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Hello

Whether you are looking for a seasoned creative director or an agile marketer—I can help your team reach its goals.

I have overseen international advertising campaigns, crafted multi-faceted user experiences, produced social media content, planned budgets and tracked marketing ROI; all to accomplish the realization of year-over-year double digit growth.

Fundamentally, I am an artist specializing in visual communication. I enjoy combining traditional skills and techniques with digital mediums.

I have studied both fine art and graphic design. I have a degree in animation & design for film as well as behavioral science, coupled with two decades of experience working with brands—both big and small.

This combination of training and experience has uniquely equipped me to grow your brand—and your bottom line.

Design is the logical selection and arrangement of elements for order with interest.

Without order, we can't influence the perceptions or the outcomes of understanding.

Without interest—nobody will care.

Design is all around us, and can be a vehicle to help businesses reach their financial goals—thus, it requires technical expertise in many fields—artistic and analytical. A business' success plan can not afford to be separated from—nor isolate from each other—design, marketing, and branding.

Today's marketers and designers must wear many hats—here are a few of mine.

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Leader

Listener. Ideator. Solution Maker.

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Creative Director

International B2B marketing and consumer adertising.

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Media Manager

Web. Print. Photo. Video. Apparel. Packaging.

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Project Manager

Local and remote talent, asset and resource management.

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Producer

Animation. Motion Graphics. Video. Photo. Web.

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Artist

Digital Illustration. Typography. Drawing. Watercolor.

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Educator

Instruction Manual & Procedure Writing. College Professor. Elementery Arts Teacer.

But you don't have to take my word for it…

—LeVar Burton, Reading Rainbow

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Dan Zacher

Founder — Hearth Co.

“David is the most talented person I know. In 32 years of business, I [have] never worked with anyone that can create the kind of work he does.”

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Amy Livingston

Chief Branding Officer —
Sparrow Product Development

“You’ll never meet anyone like David, he has more skills and experiences than anyone I’ve ever met.”

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Jeremy Lamberson

Owner — Main Street Automotive

“All I can say is, I had the opportunity to hire David 8 years ago—I didn’t—it was a mistake.”

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Jessica Sherwood

Marketing Director — Omni Cubed Inc.

“No. Seriously. Is there anything you haven’t done!?”


Milk. It does a body good. And, so do happy clients.

  • Headshot portrait of David W. Ernst