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  • I am a huge beer dork and I am constantly on the search to find my favorite beer.

  • I am an Eagle Scout.

  • I'm very passionate about the Chicago street grid system.

  • I am 3/7ths of the way to riding a motorcycle on every continent.

  • I hope that I am able to walk on the moon at some point in my life.

  • I spend my weekends photographing every type of wedding imaginable. www.bradmeyerphoto.com


 

Work Experience

IN Marketing: Chicago, Ill.

Art Director: 11/2017–Present

  • Shopper Marketing and Consumer Promotions for Energizer batteries, lights, Auto, and sub-brands.

  • Responsible for all incremental art direction coming through agency.

 

FCB: Chicago, Ill.

Art Director: 3/2013–11/2017

  • Responsible for concepting and designing shopper marketing promotions, displays, and print/digital advertisements for J.M. Smucker brands.

  • Responsible for designing websites, brand pages and e-mail blasts into responsive layouts.

  • Designed direct mail pieces, in-office brochures, out-of-home advertisements, web banners, and e-mail blasts for current and prospective patients for several healthcare accounts.

  • Concepted and art directed video spots for broadcast, YouTube, and in-office.

 

Goose Island Beer Company: Chicago, Ill.

Jr. Graphic Designer: 5/2011–11/2012

  • Designed materials for marketing and sales support, packaging, production artwork, POCM, product launches & promotions.

  • Updated and maintained company partner website for internal use and outside vendors.

  • Directed and shot photography & video for promotional launches, internal and external communications.

  • Participated in proposal to re-brand company logos, packaging, and brand organization.

 

Illini Media Company: Champaign, Ill.

The Daily Illini senior staff photojournalist: 9/2008–5/2011

  • Photographed news, sports, features, campus and community events, and created photo–illustrations.

The Daily Illini staff graphic artist: 1/2008–5/2010

  • Designed infographics and alternative story forms.

 

Ninth Letter Literary Arts Magazine: Champaign, Ill.

Graphic Designer & Photographer: 1/2010–5/2010

  • Art directed & designed magazine spreads and photographed artwork for bi–annual literary arts publication.

Brand experience

J.M. Smucker
Milk-Bone, Meow Mix, Nature’s Recipe, Natural Balance, Folger’s Coffee, Dunkin’ Donuts, Smucker’s Jam

Anheuser-Busch
Goose Island, Bud Light, Michelob Ultra, Craft Brands, Bon & Viv

Energizer
Energizer MAX, Ultimate Lithium, Eveready, Eagle One, Lexol, Refresh Your Car, California Scents

Johnson & Johnson
Stelara, Prezcobix, Prezista, Invega Trinza

Tyson
Tyson Brand, Tyson Chicken, Tastemakers, Nudge’s, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm

Coca-Cola
Coca-Cola, Coke Freestyle, Minute Maid

Bacardi
Bombay Sapphire, Dewar’s, Cazadores, Martini & Rossi

Bioverativ
Alprolix, Eloctate

Thomas’ English Muffins

Sara Lee


Jack Daniel’s