chris dooley has an international reputation as an award-winning animation and mixed-media director, helping to concept, design and direct spots for british airways, channel 4, honda, nike, coca-cola, orange uk, o2, volvo, and more. his versatility, experience and collaborative nature, has also helped chris to become a valued partner and friend to creatives at top agencies such as bbh, mother, wieden+kennedy, ogilvy, mccann, vccp, driver and many others.
as co-founder and a creative director of natl tv, chris led a visionary team across international and domestic productions, with numerous awards and publications celebrating his design and directing work. notably, he has helmed a high-profile tv and print campaign for bbh london and british airways, which earned him the outstanding typography award from britain’s prestigious d&ad group and a jury invitation for the following year in the main tv & print category.
chris has also created and directed music videos for many top recording artists. his number one videos for international star selena gomez, naturally and a year without rain, have been certified by vevo with well over 100 million views apiece, and remain among the network’s most watched music videos of all time. a native of california, chris now works out of not to scale’s ny studio and is a long term and valued part of the transatlantic studio’s continued growth and success.
books & press
let’s imagine greater
motion by design
spencer drate, david robbins & judith salavetz
brand new school
the aiga san diego y16 conference: spark (keynote)
march 25, 2011
joan b. kroc institute for peace and justice, university of san diego, san diego, california.
3×3 starting and running a graphic design business (keynote)
march 10, 2010
la times media center, art center college of design, pasadena, california.
aiga move 3 conference (keynote)
may 19, 2006
skirball center, new york university, new york city.
promaxbda: new motion graphics shops (panel discussion)
june 21, 2005
marriott marquis, new york, new york.
college course: advanced motion graphics workshop (instructor)
california instutite of the arts, valencia, california.
college course: typography 4 – type in motion (instructor)
summer 2009 & spring 2009
art center college of design, pasadena, california.
a year without rain
2011 much music awards
international music video of the year nominee
2008 d&ad awards
poster and typography
a product of free will
2007 campaign awards
2006 annual telly award
2006 annual telly award