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Matt Elbon

Freelance Graphic Designer & Ad Designer

Location:Tacoma, Washington, United States
Phone: 2356781847
2 Skills
Whatever medium I may be working in, whether it's for fun or for work I invest a 100% of myself into every design to insure that it is honest, polished, and most importantly tells an awesome story.

I specialize in creating great brands, quality print collateral, illustrations, logos, and digital whether it's email or web design.

Technical Proficiency
Platforms: Mac OS 9/10 and Windows.
Applications: Adobe Photoshop CS2-CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS2-CS6,
Adobe InDesign CS2-CS6 and Microsoft Word.

Professional Proficiency
• Working under pressure with deadlines and delivering completed work on time.
• Working on projects with small to large budgets.
• The ability to collaborate with copywriters, designers, production artists, and accountants.

Design Proficiency
• Print and digital media design.
• Computer and hand illustration.
• Creating mock-ups and presentations.
• Package design.
• Logo and identity design.

September 2013-Present, Graphic Designer
Experience with designing digital media for desktop and mobile devices.

2008-2013, Graphic Designer
Wunderman, Seattle
Experience with designing digital media and promotional material for Xbox, Microsoft
and T-Mobile.

2005-2006, Graphic Designer
Iowa Information Publications
Duties included production work, page layout and ad design.

2005, Graphic Designer (internship)
J.D. Gordon Advertising
Duties included production work, branding and logo design.

Awards and Honors
2012, Silver Addy Award
2006, Silver Addy Award and Best in Category
2005, Silver Addy Award
2004, Student Addy Award

2006-2008, Seattle Creative Academy
AA in graphic design and digital media

2003-2005, Western Iowa Tech Community College
AA in graphic design and digital media
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Ad Design