John Carlos Harrington, Designer in Paris, France
John Carlos Harrington

Designer in Paris, France

Member since February 12, 2016
John Carlos is an American art director and visual designer based in Paris, France, with a satellite office in Los Angeles, California. He has 12+ years experience building strong, unique and compelling brand identities and brand experiences. Some of his previous clients include the American Red Cross, Arkitip Magazine, Colette, Emirates, Hyundai, Medtronic, NBC Universal, Nixon, and Samsung.
John is now available for hire


  • Founder, Art Director + Visual Designer

    2008 - PRESENT
    • Created brand identity: Worked closely with clients and stakeholders to thoroughly understand their brand, brand values, brand objectives, and future vision. Conceptualized, art directed, and designed brand identity programs that are memorable and captivating, resonate with a brand's audience, and differentiate them in the marketplace with items including logotypes, identity guidelines, brand standards, and identity systems.
    • Contributed to brand experience: Built visual design solutions that span brand touch points. Conceptualized, art directed, and designed strong, unique, and engaging websites for desktop and mobile, consumer and enterprise level mobile applications, collateral systems, marketing materials, and corporate communications.
    Technologies: InVision, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Senior Art Director + Lead Visual Designer

    2004 - 2008
    • Supervised creatives for multiple Fortune 500 clients' annual reports.
    • Met with the client executive team (CEO, CFO, IR) to discuss project objectives.
    • Analyzed research to gain an understanding of client business and performance.
    • Conceptualized, developed, and executed original design solutions.
    • Presented and discussed design solutions with client executive team.
    • Coordinated and managed the efforts and workflow of design team.
    • Attended and art directed photo shoots.
    • Worked closely with client executive team to iterate, refine, and finalize design solutions.
    • Created project specifications for print production.
    • Worked with printer and prep-team to finalize pre-production.
    • Led press checks during print production.
    Technologies: Adobe Creative Suite


  • Bachelor's degree in Communications
    1999 - 2001
    California State University at Fullerton - California
  • Associate’s degree in Communications
    1996 - 1998
    Citrus College - California



Paris, France

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