Designer & Art director

Mike Lohr

 
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Bio

portfolio upon request

An accomplished Art Director, Mike Lohr has helmed creative projects for Fortune 500 companies, boutique apparel brands, major and independent record labels, California streetwear lines, and a popular cable TV network, among others. Mike’s currently the Art Director at Group Efforts, where he has overseen projects including Jerde, Runway Playa Vista, Firewire Surfboards, Pause and Kelly Slater Wave Co. In addition to his passions for art, color and modernist design, Mike seeks out good coffee, cacti, Instagramable typography and hand-painted letter forms, oversized art books, vintage architectural magazines, designer office supplies, weekends in the desert, and breakfasts of fried eggs over-easy with bacon and toast.

 

Experience

Group Efforts, art director

January 2017 - Present

pencil on paper studio, art director

October 2009 - December 2016

I reported directly to CEO/Creative Director John Moore and oversaw the day-to-day art needs and operations of the studio. I set the course and managed the workloads of teams of designers while interfacing directly with the marketing and apparel design teams, clients and vendors. Projects included, M.Nii, Splendid, Mountain Khakis, Kenneth Cole Reaction, Le Tigre, DJM Capital.

Semiliquid design studio, founder

March 2001 - October 2009

warner bros. records, art director

March 1999 - March 2001

Skills

 

Interests

Joshua Tree
Architecture
Cooking
Aeropress
Sunset How To Books
Photography
Apartamento Magazine

 

Education

art center college of design, pasadena

BFA Graphic Design
Graduated April 1997

 

 

Contact

Email: hellomikelohr@gmail.com
Phone: 323.327.3065
Address: los angeles, california