production art

billy nation

Personal Info

Production Artist --

Agile, innovative, detail-oriented production artist with 12 years' experience supporting major agency clients and accounts. Leverages wide-ranging skillset, including quality control (QC) and process improvement (PI) expertise, to maintain standards of excellence and consistent, high-quality brand experience.



Billy Nation

Memphis, TN

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Excels in fast-paced, high-volume environments, collaborating with internal teams and leadership to provide deliverables and implement changes that meet deadlines and budgets. Supports business-to-busines (B2B) and direct-to-consumer (D2C) growth for clients from small businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Learns new digital skills quickly.

Key Expertise

Digital Production Artist, Remote Work, Multi-Channel Production, Quality Assurance (QA), Production Lifecycle Management, Brand Experience Management, Creative & Media Strategy, Establishing Digital Touchpoints, Providing Solutions on Deadline, Subject Matter Expert (SME), Collaboration & Teamwork, Change Requests Management, Strong Communication Skills

Brand Management2007 to Present

FedEx, AutoZone, Indie Memphis, Thomas & Betts, ABB, Hilton Worldwide, NFL, MLB, Corvette, GM, Ford, Kroger, Buckman Chemical, and more


Senior Production Art Designer2016 to present

GreatNeck Saw

Interpret, communicate, and oversee brand direction, while also managing production and delivery of wide range of design and production deliverables. Support major marketing and product portfolios during key business expansion and new D2C sales initiatives. Identify and capitalize upon opportunities to develop digital touchpoints and systems. Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) and establish digital routing to streamline delivery processes.

Senior Production Art Designer2011 to 2016


Worked with internal technical and creative teams to plan, develop, and deliver high-volume assets meeting production-ready requirements across both print and digital media. Led brand development, stewardship, and imaging activities with minimal oversight, meeting all deadlines and client expectations. Handled client change requests and revisions. Directed layout preparations and managed fulfilment including die creation, 3D product applications, and printing.

Graphic Designer & Typesetter2010-2011


Provided communication design, visual concept planning, and typesetting for wide range of print and digital deliverables. Managed retail customer experiences for related design work, including floor plans and laminations.

Marketing Associate & Portrait Re-toucher2009-2010

Alex Ginsburg Photographics

Established studio's social media presence and created highly-polished final deliverables from camera RAW files.

Graphic Designer2008

MotorHead Products

Contributed to team development of product, packaging, and catalog design for major client accounts.


The University of Memphis2007

B.F.A. with concentration in Graphic Design

Awards, Honors, & Leadership

Bravo Zulu award, FedEx2016

for outstanding performance

NEDO award, Oden2012

recognition of notable excellence

Poster Competition, Indie Memphis Film Festival2015 – 2018

Sponsor & Organizer

Indie Memphis Film Festival,2015 – 2017

Program Production Leader

Creative Memphis Podcast2014 – 2017

Co-Founder & Co-Host

Memphis Roller Derby2012 – 2017

Chairman – Creative Committee

Memphis Roller Derby2013 – 2019

Head Non-skating Official





Contact Details


Memphis, TN

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