About Shabazz Larkin
Email: Mr.Larkin@gmail.com | Phone: 804-349-9996
Experience
Freelance Creative Director 2013 - 2016
Client list: Matter Unlimited, World Vision, Merck for Mothers, Google, YouTube, Lonely Leap, The White House, My Brother's Keeper, Ford Motor, Deleon, Sean Combs, Bad Boy, Revolt TV, Ciroc, Nokia
Matter Unlimited, Permalance Creative Director, 2016
BabdBoy Entertainment / Blue Flame, Permalance Executive Creative Director, 2015
Jay Walter Thompson - New York, Sr. Art Director / ACD, 2010 - 2013
Creature Seattle - Seattle, Art Director, 2008 - 2010
Weiden + Kennedy - Portland, Art Director, 2008
Mother London - London, UK Creative Intern, 2007
CRT/Tanaka - Richmond, Designer & Video Editor, 2004 - 2006
Clients serviced through full-time agencies above: Nike, Macy’s, Smirnoff, Nuun, Bayer, Pepsi, Diageo, Paci co, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Bing, Microsoft, Hotmail, Heineken, UK Anti-Drug Commission, Rolex, Bill Gates
Publication
Children’s Book Illustrator and Author 2013 - Present
A Moose Boosh: A few choice words about food 
Farmer Will Allen and The Growing Table
Film
Jump Film & Jump X -
Visual Experience for Suicide and Mental Health Awareness,
Director and Producer - 2013
Exhibition
The Sankofa Tree - Monument for the United Nations HQ, 
For the victims of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
Sculpture Artist - New York, NY - 2012
This Is Not An Invitation to Rape Me
Creative Director - UPENN, Philadelphia, PA - 2009
BeautyFro Collection - Art Exhibition & Gallery 
Empire Nights & Seattle Art Walk - Seattle, WA - 2009
Education
VCU Adcenter / Brandcenter, Richmond, VA
Masters in Advertising - Art Direction, 2008
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Bachelor's in Mass Communications, 2005
Awards
2017 Cannes Lion - Bronze - Health  
Push: A Film about Mothers - Merck for Mothers 
2017 Cannes Lion - Silver - Craft: Cinematography  
Push: A Film about Mothers - Merck for Mothers
2011 World's Funniest Commercials - Gold  
Sierra Mist: Liquid Sunshine
2010 One Show Pencil - Silver - Package Design  
Nuun: Rebrand


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