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Freelance Graphic Designer

Location:
Toronto, ON, Canada
Salary:
38000-45000
Posted:
March 29, 2018

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GarethAdamson

t 416-***-****

e ac4y1k@r.postjobfree.com

Italian Art & Culture, Study Abroad

Bachelor of Applied Arts, Illustration with Honours Art Fundamentals

Work Experience

Skills & Strengths

Multi-talented individual with a number of transferable skills Exceptional teamwork, communication, & time management skills gained during previous employment Extraordinary attention to detail gained during previous education and employment Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning May 04 2011 - July 20 2011

Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning September 2007 - June 2011

Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning September 2005 - June 2006

North Park Collegiate & Vocational School

September 2001 - June 2005

Education

w garethadamson.com

e ac4y1k@r.postjobfree.com

Italian Art & Culture, Study Abroad

Bachelor of Applied Arts, Illustration with Hon

Art Fundamentals

Work Experience

Freelance Designer, Illustrator & Production Designer December 2011 - Present

Freelance Jewelry Design

September 2011 - Present

Intern, Graphic Designer & Illustrator

Technical fashion illustrations for lookbook & catalogue Starbucks

May 2010 - August 2010

Barista

th of

300 page novel for a Yorkville, Toronto client

Volunteer Experience

Illustration Grad Council

August 2010 - April 2011

Brantford, ON Canada

Sheridan College & Rethink Communications

February 2011 - April 2011

Manager, Student Head & Print Production Designer

Awards & Accomplishments

Lotus Award for Best Annual Report/Brochure Print Production Designer November 10, 2011

Collaboration between Sheridan College & Rethink Communications Illustration published in travis magazine

April 2011

Lookbook, catalogue & newsletter layout design

Collateral material design to promote apparel brand Fashion editorials for various newsletters & website updates Greeted customers upon arrival, creating a warm inviting atmosphere Prepared hot and cold beverages, as well as food items for customers Gained register and money handling experience

Communicated with customers while preparing items for a personable experience July 2010 - September 2010

Was involved with and participated in mandatory council meetings 2010 Sheridan Illustration Grad Show

Participated in set-up, take-down, entrance greeting & coat check March 2010 - April 2010

Design, marketing, sale & shipment of handmade jewelry ‘Salvagery’ on Etsy Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning May 04 2011 - July 20 2011

Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning September 2007 - June 2011

Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning September 2005 - June 2006

North Park Collegiate & Vocational School

September 2005 - June 2006

Education

Showcased strong ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with both internal and external partners Worked closely with an art director on the 2011 Sheridan Illustration grad catalog Took initiative and demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve issues t 289-***-****

w garethadamson.com

e ac4y1k@r.postjobfree.com

Italian Art & Culture, Study Abroad

Bachelor of Applied Arts, Illustration with Hon

Art Fundamentals

Work Experience

Freelance Designer, Illustrator & Production Designer December 2011 - Present

Freelance Jewelry Design

September 2011 - Present

Intern, Graphic Designer & Illustrator

Technical fashion illustrations for lookbook & catalogue Starbucks

May 2010 - August 2010

Barista

and depth of

Showcased strong ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with both internal and external partners Worked closely with an art director on the 2011 Sheridan Illustration grad catalog Took initiative and demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve issues GarethAdamson

t 289-***-****

w garethadamson.com

e ac4y1k@r.postjobfree.com

Italian Art & Culture, Study Abroad

Bachelor of Applied Arts, Illustration with Hon

Art Fundamentals

Work Experience

Freelance Designer, Illustrator & Production Designer December 2011 - Present

Freelance Jewelry Design

September 2011 - Present

Intern, Graphic Designer & Illustrator

Technical fashion illustrations for lookbook & catalogue Starbucks

May 2010 - August 2010

Barista

and depth of

300 page novel for a Yorkville, Toronto client

Volunteer Experience

Illustration Grad Council

August 2010 - April 2011

Skills & Strengths

Creative & multi-talented individual with a number of transferable skills Strong knowledge of graphic design, illustration and production design Improved teamwork, communication, & time management skills gained during previous employment Exceptional attention to detail gained during previous education and employment Brantford, ON Canada

54 Varadi Avenue

Sheridan College & Rethink Communications

February 2011 - April 2011

Manager, Student Head & Print Production Designer

Awards & Accomplishments

Lotus Award for Best Annual Report/Brochure Print Production Designer November 10, 2011

Collaboration between Sheridan College & Rethink Communications Illustration published in travis magazine

April 2011

Lookbook, catalogue & newsletter layout design

Collateral material design to promote apparel brand Fashion editorials for various newsletters & website updates Greeted customers upon arrival, creating a warm inviting atmosphere Prepared hot and cold beverages, as well as food items for customers Gained register and money handling experience

Communicated with customers while preparing items for a personable experience July 2010 - September 2010

Was involved with and participated in mandatory council meetings 2010 Sheridan Illustration Grad Show

Participated in set-up, take-down, entrance greeting & coat check March 2010 - April 2010

Design, marketing, sale & shipment of handmade jewelry ‘Salvagery’ on Etsy Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning September 2007 - June 2011

Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning September 2005 - June 2006

