David Vogler builds video, mobile, social, OTT and SVOD products for the biggest brands in media. Reporting exclusively to C-Suite leaders, he’s a respected creative executive with the ability to inspire teams, sell ideas and drive business goals. Vogler has provided thought leadership to Viacom, Hulu, NBC-Universal, Google and The Walt Disney Company.

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Complex Networks
Head of Design, 2016
Reporting to CEO and member of Executive Committee. Joined during acquisition by Verizon + Hearst partnership. Leading design across Complex.com and its portfolio of products including First We Feast, Collider, Rated Red and premium go90 series. Transforming brands into refreshed video-first products. Managing department budgets, reinvention of creative work flows, staffing and systems. Positioning Complex for increased growth through video innovation, hit series franchises and design excellence.

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Hearst Corporation
Executive Creative Director, 2013
Vogler provides creative and design direction to all Hearst business units. Partnering with Hearst's executive suite, Vogler advises existing worldwide brands, as well as incubating new OTT video products, SVOD channels, content creation and internal start-ups. Lead design, new business pitches and product concepts for multiple Hearst investments including Mark Burnett Productions, The History ChannelA&E Networks, Complex, VHMP, go90, Rated Red, Cosmopolitan and Roku

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The Wonderfactory
Director, 2010- 2013
Worked with publishers to deliver content on the iPad. Clients include The Coca-Cola Company, Barnes & Noble, Gannett, and Time Inc.

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NBC Universal
Digital Media VP Creative Director, 2006 - 2010
Provided creative leadership to NBCU Digital Media Group and their portfolio of web products. Lead design direction for new digital products and start-up businesses. Served on the initial leadership team that pitched, sold and created Hulu, the acclaimed video joint venture between NBCU and News Corp. Hulu has been called “a trailblazing answer to how professional content can thrive on the Web.”

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Modem Media | Digitas
Vice President, Creative Director, 2003 - 2006
As Creative Director at Modem Media —the industry's original interactive ad agency— David lead the team devoted to creating new products and marketing for AOL. Created social networking concept studies for Bono’s (Product) RED initiative.

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Mutation Labs Inc
Chief Creative Officer, 2002 - 2003
Recruited by investors to lead the creative direction of this bi-coastal start-up. Oversaw daily operations, managed team of designers, programmers and project budgets. Created games for Sesame Street online that generated a 200% increase in traffic. Designed and launched The Man Show web site for hosts Jimmy Kimmel and Adam Carolla.

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MTV Networks
VP, Creative Director, 1998 - 2002
Developed and designed Nick.com, NickJr.com, NickatNite.com and TVLand.com. Sites considered the gold standard for web entertainment in the youth market. Work received a Webby and the Communication Arts Annual Award. Built department, hired team and led the redesign of Nick.com and NickJr.com, launching them into a leadership position as the Number One kid’s sites.

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The Walt Disney Company
Vice President of Kids Content, Disney Online, 1994 - 1998
Developed and built suite of web products for The Walt Disney Company's online division. Shipped Disney's Daily Blast, the pioneering subscription site for kids. Created the D-Toy franchise to reach older youth market. Product line put a new twist on an established brand, increased engagement and generated mainstream press.

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Education
B.F.A., Communication Design, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York / Summa cum laude

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Industry Activities
Vogler is a visiting professor at the School of Visual Arts and Pratt Institute. He has been a keynote speaker at industry conferences, including the AIGA Brand Design Conference in New York and the DOORS 5 Conference in Amsterdam. He has lectured at Carnegie Mellon University and the American Film Institute. Member of The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

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Industry Awards
Gold Broadcast Design Awards, Webby Award, New York Art Director’s Club Awards, Society of Publication Designers Award, The AIGA Book Show, Communication Design Annual, Adobe User Conference Best of Show. Additionally, David's mother often placed his drawings on the fridge declaring "...this damn kid is gonna' make a million before he's twenty."

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Media Coverage
WIRED, Brandweek, Adweek, The New York Post / Page Six, New York Newsday, I.D. Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Communication Arts, HOW Magazine, Print Magazine, Metropolis, AIGA Voice, Sirius XM Radio's Opie and Anthony Show, The Howard Stern Show, and many pop culture blogs including PerezHilton & DListed.

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Downloads
David Vogler PDF Resume  97kb (Fast.)
David Vogler PDF Samples  15mb (Not so fast. But worth it.)

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Contact
Cell: 1-917-842-6012
Email: david@davidvogler.com
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/davidvogler

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