Bryan Callison — interactive art director / ux interactive art director / ux

Understanding how technology can be utilized to inform and enhance design.
That’s where I fit in.

bryan callison
bcal86@gmail.com | 626.790.8024 | Los Angeles, CA
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Portfolio

In this online game experience for the Virginia Lottery, players follow clues searching for virtual Jeeps hidden all over Virginia for prizes and a chance to win a real Jeep.

Role

Art Direction
Interaction Design
Lead Design
UX

Launch Date

April 2013

As part of the 30th anniversary of the Virginia Lottery, shown on video billboards in all major college football stadiums throughout the state. Featuring eye catching confetti and stipple animations to bring attention to the celebration.

Role

Art Direction
Lead Design
Motion Editor

Launch Date

August 2018

Fall 2013 Z-VA was launched, utilizing the storyline that Virginia has become a dumping ground for zombies, collecting them earns you entries towards a $10,000 grand prize bounty.

Role

Art Direction
Interaction Design
Lead Design
UX

Launch Date

October 2013

Branding and design overhaul for an emerging vaping brand, including in-store messaging and display design, out of home, online presence and package redesign. The work helped Avail grow into one of the leading competitors in the industry.

Role

Art Direction
Interaction Design
Lead Design
UX

Launch Date

May 2016

Apple Watch concept exploration to keep the always on-the-go Lottery user informed right on their wrist.

Role

Art Direction
Interaction Design
UX

Launch Date

September 2015

Reaching out to traditional Lottery players in a very non-traditional way, using messaging and visuals players were used to while shifting perceptions about what a scratch game is and what it could mean to the player. Partnering with The Home Depot we created an experience that allowed people to see how awesome their home could be. Average engagement on social platforms increased over 300%. This campaign required visuals from the ground up including campaign logos, scratcher ticket design, point of sale, social media engagement pieces, physical and digital mailers, tv direction support and winner support pieces.

Role

Art Direction
Lead Design
Logo Design
Point of Sale

Launch Date

June 2015

Award winning web redesign for Classified Moto with blog, gallery and online store.

An award winning website redesign that jumpstarted Classified Moto with blog, gallery and online store. Winning a Webby for Best Use of Photography, this site helped launch the now iconic national brand into a major player that built the bike for Darryl on “The Walking Dead.”

Role

Art Direction
Interaction Design
UX

Launch Date

June 2012

Brandcenter passion project, this tablet based digital magazine project is designed for the modern motorcycle rider. Keeping them informed, engaged and able to interact with the riding community.

Role

Art Direction
Interaction Design
Motion Editor
UX

Launch Date

June 2012

Partnering with Virginia-based bands (Carbon Leaf, Jukebox the Ghose and Anhayla) Summer Jam was designed to make a big summer feel hyper-local and young through multiple touch-points and a digital-first focus. Speaking to younger non-traditional players of the Lottery we saw a 1,750% surge in interactions and sales with this demographic. All assets used in this campaign were designed from the ground up.

Role

Art Direction
Interaction Design
Lead Design
Logo Design
Motion Editor
UX

Launch Date

June 2014

Summer Event Wraps
Meeting consumers of the Virginia Lottery in person with engaging vehicle wraps, carnival-style game wraps and t-shirt designs. All designs are an extension of the Corvette and Cash Summer Promotion.

Role

Art Direction
Lead Design

Launch Date

June 2017

Website design and launch for a new taco restaurant brand, fully responsive design with online ordering functionality.

Role

Art Direction
Interaction Design
UX

Launch Date

July 2014

An exploration in an updated web presence and structure to give an unconventional industry product validity. The hardest wood in the world turns out to be the perfect solution for complex engineering problems in large, industrial turbines.

Role

Art Direction
Interaction Design
UX

Launch Date

One of several online games designed for the DC Lottery to accompany scratcher campaigns in an effort to more deeply engage loyal players.

Role

Art Direction
Interaction Design
UX

Launch Date

February 2016

Redesign of the Commonwealth of Virginias main portal for resident and business dealings making interactions online easy and up to date with the times.

Role

Art Direction
Interaction Design

Launch Date

October 2013

Game Guy Truck
New design for Virginia Lottery’s Game Guy vehicle, a huge upgrade from a comical Jeep to a badass F-150. Giving a commanding and edgy presence to better engage consumers of a younger demographic at events and festivals throughout Virginia.

Role

Art Direction

Launch Date

July 2015