NICK BOLTON RESUME


Overview:


Award winning creative professional with a strong understanding of the creative process and concept development within integrated marketing campaigns. I have managed multiple complex projects for national accounts, juggling tight deadlines for a wide range of deliverables. I have a strong passion for story telling and the process involved.


Experience:


Trayvax Commercial Shoot | DP / Camera Operator. Dec 2015.
Handcrank Films hired me to be the Director of Photography and Camera Operator for the Trayvax Commercial shoot. Hawkbolt Productions | Video Producer / Co-director. May 2015 to Jan 2016.
Production studio that I produced and co-directed videos with Taylor Hawkins. UW Marketing and Communications. | Designer / Digital Content Producer. May 2013 to Present.
The University of Washington hired me to design and produce content for the central marketing arm of the University. Oklahoma Mesonet @ OU. | Designer / UX designer. March 2012 to Dec. 2013.
The Mesonet at the University of Oklahoma hired me to create UI mocks, design print collateral, and implement front-end code for their web-based applications. bitesize production | Designer / UX designer. July 2011 to Present.
bitesize is the studio that I freelance under. I offer a full suite of services for various clients. Octolabs Design | Designer / Project Manager. May 2009 to July 2011.
Octolabs (formally webeprint) made staffing changes, expanding my job role. Full list upon request

Education:


Univ. Of Oklahoma May 2008 | BFA- Visual Communications. G.P.A- 3.41.

Software / Code:


Photoshop CS6, In-design CS6, Illustrator CS6, Flash CS6, After Effects CS6, Premiere CS6, Mac OSX,Final Cut Pro 7, Final Cut Pro X, PC, advanced HTML, advanced CSS, basic Java script, basic jQuery, CodeIgniter MVC, basic C4d, Power point, Pages, Keynote. OmniGraffle, Curio, Font Lab, Basecamp.


Awards:


2016 CASE District VIII Grand Gold, Sub-site or Section | Seeds of Hope
2016 CASE District VIII Grand Gold, Marketing & Branding Video | A Living Laboratory
2016 CASE District VIII Gold, Sub-site or Section | Alternative Spring Break
2016 CASE District VIII Gold, Sub-site or Section | A living Laboratory
2015 CASE Gold Award, Overall institutional website | University of Washington Website
2015 CASE Silver Award, Video & Multimedia | Video: “Curbing Concussions.”
2015 Bumbershoot Short Film Acceptance | Video: “Through the Ground Glass.”
2016 Totem Award, PRSA Public service society of america | A living laboratory Website
2015 CASE Gold Award, Overall institutional website | University of Washington Website
2015 CASE Silver Award, Video & Multimedia | Video: “Curbing Concussions.”
2015 Bumbershoot Short Film Acceptance | Video: “Through the Ground Glass.”
2015 SIFF Short Film Acceptance | Video: “Through the Ground Glass.”
Vimeo Staff Pick | Video: “Bespoke Blackberry Pie.”
Vimeo Staff Pick | Video: “Through the Ground Glass.”
2014 Film Convert Video Competition. 2nd Place | Video: “Through the Ground Glass.”
2011 OKC Bronze ADDY Award | Mass Transit Exterior.
PHI SIGMA PHI | Honor fraternity.
2011 ACI design contest judge
2008 Merit of Excellence at the San Marcos Creative Summit | Video: “Stand up and fight.”

Pro bono work:


Beer and Wine Source-2017 | Identity design
Logo for my favorite spot in White Center. Burdick Promo-2015 | Video: “The path of Burdick.”
Video about the brewery’s inspiring story to get up and running. Burdick Whiskey Stout-2015 | Video: “Whiskey Stout.”
Burdick Brewery highlight video about the whiskey stout release for the holiday season. Dave McCroskey-2015 | Video: “Straight from the hands of God.”
Story about Dave McCroskey, who has been making knives for over 25 years in Stillwater Oklahoma. He is considered one of the best knife craftsmen in the country and shares his story about why he started to make knives. Ries Tripods-2015 | Video: “Reis history.”
Wooden Tripod production company in Bremerton Washington. The great masters, Ansel Adams and Cole Weston, used Ries tripods. Samantha Crain Promo Poster-2011 | Concert Poster Design.
National singer/ songwriter contacted me to design a poster for her show at The Bluedoor in Oklahoma City. Artist After Hours-2010 | Event Poster Design.
“Artist After Hours”, a show comprised of business professionals in the Norman community showing their artwork. Silverbacks Jersey-2009 | Apparel design.
Designed the jersey for the University of Oklahoma Alumni ultimate tournament to help with fund-raising. Beggin’ for More-2009. | Poster Design.
Dreamer Concepts art gallery contacted me to create a poster and mailer design for the anniversary show “Beggin’’ for More”. Bicyclette-2009. | Poster Design.
Designer for the non-profit art gallery Dreamer Concepts event. The show was composed of art that centered around bicycles. TisThe Threeson-2009. | Poster Design.
Dreamer Concepts art gallery contacted me to design posters and mailers for the show “TisThe Threeson”, their third year anniversary.

REFERENCES UPON REQUEST