TODD SERBOUSEK - Digital Designer/Creator
ONLINE PORTFOLIO: https://indd.adobe.com/view/fc281216-4a91-498b-927c-a7186bc214ad DIGITAL GRAPHIC DESIGN PROFESSIONAL
CREATIVE SUITE, GRAPHIC DESIGN, MULTIMEDIA, WEB DESIGN, DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION & PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO CD-ROM AUTHORING, CREATOR A highly-focused professional who balances artistry and technology from concept development through final execution on diverse projects in Marketing, Publishing, Advertisements, Book Cover Design, Magazine Layout & Cover Design, Posters, Logos, Iconography, Exposition Booth Displays, Presentation Materials, Interactive Information Kiosks, CD-ROMs, Nonlinear Digital Video Editing, Web Graphics, 3D Modeling, Animation, and Direct Mail Packs. Works collaboratively, and with precision, to hone and refine all aspects of design, layout, production and follow-through utilizing advanced training and knowledge in all the best professional software applications. Expert at streamlining creative processes for maximum speed and efficiency.
Innovative, capable and cost-efficient communicator of ideas, images, brands, products and services covering a diverse range of commercial, industrial, social, geographical and cultural applications.
PARTIAL CLIENT ROSTER
• Lexmark/AccessVia, Template Developer, Seattle Washington
• Amazon.com, CD/DVD on demand dept., Seattle Washington
• Pemco Insurance Company, Seattle Washington, Headquarters
• Naverus, Aviation/Tailored Flight Path Design, Kent Washington
• Idearc Media, Direct Mail publisher, Everett Washington EDUCATION
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Majoring in Graphic Design & Photography, University of Iowa. SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE
State of the art knowledge of evolving computer, software and design technologies with an understanding of the effective utilization of Internet and multimedia communications. Expert - Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, Bryce 3D, DeBabalizer, all Creative Suite Applications, Lexmark/ AccessVia Designer
Fluent - Quark Express, Gif Animations with Adobe Photoshop & Image Ready, Quicktime Pro, FreeHand
Conversant - Nonlinear Digital Video Editing with Avid & Final Cut Pro, 3D modeling with Bryce, Infini D, Alias Sketch, Studio Sound Editing & Recording, MS Access, MS Excel, Powerpoint. PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
(2011-2017) Access Via/Lexmark Retail Signage Dept., Seattle WA As a Designer for the last 6 years I specify, create, troubleshoot and maintain dynamic retail signage templates using the proprietary “Designer” application (which is very similar in appearance and function to Adobe InDesign). I also used Photoshop, Indesign, and Illustrator to create print and online assets for my company and almost every major retailer in the country, plus some international clients. I worked closely with marketing teams from clients like Walmart, Safeway, Target, K-mart, Whole Foods, Guitar Center, Toys”R”Us, Win Dixie, Bass Pro, Staples, The Gap, Bed Bath and Beyond, Loblaw Canada and many more to achieve their branding and signage goals.
Graphic Designer II
(2010-2011) Amazon.com (contractor)
CD/DVD on demand project, used high volume production techniques and Adobe Creative suite mastery to mold existing CD/DVD artwork to fit Amazon.com specs and templates. Set many production records for speed by refining my production processes to their maximums. Production Designer
(2008 - 2009) Idearc Media (contractor)
Using the Adobe Creative suite I Designed direct mail materials (full color print) for national publisher/advertiser. Also created materials for Verizon Yellow pages and Super Pages (online). Senior Graphic Designer
(2007 - 2008) Naverus
Using thew Adobe Creative Suite, 3D modeling software and Video editing applications I Designed web graphics, print projects, photography, iconography and 3D animated movies for marketing precision aviation Flight Path Design products to aviation experts and technical pilots for improving aircraft performance and safety. Conceived & created custom 3-D-modeled movies of aircraft moving along tailored paths through a wide diversity of terrain and weather conditions. Developed a clear, no- nonsense visual style that best presented the products to wide and varied audience. Also created all company logos charts and iconography for the company (web & print). Created all convention materials, including oversized banners, event signage and convention programs and schedules. Responsible for all print production projects. Senior Graphic Designer & Creative Specialist
(2006 - 2007) Pemco Insurance
Using the Adobe Creative Suite I created high quality photography, graphic design and web graphics to complement company advertising campaigns, events and publications. Researched, 3-D modeled, purchased and retouched all stock photography for installation-sized wall graphics for use throughout company headquarters. Created innovative signage to support a sales incentive campaign utilized automotive racetrack metaphors and graphics. Production Designer
(2006) Augustavo Burrus Advertising Agency Graphic design, photo retouch and prepress specialist. Using the Creative Suite I designed print advertising materials for this Seattle area advertising firm specializing in high volume print production of promotional items.