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I am an established creative, marketing, production and publishing director with more than 10 years of experience. Successful in building productive creative and production teams, brand development, marketing, publishing, printing and new ventures. Communicates effectively with creative team members, all levels of management, vendors and corporate clients. My goals are reaching the customers goals through smart, relevant marketing, advertising, communications, production and future technologies. Good advertising creates awareness. Smart advertising creates awareness and influences the way people think and act. I value creativity not only for its own sake, but for its ability to effectively communicate the clients message in today’s way. In everything my teams produced, our focus was on cutting through the clutter, reaching the audience, teaching the message and motivating action. I also stay in turn and on top of today’s media trends and believe in building strong, lasting partnerships.  I also provide innovative, compelling and inspiring creative solutions in print, broadcast, interactive applications and social media to market the product to its highest potential.

Past Employers and Clients of Donald Perry – Logan’s Roadhouse, Glaxo-Welcome, McClatchy, Knight-Ridder, The Sun News, The Brandon Agency, NC Home Magazine, North Carolina Latino Festival, Wilmington Magazine, Oceana Resorts, Bay Watch Resort, The Blue Room Restaurant, The Anderson Ocean Club & Spa, The Awakening Spa, Patricia Grand Resort, Camelot Resort, Ocean Park Resort, PGA Tour Superstores, Golf Holiday, Belle Terre Golf Courses, Grand Designs, The Westmoreland Group, Raleigh East Designs, Hobbs Realty, New Horizons Media, SportsLife Magazine, Microdish South, Creative Works, The Shalom Project, Bryant Real Estate, Remax Realty,  High Point Furniture, International Paper, Alternative Designs, The Graphic Spectrum,, GalleryLeft, Pee Dee Magazine, BeachLifeStyle Magazine, Coastal Carolina HomeStyles Magazine, Coastal Carolina Dining Magazine, The Horry County Gazette, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday Magazine, The Horry Independent, Charleston Magazine, Builder Architect Magazine, Myrtle Beach Kicks Magazine, Sounds Magazine, Tide Magazine, Wakefield Magazine, Wilmington Magazine, Carolina Bride  Magazine, NC Azalea Festival Magazine, Southern Living Magazine, GS Magazine, Grand Strand Recipes, Jolly Rogers Publishing, The Dive Agency, Duplin Wine, DermaVogue, Bellemy Law Firm, The Dove, Monday After the Masters Celebrity Golf Tournament, Starbucks, The Dive Industry Association, Brightleaf Group, DPC, Grand Central Station Restaurant, SeaBlue, Roy & Sids, California Pizza, Latitudes, GameZone, Grand Strand Top 100 Restaurants Magazine, Divine Dining Group, Prince Resorts, Scuba Club Cozumel, Palmer Condos, R. Lozier Signature Solan, Kevin Murphy …

Honors and Awards – I’ve been involved in winning many personal and group advertising, design, photography, illustration, art, quality and behind the scenes awards. Examples: PICA Awards, Gold and Silver Addy’s, Knight-Ridder Employee of the Year and Publishers Award, News Awards, Magazine Publishing Awards, Niche Publication Awards, National Photography Awards and many more.

Here are some samples from the past and if you would like to find out more, contact me by email at to set up a phone call or meeting about your next project.

Thanks and have a great day!