Rae Segars

20+ years of experience in film and magazine media, where I managed $2 million accounts and created advertisements for several blockbuster Hollywood films and best-selling novels.


Work Experience

Art Director, Langworth-Tremblay

Pittsburg, PA January 2015 Present
  • Developed graphics behind Spiderman Homecoming ad campaign, including the social media "takeover" that reached 2.5 million people in two weeks
  • Supervised 20 artists to create cohesive and beautiful promotional posters for the television series Riverdale
  • Devised advertising strategies to promote films like Batman and Wonder Woman, including the poster and social media designs
  • Reviewed artwork from 50+ designers and selected the most appropriate pieces for the Wonder Woman 1984 advertising campaign
  • Established creative standards for the Wells Fargo brand
  • Created mock-ups and packaging for Mattel's Wonder Woman dolls

Assistant Art Director, Thoughtbridge

Austin, TX January 2001 December 2014
  • Presented designs to 15 different clients, including several Forbes 500 business in the marketing and film industries
  • Approved and edited artwork for the Harry Potter book series
  • Designed the Pinterest brand identity and fell under-budget
  • Created the style and layout of Teen Vogue's new monthly online magazine
  • Spearheaded the implementation of an in-house art department
  • Oversaw the creation of dust covers for the 12 book Percy Jackson series

Head Photographer, Shape Magazine

New York City, NY January 1995 December 2000
  • Guided the styling, pre and post production of several photoshoots involving celebrities
  • Worked successfully with a variety of personality types and communication styles
  • Conceptualized the layout of monthly publications
  • Developed the concepts and tone behind five $3 million ad campaigns for Chanel
  • Coordinated activities with other artistic and creative departments

Photographer, Shape Magazine

New York City, NY January 1993 December 1994
  • Photographed celebrities, plated food, animals, and nature
  • Photoshopped my work into graphic designs for promotional material use
  • Touched up images using Adobe Suite
  • Collaborated with clients to guarantee satisfaction
  • Assisted imaging team members with prep, styling, and post production
 
Hobbies
Surfing
Painting
Photography
Cooking
Fashion
Horse-Back Riding
Skills
Communication
Detail Oriented
Photography
Management
Visionary
Education
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
19881992
Bachelor's in Media Studies
GPA: 3.7/4.0