Skills

Concepting
Idea generation and strategy thinking that lead to the creation of strong visual and engaging communication and experiences.

Art Direction & Design
Extensive experience creating visual language and design systems across various media. Able to direct and lead designers, developers, illustrators, photographers and production companies.

Adobe Creative Suite CC
for graphic and motion design
on professional level.

I'm a passionate photographer
and I work well with studio/natural
lights and all kinds of photo equipment. 

Education

Miami Ad School
Madrid » Berlin » New York
Art Direction
January 2015 — March 2017

State University of Management
Moscow
Advertising
September 2006 — June 2011

 

Languages

English — Fluent
Russian — Native
Spanish — Si, pero no
German — Ja, aber nein (A1)

 

 

I'm open for projects and collaborations — gripowski@gmail.com

Professional experience

Ogilvy Berlin
Art Director
April 2019 – Present

Junior Art Director
September 2017 – March 2019

Brands: Coca-cola, Fanta, Nescafe.


TBWA New York
Art Direction intern
October 2016 — December 2016

Brands: IKEA, Michelin, TD Bank.


DDB Berlin
Art Direction intern
March 2016 – June 2016

Brands: Volkswagen, Pink Ribbon, T-Mobile.


The SQRL
Art Director
February 2014 – September 2014

The SQRL company is a full-service media gadget company that specializes in engineering, programming and software development for multi-touch devices all over the globe. My responsibilities included production of all visual materials, including the identity and the website.


Draft FCB Moscow
Creative Designer
June 2013 – February 2014

In June of 2013 well-known network advertising agency, Draft FCB opened a branch in Moscow and I was involved as a creative designer from the very beginning with wider responsibilities: producing ideas for BMW, Mini and Heineken brands and supervising the production along with a copywriter.


Caramba Media
Art Director
October 2012 – June 2013

Caramba Media is a media platform producing original video content for millennials. My main responsibilities were creating special projects and generating the original ideas to integrate brands into the content.
Brands:
MTS, Carlsberg.


Social Networks Agency
Senior Graphic Designer
May 2012 – October 2012

Social Networks Agency is a well-known Moscow agency that specialises in social media and digital projects where I took a role of senior graphic designer. I was creating the original content and supervising the work of visual department. 
Brands: Megafon, Beefeater.


Pir group
Graphic Designer
Aprill 2011 — May 2012

Since 1997 PIR Group organizes professional events for specialists of HoReCa market, and since 2012 for consumers too. I was involved in the creating the identity, websites and advertising/marketing materials for several exhibitions like Pir, Fair Pir and Moscow Bar show.