James Gordon

Freelance CD Designer & T-Shirt Designer

Location:Haddon Heights, New Jersey, United States
2 Skills
James Gordon

Professional Qualification Summary

An artistic, highly likable, reliable, unique, dedicated artist with skills in fine and digital arts with creative original ideas and an eye for detail. Experienced in customer relationships along with distribution of packaging Products. Knowledge in the passed and present techniques and heavy knowledge in the urban culture as also the business world.

Design Proficiency
Advertisement design, page, layout, logo, identity package, mock-up and presentation,
photo retouching, computer and hand illustration, Sculpting.

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Dual Platform Proficiently (Mac and PC), Sound Forge, iMovie, Microsoft Office

Bachelors of Sciences In Graphic Design
The Art Institute of Philadelphia, PA
March 2009

Diploma Media Fine Arts
Creative Arts High School, Camden, New Jersey, NJ
June 2004

08 to Present- Philadelphia AIGA member participated in AIGA Campaign To Sustain Contest.
05 to Present- AI Comic Book Club member.
05 to Present-AI Martial Arts Club member.
Participated in a couple of demonstrations in club practice.

Chosen to participant The Camden City Children’s Garden mural project.

Participated in numerous Creative Arts High School plays as set designer and stage crew.

Work Experience

Freelance Graphic Designer
Umpire Films
March 2011 to Present
Work on Poster, Flyers for musicians, bands, parties, movies, advertisements, logo designs photo editing and photo manipulation.

CD Package Design: Layout and designed CD packaging, fold out booklet, CD tray, front an back cover.

Receiving / Processing / Stock Retail Worker
September 2009 to March 2011
Cherry Hill, NJ
Processing: Unload and unpackaged clothes to be processed. Put security tags on clothes, Shoes and have them ready to be put on sales floor. Clean processing and Stock room.

Receiving: Unload unpackaged clothes to be processed. Push out clothes to sales floor, fix lights, build clothes fixtures (ranks that clothes are put on), took out trash, cleaned receiving warehouse, loaded an unloaded trucks. Carried out purchased items to customers vehicles.

Office Assistant / Graphic Designer
Jackson Associates
Camden, NJ
June 2009 to October 2009

Poster / Flyer Design: Designed flyers and posters for gospel singer Connie Jackson's(President of Jackson Associates) concerts, shows, and autograph signing.

CD Package Design: Layout and designed CD packaging, fold out booklet, CD tray, front an back cover, logo design.

Office Assistant
Answered phone, front door, cleaned the office. Took notes on meetings and classes. Made copies of documents, typed up documents and delivered document papers.

Graphic Design Internship
Fresh Produce / Nocturnal
Westville, NJ
January 2009 to March 2009

T-shirt design: Hand drawing concepts
Finalizing shirt designs.

Skateboard deck design:
Drawing and cutting out stencil outlines for
skateboard decks.

Managed web pages:
Updated Facebook and Myspace pages, added
friends, and photos. Updated Ebay page, uploaded company product, skateboard decks, custom grip tape and t-shirts.

The Art Institute of Philadelphia, PA
Tutoring Center
September 2008 to March 2009

Tutoring in the basics of Adobe Photoshop and illustrator.

Royal Enterprises
Cherry Hill, NJ
October 2006 to January 2007

Candy Warehouse:
Picking customer orders, wrapping up orders, and readinging orders for pick up
or delivery.

Sweeping, picking up trash, and taking out trash.

Delivering orders to customer

Loading and unloading:
Taking items off of trucks, packing items on to trucks, and counting inventory.

Boys and Girls Club of Camden County
Camden, NJ
July 2002 to February 2005

Title: Youth tutor mentor
Game room planner:
Set up and prepare games for kids.

Kitchen staff:
Cleaning kitchen, washing dishes, and preparing snakes.

Home work helper:
Checked over home work, and tutored in basic computer programing.
Skills (2) Rating
CD Design
T-Shirt Design