CREATIVE DIRECTOR • PHOTO/ART DIRECTOR • PRODUCER • WRITER
With a comprehensive, 20+ year background in fashion, beauty, foodservice and interiors—including Stanley Korshak, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Horchow and Stephan Pyles—Elaine Raffel has hands-on and management experience in literally every phase of the creative process. With a background spanning multiple channels (retail, direct selling, digital and business-to-business), her CV and client list includes major fashion and beauty brands, restaurants, realtors, agencies and non-profits. In addition, her work has appeared in D Magazine; Patron Magazine; Modern Luxury Dallas, Weddings and Interiors; and CandysDirt.com.
Elaine’s skill set allow her to either turn-key an entire project or work as part of a creative team. Key strengths run the gamut from optimizing budgets to creating and executing a goal-oriented concept. The scope of her work includes print and online advertising, direct mail, store graphics & brand campaigns.