Press Release from Nice Shoes
Nice Shoes is pleased to announce the signing of versatile talent Lucien Yang as its newest art director. Yang, who operates with ease across the advertising, web, TV and feature film worlds, will focus on the commercial realm with Nice Shoes. His extensive experience in this area includes broadcast design work for GE, Coca-Cola, Nike, ESPN, American Express, General Motors, Continental Airlines, Visa, Smirnoff, Dove, Olympus, and the Academy Awards, among many others.
"Lucien is an amazing talent who will fit right in with the team here at Nice Shoes," noted Nice Shoes CEO Dominic Pandolfino. "He is creative, energetic and possesses a high level of expertise in what clients' are looking for in their advertising."
"In the design world, Nice Shoes has an unmatched reputation," stated Yang. "I'm looking forward to working alongside the best in all phases of postproduction so I can really take advantage of the collaborative nature that Nice Shoes is known for."
Yang has also worked extensively in the TV realm, creating several projects for VH1, Sundance Channel, Spike TV and Logo. His feature film credits include Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets and his extensive portfolio has yielded numerous BDA, Promax and AICP awards.
Prior to joining Nice Shoes, Yang freelanced at Imaginary Forces, Gretel, VH1/MTV, and 2x4. He also spent time on staff at Imaginary Forces, Agency.com, and Lee Hunt Associates, which later turned into the broadcast department for Razorfish.
About Nice Shoes:NYC-based Nice Shoes is a full service, artist-driven design, animation, visual effects and color grading studio specializing in high-end commercials, web content, film, TV and music videos. Since its inception in 1996, the studio has prided itself on consistently reinvesting in its talent, technical backbone, and client experience to set the standard of excellence both creatively and technically. Key company principals include: CEO/Partner Dominic Pandolfino, Head of Production Mike Donovan, CDs Brian Bowman and Aron Baxter, Colorists/Partners Chris Ryan and Lez Rudge, Senior Producers Pat Portela and Christos Mountzouros, VFX Artist/Partner Rich Schreck, and CIO Bob Keske.
For more information please visit www.niceshoes.com.