North Park Collegiate & Vocational School

September 2005 - June 2006

Education

Showcased strong ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with both internal and external partners Worked closely with an art director on the 2011 Sheridan Illustration grad catalog Took initiative and demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve issues GarethAdamson

t 289-***-****

w garethadamson.com

e ac4y1k@r.postjobfree.com

Italian Art & Culture, Study Abroad

Bachelor of Applied Arts, Illustration with Hon

Art Fundamentals

Work Experience

Freelance Designer, Illustrator & Production Designer December 2011 - Present

Freelance Jewelry Design

September 2011 - Present

Intern, Graphic Designer & Illustrator

Technical fashion illustrations for lookbook & catalogue Starbucks

May 2010 - August 2010

Barista

and depth of

Toronto, ON Canada

288 Major Street

Strong knowledge of graphic design, illustration and production design t 289-***-****

w garethadamson.com

e ac4y1k@r.postjobfree.com

Italian Art & Culture, Study Abroad

Bachelor of Applied Arts, Illustration with Hon

Art Fundamentals

Work Experience

Freelance Designer, Illustrator & Production Designer December 2011 - Present

Freelance Jewelry Design

September 2011 - Present

Intern, Graphic Designer & Illustrator

Technical fashion illustrations for lookbook & catalogue Starbucks

May 2010 - August 2010

Barista

300 page novel for a Yorkville, Toronto client

Volunteer Experience

Illustration Grad Council

August 2010 - April 2011

Brantford, ON Canada

54 Varadi Avenue

Sheridan College & Rethink Communications

February 2011 - April 2011

Manager, Student Head & Print Production Designer

Awards & Accomplishments

Lotus Award for Best Annual Report/Brochure Print Production Designer November 10, 2011

Collaboration between Sheridan College & Rethink Communications Illustration published in travis magazine

April 2011

Lookbook, catalogue & newsletter layout design

Collateral material design to promote apparel brand Fashion editorials for various newsletters & website updates Greeted customers upon arrival, creating a warm inviting atmosphere Prepared hot and cold beverages, as well as food items for customers Gained register and money handling experience

Communicated with customers while preparing items for a personable experience July 2010 - September 2010

Was involved with and participated in mandatory council meetings 2010 Sheridan Illustration Grad Show

Participated in set-up, take-down, entrance greeting & coat check March 2010 - April 2010

Design, marketing, sale & shipment of handmade jewelry ‘Salvagery’ on Etsy Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning May 04 2011 - July 20 2011

Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning September 2007 - June 2011

Sheridan College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning September 2005 - June 2006

North Park Collegiate & Vocational School

September 2005 - June 2006

Education

Showcased strong ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with both internal and external partners Worked closely with an art director on the 2011 Sheridan Illustration grad catalog Took initiative and demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve issues t 289-***-****

w garethadamson.com

e ac4y1k@r.postjobfree.com

Italian Art & Culture, Study Abroad

Bachelor of Applied Arts, Illustration with Hon

Art Fundamentals

Work Experience

Freelance Designer, Illustrator & Production Designer December 2011 - Present

Freelance Jewelry Design

September 2011 - Present

Intern, Graphic Designer & Illustrator

Technical fashion illustrations for lookbook & catalogue Starbucks

May 2010 - August 2010

Barista

and depth of

Showcased strong ability to meet deadlines and collaborate with both internal and external partners Worked closely with an art director on the 2011 Sheridan Illustration grad catalog Took initiative and demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve issues A creative individual

who is enthusiastic

about applying a

breadth and depth

of hands on learning

in the design sector.

Roots Canada Ltd. Sales Associate, Visual Merchandiser Prepared and maintained high visual standard throughout store October 2012 - June 2013

Greeted and assisted customers with merchandise

Assisted in store merchandise ips and visual displays DIG Insights

Icon design, poster design, illustration, production art November 2013 - February 2014

Design and execution of web mock-ups for a variety of clients (Coca Cola, Canada Bread, Kraft, Molson) Re-design and creation of new slide presentation template and company branding Head Graphic Designer, Contract

Anomaly

June 2014 - November 14, 2014

Showcased strong ability to meet deadlines and complete projects swiftly and precisely Worked closely with Studio Manager, Creative Manager, Producers, Copywriters, Art Directors and Designers Took initiative and demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve issues Production Designer, Contract

Completed projects for Budsweiser, Bud Light, Shock Top, Ashton Woods, Great Gulf and Kraft Hockeyville Salon Communications Inc.

Design of internal and external print/web ads, social media ads, eblasts and graphics December 2014 - December 2016

Design of layouts for Salon Magazine English/French and Elevate Magazine Re-design and creation of new award-winning website for elevatemagazine.com Designer, Salon Magazine (EN/FR), Elevate Magazine, Contessas House & Home Media

E-newsletter design for House & Home, Maison et Demure and several clients January 2017 - September 2017

Design of in house and out of house graphics for web Image cropping, resizing, and editing for online graphic elements Junior Digital Designer

House & Home Media

Design of collateral materials for circulation department September 2017 - January 2018

Design of House & Home editorial pages

Mobile layout design

Junior Designer



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