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Benjamin Winans

Freelance Book Cover Designer & Banner Designer

1425
Location:Richmond, Virginia, United States
Website: http://www.benjaminwinans.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/benjaminwinans
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Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$30
Rate/Hr
SUMMARY
Creative talent with a combination of traditional and graphic art skills offering high level consultative client approach and proven ability to work in a variety of environments. Highly flexible, decisive, offering the value of EQ and IQ necessary to enhance internal and external business relationships

Software Expertise:

• Microsoft Office Suites
• Photoshop
• Illustrator
• InDesign
• Final Cut Pro X

Creative Expertise:

• Watercolor
• Acrylic
• Oil
• Pen & Ink
• Graphite
• Charcoal
• Screen Printing & Linocut
• Photography

EXPERIENCE
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER June 2007-Present
-Co-Founder Firm87, Creative Design Firm
-Translate hand-created logos and designs from various mediums to computerized designs
-Built logo from concept to completion
-Consult with clients regarding business vision and brand marketing
-Manage the creation of marketing and promotional materials for non-profit organizations including political and humanitarian campaigns
-Collaborated with small business owners to increase their presence with good design.
FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHY June 2006-Present
-Identified ideal locations for client photo shoots
-Carried shoots through from conception to post-production to print
-Mastered digital camera utilization and editing techniques

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE January 2014 - Present
-Managed non-profit art gallery (Identified artists, displayed work, designed and developed promotional material)
-Developed curriculum for interns
-Devised template for gallery reproduction overseas
-Crafted fundraising options to drive revenue for the gallery
EXHIBITING ARTIST April 30-Present
-Managed the timeline of entire major gallery showing
-Demonstrated creative process through completion of cohesive multimedia storyline
-Generated business and sales revenue through sales via social media including: KickStarter, Facebook, and LinkedIn
-Developed successful public relations campaign to increase awareness and gallery traffic
-Designed and edited show “trailer” through final production

EDUCATION: Associate of Applied Arts, John Tyler Community College, Spring 2013
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Member
Skills (2) Rating
Book Cover Design
Banner Design