnson is a great fit for his company, adding that “his appointment will help us strengthen our focus on creativity and innovation to inspire and excite our customers.”
Robert Urban, chief marketing officer for the company, describes Johnson as “a creative thinker who understands how to appeal to a broader audience.”
In his new position, Johnson will help develop and implement creative campaigns for clients in all aspects of design. He also has plans to develop and launch a vlog and webisodes for Brand Advance’s internal properties.