Lead Designer NBC UNIVERSAL - NBC SPORTS AND OLYMPICS 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City2010 - present
Lead the production of animated opens, bumpers, transitions, and other on-air elements. Involved in the production of promotional campaigns for NBC's Vancouver, London, and Sochi Olympic Games. Involved in the production of promotional campaigns and branding elements for NBC Football Night in America, NBC Sunday Night Football, NBC NHL Hockey Games, and other high-profile sports events. Oversee and direct live action shoots on location and in the studio.
Creative Director Filip Prochazka LLC New York City2010 - present
Creative consultant to Hothaus Creative, NBC Universal, NBC Sports, and other clients. Rebranded several TV stations across the US with Hothaus Creative. Translated branding objectives into creative strategies and articulated goals for creative teams. Assisted in project management and budget tracking efforts to ensure accuracy of creative scope, schedule and budget. Produced animated elements for various broadcast companies within the US.
Design Director NBC UNIVERSAL - NBC NEW YORK 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City2005 - 2010
Provided creative leadership to WNBC Creative Services Department responsible for on-air and off-air promotions. Translated marketing objectives into creative strategies and articulated goals for creative teams. Oversaw daily operations and managed a diverse creative team of designers, editors, writers, and animators. Led the production of animated opens, bumpers, station ID's, show packaging and other on-air elements. Ensured brand consistency across various NBC media platforms. Restructured and re-staffed the design department within Creative Services. Responsible for all aspects of creative development, including providing career development, mentoring and performance reviews. Created an environment for productive feedback on creative projects to inspire award-winning team thinking. Facilitated open communication between creative and sales teams.
Design Director The Movie Network Toronto Canada1999 - 2004
Developed full brand identities of new pay-television channels. Ensured brand consistency across existing pay-television channels and 360 degree marketing campaigns. Led the production of animated opens, bumpers, station ID's, show packaging and other on-air elements. Recruited creative talent and oversaw external agencies and vendors on projects totaling millions of dollars. Served as an authority on all aspects of broadcast design and promotions. Assisted in project management and budget tracking efforts to ensure accuracy of creative scope, schedule and budget. Supervised film and photo shoots. Oversaw every stage of the project lifecycle: from sketches to storyboards to final video edit.
Emmy - Sochi Olympic Games - Outstanding Design, NBC Sports
Emmy - London Olympic Games - Team Studio, NBC Sports
Emmy - Premiere League Football - Studio Show, NBC Sports
Emmy - Vancouver Olympic Games - Outstanding Design, NBC Sports
Emmy - NY Chapter - Lincoln Center, American Songbook, NBC
Emmy - NY Chapter - Nomination, NYC Marathon, NBC New York
Promax Gold - NYC Marathon, NBC
Promax Silver - Tribeca Film Festival campaign, NBC
Promax Silver - Lincoln Center, American Songbook, NBC
New York Broadcasters Association - Outstanding Commercial, NBC
New York Festivals World Medal - The Movie Network, M Excess Campaign
NBC Universal Ovation - Outstanding Teamwork and Imagination