Keith Barnett

Freelance Graphic Designer & Logo Designer

1214
Location:Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/keithbarnett
0
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$17
Rate/Hr
OBJECTIVE~
I desire to work for a well established company,
who will utilize my skills on a variety of retail
projects from concept to production

STRENGTHS~
• Seasoned retail designer, with strong design skills in large and small format projects
• Completed projects for major clients, such as:Firestone, Lowe’s, PGA Tour Superstores, Miller Brewing, and Sunoco
• Strategic thinker and creative problem solver,with ability to gather research and turn into creative retail solutions
• Strong work ethic to meet deadlines with swiftness and efficiency, while handling multiple projects
• Experience in various print processes
• Able to communicate with multiple personalities
• Willingness to learn new medias

SKILLS~
Macintosh Platform (some PC experience)
Adobe InDesign, Photoshop,Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Strata 3D, Microsoft Office
Experienced in designing layouts for flexography, litho, screen, and digital printing processes

EDUCATION~
John Herron School of Art [IUPUI]
1998 - B.F.A. in Visual Communication

EXPERIENCE~
PRATT CORPORATION, Indianapolis, IN 4/05 - present
Senior Graphic Designer
• Create and maintain graphics for retail environments, internal branding, presentations, signage programs, templated layouts, packaging, collateral, magazine and web ad campaigns
• Compose 3D renderings and illustrations for retail presentations
• Responsible for developing and maintaining company branding standards on various marketing and internal materials
• Delegating work to other designers, while maintaining my own
• Conduct on-site graphic surveys at various client locations
• Research stock imagery, color trends, and relevant project content
• Coordinate schedules and estimates with clients, directors, sales and project management
• Responsible for presentation layouts to show design intent, marketing content, and internal procedures
• Participate in brainstorming sessions, develop tag lines, promotional phrases, and copy for clients and internal marketing
• Help preserve digital assets on company server

INLAND GRAPHICS RESOURCE CENTER, Indianapolis, IN 3/98 - 4/05
Graphic Designer
• Created and maintained flexography package graphics
• Converted established graphics into flexography compliant specifications
• Package and display 3D renderings and illustrations as needed
• Managed digital files on the company digital asset management system
• Created package mock-ups for client approval
• Collaborated with project management to establish time lines and pricing
• Served on staff to establish ISO 9000 compliant procedures

FREELANCE DESIGNER, Indianapolis, IN 1995 - present
• Design various projects for national and local customers involving logos, stationery, ads, apparel, literature, signage, web site graphics and collateral
• Layout of the Indiana Minority Business Magazine [Indianapolis Recorder] from 2005-2011
• Completed ads for SLAM Magazine and the Indianapolis branch of the NAACP

SHELBYVILLE NEWSPAPER (Mac Staffing), Indianapolis, IN 7 - 97
Design Assistant
• Scanned photos, ads, text, film, slides, and Photoshop touch up

COMPANY ZOSH GRAPHICS, Indianapolis, IN 4/97 - 9/97
Informal Internship
• Assisted with logos, concept brainstorming, and collateral material
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Logo Design