A multi-disciplinary creative director and retail experience designer, focused on curating spatial experiences that are engaging and transformative for the world’s leading brands.
Currently Senior Designer for Nike Global Retail Design, with nearly fifteen years of brand storytelling and consumer journey experience.
Prior to Nike, he served as the Agency Creative Director of Lifestyle & Sport focused retail projects at IDL Worldwide in Portland OR. He led a diverse team of collaborators on projects for multiple Nike product categories, Jordan Brand, Converse, The North Face, Nixon Watches, Callaway Golf, and Foot Locker Inc. among others.
He has previously designed recognized products and experiences for Nixon Watches, Microsoft, General Electric, Forum Snowboards and Zumiez with leading design firms Trapset, Dragstrip, Cinco, and Crack Experience.
His work has been featured in Wallpaper, Stuff, Nylon, Details, GQ and across the blogosphere on Hypebeast, Forbes, Complex, Core77, NiceKicks, and Trendhunter to name a few.
His work on Nixon’s Analog Newton, was selected by Trendhunter Magazine as #15 in their top 100 watches special edition and was featured on Kanye West’s blog.
Carlos Aires leads the design and creative development of new concepts for stores to increase sales. Creating campaigns and branding for store windows. Potentiometric visual merchandising and buying experience from the point of sale. Carlos offers expert advice on visual marketing and specialized training in visual merchandising for store personnel.
James “Jimmy” Ozanne works at the Carhartt WIP store in London, but is also engaged in a part-time internship at Blood Brother – a small menswear label based in Shoreditch where he’s a member of the wholesale & marketing team but also lends support to all aspects of the independent fashion brands business.
Mike is a Brooklyn boy and recent graduate from Bucknell University. While receiving his degree in Cultural Sociology/Gender Studies he began ThecultureLP.com which now serves a creative media outlet for all things culturally progressive. Aside from his 9 to 5 as a business analyst, he enjoys providing digital and creative consultation, writing, listening to music of all kinds, and rooting for the Giants.
Kamille is an extremely motivated a recent graduate of the interior design program at FIT. Currently a freelance designer/consultant, KG has professional experience in retail, contract and residential design. She plans to expand her design knowledge by obtaining her masters degree in exhibition design in the summer of 2015. She lives and loves all things design down to the detail.
Contact ATR Creative Director/Retail Experience Designer Zak Hoke via: ZakHoke [at] Gmail [Dot] Com for Consulting, Career Opportunities, New Ventures, Speaking Engagements, Market Travel (Retail Tours), Expertise & Referral Requests.
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