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Graphic Designer Design

Location:
Canton, Michigan, United States
Posted:
October 26, 2018

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Aaron Brothers

Senior Retoucher / Graphic Designer / Production Artist / Art Director

Portfolio:

www.aaronbrothers42.com

EDUCATION

CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY

Mt. Pleasant, MI

Bachelor of Applied Arts

– Major in Graphic Design

– Minor in Industrial Technology

Mid Coast Studio – Senior Retoucher

11/13 – 5/18

• Developed Photoshop file structuring for extensively configurable shots.

• Responsible for taking digital images and manipulating them to produce a high-quality product.

• Responsible for taking CG files and updating existing shots.

• Established the use of smart layers and layer comps to easily integrate and revise CG files.

• Worked with CG team to get proper lighting and reflection for new renders.

• Responsible for maintaining high quality while executing a high volume of images under tight deadlines.

• Creating new worlds by building from existing ones.

• Responsible for making otherwise boring shots look awesome.

Detroit Dark Angels Women’s Football – Co-Founder / President / Creative Director

3/10 – 3/14

• Conceptualized the team name, logo, style and uniforms.

• Designed and developed the team website and email blasts.

• Responsible for the marketing and branding of the team, from merchandise, advertisements, game programs as well as all printed materials.

• As president, I was responsible for acquiring 501c3 status for the organization as well as taking care of legal documentation for the IRS.

RTT – Senior Retoucher / Digital Designer

4/10 – 11/13

• Was lead of the interior configurable workflow and was responsible for delivering tens of thousands of interior assets.

• Responsible for deliverables of assigned projects to my retouching team.

• Responsible for working with producers on delegating jobs to our internal retouching team members.

• Collaborated with CG and Comp Supervisors on overall needs for retouching jobs.

• Collaborated with Creative Director/Agency Creatives to create a visual style that resonated with the target audience.

• Provided technical insight to producers as needed, such as suggesting more efficient methods of handling certain tasks.

Organic – Senior Retoucher / Digital Designer / Art Director

11/04 – 4/10

• Retouching lead for Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep vehicles.

• Designed various promos and modules for the above mentioned enhancing corporate identity.

• Implemented final art in coordination with the team on schedule and within budget.

• Designed and updated Flash promos and modules.

• Stayed current with emerging tools, techniques and technologies.

DP + Company – Production Artist / Digital Designer

1/03 – 8/04

10/00 – 3/01

• Consulted for web development pitches.

• Responsible for preparing all images and documents for print.

• Involved with the creation of ads and catalogs as well as print preparation, from concept through final publication.

eView 360 – Art Director

3/01 – 6/02

• Responsible for the company’s branding concept and development including business cards, letterhead and website.

• Developed the concept for Ford’s World Direct Marketing Organizations B2B portal.

• Created the concept for Lincoln-Mercury online facility guide, which contained all the information needed for dealers, architects and developers to build or upgrade new dealerships.

• Developed the online facility guide for Premiere Automotive Group.

Lear Corporation – Art Director

12/99 – 9/00

• Produced and designed a number of ads used in various automotive publications.

• Supervised photo-shoots for new technologies and products.

• Developed web banners for use on auto companies web sites.

Software Knowledge

Photoshop

Illustrator

InDesign

Dreamweaver

Fireworks

QuarkXpress

Image Ready

Acrobat

FTP

PageMaker

Bridge

PowerPoint

WordPress

Sketch

Programming Skills

HTML Javascript Flash (Basic)

CSS XHTML



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