Hi, I'm Vince. 

I'm an Executive Creative Director (Art Director by trade) who's able to think traditionally, digitally and big-picturely. I've worked on big and small brands ranging from travel, to beers, diapers, and everything in between. I'm also really comfortable in front of clients. Occasionally, I dabble in a little UX, illustration and photography. And lastly, I love two-headed snakes and Rube Goldberg machines.

EXPERIENCE

Executive Creative Director 
MVNP - DDB Associate / Honolulu, HI / 2013 - Current
Hawaii Visitors & Convention Bureau, Hawaii Tourism Authority, First Hawaiian Bank, First Insurance Company of Hawaii, Kona Brewing Co., 76, Hele, Nom Nom, Target, McDonalds, Consolidated Theaters, Marriot, Hilton, The Laylow,  Our Kakaako, Ward Village, Howard Hughes, Child and Family Service,  International Market Place, Hawaiian Electric, Hawaii Crop Improvement Association, Hawaii State Energy Office

Freelance Creative Director
Honolulu, HI / 2013

Creative Director 
Ogilvy & Mather / Chicago, IL / 2011-2013
Huggies, Pull-Ups, GoodNites, The Ernest Hemingway Foundation, KISSFM, Emporium Arcade Bar, Chicago Blackhawks, Pledge

Art Director 
M&C Saatchi / Santa Monica, CA / 2010-2011
San Diego Zoo, Crystal Cruises, Epson, New Mexico Tourism Department, Getty Center, Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau, Trafalgar Tours, California Department of Public Health

Book Illustrator 
Everything Is Better With A Gorilla / 2009-2010

Senior Art Director 
Ignited / El Segundo, CA / 2008-2010
Sony VAIO, Princess Cruises, EA Mobile, Cartoon Network, Agility Logistics

Advertising Instructor 
Chicago Portfolio School / Chicago, IL / 2006-2007

Art Director 
Cramer-Krasselt / Chicago, IL / 2004-2007
AirTran Airways, Heinz, Corona, Corona Light, Modelo Especial, Cellular South, Effen Vodka, Zantac, Champion Tae Kwon Do School, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Hyatt Place, La Quinta Inn & Suites, Weight Watchers Smart Ones, Coleman Natural Foods, Bucktown Fitness Club, TV Guide, John Mullaly DDS, DEX

Freelance Art Director 
Ungar Group / Chicago, IL / 2004
Chicago Sinfonietta

Graphic Designer 
The Brochure Factory / Chicago, IL / 2004
Le Meridien Hotels & Resorts, Mobil Travel Guide

Graphic Designer & Intern 
MVNP - DDB Associate / Honolulu, HI / 2003
Aloha Airlines, McDonald’s, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, First Hawaiian Bank, Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau, Ala Moana Shopping Center

EDUCATION

Chicago Portfolio School 
2003-2004 / Art Direction

University of Hawaii & University of Washington
1998-2003 / Marketing

RECOGNITION
Shorty, Effie, Communicaton Arts Interactive Annual, New York Festivals Innovative Advertising Awards Show, Webby, FITC, Webawards, Creativity, SXSWi, FWA, Archive, Graphis, AdWeek, Web Marketing Association Web, Davey, Chicago Creative Club, Adrian, Mercury, 40 Under 40, Telly, Pele, AIGA Hawaii-50

FEATURED
Agency Spy, Hawaii Business, Pacific Business News, Mediakix, Digital Cinema Report

CONTACT 
vince.soliven@gmail.com
(808) 779-4851

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