Daniel C. Wiggins Design


Daniel C. Wiggins
Art Direction & Graphic Design


Experience Areas:

Real Estate
Luxury Brands


Branding/Brand Positioning
Art/Design Direction
Web/Interactive & Responsive Design
Ad/Email/Web Campaigns
Brand Guidelines
Social Media Development
Environmental Design
Surface & Pattern Design

Professional Experience:

Adrenaline Agency
Senior Art Director, August 2018–present

Resource Branding & Design
Art Director, May 2017–July 2018

  • As a creative lead, I helped inspire the creative team through client presentations, inspiration sharing, events and networking within the Atlanta design community
  • Partnered with business development team to elevate and refine Resource's proposal process and presentations. This was instrumental in winning several large-scale development projects 
  • Expanded new business and deepened existing client relationships in the form of new projects 
  • Designed rich mobile-first digital experiences for clients that included landing pages, full websites and social media content 
  • Partnered with real estate clients to design comprehensive presentations unique to each development
  • Elevated branding and identity work through refined typeface selection, color and print execution

Freelance & Agency Work
Art Director/Senior Graphic Designer, 2008–present

  • Partner with freelance clients to develop cutting-edge brand communication materials across multiple channels and mediums
  • Pitch original concepts to clients for brand campaigns, product launches, event activations and social media platforms
  • Create and release production-ready assets for prints and digital verticals 

Clients Include: Bloomingdale’s, Tiffany & Co., InStyle Magazine, Howard Hughes Corporation, Badger & Winters (Avon, Laura Geller Beauty), Lloyd & Co. (Estee Lauder), J.Crew, Equality NC Foundation, Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now (ConnCAN), and the US Soccer Foundation  

Interactive Art Director, October 2015–May 2017

  • Served as creative lead designing unique digital, web and mobile-first experiences for TSYS financial clients and partnered with development teams to implement product releases across all devices 
  • Gathered analytics, create infographics, data visualizations and marketing presentations for key stakeholders
  • Increased cardholder engagement and redemptions year over year across all brands through strategic marketing initiatives  
  • Elevated print and digital marketing materials and delivered strong financial return on direct mail campaigns 

Tiffany & Co.  
Freelance Art Director » April–July 2015

  • Designed new store opening collateral, magazine, newspaper and global OOH advertising for T&Co.’s advertising and PR teams
  • Concepted promo materials for the ‘Return to Tiffany’ relaunch campaign

Gap Inc.
Senior Brand Designer, August 2013–February 2015

  • Designed and art directed campaigns across global marketing verticals for digital, print and in-store collateral
  • Served as design lead for the 2014 GQxGQ collaboration which included store windows, signage, OOH and digital advertising, and event activations. The campaign was a success as many items sold out within 24 hours 
  • Designed custom window and instore creative for international flagship stores 
  • Partnered with external vendors and aligned budgets for Gap’s fleet of global flagship stores 
  • Developed creative for pop-up stores and PR event activations 
  • Partnered with merchants to translate seasonal fashion concepts into store windows and instore product instillations 
  • Increased customer engagement at global flagship stores and elevated brand experience in top US market stores

Freelance Digital Designer, March–July 2013

  • Partnered with merchants, photo stylists and copywriters to translate seasonal fashion concepts into dynamic email campaigns 
  • Delivered digital assets across all devices for email and jcrew.com 
  • Partnered with digital production teams to ensure flawless digital execution across devices

Senior Designer, July 2012–March 2013

  • Directed a global creative team of 5 designers and production artists, project-managed advertising calendars and released assets to publications 
  • Concepted innovative digital, print and social media campaigns, elevated marketing materials and established brand guidelines 
  • Art directed Moroccanoil’s ‘Discover the Original’ campaign, which was featured in full-spread advertising in Vogue, Elle, Harpers Bazaar and translated for over 20 countries

Starwood Hotels & Resorts
Freelance Brand Designer » August 2011–July 2012

  • Worked on global branding projects for three iconic Starwood brands: Sheraton, Westin and W Hotels  
  • Projects included environmental graphics, branded collateral, photoshoots and retouching, brand strategy and style guide development 

RTI International
Graphic Designer, July 2008–November 2010, May 2016-present

  • Worked in Publishing Services for one of the world’s largest nonprofit research organizations 
  • Projects included logos, conference graphics, infographics, annual reports and a graphic novel for the U.S. Military 


Pratt Institute
New York, New York
MFA in Communication Design
December 2012

Danish Design School
Copenhagen, Denmark
Textile Design Intensive
Summer 2011

New York, New York
Milton Glaser Summer Program
Summer 2009

Appalachian State University
Boone, North Carolina
BFA in Graphic Design
May 2008