HEIDI LANDIS is currently pursuing an MFA in the Emergent Digital Practices department at the University of Denver. She likes to take ideas from nothing but a word on a sheet of paper and transform them into brand experiences. As a creative vet with an award-winning portfolio, she’s worked with clients spanning the industry spectrum – agriculture, apparel, architecture, education, energy, entertainment, healthcare, housing, real estate, recreation, tourism, and wellness. You name it, her name’s written all over it. Hailing from sunny Pennsylvania, she’s a cum laude graduate of West Virginia University, with a BFA in Design.
2011 Pillars of the Industry Awards
Best Brochure The Alaire
2011 Gold Addy Award – Washington, D.C.
Best Microsite 3TreeFlats
2010 GALA Award
Best Overall Marketing Campaign The Alaire
2008 Pillars of the Industry Awards
Best Community Website The Zenith
Creative Director | Art Director | Designer – Denver, CO
May 2012 – Present
My experience encompasses the creation and project management of various advertising, marketing and corporate branding campaigns, specializing in strategy, responsive digital design, online and social media marketing. Working with local, regional and national brands as well as corporate marketing teams, individuals and businesses to produce client-focused communication solutions.
Areas of expertise: Art Direction, Branding and Identity, Creative Strategy, Corporate Communications, Graphic Design, Web and Mobile Design.
Client types: Agriculture, Architecture, Education, Entertainment, Healthcare, Housing, Non-profit, Real Estate, Recreation, Tourism, Wellness, etc.
Renegade Communications – Advertising Agency
Associate Creative Director | Art Director – Baltimore, MD
September 2010 – April 2012
Clients included: Adolfo, Armstrong, Comcast, MAC Wellness, Messiah Lifeways, MetroCast, Motorola, Paramount, Sylvan Learning, Time Warner and Xfinity.
Merrick Towle Communications – Advertising Agency
Art Director | Senior Graphic Designer – Beltsville, MD
December 2005 – September 2010
Clients included: BGE, Beazer Homes, Bozzuto, Carr-America, Caruso Homes, Clark Turner, Equity Residential, Honeywell, JBG, K. Hovnanian, KSI Management, Marrick Homes, McWilliams Ballard, Pepco Energy Services, Realty Management and Southland Industries.
Design Collective, Inc. – Architecture, Planning, Interiors
Director of Graphic Design, Print Media and Public Relations – Baltimore, MD
July 2002 – September 2005
Clients included: The Art Academy of Cincinnati, Baltimore Development Corporation/City of Baltimore, Capstone Development Corporation, Congress for the New Urbanism, Johns Hopkins University, The Maryland Science Center, Towson University, Urban Land Institute and Whiting-Turner Contracting Company.
Ayers/Saint/Gross – Architects + Planners
Director of Graphic Design – Baltimore, MD
August 1999 –July 2002
Clients included: Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, Enoch Pratt Free Library, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, The University of Maryland and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Ground Zero Creative, Inc. – Advertising/Marketing Agency
Graphic Designer | Production Assistant – Ellicott City, MD
October 1998 – July 1999
Clients included: Global Sports, Jewel and Co., Kappa®, L.B. Evans®, Prizm® and Woolrich®.
The Neiman Group – Advertising Agency
Graphic Design Intern – Harrisburg, PA
May 1997 – August 1997
Clients included: Capital City Mall® (advertising), Mrs. T’s Pierogies® (packaging/pitch collateral), The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (tourism posters) and Tom’s Mobil Gas Station® (billboard/signage).