Erin Hurley

Erin’s vivacious personality carries over into her work as art director for CRT/tanaka’s Interactive Practice. With over a decade of experience within the creative marketplace, Erin brings excellent cross-functional collaboration skills and has demonstrated the ability to achieve business results through the utilization of multiple electronic mediums.

At CRT/tanaka, Erin is dedicated to building creative strategies and delivering success for her clients. With her background in illustration and design, Erin brings a broad range of talent to the agency. Her work includes everything from creative concepting and strategy to designing marketing collateral and identity systems, and she has extensive experience with interactive. Erin has provided creative support to clients such as Mirage Studios, Kamar Innovation Toy Group for the launch of its new line of children’s toys, to Bow Tie Cinemas for the launch of Movieland at Boulevard Square, and to the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, Air New Zealand and Sprint Nextel for various Web campaigns.

Prior to joining CRT/tanaka, Erin served as an adjunct faculty member at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she taught a variety of multimedia courses within the Communication Arts and Design program. Erin currently serves as a lecturer for VCU, where she speaks about the importance of leaving a creative impact and discovering a fulfilling career.

Erin also enjoys an accomplished career as an illustrator, where she has served many other clients including Mitsubishi, Quiznos Subs, The American Heart Association, The Girl Scouts of America, The American Bar Association, VCU Health System, Virginia Commonwealth University and Thomas Jefferson Planning District.

In addition, Erin has been involved with a number of non-profit organizations. She currently serves as a marketing committee member for Richmond’s Freedom House, which offers assistance to the homeless in the Richmond area. Erin has also volunteered or been a registered member of organizations such as the National Alopecia Areata Foundation, The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, The Graphic Artist Guild, The Richmond Illustrators Club, The Richmond Ad Club and the Children’s Hospital of Richmond, Va.