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ALLAN RUST
Interactive Designer / Multimedia Producer
612-910-1868  |  allan@brandhyke.com
LinkedIn Profile:  linkedin.com/in/rustallan

ROLES

UX, UI Design, Front End Dev, Interactive & Motion Graphics, Video Production & Editing, VFX Compositing, Color Grading, Sound Design, Compression/Trans-coding ...

TOOLS

Adobe CC, Sketch, XD, Invision, Komodo, Hype, Edge Animate, GWD, After Effects, C4D, Premiere, DaVinci, Final Cut, Pro Tools, Logic, Sorenson, PowerPoint ...

Standards

HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, XML, Zurb Foundation, Boilerplate, Gumby, Bootstrap, Magento, WordPress, CMS Light, APIs – FBML, Zype, Mail Chimp, Campaign Monitor...

Awards


EMMY® AWARD - Commercial (2007)
EMMY® AWARD - Commercial (2008)
EMMY® AWARD - Commercial (2009)
TELLY® AWARD - Web-Promo (2011)


EXPERIENCE

Interactive Media Producer / UX Designer
 Mill Creek Entertainment & Aeris Marketing
 April 2010 – Present

Role:
Creative lead in the concept, design & development of digital interactive experiences—IRL & online (i.e.—Streaming Video, DVD/Blu-ray, Application builds)
Aeris Marketing is an internal marketing arm of Mill Creek Entertainment.

Duties:
 • Develop & design digital media
 • Design UI constructs across multiple platforms
 • Oversee film/video production/post-production
 • Motion graphic design & production
 • Media compression & encoding
 • Authoring
 • Project management
 • Resource & content management
 • Quality assurance
 • Manage off-site contractors

Branding & Design Consultant
 BrandHyke
 2005 – 2010

Independently owned creative consultancy offering: art direction, design, multimedia production and management for branding, print, web applications, product packaging, promotional displays, video production, copy writing, and photography.

Senior Art Director
 Tripp Agency
 2003 – 2005

Conceptualize campaigns along with creative director or assigned copywriter. Produce choice concepts and present to clients. Establish creative direction, produce key designs, organize execution and oversee production. Additional duties include securing additional production staff, managing press checks, recommending and securing third party creatives, and co-administering project time lines.


EDUCATION

USC - Film Studies

Los Angeles City College - Film Studies

American Academy of Dramatic Arts - Fine Arts

Art Instruction School - Design


 RECOMMENDATIONS

Brian Bjerketvedt
 Digital Design Director at 3e - The Life Time Agency
 (Former colleague at Tripp Growth Marketing)

"Allan brings a unique and broad range of creative talent and energy to the table. Simply put, I believe Allan is a storyteller. He happens to have more ways to tell it than most. Art director, video producer/editor, musician, writer and all around idea guy– Allan puts it all together to add value and a unique perspective to clients marketing initiatives."

Jim Kanters
 Independent Branding, Marketing & Advertising Professional
 (Former colleague at Tripp Growth Marketing)

"When it comes to combining creativity with versatility I've never worked with anyone better than Allan. His full tool chest and ability to conceptualize give him the ability to solve just about any art direction or design problem you throw at him. Add to this his collaborative spirit and plenty of infectious enthusiasm, and you have a talented guy that's not only very very good at what he does, but he's just plain fun to work with."

Tim Kasper
 Vice President of US Southeast Operations at Pinnacle Performance Company
 (Colleague at The Blenders Inc.)

"Allan is very creative and detail oriented. He hits the ground running with great ideas, and is very open to input from others. He's good throughout the process of updating and tightening the project."