Scott Whitaker is a trained UI/UX Developer, Experienced Creative Director, and advertising marketing “Guru”. Beginning his career in ad agencies at the age of 19 as the apprentice to world famous creative Angelo DeSantis of DDB (Doyle Dane Bernbach) fame. He quickly under his tutelage formed a keen knowledge of hands on creative & design, marketing/strategy creation and understanding the art of the pitch. Combined with a self taught knowledge of web design (which began when he was 12 years old in 1996). Scott became a tool for the advertising agency scene in the triad NC at the height of web design, crafting before most art directors even started learning the skill. Scott has created multiple Addy award winning works in his time spent in the agency world.
Former clients worked with through agency experience include: Bali, Wonderbra, First Community Bank, Playtex, Just My Size, Carolina Bank, Hanes, Sara Lee, Thorlo Socks, Barely There, Kingsdown, Kraft Racing, Stearns & Foster, Cone Health, Children’s Emergency Department at Moses Cone Hospital, Sealy, Continental Tire, NC ZOO, Bank of Oakridge, Queens Landing, Autumn Creek Vineyards, Lost Ark Video Games, Alexander Michaels, Emma Keys, VF Corporation, Standard Pacific Homes, Enrichment Center, Discovery Learning, Charlotte Touchdown Club and more.
Before devoting his work fulltime to TeleHealth Solution, Scott served as Marketing and Communications Director at an Queens Landing branding the organization and crafting a strategy to increase wedding and corporate sales 82% over the average of the past 3 years. Which yielded an increase to the business profits of 228% on previous years.
Scott has also taught Web Design, Typography, Color Theory, Video Production, and Computer Graphics at Randolph Community College. He also worked with UNCG to help set up teaching examples and class plans for the Art Department’s Web Design Classes.
In addition to working in Advertising and Marketing, Scott finds himself as a bit of “Renaissance Man”. He hobbies include fine arts painting, electrical engineering (pinball design and refurb, Raspberry Pi Hacks), working hands on with home improvements, automobile repairs, 3d Sculpting and learning new skills everyday. Currently He is working toward his gallery show of Musicians on Canvas and Restoring a 1978 Bally Playboy Pinball Machine. Scott Enjoys spending time with his wife Kirbi, and his furry kids Stella and Baxter.