Brand Management & Design
 

MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER
& DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCER

Valev Laube is an Estonian-born brand manager and multimedia designer-producer currently based in New York City. He's an enthusiastic creative mind whose digital designs have been the cornerstone of many event productions, company brand campaigns and personal brands worldwide.

His proven talent for aligning strategy and objectives with established digital media development and multimedia design management paradigms has proven to be successful across many industries from art and music to technology. Growth-focused thought leader with expertise spanning creative design administration, social media management, branding and marketing campaigns, portfolio design, and project management. A dedicated professional with keen admiration for aesthetics and digital solutions is looking forward to build a mutually beneficial professional relationship.

 
 

Work Experience

Janet Gordon Style (New York, NY)

Photo Editor & Designer, Jul 2018 - present
Website | Facebook

Kalevala The Musical

Brand Consultant & Social Media Coordinator, 2017 - present
Website | Facebook

InProximity Theatre Company (New York, NY)

Social Media & Online Content Design Coordinator, 2018
Website | Facebook

Marquee Brand Builders (Detroit, MI)

Web Multimedia Designer, May 2017 - June 2018
Website | LinkedIn | Facebook

Sacatelle (New York, NY)

Creative Design Manager, Dec 2015 - Aug 2016
Website | LinkedIn | Facebook

Rettner Hall for Media Arts and Innovation (Rochester, NY)

Digital Media Specialist 2/3, Lead of Advertising and Marketing, Nov 2014 - May 2018
Website | Facebook

 
 

Client & Contract Experience

Almazan Law

Web Design & SEO, 2018
Website | Facebook

Estdocs Film Festival

Graphic Designer, 2018
Website | Facebook

Esto-Atlantis Concert at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Social Media Coordinator & Web Designer, 2017
Website | Facebook

Grapple Media

Web Design & SEO, 2017
Website

Orchard Breeze Companies

Web Design & SEO, 2017
Website

Film Production "Wildflower"

Brand Manager & Designer, 2017
Website | Indiegogo | IMDb

Diina Tamm Personal Dance Website

Brand Consultant & Web Designer, 2017
Website

Festival "Estonian Cultural Days in New York"

Creative Director, 2016 - 2018
Info | 2017 | Facebook

Rethink Pharmaceuticals

Web Design & Development, 2015
Website

 
 

Independent Projects

ExSpace Artist Collective's "Rochester Subway" AR Art Exhibition (Rochester, NY)

Digital Artist, Director of Marketing, April 2018
Facebook | Online Experience | Press (Digital Journal) | Documentary Film (by Ben Chomsang)

Performance Art Show "Tonality of Culture" | National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.)

Curator, Musician and Video Artist, May 2017
Blog Entry | Press (Estonian World)

Estonian Cultural Days 2016 | New York Estonian House (New York, NY)

Musician and Video Artist, Apr 2017
Press (ERR News)

Art Collection "Urban Luxury" Showcasing (New York, NY)

Digital Artist, Dec 2016
Digital Library

Performance Art Show "Kahn. Islander" (New York, NY)

Performance & Video Artist, Oct 2016
Blog Entry | Press (Voices of NY)

Performance Art Project "Kaleidoscopic Mind" | Anita's Way (New York, NY)

Video Artist, Jul 2016
Press (Estonian World)

 
 

Education

University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)

B.A. in Digital Media | Minor in Studio Arts | 2018

United World College of Adriatic (Duino, Italy)

International Baccalaureate Diploma | 2014

 
 

Skills

SOFTWARE

Graphic & Video: Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Photoshop Lightroom, Premiere Pro, After Effects), Affinity Designer, Affinity Photo, Apple Final Cut Pro X

Audio: Adobe Audition, Apple Logic Pro X, Magix Music Maker

3D Modeling & Printing: Autodesk Fusion 360, Google SketchUp, Makerbot Print, Ultimaker, Cube Print

Coding: HTML, CSS, Python

Web/CMS: Wordpress, Concrete5, Squarespace, Windows Azure

Others: Microsoft Office 365, Sibelius

SOCIAL MEDIA & WEB

Social Media: Hootsuite, Buffer, Tweetdeck

Advertising: Facebook Ads Manager, Twitters Ads, LinkedIn Groups, Google Tag Manager, Google AdWords, Facebook Business Manager, Facebook Pixel

SEO: Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, Bing Webmaster Tools, JSON-LD Structured Markup, Domain Redirects 302/303

CRM: HubSpot

 

 
 

Volunteering

General assistance and English teacher for people with MS (Trieste, Italy)

Providing help, communication, and English training to people with multiple sclerosis in collaboration with the United World College of Adriatic, Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla, and Mondo 2000 Onlus project "Volontariato Together" (2012-2014)

 

Affiliations

Baltic American Community Alliance (Washington, D.C.)

Adviser, Since 2017

Foundation for Estonian Arts and Letters, Inc. (New York, NY)

Counselor, 2016 - 2017

 

Languages

English

Native-Bilingual

Estonian

Native-Bilingual

 

Honors

Winner of EstDocs Visual Design Competition 2018

Winner for the best visual design concept for promotion of the film festival and competition Estdocs 2018, Toronto, Canada. (2018)

Young Digital Artist and Visual Communications Award

Award for visual artists for an outstanding artist projects for the design Estonian Cultural Days in New York 2017 design and social media marketing work. (2017)

University of Rochester Dean's List

Awarded for students with outstanding academic performance. Awarded for six consecutive semesters (2015 - 2018)

International Baccalaureate Scholar

Awarded to students who achieved an International Baccalaureate Diploma and have outstanding achievements noticed and recommended by the IB school coordinator (2014-2018)

Rochester International Grant

Grant awarded to selected international students for outstanding academic and personal achievements. (2014-2018)

Davis United World Scholar

Awarded to students committed to building cross-cultural understanding across campuses in the United States and ultimately throughout the world. (2014-2018)

United World College Scholarship

Awarded one of two scholarships for Estonian students to live and study at the United World College of the Adriatic in Duino, Italy, a two-year International Baccalaureate program that emphisizes intercultural understanding, community service and responsible citizenship. (2012-2014)