Tina Howland specializes in the lead design, front-end web development, art direction, and team management for Design Idea's responsive web design using HTML5 & CSS3 technologies, mobile web design, graphic design, branding and other creative projects. Her career encompasses work for large agencies and top studios, however the focus at Design Idea is on small, personal and agile teams. While some projects may be handled on or off-site by Tina, other projects require a small group of specialized designers, copywriters, database and web developers that are pulled together to suit specific needs of the client.
Tina also teaches Web Design and Typography in the Communication Arts & Graphic Design Program at Mt. San Antonio College.
A graduate of Otis College of Art & Design, her early work included projects for Sam Goody, Hollywood Athletic Club and Universal Studios. Her iconic King Kong can still be seen hanging off a building at Universal City Walk.
Later agency work includes the entertainment powerhouse DNA Studio, specializing in creating websites for the music, television, and movie industries. At Vendare Media, a direct marketing agency, she was a finalist in the Caples International Award Competition for Excellence in Direct Marketing Creatives.
Tina's extensive portfolio includes projects for Vanity Magazine, Elektra Records, Target, McDonalds, Disney, Guthy-Renker, Dancing with The Stars, Coca-Cola, Universal Studios, Celebrity Shopping Network, FOX, Proactiv, and Sprint, along with many individual entertainers, management teams and production companies.
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