Instructor, Visual Communication Design (2014). BFA, 1989, School of Art & Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Concurrent Position: Founder & Executive Creative Director, Pivot Design. Publications: Visual Identity in Chicago; A Smile in the Mind; Graphis Design Annual 2005 & 2006; Graphis Promotion Design 1; Graphis Logo 2 & 6; Graphis Letterhead 3, Design 2K; Creativity 27, 28 & 29; The Big Book of Design Ideas. Recent Awards & Honors: 2014 AAMC Group Award for Excellence; 2013 Healthcare Advertising Awards—Gold; 2013 Healthcare Advertising Awards—Merit; 2012 Global Award; 2012 PRSA Bronze Anvil Awards; 2011 Pinnacle Print Awards; 2011 Go Green Advertising Awards—Gold; 2010 Art Director’s Club 89th Annual Awards; 2010 Annual Healthcare Marketing Awards; 2010 Graphis Design Annual—Platinum; 2009 International Arc Awards—Gold.

Personal Statement

Brock Haldeman is the Founder & Executive Creative Director of Pivot Design, the award-winning brand design agency he founded in 1992. A consistent design force, Pivot has been retained by some of the world's most recognized corporations, organizations and institutions. The agency's work covers the full spectrum of high-end brand communications, with an emphasis on creating striking visual solutions for real-world business challenges.

Pivot's core areas of practice include the development of complete brand and corporate identity programs; sales & marketing collateral; comprehensive websites and interactive multimedia; motion graphics pieces; environmental and exhibit graphics; packaging systems; and complete advertising campaigns.

Under Brock's direction, the agency's work has consistently received recognition nationally and internationally in many of the world's most well-respected competitions, exhibitions and publications, including Communication Arts, Print, The Type Directors Club, How, The Art Directors Club, and Graphis to name but a few.

Brock has written for design magazines and judged design-related competitions, and is a continuing design and business lecturer for corporations and universities across the country. Committed to supporting design education, Pivot regularly hosts office visits for college design programs nationwide.


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