May 2017 - Current
Designed motion graphics, and show package animations and assets for The Jam, a 2 hour live morning show in Chicago. Also maintained the graphic needs and assets on a daily basis for the show and promotions. Loved the high energy of working on a live TV show!
Dec 2015 - Feb 2017
Worked on design ideas from concept to completion with the agency creative director. Edited commercial spots with shot footage, graphics, and voice overs. Converted final files to needed compressions for various formats and TV stations. And got to eat a lot of really good pizza on the boss's dime.
Aug 2012 - Dec 2015
Created motion graphic animations, broadcast commercials, and multimedia ads for broadcast, and web. Managed contracted designers and prioritized projects and revisions. Insuring deadlines and turn around times. Consulted with clients on needs for projects. It was an amazing opportunity and great hiking trails.
2002 - 2012
Motion Graphics / Editor
Worked with producers and production manager editing spots and providing motion graphics. Worked with clients on the idea and message. Produced long format real estate and auto shows. Went on to work at the Midwest division headquarters. Great people and I learned a lot.
I studied at Columbia College. By chance walked into a digital video class and the rest is history.
Oakland Community College
Learning never ends took courses in multimedia and web design and vector based animation.
Editing / Cinematography
Had an opportunity to work with some talented film makers and editing teachers. And get behind the camera!
Learning Never Ends
Pushing the Cinema 4D!
DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE SERVICES
Doug came highly recommended from our Comcast Chicago operations manager. Doug's diverse creative experience gives him a unique advantage when developing content for the Comcast online business. His ability to make each advertisement its own made for effective advertising and satisfied customers.
Alyson R GOLDBERG
SR MANAGER INTERACTIVE MEDIA AT COMCAST SPOTLIGHT
Doug is an extremely talented multi-media artist, designer and editor. He's an expert executing creative campaigns across a variety of media platforms including Online, On Air, Print and Interactive Television. He is able to juggle multiple projects, while meeting deadlines and producing top quality creative.
OWNER OF KEVIN COOKE MEDIA
Doug is an extremely talented artist which in and of itself is a great asset to have in the creative workplace, but more than that Doug is good at quickly and thoroughly understanding specific software and other tools, giving him more creative flexibility and ultimately a better product. He's also a lot of fun to work with and a great team player. Many times Doug saved the day and made us all heroes with clients by "making things happen"!