Name

Mike Javor

About

Javor is a former "Big Agency" Creative Director that got back into the game of boutique digital craftsmanship. Educated on the mean streets of code markup, ECMA scripting, and timeline animation − refined in the conference rooms of global brand marketing managers. Javor’s 12 years on the front lines and back end of digital marketing have led to award-winning work across the gamut of consumer categories and channels. Most recently, he directed digital creative initiatives and production for mcgarrybowen's Chicago office. He lives like a loner, fights like a professional, and loves like there's no tomorrow.

Agency Experience:

  • mcgarrybowen } Creative Director (Freelance) [2012]
  • Enlighten } Creative Director (Freelance) [2011]
  • Colossal Squid Industries } Creative Director [2008-2011]
  • Arc / Leo Burnett } Associate Creative Director; Senior Art Director [2004-2008]
  • Leapnet } Production Engineer [2000-2003]

Brand experience:

  • Bioré Skincare
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Bud Light
  • Cadillac
  • Captain Morgan
  • Curél Skincare
  • Disney
  • Hallmark
  • Jergens Skincare
  • Johnson Controls
  • Kellogg's
  • Kmart
  • Kraft Foods
  • McDonald’s
  • Nexxus
  • Nintendo
  • Philip Morris
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Purina
  • Sears
  • TRESemmé
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. CDC
  • Whirlpool Brands

Specialties

  • ''Big Brand Idea'' campaign and platform development
  • integrated brand marketing
  • experience design
  • digital production
  • content development
  • motion design
  • social media
  • traditional and non-linear narrative
  • pitch winning

Skills

  • Unconventional and contrarian creative thinking
  • building inclusive and constructive team environments
  • speaking various ''Developer'' dialects
  • authenticity
  • noticing details
  • not settling for less than great
  • +1 charisma
  • table tennis