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Grant Hubbard

Freelancer | Creative Director


  • Name: Grant Hubbard
  • Email: grant@ruggedstrategy.com
  • Phone: (901) 674-0333
  • Date of birth: 02 November 1989
  • Address: Memphis, TN 38018
  • Nationality: United States

Professional Profile

Rugged Strategy is the creative outlet of Grant Hubbard. That’s me. I am passionate about branding, design, and the media and tools of my craft. As a man with many hats, I am currently a freelance Digital Creative Consultant and oversee and overcome an evolving set of design challenges for a growing list of features and uses of the service.

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I play an essential role in the marketing, creative, communications and digital departments of my clients. I've held responsibilities for developing creative guidelines and directing creative work, including print collateral, websites, email campaigns, graphic design, video production, journal and radio advertising, and many related tasks. I rely on my extensive experience and professional judgment to plan and executive projects.

Graphic Design

Advanced, 4 years

Web Design

Advanced, 2 years

Technical Expertise

Expert, 8 years

Brand & identity

Expert, 3 years


  • Branding & Identity
  • Graphic Design
  • Advertising/Promotion
  • Multichannel Marketing
  • Video Production
  • Multimedia Design
  • Communications & CRM
  • Newsletter Campaigns
  • Email Strategy
  • Blogs & Forums
  • Social Networking
  • Infographics
  • Web Design
  • Analytics & SEO
  • Content Engagement
  • Goal Setting
  • Impressions & Conversions
  • Key Performance Indicators


Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Indesign, etc.)
HTML5, CSS3 & JavaScript



I'm an entrepreneurial team player with a proven track record of success facilitating progressive organizational change and development within a growing organization. Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive, I am a team leader who can positively and productively impact both strategic and tactical administration initiatives. Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal, and presentation skills with the ability to effectively interface with senior management and staff.

Rugged Strategy

Creative Consultant

2014 - Present
We develop innovative strategies to differentiate and communicate our clients true value to the outside world. Branding is essentially about storytelling, from the useful and informative to the delightful and entertaining. The product is derived from who you are, who you wish to be and who people perceive you to be by crafting a system of strategic interactions across a network of distribution channels.
The Facial Beauty Institute

Adjunct Instructor

2015 - 2016
Every five years, the International Association for Orthodontics (IAO) Instructors Institute accepts a select group of doctors in the U.S. and throughout the world into an intense program to improve their leadership, speaking, presentation, and writing skills to become certified educators in their select fields.
Hubbard's Hardware

Director of Operations

2012 - 2014
Directed the development and installation of procedures and controls to promote communication and adequate information flow, thereby, solidifying growth and direction of the company during a period of organizational change.
11 Cafe


Directed a digital marketing campaign promoting the online exposure, traffic, impressions, and conversions of a small business. Managed all on-site and off-site SEO activities to optimize search rankings for target keywords on all major search engines.
Ace Hardware

Team Leader

2010 - 2012
Responsible for providing quality and efficient service to customers through the daily management of a team of employees to include hiring, motivating, recognizing and rewarding, coaching, counseling, training, and problem solving. Additionally, responsible for assisting the manager with development, analyses and implementation of staffing, training, scheduling and reward/recognition programs.



Creative Directors hail from all backgrounds, with degrees in art, graphic design, marketing, communications, journalism and other fields. However, more important than a degree is a foundation of hands-on, applicable experience.It is important for current professionals to keep their technical skills as sharp as possible by taking advantage of professional development opportunities related to graphic design, social media, coding, and other essential skills.

University of Tennessee

Bachelor of Arts

2008 - 2012
In pursuit of my undergraduate degree is where I found my love for digital media. I majored in Communications, with a minor in Business Administration at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. My bachelor degree gave me the sound foundation that has allowed me to continually to grow and learn in a ever-evolving, competitive industry.
Briarcrest Christian


2004 - 2008
I was privilaged to have learned discipline at such a young age, attending a college preparatory school. I excelled scholastically and grew fond of the challenge to attain my full potential.


My Work


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Grant Hubbard
306 N. Walnut Bend Rd.
Cordova, TN 38018.
(901) 674-0333

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