Strategic director of art, design, and licensed product development with over 10 years' experience in Graphic Design and leading creative teams. Talented Graphic Artist, winner of 8 American Graphic Design Awards, capable of communicating brand attributes across various platforms, including print, digital/web, email, video, social, co-marketing, etc.
Experienced across multiple product categories and industries, including hospitality, apparel, accessories, toys, sporting goods, entertainment, health and beauty, home décor, and environmental large-scale graphics.
Highly regarded by direct reports and skilled in building relationships across various functions and departments of an organization. Focused designer and leader who brings vision and organization to creative teams.
Areas of expertise include:
- Graphic Design
- Brand Design
- Product Development
- Trend Research
- Style Guide Development
- Creative Strategy
- Licensed Products
- Project Management
- Budgets and Schedule Control
- Fluent French
- Conversational Spanish
Art Direction, Brain storming, Brand / Logo Design, Branding, Colour, Composing, Creative Direction, Digital Art, Graphic Design, Illustration, illustrator, Image Retouching, In-Licensing, International, Languages, Packaging, Painting, Photo Editing, Photoshop, Picture Research, Print Design, Problem Solving, Retouching, Scanning, Studio Management, Textile Design, Training
2013 American In-House Design Award Winner, 2014 American Graphic Design Award Winner, 2014 American In-House Design Award Winner, 2015 American Graphic Design Award Winner, 2015 American In-House Design Award Winner, 2016 American Graphic Design Award Winner, 2017 American Graphic Design Award Winner, 2018 American Graphic Design Award Winner
Laurent Newman was recognised as an Industry Influencer on 15th March 2016
on 17th February 2020 Project featured:WalMart Murals
on 4th March 2020 Project featured:Digital imagery for wall decor and printed merchandise
on 24th March 2020 Project featured:Product Branding
on 25th March 2020 Pro member:
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Laurent Newman has been a Contributor since 15th March 2016.