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Andy Gosendi

Associate Creative Director

Florida

An art director with a clean desk and an organized plan of attack is somewhat alien in the creative world… and he speaks two languages fluently. But that’s only part of what makes Andy so unique.

Born in Bogota, Colombia, raised in Ohio and ultimately moving to Florida has given Andy a unique point of view and ultimately influenced his work. He uses his undeniable design talent to focus on branding, identity work and the like that are aesthetically pleasing while always conveying something deeper. During his 20 year career, he has collected 60+ awards and judged almost as many ADDY competitions

Andy uses his expertise and personal experience to create dynamic and unique creative solutions for his clients, some of which include the City of Jacksonville, Swisher International; web.com; Alicia Keys; and the PGA Tour, to name a few. When he isn’t creating beautiful, purpose driven work, he’s helping educate his son on the finer things in life . . . travel, photography, Donatos Pizza and “THE Ohio State” Football.

JuLee Brand

Art Director

Tennessee

JuLee Brand’s career has always been design-centric. As Production Manager for Reunion Records (Michael W. Smith, the Prayer Chain, Third Day, Rich Mullins) she handled all aspects of releases from scheduling to design to manufacturing to marketing pieces. During her almost eighteen-year Creative Director position at Emmy-winning television production company High Five Entertainment, she designed and animated title opens and graphics on over 100 shows for CMT, TNN, Speed Channel, PBS, NPT, CBS, and ABC. Brand was Art Director at Hachette Books Nashville for four years, where she designed and art directed cover design for Joyce Meyer, Lauraine Snelling, Nadia Bolz-Weber to name a few. Over twenty years, she has designed logos for small businesses, CD/vinyl packaging, marketing pieces, and book covers.

When possible Brand also teaches graphic design at Belmont University as an adjunct. She has taught at the Art Institute and Watkins College of Art, Design, and Film.

Brand lives in Nashville, working from her home office so she can also spend time with her three fuzzy faces–one of which is human. When she isn’t working, she loves a full-bodied red wine and traveling to new places with fantastic food.

John Howard

Art Director

North Carolina

John serves as a freelance Art Director in Charlotte, North Carolina. A native Englishman who grew up studying advertising in Holland to eventually move to America. For more than 20 years John has worked in creative development and digital marketing for many companies such as Google, Pepsi, Denny’s, Freightliner Trucks, Thomas School Buses, Detroit Engines, NC Ports, Carnival Cruises, Bojangles’, Dunkin’ Donuts and Bank of America.

John is responsible for developing concepts that help bring brands to life through whatever means possible. John is also President of AAF Charlotte, bringing relevant speakers to Charlotte as well as managing the Charlotte American Advertising Awards.

Chuck Carter

Founder of Eagre Games

Maine

Chuck Carter has worked in the artistic end of the science and entertainment industries for more than 30 years. In 1993, he helped create the popular computer game Myst. Chuck has worked on more than two dozen video games as an artist, art director, computer graphics supervisor, and group manager.

He has a decades-long relationship with National Geographic as an illustrator and helping launch National Geographic Online.

Carter worked as a digital matte painter for science fiction shows like Babylon 5, Crusade, and Mortal Kombat, as well as art and animation for motion rides like Disney’s Mission to Mars and Paramount’s Star Trek: the Experience. 

His animation and illustration clients include NASA, Caltech, JPL, the Department of Defense, Wired magazine, Scientific American, and numerous book publishers including co-authoring a popular college textbook on geology – Exploring Geology for McGraw-Hill.

He is founder of Eagre Games and Chuck Carter Media based in Bangor, Maine.

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