To create paintings and illustrations for publication.
Summary of Qualifications
Ability to work with little direction and to complete work within time and budget limitations.
Computer literate in programs such as Adobe Photoshop CS4, Adobe Premier Pro CS4, Adobe InDesign, Painter and Dreamweaver CS4.
Worked closely with clients and account executives to meet the expectations of the client as well as those of the agency. Although this was seldom done as a designer, as art director and freelance illustrator, client relations was a crucial function. Held press conferences and gave talks to various clients and organizations.
Developed, produced and over-saw the production of a variety of advertising and public relations projects. These projects included annual reports, pop advertising, colateral materials for financial institutions and other businesses, identity for both business and individual clients, photo and art for print and video production and in-house colateral materials.
As art director and associate art director I led teams of four to seven designers/artists and worked closely with copy-writers and account executives. Developed and executed print and electronic media for a large client base. Worked closely with photographers, videographers, post production editors and printers.
Kevin Mayes Illustration and Design
Associate Art Director/Designer
Quillen, Elsea and Associates
The Boston Store
(Fashion Illustrator / Art Director for 10 years)
Society of Illustrators
Airbrush Action Magazine
Advertising Federation of Wichita
Advertising Federation, 9th District
Sedgewick County District Attorney, KS
Boy Scouts of America, Quivera Council
Murray's Big and Tall
Buffalo Creek Designs
FLY 97 Radio
In & Out Burger
Plan and Print Magazine
State of Kansas, State of Kansas Board of Tourism
Platypus Protected Feline Rescue Shelter, Inc.
Sedgewick County District Attorney
Crestview Country Club
various design studios, radio and TV stations,
advertising agencies, companies and individuals.