Creative Director CZ & SK | Nova Group (CME)
Alan Záruba is a graduate of The London College of Communication, where he received his master degree in typo/graphic design in 1999. He has nearly 25 years of experience in graphic design, visual communication, marketing and TV branding. His activities include TV graphics, typography, teaching, publishing, curatorship and sport marketing & consultancy. He has been working in media business since 2006, initially as the senior designer in the Czech TV, a major Czech public broadcaster, and then as the art director of news and sport and, since 2014, as a creative director at Nova Group. In the past years, he has managed projects involving the complete visual transformation of TV News and current affairs shows, a complete rebranding of Nova Sport sports channels, and a complete rebranding of Nova Group stations’ graphics as well as its digital platforms. In his position as creative supervisor, he also manages selected projects for the redesign of TV stations, digital communications, news, sport and current affairs shows accross the countries in which CME Group (Nova Group owner) operates. On behalf of Nova Group, he has been working as a marketing & promo specialist with NBA and NHL for the Czech and Slovak teritory. He has been also involved as a external design consultant for rebranding projects of the Czech Floorball, the Czech Ice Hockey and the Czech Basketball federations.