art technology

     

    AYODAMOLA OKUNSEINDE

    aokunseinde@gmail.com | PORTFOLIO | 202.643.8114 | BLOG | RESUME [PDF]

    ART DIRECTOR and MEDIA SPECIALIST with a proven record of producing scintillating works that marries the worlds of Art ♥ Technology. Dynamic and innovative approach to the interdisciplinary worlds of web, video, print, and physical computing. Worked with and directed projects for notable clients such as Motorola, International Monetary Fund, Motown, U.S. Mint, Washington CityPaper and award winning DC based studio, Dissident Display Studios. Strong technical and philosophical background allows for inventive approaches to the facilitation of creative projects for discerning corporate, non-profit and independent clients.

     

SPECIALISATION

Creative Concept Development, Critical Thinking, Team Management, Budget Management and Procurement, Print/Web/Interactive, Physical Computing, Video Editing & Production, Story boarding, Information Graphics.

     

 

 

     

     

    KNOWLEDGE

    * BEGINNER ** INTERMEDIATE *** EXPERT

    *** Window OS / MAC OS, Artistic concept development & critique, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign , Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Première, Arduino, Apple DVD Studio Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Apple ilife Studio, Apple Motion, Apple Quicktime Pro, Arkaos, Bryce 3D, Cheetah 3D, CSS, Daz3D Multimedia, Drawing & Illustration, Fine arts painting, HTML Scripting, Keynote, Macromedia Director, Meta Creations Bryce 3D, Meta Creations Poser, Microsoft Office, Module8., Performance art & VJ, Photography, PowerPoint, Processing, Quark Xpress, World traveled (to date 38 countries)

    ** 3D Studio Max, HTML5, Adobe Dimensions, Apple Live Type, Apple Shake, Apple Soundtrack, Cool Edit Pro, Java Script, jQuery, Macromedia Fontographer, Meta Creations Carrara, PHP, Processingjs, Real Networks Producer, Section 508 experience, Sound Edit, Strata Studio Pro, XML, Yoruba, Japanese, French

    * Cinema 4D, Maya, openFrameworks

     

 

     

    DISSIDENT DISPLAY STUDIO
    creative director / designer

     

    Recently as Creative Director of Dissident Display Multimedia, I directed teams as large as 10 individuals in providing interactive media, web and print services for client such as Motown, Motorola, BET and Saks Fifth Avenue. My role included managing the creative, human resources, budgeting and procurement aspects of the studio and gallery. As a principle, I was also tasked with direct interaction with clients.

 

     

    UNITED STATES MINT
    art director / designer

     

    As Art Director at the United States Mint, I created XML driven flash elements for the website www.usmint.gov. As team leader of 6 designers, I compiled and implemented ADA Section 508 guidelines and maintained overall design cohesion for the US Mint's Office of Electronic Business. Additional tasks of this position included procurement and the direction of print and interactive media programs.

 

     

    I.M.F.
    media specialist / designer

     

    Originally brought on as a graphic designer for the IMF, my role on departure had extended to editing and assisting with the production of video and live broadcast content. From print design to interactive and video, my broad understanding of the integration of media and graphics played a role in my ability to provide the I.M.F. with fresh and innovative means of production and dissemination of their message.

 

     

    PHYSICAL COMPUTING
    art director / programmer

     

    Utilizing physical computing I am dedicated to pushing interactivity beyond the virtual space into everyday physical space. With sensors, Arduino and, Processing development environments, I build hardware and program software that pushes client projects into interactive kiosks, tablets and physical objects thus realizing client message in a tactile real time, real world setting.

 

     

    VIDEO
    director / editor

     

    As a director, I make critical decisions for clients on their video projects. From story boarding and video shoots to post production motion graphics/3D and animation, weather it be documentary, music videos or simple interviews my knowledge of directing and editing video yields a cohesive product that translates the clients message into high quality video format.

 

     

    PHOTO SHOOTS
    director / cameraman

     

    In my role as an art director, I work to set up photo shoots in order to capture client images. Working with lighting designers, set designers and, camera personnel, I ensure the smooth operations of the shoot. If needed, I introduce green-screen and post production technology to enhance the final product.

 

     

    BRANDS
    art director / editor

     

    A designer with a strong knowledge of composition and typography, I can quickly and accurately translate client business requirements into elegant, and consistent branded material.