Andre Hawkins

Freelance Graphic Designer & Ad Designer

Location:Dayton, Ohio, United States
Phone: 614.804.2507
2 Skills
The Ohio State University:
Columbus, Ohio, August 2001 -
Bachelor of Science in Design

Sinclair Community College:
Dayton, Ohio, November 1997 -
Associate of Applied Science
in Visual Communication

Core Competencies
• Corporate Branding
• Logo Creation
• Ad Designs
• Magazine Layouts
• Social Networking
• Content Development
• Website Assets
• Photo Retouching
• Stationary Layout
• Messaging
• Pre-Press
• Print Production
• Typography
• Apparel
• Template
Design &
• Car Wraps
• Billboards
• Book Layout

Kenosis Design Innovations:
Columbus, Ohio
Owner/Lead Designer (‘03-’13)
Design collateral pieces, advertisements, magazine layouts, car wraps and every other manner of design. Gained notable publicity for 5-8 recording artists using creative marketing techniques. Used a number of online applications to gain artists an online presence and connected with sales reps of local retail stores to carry records and albums of new artists
I represented.

The Ink Well: Columbus, Ohio
Pre-Press Graphic Designer (‘07 & ‘09)
Designed a diverse body of print materials and prepared them to be printed on digital and offset printers.

Rhema Christian Center: Columbus, Ohio
Lead Designer (‘01-’06)
Designed advertisements and collateral pieces. Responsibilities also included: packaging fulfillment, printer/copier maintenance, departmental budgeting, ************* design, script writing, part and supply ordering, and research.

MurphyEpson: Columbus, Ohio
Design Intern (‘00-’01)
Designed collateral pieces for Columbus area businesses.

The Ohio State University: Columbus, Ohio
Graphic Designer (‘99-’01)
Designed advertisements & collateral pieces: OSU Health and Wellness Center, Hale Black Cultural Center, Hillel Jewish Center, Asian Ozone, & Young Scholars Program.

Auto Trader Publishing: Miamisberg, Ohio
Magazine Ad Designer (‘96-’97)
Created car ads and aided in laying out magazine.

Sinclair Community College:
Dayton, Ohio
Gallery Assistant & Graphic Designer (‘95-’97)
Hypotenuse Gallery Assistant and created advertisements for events. Aided in the
Richterscale Designer Fashion Showcase.

Wayne High School: Huber Heights, Ohio
Student Designer (‘93-’95)
Created posters for Learning Resource Center and theatrical events.

Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
Adobe PhotoShop
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Power Point
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Ad Design