Graphic / Packaging / Environmental Designer
508-***-**** email@example.com www.coroflot.com/Bleueberry QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY
Senior Graphic Designer, Art/Creative Director, Illustrator, Advertising, Corporate, Environmental, Packaging, Publishing, Digital, Sign design, Exhibit design, Label design, Upfront web, Lecturer. Motivated, responsible and passionate about design, demonstrates strategic thinking with exceptionally strong conceptual and typographic abilities. Capable of developing corporate identities and comprehensive branding programs that extend from printed marketing materials, advertising, packaging, up-front web site and e-media. A team player, fast learner, independent thinker, and self-starter who works hard, has fun, responsible with a proven track record in developing innovative solutions and project management with clients, vendors, schedules, logistics, internal resources, budgets through to final production. TECHNICAL SKILLS
Mac-PC. Adobe CC 2019 (Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Acrobat etc.). Painter, MSOffice, Excel, Agile, DAM, Bartender, Robohead, Filemaker, WWLabel, Loftware, Basic Sketch-up, Drop-box, We transfer, Fetch, Sketch-up Sharepoint, Constant Contact, My Order Desk. Kongsberg XL Series table, HP, Mimaki printers, Thermal Laminators. Proofing and revisions of Instruction Manuals in 7 languages.
Graphic Designer MA/RHODE ISLAND
Contractor - 1998-present
Clients in Massachusetts and Rhode Island range from Medical, Publishing, Packaging, and Manufacturing companies, Corporations, as well as Design, Marketing and Advertising Offices. Recent clients:
Hologic – Feb2, 2020-March 2021 – Label, packaging and IFU creation for worldwide use. Riam Antiques Mall and Klein Souvenirs – Jan-2010-November 2020 – Freelance clients: product design and advertising. Sharon & Easton High-French, visual arts & substitute teacher. September 2019 - January 2020 Berklee College of Music– March-April 2019 – Berklee magazine design. Depuy Synthes – J&J, Oct-March 2019 – Medical Label Designer for Johnson and Johnson products Web using Loftware - World Wide. Advanced Instruments- Mai-Sept. 2018 – Graphic Designer – Logo adjustments, designing brand on medical products, sign design, email, advertising and packaging.
Aqua Leisure March-April 2018 – Printing/laminating packages and mockup assembly. CFS Marketing, Nov-Feb 2017-18 – Graphic, Digital, Production Design. Logo design, branding, banners, art for web, e-books, advertising, brochures, promotional material, cards, photo retouching, print prep. KAZ, Aug-Nov 2017 –Packaging design creation & exhibit banners for PUR products. Wallwork Curry Mckenna, Mai-June 2017 – Book and Identity Design, InDesign books: promotion and logos for banks. Medrobotic: July-Nov 2016 –Medical Label Designer for medical products. American Math Society: April-May 2016 – Created layouts and covers for mathematical books. Freeman/Exhibits: Jan-Feb 2016 – POP, Sign & Exhibit Graphics designed in Illustrator & Princess House: Oct-Dec 2015 – Catalog Design layouts for product catalogs. Timbar: May-Sept 2015 – Trade Show Graphics & Pop Graphics for Disney and Hasbro for exhibits. OTHERS: Rockport, Covidien, United Foods, Hasbro, Candy.com, Lightolier, HRWilliams, RI Antiques Mall, CVS, Curry College, Klein Postcard, The First Years, Pearson Publishing, ARC design, 6foot3 design, Malcolm Grier Design. Design work included: high-impact, high-quality pieces from original concept to final production for printed collateral, packaging, advertising, headline and copy writing, illustrations, catalogs, web page up- front layouts, Banner and Email Ads, sign and trade show design and logo and brand development. Packaging, POP, Exhibit mock-ups were created with photo- retouched and manipulated imagery for client evaluation and art direction with vendors. CREATIVE INTELLIGENCE & PARKER MARKETING Calgary, Canada Creative Director and Marketing Manager 1994 - 1997 Clients ranged from the high tech industry, telecommunications, oil and gas, retail and the food industry. Creative design and management of concepts for large corporations, initial stages to production and printing. Presentation strategies, research, client consultation and presentations. Team and vendor direction (writers, illustrators, printers), and press checks. Packaging, signage, point of purchase, leaflets and advertising. KENT ALLAN DESIGN GROUP Calgary, CA
Freelance Environmental, Signage Designer 1993
Designed Standard Corporate Manuals, Interior & Exterior Sign Systems – Banks & Corporations. ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART Calgary, CA
Instructor/Lecturer for Graphic Design / Visual Arts Department. 1993 KARO DESIGN RESOURCES Calgary, CA
Design Director 1990 – 1992
Worked individually with account representatives and clients on design projects. These included the Oil and Gas Industry, Tourism, Food Chains and Product Packaging, Financial and Retail.
Corporate Identity strategies were developed, including branding, logos, stationery packages, newsletters and applications, annual reports, retail design, exhibit and package design. ICOGRADA CONGRESS - 1991 – Animator & lecturer at world design congress. JUNO AWARDS 1991 - Judge - Canadian record, tape and compact disk cover design. HERRAINCO DESIGN, SIGNALS DESIGN - Vancouver, CA / 1989 -1990 Freelance Graphics Design
Corporate design and packaging strategies for Canadian Pacific Hotels, Coast Paper Mills. AXION DESIGN INTERNATIONAL San Francisco/Montreal
Senior Associate Package and CI Designer 1981-1989 In US: S & W Food Products, Mitsui Foods, McCormick, Benson and Hedges, New England Life CI. In Canada: worked with major corporations as consultant and designer on two and 3D CI development and branding applications for long term, million dollar projects. Projects that involved single or in team efforts with professionals such as Architects, Furniture designers, Industrial Engineers, Engineers, Museums, National Archives, Hotel Management, Sign Technicians, Ski Apparel Manufacturers, Olympic Bobsled and Luge, Manufacturers and Movie Producers. EDUCATION
CONCORDIA University, Montreal CA - Bachelor of Fine Arts / Graphic Design, Special Student DAWSON College, Montreal CA - Technical college diploma - Commercial Art & Still Photography Pistford Grammar School, Pitsford England, Oxford O” levels TRAINING
RISDI, Rhode Island - Web Design ADOBE & NAPP Photoshop training seminars. Illustrator Society of New York - Illustration & Design Workshop at St.Mary’s College, New York. Mass Education Certification Teacher K-12: French, Visual Arts – CORI CHECK 2019 ASSOCIATIONS
American Institute of Graphic Arts, Canadian Graphic Designers (Alberta Chapter Representative), Rhode Island Macintosh Users group, InDesign Users group (Boston Chapter) LANGUAGES
Fluent spoken and written: English, French, Polish