art direction & design

This is the personal portfolio of Timothy Carvalho and features both graduate work and professional work performed at a variety of agencies. Special thanks to all of the students, professors, and colleagues that have been part of my project teams over the years.

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Creatively driven strategic brand storyteller.

I design and direct meaningful and unique experiences that influence consumer behavior and solve brand problems.

Art Director with award winning professional and academic work in Advertising and Design. I believe that ideas should come first and drive platform solutions that bring a convergence of any and all forms of media to connect with people in a true and authentic way.

EXPERIENCE

&Barr,
Senior Art Director, ‘18-Current

Lead art director at one of Orlando’s biggest and most exciting ad agencies providing high level concepting and design for a mix of brands that span education, entertainment, hotel, medical, restaurant, retail, and tourism.

 

Received AAF District Gold and Local Gold ADDYs, as well as HSMAI Gold Adrian awards for Rosen Hotels & Resort’s Ask Rosen digital creative innovation and packaging design work.

Disney's Yellow Shoes Creative Group,
Art Director (PI), ‘17-18

As a capstone to grad school, worked an extremely competitive one year Professional Art Direction (PI) program with Disney’s in-house Ad Agency performing conceptual advertising, design, branding, social/digital content creation, and photo/video shoot art direction for assigned global Disney Destination brands. Art Directed several large social media and integrated campaigns, created several new special branded experience and in-park event concepts, designed a couple of large-scale rebranding campaigns, named Epcot’s Holiday Event International Festival of the Holidays, and designed the agency's animated Christmas card. 

 

Received AAF District Gold, Local Gold, and Best of Show ADDYs for Disney Cruise Line’s Very Merrytime Cruises campaign work.

 

MAV Films,
Creative Director (Short-term Project), ‘17-17

Creative consultant for a three month fundraising campaign to raise $12,000 for the production of the Emmy award winning student fan-film Odyssey: A Star Wars Story. Built and led a 12 person advertising creative team preceding a May 4th fundraising launch event. Provided film branding as well as concepts and proposal for the advertising creative strategy, print and digital campaign, social media plan, video content treatments, promotional give-away items, and several live event ideas. 

 

Efforts contributed to the production raising over $14,000 to create the film. Branding and design work for the film was seen at the Emmys and Telly Awards.

Pinnacle Entertainment,
Senior Designer / Art Director, ‘12-16

Created, designed, and directed the production for MyPNK Magazine - a quarterly publication distributed to over 15,000 team members in 9 states. Provided branding, design, art direction, and print production management.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

AAF ADDY Awards 

Over 25 awards received in Local and District AAF competitions (including multiple Gold and Silver Awards, 2 Judge's Choice Awards, and 1 Best of Show).
 

Adweek, '18

Published 40forMore Campaign in roundup of Best Agency Holiday Cards.

Ads Of The World, '18
Published work created for Nemours Children's Hospital and the American Diabetes Association.

HOW International Design Awards, '17
Won award for Google ESL Brand-led Tech Innovation and published in the HOW Magazine Spring 2018 issue.

Red Dot: Communication Design Awards, '17

Won award for Integrated Advertising Campaign and published in the Red Dot Communication Design Annual 2017/2018.

SCADDY Awards, '17 

Awarded 1 Gold in Brand-led Product Innovation and 3 Silver awards in Copywriting, Experiential, and Integrated Advertising.

SCADDY Awards, '16

Awarded 1 Gold in Experiential, 1 Silver in Video, and 2 Judge's Choice Awards (judged by DDB, 72andSunny, and SS+K agency creatives).

SCAD Ad Club Copywriting Workshop, '16

Won "Best Branded Solution" for the Oreos Branded Content Series Scriptwriting Challenge.

Applied Arts Magazine Student Awards, '16
Published for Monopoly Advertising Campaign.

EDUCATION

Savannah College of Art & Design

 

MFA - Advertising, ‘17 (3.88 GPA)

 

MA - Graphic Design, ‘16

SELECTED CLIENTS

American Diabetes Association

Andre Agassi Foundation

Attack Poverty

Catholic Charities

Central Christian Church

Circus Circus Hotel

Disney Cruise Line

Disney Dreamer’s Academy

Disney Springs

Euphoria Salon

Excalibur Hotel

Hard Rock Hotel

Luxor Hotel

Martin’s Guitar Strings

Nathan Adelson Hospice

Nemours Children’s Hospital

Pinnacle Entertainment

Rosen Hotels & Resorts

Sonny’s BBQ

UNLV

Walt Disney World Parks & Resorts.