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I'm a multi-disciplinary senior art director who is process oriented, focused on data-driven digital solutions, collaboratively minded and inspired to create engaging visual narratives across all mediums.

Certified Scrum Master

Projects

Work History

Skills

Certified Scrum Master, Sketch, Figma, InVision, Zeplin, JIRA, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, KeyNote, Powerpoint, photography, print production & publication

References

Greg Braun

Retired, Dp. Global Chief Creative Officer - Commonwealth//McCann

Professor of Advertising – The College for Creative Studies

Some creatives you want on your team because of their craft. Some creatives you want on your team because of their concepts. Some because of digital prowess, or work ethic, or dependability.  And some you simply want on your team because of their good character. As a CCO it’s often difficult to balance the right alchemy of assets. But once in a while we’re gifted with the type of creative who embodies all of the above. Jared Hamaguchi is that creative. In all the years I’ve known him, he’s never deviated from those qualities. And I’m happy to say with certainty that he never will.  

Larry Chou

Managing Partner, Great Inc. Former Creative Lead at IBM and PwC Greater China; Creative at Saatchi & Saatchi LA, Singapore, and Beijing.

I have had the pleasure of knowing Jared for over a decade, having first collaborated with him on key projects at Toyota. Throughout our professional journey, Jared has demonstrated his skills in art direction and also embracing to try new technologies.

Jared’s proactive approach to integrating 3D and digital processes allows him to stay at the forefront in today's dynamic field. His ability to adapt and apply new techniques has contributed to the evolution of client's project strategies. His dedication to continuous improvement makes him a valuable asset to any team.

Rob Funk

Fmr. Manager, Digital Marketing

Toyota Motors North America 

Jared prides himself on gaining a complete understanding of the strategy and subject matter well before starting to formulate creative ideas. This methodical process allows for an end product that is far superior to the original idea. Jared is very easy to work with and brings a great deal of original thought to every project he manages. 

Steve Chavez

Chief Creative Officer

Garage Team Mazda 

I've known Jared for a number of years, and have always appreciated his design sense, attention to detail, and willingness to consider a fresh perspective, along with offering up his own, usually just when the team needs it.

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