Corey Gers is an experienced print and digital Art Director and Graphic Designer. He graduated Indiana University with a BA in Advertising and Visual Communications. Later, he went on to receive his MS in New Media, where he dived into web design, UX design, 3D animation and design usability.
Today, Corey works for The Boeing Company (Top Fortune 30). He applies his creative experience, design think, leadership and project management skills to lead the global enterprise in first time quality, speed, transparency and accountability supporting executive strategic design and global brand & advertising. Corey has won multiple corporate and international awards for his work and continues to be recognized by the communications function, the corporate enterprise and the highest level C-Suite executives for the progress he has made.
Corey has a diverse background, starting his career in outdoor advertising where he gained pivotal design experience that he took when he later became Art Director for one of Indianapolis’s most popular radio stations. At WKLU, Corey rebranded the station with a complete integrated campaign that helped bring in a new era of fans to their base. Additionally at WKLU, Corey shot or directed photography and developed collateral for the Indy 500 and big ticket concerts like BB King, The Grateful Dead and other rock bands.
As Corey progressed in his career, he went to Chicago to work for a boutique design agency where gained broad experience in Sports, Entertainment, Hospitality and Event Design. He created lasting impressions designing for pro sports, including the Cubs, Sox and over 50 other pro teams and venues. Corey directed and executed design for many notable events, including: NBA & NHL All-Star Games, The Super Bowl, Kentucky Derby, Final Four, The Democratic National Convention, US Open and various events within the PGA & Nascar.
For 7 years, Corey worked at North America’s largest aerosol manufacturer, where he took design control of multiple retail and B2B divisions and developed long lasting brands and award winning design that generated new business and record company profits.