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Graphic Designer Microsoft Office

Location:
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Posted:
January 24, 2017

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Michael Kittel

GRAPHIC DESIGNER - ILLUSTRATOR

912 *** **** https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-kittel-378b52b acygf0@r.postjobfree.com

Laying out production artwork in 24-hour or less for print on a wide range of promotional products for several high-end vendors using multiple production and printing processes. Working with my team to manage the production queue for the art department. Working with the Creative Director and Studio Manager to produce promotional materials for Pinnacle Promotions and several programs including Sunoco, Teach For America, NASA Federal Credit Union, EthosEnergy, The Human Rights Campaign, USTA, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC, and Coca Cola. SOFTWARE SKILLS PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GRAPHIC DESIGNER - Pinnacle Promotions - Norcross, GA 2014 - Present

MAC & WINDOWS

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Acrobat

Microsoft Office

Corel Draw

Corel Paint

Freehand MX

OrderWorks

BA of Fine Arts 2007

ART INSTITUTE OF ATLANTA

High School Diploma 2003

CAMDEN COUNTY H.S.

Server

TACO MAC

WAFFLE HOUSE

BAHAMA BREEZE

2010-2011

Laborer

ARCRITE CONSTRUCTION

2011-2012

EDUCATION

Non-PROFESSIONAL

EXPERIENCE

Proficiency

ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR - It’s All Custom - Atlanta, GA 2012 - 2014

Designed custom artwork for production on apparel lines for multiple clients simultaneously with timely and accurate turnarounds. Color-separated and set up artwork for screen printing and embroidery on multiple products including t-shirts, polo shirts, hoodies, uniforms, and various other forms of apparel. FREELANCE CONTRACTOR - Rico Tags Express - Lancaster, SC 2009 - 2010

Worked with sales associates and clients (Susan G. Komen, NASCAR, and over 100 College football teams) to design custom and branded artwork for product lines of up to 30 items, all produced in-house. Designed templates for many of these products and laid out files for prepress for digital offset printing, screen printing, metal dies, and plotter cut vinyl.

ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR - Tags By Design - Suwanee, GA 2007 - 2009

Worked with sales associates and clients such as Disney, Universal Studios, Ron Jon Surf Shop, NASCAR, Bass Pro Shops, Hard Rock Cafe, San Diego Zoo, Carnival Cruise Lines, multiple college football teams and state parks to design custom artwork used on product lines of up to 30 items. All products were produced in-house. Took the initiative to be directly involved in creating prepress templates for many of the items produced during this time. Approved final prepress sample prints as well as lenticular print samples, vinyl decals and debossed metal items. Production set up for molded plastic and metal cloisonné pins produced in China.

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