Heather Barnes - Chicago, IL
Creative Director/Art Director
Cavalry, Chicago, IL - Creative Director - Jan '17 - present
OKRP, Chicago, IL - Freelance Creative Director - Feb '16 - Aug '16
GOLIN, Chicago, IL - Creative Director – Oct ‘13 – Jan '16
DraftFCB, Chicago, IL - Art Director – Mar ‘06 – Oct 2013
WestWayne, Atlanta, GA - Freelance Writer – July ‘05 – Sep ‘05
Nashville Business In Review - Photographer/Writer – May ‘96 – Oct ‘96
I have a wide range of experience on big brands and little brands, stretching from traditional broadcast, digital, social, to PR. Here's a few: Modelo, Kim Crawford, Svedka, Corona Premier, McDonalds, Ballast Point, ALen, Hillshire Farm, Walmart, Unilever, Corona, Lipton Tea, KFC, JELL-O, Cool Whip, Lunchables, Easy Mac, Bagelfuls, RITZ, Claussen, DiGiorno, A1, Sharpie, Qwest, Keystone Light, Taco Bell, Embassy Suites, Double Tree Hotels, NIVEA, SCJ, Recycle Chicago, Theshelterpetproject.org, Chicago Cubs
People's Choice Award - DraftFCB Impact Awards 
"Sandbox" was selected by my peers as agency's best commercial of the year.
Bronze Clio - The Shelter Pet Project 
3 Bronze Addys - The Shelter Pet Project 
USA Today Cannes International Young Lions Winner – Team USA – Press 
The One Show – Student Merit Winner 
Photographer’s Forum Magazine Finalist
10 Creative Circus Student Show awards – including Best Art Direction and Best Copywriting 
Voted "Most Likely to Run Their Own Agency" by my fellow Creative Circus graduates 
The Creative Circus / 2006 (Art Direction/Copywriting )
Middle Tennessee State University / 2001
B.S. Mass Communications – Concentration in Photography, Minors in Fine Art & Psychology

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