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Paul Kelley

Creative Director / Art Director / Designer

Biography

Paul is currently an Associate Creative Director with MRM Worldwide where he brings his 15-plus years of digital and interactive experience to the table. An experienced team leader and designer, Paul’s strengths lay in concepting, branding, strategy, team leadership, execution and mentoring.

His curiosity and enthusiasm for the medium encourage him to push the boundaries and discover new possibilities and technologies. Paul’s attention to detail, perseverance and dedication are what allow him stand out from the crowd.

Education

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, MI Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design

Experience

  1. MRM Worldwide
    Associate Creative Director 2010 -

    With MRM I’ve lead teams from the pitch to the end product, winning accounts and creating strong relationships with new clients along the way. Though my daily duties vary, I’m never afraid to get my hands dirty and do whatever it takes to make sure our clients and our departments goals are accomplished.

  2. Wunderman Team Detroit
    VP, Associate Creative Director 2005 - 2010

    My time at Team Detroit gave me the opportunity to excel and succeed in many different areas such as art direction, design, execution and team leadership rolls. My involvement with our social media team as a creative lead has made me an invaluable resource of knowledge.

  3. Avenue A / Razorfish, Chicago, IL
    Senior Art Director 2003 - 2005

    At Razorfish I earned my chops as an Art Director concepting and executing interactive web site designs and Flash animations as well collaborative work, company research, client meetings, and creative presentations.

  4. Three Mountain Group, Chicago, IL
    Senior Art Director2001 - 2003

    Responsibilities: Leading creative responsibilities for national accounts, concepting and creating interactive web site designs, animations and front end HTML.

  5. Rare Medium Inc., Detroit, MI
    Senior Designer 1999 - 2001
Skill set
  • Creative Direction

    With my experience I understand the struggles and intentions of those I manage as well as those I am encouraging to grow.

  • Design

    This is what gets me out of bed in the morning. Being presented with a problem and finding a solution to that problem as well as everything that happens in between.

  • Expertise

    Concepting, Branding, Strategy, Mobile, Execution, Mentoring, Typography, Color Theory, Design Layout, Print & Web Production, Marketing/Advertising, Project Estimates and Budget Management.

  • Photography

    This began as an outlet for me many years ago and has become a large part of who I am. I can usually be found taking photos, looking at photos or reading about photos in my spare time.