Donald B. Howell
28 Tipton Drive West
Shirley, NY 11967
Portfolio and samples can be found @ http://www.wix.com/donhowell3/threeonefive
Highly creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in print design, marketing and multimedia. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. Highly skilled in client and vendor relations and negotiations; talented at building and maintaining "win-win" partnerships. Passionate and inventive creator of innovative marketing strategies and campaigns; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with emphasis on working within budget requirements.
Creative experience in the following:
• Company Branding
• Logos & Business Cards
• Package Design
• Brochures & Newsletters
• Posters & Post Cards
• Front-end Website Design
• Video Editing
• Video Photo Montages
• Power Point Presentations
• Black & White Photography
• Photograph Restoration
Three One Five Design and Graphics 2004 - Present
Art Director - Graphic Designer
• Successfully manage and coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion.
• Collaborate with clients to create vision, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadline and requirements.
• Effectively build, motivate, and direct design and production teams.
• Coordinate freelance designers, consultants and vendors to meet all project requirements.
• Create and conduct highly persuasive sales and marketing presentations.
• Manage all operational, strategic, financial, quote/bid, staffing, and administrative functions.
CHP Media 1999 - 2004
Senior Art Director
• Successfully translated subject matter into concrete design for CD packaging, promotional materials and company identities.
• Created design structure and graphics for marketing and sales presentations, training videos and corporate websites.
• Prepared and proofed all artwork before going to press.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Digital Arts & Design 1999
Full Sail University, Winter Park, Florida
Platforms: MAC & PC
Applications: Adobe Creative Suite 5, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Indesign, and Adobe Illustrator; QuarkXpress