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Graphic Designer Design

Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Salary:
$30 per hour
Posted:
November 17, 2018

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April **** Present

Freelance Designer - Toronto, Ontario

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

My latest projects have included print production, print design, and digital production and design. The majority of work has been updating websites to be compatible with mobile devices. This includes specialized coding, photograph manipulation and enhancement.

May 2007 April 2012

Sun Media Corporation - Toronto, Ontario

SENIOR DESIGNER

Find–A–Rental (FAR) is a magazine that is marketed to property managers and residential tenants. My role was to design new ads, update existing ads, and produce the FAR 80-plus page weekly issue. I updated the overall look of the publication to become more competitive in the market place. This included designing a lifestyle look that represents a positive and accurate representation of the rental properties. I also redesigned the brand and features sections of the magazine. With great success, this new creative direction had the Find–A–Rental

magazine prospering.

My additional contributions to FAR was to create a more efficient work flow by writing a script for automating a portion of the production and pre-press process. I updated all the content into a new layout program, and implementing new software for streamlining the entire publication. I had also developed a weekly online version of the magazine for the Toronto Sun and Homes Extra websites.

February 2001 2007

Fizzz Design Inc. - Toronto, Ontario

DESIGNER / PRODUCTION ARTIST

On a regular basis, this studio contracted me to create a variety of designs for annual reports and brochures. This included creating mock-ups and presenting the concepts to clients. The majority of my assignments were to design and produce 2 and 4-colour bilingual publications. Clients included L.C.B.O., Ministry of Education, Direct Energy and The Ontario Securities Commission.

July 1998 October 1999

Newcourt Credit - Toronto, Ontario

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER

The main responsibility of this position was to design all print materials adhering to the Newcourt branding outline. Since I created designs and provided digital files globally, the challenge was to uphold the consistency and accuracy of the corporate identity for the variety of print and digital materials.

June 1996 July 1998

Kwik Kopy Printing - Toronto, Ontario

SENIOR PRODUCTION ARTIST

This position involved all aspects of directing an art department. I was responsible for the maintenance

of 5 computer systems and 3 output devices. Duties also included: training new computer operators,

maintenance of the production and archiving systems, all pre-press – such as colour separation, film stripping and plate burning.

KEVIN JON HALL GRAPHIC DESIGNER

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WEBSITE

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FIND-A-RENTAL MAGAZINE

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EMAIL ME

369 Brock Avenue Studio One Toronto, Ontario M6H 3N5 416-***-**** ac7p3l@r.postjobfree.com www.kevinjonhall.com

In addition to the work experience listed here,

some of my freelance assignments have included:

• Direct Buy

• Homewood Health

• Perennial Inc.

• Riddoch Communications

• Royal LePage

• Showcase Marketing

• The Marketing Store

• The Toronto Star

I am proficient in the following software:

• QuarkXpress

• InDesign

• Illustrator

• PhotoShop

• Flash

• Dreamweaver

• Acrobat

• Mac OS X 10.10.5

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KEVIN JON HALL GRAPHIC DESIGNER

click here for my

WEBSITE

click here for

FIND-A-RENTAL MAGAZINE

click here to

EMAIL ME

369 Brock Avenue Studio One Toronto, Ontario M6H 3N5 416-***-**** ac7p3l@r.postjobfree.com www.kevinjonhall.com

TRAINING AND EDUCATION

Web Design Diploma Program

Herzing College - Toronto, Ontario

This course consisted of the following:

• Design for the Web

• Animation for the Web

• Website Design Fundamentals

• Advanced Website Design

• Website Coding

• JavaScript and HTML5

• Dynamic Web Applications PHP & MySQL

• E-Business with PayPal

Adobe Flash

Toronto Image Works - Toronto, Ontario

A complete overview of the Adobe Flash software. This included animation of graphics, images and visual effects. Publishing Pro/Photoshop

ICED - Cypress, Texas

Training included all aspects of Photoshop as well as utilizing the latest digital retrieving, sending and storage technology. Interactive Multimedia

Digital Media Studios - Toronto, Ontario

The course consisted of complete training in the

following multimedia skills: Digital Media Authoring using Macromedia Director, Digital Media using Lingo, Digital Video using Adobe Premiere and Digital Sound Edit 16. Electronic Publishing

Digital Media Studios - Toronto, Ontario

The course consisted of complete skills training in the following Macintosh environments: Microsoft Word, Adobe Illustrator, QuarkXPress and Adobe Photoshop.

Purup Publishing

The Purup Corporation - Minneapolis, Minnesota

The course consisted of complete training in all Purup software applications. This knowledge gave me the skills to design business forms and related materials for Moore Business Forms.

Independent Areas of Study:

• Typography • Video Editing

• Colour Correction • Animation

• Info Graphics • User Experience

SUMMARY

A senior Graphic Designer/Artist with the production skills to create solid working files. Over 10 years of industry experience promoting products and services for a variety of print and digital media. Trained in graphic design, production and typography. A strong team player with professional communication skills and very detail-oriented.



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