Charles Rouse

Art Director


New York

Charles Rouse is an Art Director working in Digital, Interactive, and Graphic Design in New York City. He comes with a BFA in Advertising Design along with over 10 years of experience working in small to large Agencies both online and offline. Media include Digital, UI, UX, Interactive, Print, Direct Advertising, Broadcast, and Branding.

Specialties: Digital, UI, UX, Interactive, Graphic Design, Conceptual Design, Print.

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  • Art Supervisor/Senior Art Director
    New York, NY
    Jul 2011 - Present
    The CDM Group
    Digital, UI, UX, Interactive, Conceptual Design.
  • Senior Art Director
    New York, NY
    Mar 2010 - Jul 2011
    Morini & Montanari Photo Studios Italy, Grey Alliance NYC, CDMi connect NYC
  • Art Director
    New York, NY
    Feb 2008 - Mar 2010
    Digitas NY
    American Express, Sanofi Aventis, Pfizer.
  • Art Director
    New York, NY
    Aug 2007 - Feb 2008
    Gigante Vaz Partners, Euro RSCG, Concentric.
  • Art Director
    New York, NY
    Jan 2006 - Jul 2007
    Grey Healthcare Group
    Boehringer Ingelheim (Aptivus/Viramune), Celebrex, Exubra
  • Art Director
    New York, NY
    May 2005 - Jan 2006
    Corporate ID for Hiroko's Place, NYC.
  • Art Director
    New York, NY
    May 2003 - Apr 2005
    Foote, Cone, and Belding
    At&t, Qwest, MetLife, Gevalia Kaffe.
  • Jr Art Director/Designer
    New York, NY
    May 2000 - Apr 2003
    SGNet Solutions
    The New England Journal of Medicine, and TIAA-CREF.


  • BFA Advertising Design
    New York, NY
    Sep 1998 - Jun 2002
    Fashion Institute of Technology
    Graduated Magna Cum Laude.
  • Non Degree
    New York, NY
    Sep 1999 - Jun 2000
    Center for Communications-Mentorship Program
    Mentorship program with Gregory T. Walker C.O.O. Uniworld.

Media Skills

  • Photoshop CS4
    Illustrator CS4
    Indesign CS4
    Quark Xpress 7
    Mac OSX
    Flash (working knowledge, non developer)
    Html (working knowledge, non developer)

Client List (Partial)

  • American Express, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sanofi Aventis, Aptivus, Viramune, Pringles, City Harvest, Exubera, USPS, AT&T, Glaxo Smith Kline, Qwest Eli Lilly, Gevalia Kaffe, TIAA-CREF, MetLife, PSC, CUNY.

Related Interests/Influences

  • Speculative Fiction, Industrial Design, Video, Auto/Motorcycle Concept Design, New Media/Technology, Tattoo Design.