Craig Donnelly is a talented and cutting edge Designer, Animator, Creative Director and Visual Effects Artist who has over 13 years professional experience. His career boasts a healthy mix of experience in the broadcast, advertising and corporate communities. Craig has had the opportunity to create work for major TV networks and shows including HBO, NBC, Viacom, SyFy, USA Networks, truTV, InDemand, ION TV, “The Today Show”, and “Saturday Night Live” among others. At SNL, Craig delivered an exceptional level of work within an intense 1-2 day turnaround — a testament to his creativity, speed and work ethic. Craig’s ability to consistently deliver entertaining content in an extremely fast turnaround environment impacted the show’s overall look and helped SNL win multiple Emmy’s.
Craig worked with the top executives at HBO in creating a show look and feel for their HBO Camera Assessment Series 2013 which premiered at NAB. Craig had the honor of creating a sizzle reel for a joint venture between Viacom and Monster DNA which opened for Alicia Keys in Las Vegas during CES 2013.
On the corporate side, his clients include Google, HP, Thomson Reuters, Bank of America, Viacom, Deloitte, Kimberly-Clark, Sara Lee, JP MorganChase, AXS, Samsung, Bloomberg to name a few. He created work for displays as large as 130 feet for live audiences of thousands worldwide.
In the field of advertising, Craig developed campaigns and pitches for major agencies and small boutique firms. Clients include Verizon Fios, American Express, Paper Denim & Cloth, Alka Seltzer, Optimum, BP, Nutrilite, MasterCard, McCormick, Dr. Scholls, Weight Watchers, General Mills, Staples, Verizon, Garnier, 92 St Y, Charles Schwab, HP, UPS and more. He’s worked on projects for agencies including McCann Erickson, BBDO, Ogilvy, Havas Worldwide/Euro RSCG, MISSION, McMurry, McGarry Bowen, Silver & Partners, Barker DZP, DraftFCB, and Digitas.
Craig does not sit still, instead keeps on growing and growing, because he believes his best work always lies in the work ahead.