I am a seasoned, Emmy award winning Creative with excellent conceptualizing skills and the ability to carry said concepts from storyboard to finished piece.

An Art Director, complete with a solid background in motion design, production for on-air and 360° campaigns, bringing 16 years of professional experience in design and brand building to most facets of media.  My diverse design and cultural experiences allow me to work and connect with anyone on any level of the corporate arena and has placed me in various positions and roles. They include Director, Producer, Editor, Art Director, Broadcast Designer, Graphic Artist and Illustrator.

I possess a passion for creating original and memorable viewing experiences that map to network objectives as well as positive business results while establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all levels of staff and clients.  I have accrued extensive experience in broadcast design and video production and possess a hands on proficiency in a wide variety of design and production software and video production equipment.  This includes writing the script, budgeting, shooting on HD cameras, editing and compositing at agency level.

As Design Director of Creative Services at BET, I was responsible for the Network Branding from conception to implementation and led the Creative Services team in promo production for both on-air and social media distribution. In addition to On-Air branding, the DC office of Creative Services was also responsible for fulfilling Ad Sales and Integrated Marketing request.  This required creating and identifying opportunities for sponsored vignettes for clients such as Proctor & Gamble, Toyota, Macy’s and JC Penny.

As an award-winning Design Director, Producer and Motion Designer, my diverse design and cultural experiences allow me to work and connect with anyone at any level of the corporate arena and has placed me in various positions and roles. I am proficient in a wide variety of Design and Production software and hardware including: After Effects, Adobe Creative Cloud (Illustrator, Photoshop…), Maxon Cinema 4D, Final Cut Studio (Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro…) Miranda, Chyron, Red Digital camera, Panasonic AG DVX100, Panasonic AG-HVX200A.


Awards

2014 Telly Awards (two bronze, one silver)

2013 Emmy Nomination – Personally Identifiable Information

2012 Emmy Award – Think About for Armed Forces Network

2003 Emmy Nomination – One Second Of Warped Security by Jill Scott

2004 – 2007 Telly Awards (multiple)



Wayne Lewis

410•336•3970

wayne.lewis@me.com