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Heddi Hanak Porter  
Art Director/Marketing Strategist
Award winning Art Director/Marketing Strategist with 10 years experience working for design agencies, in-house design departments, as well as own agency. Helping local companies with their design/marketing needs.

2002-current Hanak Porter Studios
Art Director/Marketing Strategist
Waikoloa, HI 

Designed & Art Directed projects for own agency, working with clients like Portlock Smoked Seafood, Elegant Gourmet and Golden Lasso. 

Won the American Graphic Design Award for Catalog Design.

Established creative & marketing direction, while hiring photographers, models and stylists to deliver desired outcome. 

Worked with client budgets, maximizing results for existing budget. 

Managed projects to meet tight deadlines, and worked with printers to achieve high quality output.

2009 Trident Seafoods
Art Director
Seattle, WA 

Created fresh, current new packaging and website for Trident’s Louis Kemp brand.      

Increased distribution with new package design from 800 to 2000 stores in just one month.

Art Directed photo shoots on tight schedules, working with photographers to create appetizing food imagery.

Created brochures, ads and package designs that enabled sales to grow during a recessed economy.

2006-2008 Wilkes Creative
Graphic Designer/Art Director
Bellevue, WA 

Developed stylistic direction and creative solutions that effectively promoted clients' brands through succesful marketing programs.

Led presentations of creative strategies and managed overall projects.

Art Directed photo shoots, working with the client and photographer to create outstanding imagery.

Attended press checks to insure the highest quality results in final output.

Oversaw and provided leadership for staff and freelance designers, copywriters, and photographers, motivating them through positive feedback and constructive criticism.

1999–2002 PhotoVelocity  
Studio Manager/Art Director
Seattle, WA

Art Directed all projects for commercial digital Photo Studio, working with clients like 
Nordstrom, Reunion and London Fog. 

Managed all studio functions, including hiring crew members, brand development and marketing. 

Drove creative direction of projects, oversaw quality control, and managed schedules and budgets. 


1983–1988 University of Washington 
Seattle, WA 
B.F.A., Fine Arts/ Honor Role
Heddi Hanak Porter
Art Direction, Design
Advertising, Web/Multimedia
POST DATE: 02.12.2018
Waikoloa, HI
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