Lucas Kanady

Freelance Graphic Designer & Cartoonist

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Location:Wichita, Kansas, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/lucaskanady
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Lucas Kanady
316-804-5034
lucas.kanady@yahoo.com

CAREER OBJECTIVE
To become an adaptable and valuable member of your creative team and utilizes the skills acquired in the creative production of products and services.

EDUCATION
The Art Center Design College
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Associate of Art in Advertising Art - 1999
Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite 4, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier,
Dreamweaver, QuarkXpress and Freehand.

New Horizons
Wichita, Kansas
Dreamweaver level 1, 2, and 3 certified - 2003
Knowledge of Adobe Dreamweaver.

Mindfire Academy
Wichita, KS
3D Animation Program - Level 1 - certified - 2010
Knowledge of Maya 2011 and ZBrush 3D animation programs.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Mayflower Clinic
Wichita, KS
February 2011 | Present
Director of Development
Develop, coordinate, maintain and implement annual fundraising plans.
Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate & foundation sponsors, and individual donors.
Establish short-and long-range goals for unrestricted funding sources and enlists support from members of staff.
Created all advertising and marketing campaigns, including graphic, web and video production.

Mindfire Academy
Wichita, Kanasas
August 2010 | Present
Graphic Designer/Marketing/Recruitment
Designs all marketing materials for print, web and digital means.
Develop and oversee all marketing campiagns for student recruitment.
Manages all social medai outlets, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.
Creates concept art for class curriculum.

GForce Industries, LLC.,
Wichita, Kansas
August 2004 | August 2010
Chief Operating Officer
Worked with engineers, patent attorneys and industry specialists on new product development.
Manage and administer all Product Development Procedures and Operations, which include the manufacturing and testing of prototype models
Developed the manufacturing and production structure.
Created all advertising and marketing campaigns, including graphic, web and video production.
Review and research for all new business plans submitted for capital investment.

Armstrong Shank Advertising Agency
Haysville, Kansas
October 2003 | August 2004
Project Manager/Graphic Designer/Account Executive
Managed agency project schedule.
Responsible for developing new promotional ideas for new and existing accounts.
Supervised all aspects of printing such as quotes, printing, pre-press and bindery.
Designed printed materials for new and existing clients.
Maintain current and new advertising accounts.

Kansas Credit Union Association
Wichita, Kansas
February 2003 | October 2003
Assistant Marketing Director/Graphic Designer
Create marketing campaigns for credit unions in the state of Kansas.
Responsible for developing new promotional ideas for new and existing accounts.
Supervised all aspects of printing division such as quotes, printing, pre-press and bindery.
Designed all in-house literature, as well as all printed pieces and media ads for new marketing campaigns.
Responsible for sales, marketing, promotions and website design and updates.

HQ Publishing
Albuquerque, New Mexico
March 2002 | September 2002
Sales/Production Manager
Manage 80 advertising accounts for two major trade publications.
Responsible for developing new accounts by phone sales, major trade shows and conventions.
Supervised all aspects of printing division such as quotes, printing, pre-press and bindery.
Designed all in-house literature as well as promotional contests and events.
Responsible for travel setup and coverage for publication at all major trade
shows and conventions.

Walgreens Drugstore
Albuquerque, New Mexico & Las Vegas, Nevada
Feb. 2001 | March 2002 - Aug. 1994 | May 1999
Merchandising/Assistant Manager/Warehouse Supervisor/Cashier
Manage and train personnel to ensure the efficient operation of a major drugstore chain.
Supervised numerous employees.
Created displays, promotional,sections and organized warehouse inventory.
Directed cash receipts and deposits.
Merchandise new store openings in ABQ and LV.
Created company artwork for displays.

AAA Express Printing
Albuquerque, New Mexico
April 2000 | February 2001
Production Manager/Graphic Designer
Manage and trained personnel to ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of a full print shop.
Responsible for sales, marketing, graphic design, estimates, bindery, quotes,
ordering of paper and supplies, pre-press set up and guarantee of high-quality finished products.
Directed cash receipts and deposits.

Hoffmantown Church
Albuquerque, New Mexico
May 1999 | April 2000
Production Manager/Graphic Designer
Manage and trained personnel to ensure the efficient operation and maintenance of full print shop.
Design printed pieces for both inside and outside clients.
Maintain and scheduled five to seven employees for Business Center.
Responsible for sales, marketing, graphic design, estimates, bindery, quotes and supply ordering.
Experience in pre-and post-production including file preparation for
imagesetter, negs and plates, folding, bindery, padding and cutting.
Directed cash receipts and billing.

PATENTS & PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Suture & Tying Training Device
http://www.wipo.int/pctdb/en/wo.jsp?WO=2008027425
http://cine-med.com/index.php?id=SUT100

O2VIVE Isobaric Oxygen Skincare System
www.o2vive.com

DIGITAL PORTFOLIO
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jtBSWkk708k
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Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Cartooning