brian d. oakes, a photographic artist from long island, new york began his professional creative career in 1998 designing corporate identities and print advertisements for top long island, new york advertising agency forty five degrees. in its infancy stage, brian d. oakes had the foresight to see the growing popularity in the internet and focused his creative efforts on web design, web development, user interface design, and search engine optimization. brian d. oakes quickly rose to success in the creative industry managing photography sessions as one of the top creative directors in the long island, new york area. brian d. oakes culminates his creative talents in the area of print, graphic design, web development, and photography to every creative project he pursues.
with over 12 years of proven experience in the marketing, advertising, eCommerce, user interface & software development field, brian d. oakes has collaborated with numerous high profile clients to broaden their promotional appeal. located in long island, new york, brian d. oakes has extended his creative efforts on several national and global campaigns, spearheading creative projects for the National Football League (NFL), Seattle Seahawks and Computer Associates (CA). placing a strong focus on promotional media, new media, and printed media, brian d. oakes has been successful in creating some creative and innovative advertising campaigns. culminating extensive experience in web development and search engine optimization, brian d. oakes possesses the ability to create a strong visible web presence from the ground up incorporating both the creative visual aspects as well as the programming and technical resources. brian d. oakes possesses a strong knowledge of the major graphic arts programs as well as the insight to learn new programs as they are developed.
as an instinctual creative professional, it was a natural transition for brian d. oakes to aggressively study and develop in the photography medium. building upon his graphic design and creative background, brian d. oakes quickly has become one of long island, new york’s premiere portrait and event photographer. brian d.oakes takes a completely non traditional approach to photography, treating every session or event as a new creative opportunity to create and capture the small details of life that go unnoticed by most. It is this creative approach that has allowed brian d. oakes to capture and document some of the most precious moments in a person’s life. brian d. oakes has a very distinct and unique photography style that embodies the closeness and intimate moments that occur thousands of times during the course of a day in human interaction, capturing “life in motion” as a permanent, lasting impression embedded in the emotional fabric of his clients’ minds.
brian d. oakes is an energetic and motivated business professional dedicated to detail and meeting deadlines. with the flexibility of independent initiatives or collaborative efforts, brian d. oakes consistently rises to any challenge to remain competitive in a rapidly growing creative industry. brian d. oakes is one of long island, new york’s most established creative professionals, who has dedicated his career and his life to bringing creative designs and dreams to life.
“somewhere between design & development, dreams are made” – brian d. oakes