Noel Artiles ECD / Creative Director

Thanks for taking the time to know a little bit more about me. To start I personally believe that great work is born from smart thinking, passion, craft, teamwork, and fearlessness. These are principals that I apply to every project I touch and also the principals I strive to teach to the people I work with and manage.
I’m an experienced Creative Director that is driven by craft, purpose, and passion. I like to be hands-on and inspire my teams to think big. Visual design and storytelling are my superpowers and my objective is to build forward thinking creative teams, build and grow great brands, and help my clients solve problems. I’m seeking to be a trusted and valued creative partner by your side.

Some facts about me
I'm from Miami. 
I've lived in New York. 
I'm a father.
I'm an Art major. 
I love the smell of freshly printed collateral.
I love to doodle.
I'm a t-shirt junky.
I love skulls.
I love cars more.
I build custom cars.
I was in a lowrider club.
I collect action figures.
I can't decide whether Wolverine or the Hulk is more bad ass so I love them both.
I like to build things and take things apart.
I like to work with my hands.
I used to write graffiti.
I love the Lord of the Rings and Star Wars equally.
I can't stand spiders.

Things I'm very good at
Creative Direction
Art Direction
UI / UX & Digital Design
Making Digital Products / Solutions
Design Thinking
Visual Design / Graphic Design
Rapid ideation and concepting
Traditional and digital advertising
Building digital prototypes
Marketing & Advertising
Branding / Brand Management
Team Management

Clients I've worked with
• RBC Capital Markets  • Jenny Craig  • Atlantis Paradise Island Bahamas  • Miami Dade Transit  • US Med  
• Strang Architecture  • Walt Grace Vintage  • Aon  • Mariott Hotels  • Camel Cigarettes  • AT&T  • Merck  
• Discover Debit  • Capital One  • Fedex  • Dell  • Hershey’s  • Land Rover  • Coca Cola  • Powerade  • VW  • Twix 
• Dodge  • Chrysler  • American Express  • Samsung  • Network Solutions  • Citibank 
• Celebrity Cruises  • Neiman Marcus  • Linksys by Cisco
My Day Job/s
I’m a Miami based Creative Director and I began my career in Miami as a graphic designer working for small local marketing and design firms.
In 2003 I landed a job at PGI which at the time was the largest e-marketing firm in the South Eastern US, this firm would eventually become Sapient. At PGI/Sapient I worked on some award wining primarily digital campaigns for clients like Citibank, Celebrity Cruises, and SOBE Wine and Food Festival. I then made the move up to Digitas NY as an Art Director to work on the American Express and Samsung accounts. 
After a few years in NY I moved back to Miami to work back at SapientNitro where I was the lead creative on some award winning campaigns for brands like the Rock & Roll Hall of fame, Samsung, Dodge, Chrysler, and Twix. 
I then made the switch to Y&R Miami where for a few years I was the Creative Director and Digital Creative Lead on the Fedex and Dell accounts where my team produced some award winning work for LATAM and US Hispanic markets. I also worked on various projects with other portfolio clients like Hershey's chocolate, Wendy's and AT&T.
In my last role I was a Creative Director at the PWC experience center where I helped fortune 100 clients with business transformation and the creation of digital solutions.
I am currently Executive Creative Director at Glue IQ where I help global and national brands with their branding, marketing, and business transformation needs. 
After Hours
When I’m not in the office working or running around after two very active beautiful children, I along with my business partner run and operate an apparel brand for automotive enthusiasts named HypeStance. I also get my hands dirty working on my 2 project show cars. I’ve spent years working on them and I do my best to design, fabricate, and install as much as possible myself. Why? Because I love challenges and I love to make things that have not been seen before.

Now enough about me. Let me hear about you. 
If you think we should be working together let's connect.
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