Tina Ibanez

Location New York

Senior Art Director at Sony Music

Creative Director Visual Artist Art Director
7 Projects

Work History

Senior Art Director
Sony Music Entertainment
2016 - Present
New York City
art director
runner collective
Oct 2008 - Present
- Grammy nomination for “Best Recording Package” for Boys & Girls by Alabama Shakes (2013) - Concept development and communication design for internationally renowned corporate and creative clients including Taylor Swift, Kings of Leon, The Strokes, Dave Matthews Band, Ke$ha, Alabama Shakes, Sony RCA Records, Legacy Recordings, Interscope Records, MTV Networks (Viacom), Universal Music, Warner Music Group, American Deadstock, 4WEB Medical - Project management and overseeing operations including establishing timelines, objectives, and milestones; sourcing materials, vendors, and technology; and building processes - Overseeing design process and managing, hiring, and directing designers, illustrators, stylists, printers, vendors and other staff as necessary - Advising artists, creative strategy, public image, revenue channels, and liaison between creative and business teams
art director
Kings Of Leon
May 2008 - Present
- Developing artist vision and creative strategy for Kings of Leon, a Grammy award-winning, platinum-selling band (16.5M+ albums sold) across all relevant digital and print media platforms including video, web, packaging, branding, merchandising, collaborative and marketing - Project management and day-to-day operations across cross creative, label, and management teams - Oversee and actualize design and special projects including tour production, video production, limited edition vinyl box sets (and subsequent press runs), set/stage design, and merchandise sold at shows and online - Art direction for third-party collaborations including merchandising to develop specialty event items such as scrim art and limited edition posters for different regions - Oversee design and development of Kings of Leon website revamp - Conceptualize, design and manage VIP tour packages, from ideation through final production and delivery including sourcing custom pieces to be produced overseas - Social media strategy and content management for NachoVision, the KoL behind-the-scenes media channel
Art Director
Stop Smiling Media
May 2007 - May 2009
- Led communication design and concept development for award-winning book imprint brand based on prominent and influential arts and culture magazine - Managed and closely collaborated with editorial team, writer and publisher to shape project visions and creative output while navigating budget and operational constraints - Hired and oversaw illustration and photography teams on a per project basis - Responsible for final creative and editorial edits and decisions on projects including award-winning books such as “How to Wreck a Nice Beach” by Dave Tompkins and “Listen to the Echoes: The Ray Bradbury Interviews” by Sam Weller - Created thematic design tone for individual issues and oversaw execution with design director as well as managed designers, illustrators, photographers, and retouchers
Trooper llc
May 2007 - Oct 2008
- Design strategy and execution for clients including Universal Music, Airie for American Eagle, MTV, Viacom, VH1, Sony - Oversaw retouching, production and staff of interns


School of Visual Arts
2003 - 2007