ABOUT TEXTER CREATIVE

Amy Texter is an art director and photographer with over 20 years of experience in leading creative from ideation to results for a wide range of brands and products in entertainment, automotive, electronic, financial, beauty, travel, and fashion industries.

EXPERIENCE

Associate Creative Director

Midnight Oil

  • Ideate and execute creative for press kits, influencer mailers, specialty packaging, key art, corrugate POP displays, advertising campaigns and branding

  • Assist the creative director in inspiring and leading the retail and packaging creative team

  • Present creative work to clients

  • Provide photography services

  • Clients include Disney, Hulu, Lionsgate, Universal, Fox, Sony, Fitbit and Green Dot


Art Director / Project Manager
Lionsgate 

  • Manage digital and print creative services for entertainment campaigns

  • Collaborate with marketing and vendors to develop strategic campaigns

  • Hands on design of key art, specialty packaging, ads, corrugated displays, SVOD/EST artwork

  • Allocate budgets

  • Overseeing copy writing, illustration and design

  • Art direct photo shoots

  • Brand ambassador for TV and family franchises

  • Provide filmmakers support and direction in the development of new properties

  • Liaison between Lionsgate, vendors and partners


Art Director
e2amp inc.

  • Art direct digital and print campaigns

  • Design key art, package design, brochures, branding, ads, billboards, websites

  • Maximize work flow and productivity

  • Clients include Disney, Lionsgate, Warner Brothers, Bruckheimer Studios, Lotus Cars, JVC


Art Director
Autoland, LLC 

  • Lead creative services in print and digital for west coast automotive buying service

  • Concept and execute branding, brochures, posters, inserts, banners, website, digital ads, PowerPoint presentations

  • Develop strategic quarterly campaigns and prize packages

  • Collaborate with business partners on quarterly co-branded campaigns

  • Manage and hire art department staff and vendors

  • Manage department budgets and print buying

  • Attend press checks

  • Creative copywriting

  • Distribute promotional prizes

  • Construct and manage visuals for presentations and trade shows


Graphic Designer
Guest Informant 

  • Designed print ads and editorial spread for lifestyle and travel publications

  • Assisted creative director on special projects


VISUAL RESEARCHER/PRODUCTION DESIGN ASSISTANT
JET SETS/JUST IMAGINE 

  • Assisted production designer in designing sets for television commercials


ART TEACHER
KIDS ART, LA CANADA, CA 

  • Taught color theory, cartooning, drawing, sculpting and painting

AWARDS

West Coast POP Show: Specialty Packaging 2013
1st Place Winner: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Complete Classic Series Collection

Digital Photo Pro’s 3rd Annual First Impressions Photo Contest 2014
Second Place Winner: Portrait of Khalia Fraizer
(There were over 2,500 entries and with two photos in the finals.)


Digital Photo Pro’s The Face 2014
Finalist: Little Reaper One Sheet

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