Hi.  I’m an Art Director. CD. Designer. Writer.
All-around nice guy. ︎ About Me

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Hybrid Creative, ACD,  Art Director, Strategist, Illustrator,
Sub-par Animator (see Illustrations), pre-pandemic Baker, a Generalist. 
Seeking new creative opportunities (CD / ACD/ Art Director/Hybrid).
michael@dooleynoted.work ︎


  • Art Direction (concept development, production, storyboards/sketches)
  • Design (presentation, moodboards, visual systems, product, prototypes, light motion)
  • Digital / Social (paid media, strategy, engagement) 
  • Copywriting
  • Branding
  • Creative Strategy
  • Cross Functional Collaboration / Stakeholder Alignment (aka selling it)

Film • Social •  Digital • Print • Motion •  Illustration • Augmented Reality

Recent Highlights

  • Built Meta's event campaign strategy for ticketing and live event clients worldwide.
  • Developed Meta’s go-to-market strategy for film releases.

Freelance ACD / CD
Los Angeles / Present
  • Meta
  • Lyft

Creative Director @ META (formerly Facebook)   
New York & Los Angeles / 2018-2023 
  • Led creative strategy and execution for North American clients in Travel and Entertainment—
    exploring and exploiting the creative potential of Meta’s platforms—Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime,
    Live Nation, Universal, Lionsgate, Kayak, Airbnb, Marriott, Delta, and MGM, etc. 

Senior Creative @ AMAZON
New York, NY / 2017 - 2018
  • Led creation of on-platform experiences for Adidas, Converse, Nike and Prime Day. 

Senior Art Director @ RGA        
New York, NY / 2016-2017
  • Created digital branding and product launch campaigns for Nike Football and Converse.

Creative @ DENTSU 360i
New York, NY / 2014-2016
  • Social, experiential, launch campaigns for HBO's Game of Thrones, The Leftovers, HBO Now,
    Coffee-mate, Skinny Cow, etc. 

Art Director @ AKQA
San Francisco, CA / 2012-2014
  • Innovative experiences for Audi, AB In-Bev, X-Box, and Google.

Art Director Intern @ CUTWATER         
San Francisco, CA / 2011-2012
  • Intern under Chuck McBride, new business. 


2024 Webby Award | Fan Experience “Five Night’s at Freddie’s”
2023 Grand Clio | Theatrical | Film: Fan Engagement “M3gan”
2021 Clio Award Winner: Social Media “Scream (2020)”
2016 Shorty Awards Winner: Humor "HBO Now"
2016 Cannes : Entertainment Lion Shortlist "Catch Drogon"
2016 Shorty Awards Winner: Gamification "Catch Drogon"
2016 One Show Merit "Catch Drogon"
2016 Webby Award Nominee "Catch Drogon"
2016 IAB Mixx Bronze "Catch Drogon"