Austin Lane

About


I'm Austin Lane, Art Director and designer living in Cardiff By the Sea. I pride myself on the ability to craft stories and thoughtful executions for brands big and small. I believe in finding the big idea, collaborating to make it better, and not stopping until the execution is flawless. I fancy a nice surf, good coffee, making art, sharing food with friends, dance parties, and going on a good adventure. Say hi sometime.


BRANDS

The North Face
DC Shoes
New Era
Harrah's Resort SoCal
Transworld Surf Magazine
Eddie Bauer

Victory Motorcycles
Scripps
Polaris

Toyo Tires
Pentel
Garden Fresh
Wild Turkey
Deluxe BMX
Qualcomm
The Magpie
Colorado Native Beer
Chrome Yellow Trading Company

 

 

EXPERIENCE

The i.d.e.a. Brand // San Diego, CA
2015 – Current
Associate Creative Director

San Diego Portfolio School // San Diego, CA
2017
Instructor: Art direction & design

Austin Lane Creative // San Diego, CA
2014 – Current
Freelance Art Director / Designer

ViTRO // San Diego, CA
2012 – 2014
Sr. Art Director

The Integer Group // Denver, CO
2008 – 2012
Art Director // Sr. Art Director

Transworld Surf Magazine // Oceanside, CA
2006 – 2008
Associate Art Director

Mad Media // Oceanside, CA
2005 – 2006
Freelance Creative

The Integer Group // Denver, CO
2003 – 2004
Creative Intern

Syndicate Apparel // Boulder, CO
2000 – 2002
Partner / Creative Director

EDUCATION

RMCAD 
2009
Web Certificate
UX / UI & Web Design

Art Institute of Colorado 
2000 – 2003
Bachelor's Degree
Graphic Design

University of Colorado at Boulder
1998 – 2000
Business Management

RECOGNITION

Lurzer's Archive
National ADDY's
Telly's
Adweek
Ads of the World
Art Directors Club
Denver 50