Caleb C. Hogans
Southfield, MI 48033 email@example.com
Fine Arts in Graphic Design 2013 - 2017
Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI
Relevant Coursework: Graphic design I, II, III, Drawing, Marketing, Typography, Art history, Painting, two-dimensional design, three-dimensional design, oral communication, web design, marketing, mathematics.
Participated in a cross-cultural studies program to England/Scotland
8+ years: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
5+ years: Adobe Suite Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, xD, cloud
HTML/5, CSS, WordPress
Graphic Design, Freelance September 2014 –
Meet with clients to determine the scope of a project
Advise clients on strategies to reach a particular audience
Determine the message the design should portray
Develop graphics for product illustrations, logos, and many other designs
Select colors, images, text style, and layout
Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design. Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them.
Overall worked on multiple projects at once
Using all Adobe Suite for my software
Web Design Specialist, CDK Global, Detroit, MI (Contract Position) October 2017 – September 2018
Create ads, banners, and tiles for General Motors dealers on a daily basis.
Maintain and configure General Motors, Chevrolet, Buick, and Cadillac dealership websites.
Creatively construct publications, presentations, writing, editing, artwork, and layouts for General Motors.
As well as 3rd Party Coding for websites/UX designing.
Responsible for proofing all work to be General Motors compliant.
Maintain the required order work load to meet or exceed published lead time goals.
Ability to develop and execute multiple communication programs simultaneously.
Ability to seek clarification as necessary to effectively fulfill the order within the specified lead times.
Graphic Designer/Marketing Team Internship, Tenneco Automotive, Jackson, MI. May 2016- September 2016
Lead and/or participate on multiple project engagements and projects simultaneously in an efficient and effective manner.
Obtain an understanding of business processes and project objectives.
Creatively design ads for several car parts. Using Adobe Suite.
Ability to maintain objectivity. While working along side the engineers.
Ability to quickly develop an understanding of business processes and apply standards to assignments through practical application.
Consistently demonstrate an ability to remain flexible in a fast-paced, complex environment with competing priorities and deadlines, including a willingness to adapt to new surroundings, circumstances, information and challenges.
Demonstrate an ability to quickly collaborate and work effectively with a diverse group of clients and team-members consistently delivering the highest quality communication, work product and client service.
Solid communication and listening skills and the ability to identify gaps in logic.
Flexibility to work more than a standard 40 hours per week to complete each project on time.
Graphic Design Internship, Starks Family Insurance, Fort Wayne, IN December 2016-May 2017
Created the company’s identity system (New logo, business cards, letterhead, envelope)
Using Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
Marketed the business with social media (Instagram and Facebook)
Ability to develop and execute multiple communication programs simultaneously
Sales Associate Dick Sporting Goods, Novi, MI May 2015 - September 2015
Providing a great experience every time a customer walked into the store. Carrying many different objects and organizing many different things as well.
Customer service skills, Teamwork, Responsibility, and Leadership
Men’s Basketball, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI September 2013-May 2017
Two Year Team Captain, All Conference selection
Junior, Senior year Most Valuable Player
Boys of Leadership Development (BOLD), North Farmington High School, Farmington Hills, MI April 2011-2013
Represented the Men’s Basketball team in high school attending workshops on leadership management
Helped young boys in the community