Kprange

Freelance Advertising Freelancer & Branding Freelancer

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Location:De Pere, Wisconsin, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kprange
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$75
Rate/Hr
EXPERIENCE

Imaginasium, Inc.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR
July 2012-present
I am responsible for the vision, brand strategy, creative direction and management of internal creative staff for the following brands: Integrys, Wisconsin Public Service, BOLDT Construction and Boys and Girls Club

Traction Factory
ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Milwaukee, Wisconsin April 2011-July 2012
I was responsible for the vision, brand strategy, creative direction and management of internal staff for the following brands: Hal's Harley-Davidson, United Way, Four Winns and Snap-on Tools

K8 & Company, Inc.
FREELANCE
2007-2011
I provided freelance design services and was responsible for the brand strategy, research, creative, concepts, design, video, interactive, exhibit design, packaging, art and photography direction for the following agencies: Kohl's Corporation, Digitas, Maurice Sporting Goods, Isle of Dogs, Quad Creative, Monarch Creative, Noise, and Blue Dog Design

Topco Associates Chicago, Illinois
MANAGER, CREATIVE SERVICES
December 2009-2010
I was responsible for the management of 10+ staff within the creative department. Also responsible for creative direction on the following brands:
Food Club, Shurfine, Full Circle Organics and Harvest Club

Brandimage
SENIOR DESIGNER
August 2006-March 2007
I was responsible for branding, video, art direction and design for the following brands: Pepsi, General Mills, Scotty Pippen, SC Johnson and Kraft

Culver Advertising
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR
March 2006-August 2006
I was responsible for branding, art and photography direction on the following brands: Pepsi, Harley-Davidson, Starbucks, VOX Vodka and Jim Beam

Discovery World Museum, James E. Lovell Museum of Science and Technology
MUSEUM EXHIBIT ART DIRECTOR
May 2005-February 2006
I was the primary lead for all graphic production and implementation as well as the conceptual, design and consulting of all interactive exhibits.

Jacobson Rost Advertising
ART DIRECTOR
February 2003-March 2005
I was responsible fore branding, art and photography direction on the following brands: Sargento, BOSS, Mercury, Miller Brewing Co., Old Wisconsin, Culvers and Tracker Boats

Design Partners, Inc.
SENIOR DESIGNER
March 2001-February 2003
I was responsible for strategy, design and layout for the following brands: Kraft, Keebler, Universal Pictures, Miller Brewing Co. and Jockey

Hanson Dodge Creative
DESIGNER
August 2000-March 2001
I was responsible for design, photography direction and layout for the following brands: Captain Morgan, SC Johnson and Trek Bicycles

John Michael Kohler Arts Center
COORDINATOR OF GRAPHIC ARTS-DESIGNER
June 1998-August 2000
I was responsible for managing all aspects of the art center's graphic communications which included installations, video, graphic design, photography, exhibit design, interior design and illustration for all departments.

EDUCATION

MFA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, expected 2015
Major: Visual Communications

BFA, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, graduated 1996
Major: Visual Communications

AWARDS

Frederick Layton Fellowship Award, 2013
BMA Award Winner, United Way Campaign, 2013
BMA Award Winner, Snap-on SFC Conference, 2012
BMA Award Winner, United Way Campaign, 2012
ADDY Gold Award Winner, Window Wonderland", Boys and Girls Club-Green Bay, 2013
ADDY Silver Award Winner, Annual Report, Families International, 2000
Rorabeck Memorial Scholarship, 1996

SKILLS

Creative Strategy, Creative Direction, Branding, Art Direction, Concepting, Copywriting, Editing, Adobe Creative Suite-Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Flash, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Word, Power Point, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Fabrication, Manufacturing, Experience Design, Environmental Design, Interior Design
Skills (2) Rating
Advertising
Branding