About

Welcome, my name is Seth Schwartz. Airseth is my career website and a companion to my LinkedIn profile. I have been fortunate enough to work at a diverse mix of companies, which has offered me a wealth of experience. I currently live in the San Francisco East Bay Area and work at HDMZ, a full-service branding and integrated marketing communications agency focused on science and healthcare. If you are curious to learn more about me, fill out the short form at the end of this page, and I will get back to you within 24 hours. Cheers!

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Experience

HDMZ
San Francisco, California
October 2016 - Present

Vice President, Client Services & Digital Strategy

Responsibilities:
  • Branding & brand platform development
  • Creative development strategy
  • Large/Enterprise website planning/strategy
  • Digital development and tactical execution strategy
  • Customer and executive interviews
  • Customer insight development
  • Account planning & management
  • New business development
  • Client service team coaching, management, & reviews

HDMZ
San Francisco, California
July 2015 - October 2016

Director, Client Services & Digital Strategy

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure client expectations are exceeded
  • Ensure stringent quality control process
  • Performance evaluations, training, and coaching
  • Analysis of input to generate insights
  • Facilitate strategic planning sessions with clients
  • Mentor Account Executives
  • New business proposals and pitches
  • Creative concept presentations

HDMZ
Chicago + San Francisco
January 2002 - July 2015

Director, Digital Solutions

Responsibilities:
  • Define and scope projects
  • Maintain key relationships both internally and with external partners
  • Provide oversight for project workflow
  • Maintain and uphold operational processes
  • Facilitate strategic planning sessions with clients
  • Identify and define opportunities for process improvement
  • Provide UI/UX design leadership and mentoring for team
  • New business proposals and pitches
  • Client facing
  • Creative concept presentations

DaVinci Software
Chicago, Illinois
2000-2002

Creative Director

Responsibilities:
  • Brought onboard to foster climate of growth for new creative team
  • Focus on software user interface design
  • Oversaw front-end development practice
  • Performance evaluations, training, and coaching
  • Mentor UI and Front-end Developers
  • Client facing
  • Creative concept presentations

Tribal Worldwide (DDB)
Chicago, Illinois
1999-2000

Interactive Art Director

Responsibilities:
  • Focus on website and application user interface design
  • Mentored designers
  • Client presentations

Arends
Oakbrook, Illinois
1996-1999

Art Director / Web Designer

Responsibilities:
  • Hybrid of web and print design focus
  • Lead growth of web design practice
  • Lead front-end development practice
  • Art direction
  • Client presentations

Mayfair Games
Skokie, Illinois
1994-1996

Graphic Design

Responsibilities:
  • Package design
  • Book cover and interior pages design
  • Game component design
  • Press checks
  • Concept presentations to game design team

Education

  • 1997-1998The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

    Continuing Education, Multi Media 1 and 2
  • 1993-1994The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

    Art & Technology
  • 1988-1992Millikin University

    B.A., Psychology

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