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Hello, I'm Declan Flynn,
a freelance graphic & motion artist

AKA. THE PROFESSIONAL

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Art Direction
27.777166 -82.626864 Based in St. Petersburg
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DECLAN FLYNN
A brief history of Declan Flynn's

20-year career in the
creative industry in Tampa Bay

My career began at a small Internet development company located in a strip-mall before being recruited by one of the largest dot-com agencies in the country. When the Internet bubble burst, for me that was in 2000, I dabbled in video post-production until a small manufacturing company hired me to model their entire product line in 3D. They didn't think I could do it, so I offered them a 90-day challenge. Three years later, I earned the title Art Director and eventually went freelance as a Director and Editor, producing TV spots and other creative for a small ad agency. Today as a Creative Producer for my local Film Commission, I just celebrated my 21st year working in the creative industry on July 14, 2020, and it's been one heck of a ride. And yes, I nailed the 90-day 3D challenge!

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Print Design

Binding, bleeds, coated, PMS, uncoated, indicia, etc., I've years of experience working in print.

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Branding/Logo design

No matter what branding stage you're in, brand management is crucial, and the right logo can set you apart.

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Video editing

Award-winning editor; splicing clips since back when Media 100 was king.

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Art direction

Sparking ideas and communicating messages in innovative ways with cost-saving productivity.

My Portfolio

Some Interesting Facts
About Me

I've worked for a variety of clients, producing an electic range of projects, from small to large, simple to complex, and I have the distinction of saying, I've left them all very satisfied.

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My Professional Work Experience

I possess a wide-range of professional work experience, principally in the graphic design and video post-production sectors with a solid emphasis on team/client-relations, project management and organization.

Pinellas County Film Commission

Aug 2017 to Present
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Visit St. Pete/Clearwater Film Commission

Creative Producer & Film Officer

Design film-related marketing materials, e.g., video, motion graphics, design for print and web; produce and direct original content, e.g., podcast and workshops, promoting film and TV in Pinellas County. Liaise with filmmakers and Pinellas' municipalities, processing and issuing filming permits; provide location support; connect local film crews with film and TV productions.

Wilson Media

2005 to 2017
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Creative Director

Analyzed client's visual communications needs; allocated and directed creative assets, e.g., printers, designers, production crews, etc.; developed and produced award-winning print- and digital artwork for various mediums; created and managed brands; co-produced, directed and edited television spots for local and national broadcast.
Note: This was a freelance position.

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Sunscreen Film Festival

2007 to Present
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Visit St. Pete/Clearwater Film Commission

Creative Director

Conceptualize, plan and design all creative collateral used to promote and advertise the annual film festival; brand management; design mediums include print- and web based materials, and video and motion graphics.
Note: This is a freelance position.

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My Current Work in Progress

Peek behind the scenes to view my latest work in progress or my latest completed project, which can also be seen in the portfolio section. I hope you enjoy watching and please drop me a note and tell me what you think, or ask me a question. And I love comments on my work, and that includes constructive criticisms. It's okay, I can take it. So, please check back often, and if you do not find the video you once saw last, then please check out my portfolio.

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How i Work

My Working Process

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  • Develop & elaborate

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//my skill set

Business Skills

A honest representation of three important business skill sets required to work either in a corporate or freelance setting: time management, organization and problem solving.
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Time Management

Organization

Problem solving

Software Skills

The preceding list consists of the creative software I use regularly and the percentage, which represents my current proficiency. Aside from these programs, I am very adept in using office programs like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. I also possess a strong familiarity with both Mac and PC operating systems and hardware.
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Photoshop CC
100%
Illustrator CC
100%
InDesign CC
100%
Premiere Pro CC
100%
After Effects CC
100%
Audition CC
100%
Blender 3D
100%

Complimentary Skills

These include competentcies in other skills that support and boosts my design/software skills.
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Videography/Photography

Directing

Producing

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My Clients and Testimonials

Below are only a few things that previous clients have said about me and my work. I take pride in knowing that when the job is done, my clients always return or refer me to others, knowing that I will extend to them the same level of expertise and attention to detail.

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