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Nathan Levi Lewis II

Nathan Levi Lewis II

New York, NY, US

 
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Employment 

Wardell Milan Studio, New York, NY, US, Studio Director

Hire and manage studio art production staff
Maintain studio art production schedules in conjuction with the artist’s gallery
Design and detail custom furniture, fixtures, and hardware derived from studio works.
Develop and manage archival system for materials and methods in production of studio art.
Lead production of 3D sculpture studies and custom studio furniture.
Lead production of experimental film and digital media installations.
Copywriting, social media and web content development and management.
NOTABLE PROJECTS:
UPCOMING ‘L-T-R’ SMART STUDIO FURNITURE AND HOUSEWARES LINE.
UPCOMING SCULPTURE INSTALLATION

Jan 2016 - current
 

L3V1, New York, NY, US, Freelance Designer & Creative Director

Design and creative consultancy offering bespoke creative services ranging from industrial design,
interior architecture & design, packaging; graphics; naming; UI/UX; content strategy and development.
NOTABLE CLIENTS:
NOTABLE CLIENTS:
ATLANTIC RECORDS
BLACKBOOK MAGAZINE
BLEU MAGAZINE
CREATIVECONTROL.TV
DAMON DASH (BLUROC)
ELLEN POMPEO
FASHIONBOMBDAILY.COM
GIANT MAGAZINE
HOME DEPOT
LIFEANDTIMES.COM
JUNE AMBROSE
K-SWISS
LEE COPPERWHEAT (MENSWEAR LINE)
LUPE FIASCO
LYSA COOPER
MARC JACOBS INTERNATIONAL
MIGUEL (SONY RECORDING ARTIST)
OLIVER CLARK NY
ONCELOVEDLAUNDRY.COM
PANASONIC
ROC NATION
V MAGAZINE
VOGUE.COM

Jan 2012 - Jan 2016
 

POLTRONA FRAU GROUP, New York, NY, US, Marketing Manager & Creative Director

Lead marketing and brand positioning efforts in North and South America for high-end designer Italian furnishing
brands: Poltrona Frau, Cassina, and Cappellini.
Translate Italian brand message for respective North American and South American markets.
Consultant to HQ in Italy regarding product development, brand extension opportunities, creative direction of website,
and advertising creative.
Creative Direction of showrooms and developing merchandising floor plans that optimize showroom assortments
across markets to increase sales.
Establish and maintain relationships with trade press publications.
Develop strategic partnerships with other lifestyle brands to advance brand positions.
Manage special events and cooperative marketing initiatives.
Development of hybrid marketing strategies for both trade and ‘end-use’ consumers.
Copywriting, social media and web content development and management.
NOTABLE PROJECTS:
DIFFUSION BRAND CONCEPT FOR CAPPELLINI
PFG NERO – BRAND AFFINITY MEMBERSHIP CARD PROGRAM
ESTABLISHED AND MANAGE CRM SOFTWARE AND IMPLEMENTATION
SHOP-IN-SHOP WITH RIZZOLI AND GESTALTEN BOOK PUBLISHERS
DEVELOPMENT AND ART DIRECTION OF NEW TRADE SALES MATERIALS PACKAGE INCLUDING NEW MEDIA

Jun 2010 - Jun 2012
 

JAKLITSCH / GARDNER ARCHITECTS, New York, NY, US, Architect & Project Manager

Design and project manage projects for Marc Jacobs Collection and Marc by Marc Jacobs flagship stores
Design and detail custom furniture, fixtures, and hardware.
NOTABLE PROJECTS:
MARC BY MARC JACOBS – SAVANNAH, GA
MARC BY MARC JACOBS – HARAJUKU, TOKYO
MARC BY MARC JACOBS – CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
MARC JACOBS COLLECTION RTW BLOOMINGDALES - 59TH STREET
REDESIGN OF MARC BY MARC JACOBS RETAIL CONCEPT PACKAGE

Oct 2006 - Oct 2008
 

J. Paul Getty Museum, New York, NY, US, Exhibition Designer

Design and project manage exhibitions
Design and detail custom furniture, fixtures, and hardware.
NOTABLE PROJECTS:
NORTH PAVILION RENOVATION + REINSTALLATION,
EXHIBITION FOR FRANCOIS THOMAS GERMAIN’S MARCHINE D’ARGENT
GUERCINO’S MIND TO PAPER, A DRAWING EXHIBITION

Jan 2006 - Oct 2006
 

Mass Architecture and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US, Junior Architect

Design and project manage commercial and residential projects.
Provide graphic design and branding solutions for commercial clients.
Design custom furniture.
NOTABLE PROJECTS:
HIDALGO RESIDENCE
BREADBAR - CENTURY CITY
BUCK - LA
SAN MARCO RESIDENCE

Jan 2005 - Jan 2006
 

Taalman Koch Architecture, Los Angeles, CA, US, Design Intern & Model Builder

Built models, produced CAD drawings and schematics for Stabiae Archeological Park.
Developed concepts for TK iT-House, a prefabricated housing model.
Design research and archiving.
NOTABLE PROJECTS:
STABIAE ARCHEOLOGICAL PARK.
TK IT-HOUSE

Jan 2004 - Jan 2005
 

Education 

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA, US, Bachelors, Industrial Design

Focused on Product and Environmental Design and 'minored' in avant-garde film.

Jan 2001 - May 2005
 

Areas of Specialization