Summary
Andrew Wendling is an award winning multidisciplinary art director and designer specializing in digital interactivity, design and motion. He will use any means and platforms necessary to sculpt ideas and concepts that are not only beautiful, but serve a purpose and push their medium as far as possible. Born and raised in North Philadelphia, he has worked professionally in Philly, Brooklyn, New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. He currently resides in the heart of San Francisco, where the mix of west coast culture intersects with an east coast city feel.

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Agency Experience
Big Spaceship, Code and Theory, Red Interactive Agency, Blitz, Kastner & Partners, The Famous Group, AKQA (current)

Selected Client List
Nike, Red Bull, Anheuser Busch, Sprint, Xbox, Autodesk, Gap, Target, Visa, Toyota, Adobe, Nestle/Wonka, Farmers Insurance, Hungryman, UFC, Activision/Neversoft, ESPN, AT&T, Albert Hammond, Sony Pictures, Sony BMG, Mercury Insurance, Lincoln (Auto), Microsoft/MRM, Mcdonalds, Wonka Candy, Hitachi, MTV, Vice Magazine, Cadbury Schweppes/Dr Pepper, Yuengling Brewery, National Constitution Center, FOX, Universal Studios, FX Networks, HRE Wheels.

Industries
Entertainment (Theatrical, Television, Home Video), Consumer Packaged Goods, Videogames, Music, Automotive, Sports, Electronics

Specialties
Art Direction, Concept Design and Storyboarding, Typography, Layout, After Effects/C4D/Flash Integration, 3D design (Cinema 4D / Maya), After Effects Animation (and SFX), Flash Animation (timeline or coded), Matte Painting/Photorealistic Photoshop Work

Currently Reading
Less and More: The Design Ethos of Dieter Rams, Monocle Magazine, Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, The Surfer's Journal, Guidelines for Online Success,Talent is Not Enough: Business Secrets for Designers

Places I've Traveled To
Switzerland, Italy, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Mexico, Bermuda, England, Canada

Places I Want to Go
Everywhere else

Awards

  • Sprint Evo 3D, Official Webby Nominee, Telecommunications Category (Famous Interactive / Euro RSCG Chicago)

  • Sprint Evo 3D, IAC Award, Outstanding Website (Famous Interactive / Euro RSCG Chicago)

  • Sprint Evo 3D, Communicator Award (Famous Interactive / Euro RSCG Chicago)

  • Sprint Evo 3D, Best Telecommunication Website (Famous Interactive / Euro RSCG Chicago)

  • Sprint Evo 3D, Silver Addy, Website, Consumer Flash, Products (Famous Interactive / Euro RSCG Chicago)

  • Sprint Evo 3D, Dope Award 2011 (Famous Interactive / Euro RSCG Chicago)

  • Sprint Evo 3D Finalist OMMA 2011— Online Advertising Creativity, Promotion (Famous Interactive / Euro RSCG Chicago)

  • Sprint Evo 3D Finalist OMMA 2011— Online Advertising Creativity, Website (Famous Interactive / Euro RSCG Chicago)

  • Sprint Evo 3D FWA SOTD Award, Mobile category (Famous Interactive / Euro RSCG Chicago)

  • AT&T Augmented Reality FWA Public Shortlist (Famous Interactive / BBDO NY)

  • Hungry Heroes, 2011 IAC Award, Outstanding Social Media Campaign (Famous Interactive / Draft FCB / Pinnacle Foods)

  • Toyota Corolla Live the Dream 2008 FITC Winner, Usability Category (RED Interactive Agency)

  • Hitachi True Stories 2007 One Show Interactive Merit Award (Code and Theory)

  • Hitachi True Stories 2007 Horizon Interactive Silver, Video Documentary Category (Code and Theory)

  • Hitachi True Stories 2007 Gold Addy, Interactive Media Category (Code and Theory)

  • Hitachi True Stories 2007 Effie Award: Finalist (Code and Theory)

  • LXTV 2007 Horizon Interactive Gold, Entertainment Category (Code and Theory)

  • 2007 Nike Air, W3 Awards - Video/Motion Graphics - Gold

  • 2007 Nike Air, Flash Forward Boston - Commerce - Winner

  • 2007 Nike Air, Communication Arts Interactive Annual 13 - Advertising - Winner/

  • 2007 Nike Air, D&AD - Websites and Animation - Nomination

  • 2007 Nike Air, D&AD - Motion Graphics - Nomination

  • 2007 Nike Air, The Webby Awards - Sports - Honoree

  • 2007 Nike Air, One Show Interactive - Business to Consumer - Bronze

  • 2007 Nike Air, Future Marketing Awards - Best Branded Environment - Winner

  • 2007 Nike Air, New York Festivals - Recreation/Sporting Goods - Gold World Medal

  • 2007 Nike Air, New York Festivals - Best Consumer-Targeted Website - Gold World Medal

  • 2006 Nike Air, Adobe 2006 MAX Awards - Advertising and Branding - Finalist

  • 2006 Nike Air, Adobe Flash 10th Anniversary - Significant Website of 2006

  • 2006 Nike Air, Pixel Awards - Animation - Winner

  • 2006 Nike Air, Pixel Awards - Sports - Winner

  • 2006 Nike Air, Pixel Awards - Best in Show - Runner-up

  • 2006 Nike Air, The FWA - 10 years of Flash - The most influential sites of 2006 - Shortlist

  • 2006 Nike Air, The FWA - Site of the Month