Kenny Hopper

San Francisco, CA, USA
I love design and creative thinking. I am especially excited about the value the two often contribute to a brand. I approach my work as a multi-disciplinary thinker, and I welcome an opportunity to produce effective solutions and processes.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Sep 2014Present
Art Director, Visual Product Design
Visual design for interfaces across multiple platforms and operating systems including desktop, tablet and mobile. Developing the next-generation of visual and brand language across the entire product experience. Daily collaboration with product managers, developers, executives and user experience designers, from ideation to implementation.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Sep 2009
Art Director
Responsible for collaborating and inspiring the efforts of a creative team consisting of product designers, graphic designers, interface developers, videographers and photographers. Daily projects require a well-rounded understanding of graphic design, packaging design, industrial design process, usability, technology, and user experience design. Applied conceptual strategy, brainstorm facilitation, day-to-day shepherding of a project to completion and collaboration with lead creative and design directors.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Sep 2010May 2011
Freelance Art Director
Branding and user interface design project for, an online experience that offers users streaming video content and makes recommendations based on search result meta data. Collaborative art direction, graphic design and UI design. Responsible for overall brand identity and style guidelines, as well as user interface application look and feel, logo treatments and motion graphics.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Sep 2009Sep 2010
Associate Art Director
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jul 2010
Freelance Designer
Design Workshop.
Research and brainstorming workshop to inform UI design decisions for online experiences. Explorations included mobile, social and community interactions, the relationship between in-store and online experiential conditions and how best to leverage new technologies to boost consumer engagement and brand recognition.
San Francisco, CA, USA
May 2009Aug 2009
Brand Development Internship
Assisted designers with agency identity and in-house design projects including advertising, product concepts and branding, environments design, graphic design and interaction design. Clients included: Intel, GAP, Inc., Wendy’s and Audi.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Aug 2006May 2009
California College of the Arts
BA Product Design
Austin, TX, USA
Jan 1995May 1999
University of Texas at Austin
BA Liberal Arts
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Adobe Bridge, Adobe Flash, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Premiere, Art Direction, Branding, CSS, Creative Cloud, Creative Direction, HTML, Identity Design, Jira, Keynote, MS Project, Mobile Design, Packaging Design, Photo Manipulation, Powerpoint, Print Design, Sketch, Solidworks, UI Design, UX Design
Piano, Bass and Drums

At The Drive-In (Bass guitar, 1994-1997)
Crime in Choir (Bass guitar, piano, 2000-2009)