Alan Dean

Freelance Cartoonist & Storyboarder

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Location:Dacula, Georgia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/alandean
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Kudos
3.0
2 Skills
$30
Rate/Hr
Alan P. Dean
1435 Windsong Park Drive ? Dacula, GA 30019 ? 334.262.9599 ? deandesigngroup@gmail.com
Elance Design Portfolio:http://www.behance.net/alandean
Design Portfolio: http://mixmasterdean.wix.com/alan-dean-design
Digital Illustration Portfolio: http://mixmasterdean.wix.com/alan-dean-art


Profile
Designer and illustrator with excellent interpersonal and motivational skills. Demonstrated ability to multitask and adapt to progressive work environments. Can anticipate challenges and develop plans to overcome obstacles. Self-directed, but works well with teams. Experience as an art director and business owner. Art directed, conceptualized and designed for branding, campaigns, print, TV, digital, outdoor and POP. Managed job flow of creative projects from conception through to production, working with creative directors, copywriters, art directors, designers, illustrators, photographers, account teams and production department.

Professional Experience
Walker 360, Montgomery, AL 2010 to 2012
Graphic Designer
• Worked alongside of Creative Director, gave input on campaign development
• Produced all designs for advertising division
• Created logos, brochures, sales sheets, posters, and mailers, and wrote headlines

Alabama Interactive, Montgomery, AL 2008 to 2010
Graphic Designer & Web Architect
• Designed banners, icons, buttons, wireframes, and HTML/CSS websites for State departments and the official State of Alabama web portal
• Had working relationship with programmers who added coding to templates

Lamar Advertising, Montgomery, AL 2003 to 2008
Art Director
• Met with AEs and clients to determine advertising needs and direction
• Designed all outdoor boards and uploaded to corporate headquarters

Britton Advertising, Montgomery, AL 1999 to 2003
Senior Art Director
• Maintained relationships with highest profile clients, fulfilled business requests
• Oversaw junior creative designers in Photoshop and Illustrator
• Designed brochures, logos, branding projects, outdoor posters, and art directed on TV commercial shoots

Education
Auburn University Montgomery, Montgomery, AL Spring 2008
Advanced Website Design

Auburn University, Auburn, AL 1972 to 1976
Visual Design and Fine Arts

Skills & Awards
Design and Computer Programs: Adobe Illustrator CS4, Photoshop CS4, InDesign CS4 and CS5, Dreamweaver 8 and CS5, Flash, Adobe Premiere, XHTML, Macintosh OS, Windows 7

Awards: Member of Montgomery Art Guild
The Healthcare Marketing Reports Awards for ‘Huge Baby’ and ‘Baptist Baby’ campaigns
Addy Awards for Montgomery Cancer Center campaign
Skills (2) Rating
Cartooning
Storyboarding