There’s virtually no project that Clare does not find interesting. Her intellectual curiosity and creative passion has led her down interesting, inspiring, sometimes unexpected paths both professionally and personally, resulting in exciting creative work.
Magazines, books, museums, restaurants, retail stores, urban environments and travel have given her a relevant cultural currency valued by clients and peers alike. Keeping her finger on the pulse, she pursues projects with a discerning eye that seeks out what today’s consumers desire, while considering the opportunities for social, cultural, and commercial impact.
As a creative director and brand strategist, Clare brings over twenty years experience in design management, communications, brand development, placemaking, and event marketing to a variety of clients across industry sectors including entertainment, gaming, automotive, high-tech, health and beauty, retail, and real estate development. Her most favorite projects are multi-dimensional — encompassing storytelling, visual expression, and consumer engagement. The result of these professional experiences is a distinct perspective on brand engagement strategies for the 21st century.
Ever mindful of the ultimate audience — the consumer — she monitors trends, consumer behavior, and the ways in which people are forming powerful connections to brands and places that inspire, entertain and resonate with them. Her project work has included brand ideation, communications strategy and implementation, product launches, consumer events, concept ideation, licensing and merchandising, copywriting, and design development. Clare’s creative leadership on projects transforms brand equity and brand potential into relevant experiential, design, and communication solutions that build strong, active, engaged communities.
With a signature elegance, thoughtfulness, and aesthetic appeal, Angela Kim’s expertise ranges from corporate branding and digital marketing to large-scale events.
With over fifteen years experience, she continually strives to find innovative and creative solutions for her clients seeking to be differentiated and distinguished through their visual identity. She has worked with a number of real estate and retail development clients including Westfield, LAX, Caruso, Simon Property Group, Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation, DJM Capital, CBRE, Hollywood Entertainment District, Los Angeles Fashion District, Old Pasadena Management District, and Yerba Buena Community Benefit District.
Besides her work on large-scale projects such as the $150 million LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal Grand Opening, Angela’s most recent work includes rebranding CBRE’s newly owned properties Timberland Town Center and Vulcan Promenade 23 located in the Pacific Northwest. She has redefined their marketing strategies and executed the newly designed creative across all platforms. Prior to that, she has managed and art directed both print and digital campaigns for The Shops at The Bravern located Bellevue, WA. Her conceptual design and brand experience has given her a leg up in the retail development industry.
Angela has been an active AIGA member for the Los Angeles chapter for over 15 years and is involved with cultural and philanthropic initiatives in the Los Angeles community. She travels, works as a fine artist, and photographs the variety of places she travels to all in pursuit of new ideas and new possibilities.