Sam Crowl

Freelance Ad Designer & Banner Designer

Location:Arkansas City, Kansas, United States
2 Skills
(a.k.a. Sam)
Samuel Crowl Jr.
29251 99th Road
Arkansas City, KS 67005

Graphic Design Artist/Advertising Manager/Instructor To obtain a position dealing with all phases of graphic design, advertising or graphic arts production. Computer graphic design/advertising and print production are my areas of expertise and experience. Familiar with web design.

Butler Community College,
901 South Haverhill Rd.,
El Dorado, KS 67042
Director of Client Services Publication Coordinator/Graphic Designer 2000-2013
Responsible for estimates, budget, schedule and delivery of all print materials for the College. I report to the Marketing Director and help the marketing team which consists of a Staff Writer, Graphic Designer and Marketing Assistant. As a team we are responsible for the marketing campaign of the college which translates to print ads, radio and television advertising, promotional materials including pens, coasters, portfolios, scratch pads, key chains etc. and the look of all publications. The larger publications design layout and production responsibilities land fully on the Publication Coordinator.

Crowl Creative Freelance Studio,
29251 99th Road
Arkansas City, KS 67005;
Owner Operator 1985-2000
Went full time and opened my own agency in the fall of ‘92 previous to that time I had worked part time dealing with all areas of design and production of various advertising and promotional items. This included logo designs for several local businesses, several small booklets, presentation folders, business cards, T-shirts, banners, signs and billboards.

Cowley College
125 N. 2nd St.
Arkansas City, KS. 67005
Adjunct Computer Design Instructor 1994-1997
Teaching the use of the computer as it relates to art and design. Taught 9 credit hours a week in Illustration, using Adobe Illustrator, page layout and design with Quark Express and Adobe Pagemaker and photo manipulation and corrections using Adobe Photo Shop.

Gilliland’s Printing Co.
215 N. Summit
Arkansas City, KS. 67005
Color Pre-Press Manager 1980-1992
Responsible for the production of all catalog covers, from customer contact to plates. Supervise in all areas of pre-press production from computer design to plates which includes four color separations and stripping. Operate and maintain all darkroom equipment, plate making equipment and proofing equipment. Extensive design work using Adobe Illustrator and Quark Express. Also responsible for research and installation of all computer peripherals, programs and utilities. My duties included customer contact, from initial meeting with the sales staff through all stages of production with technical support. Supervision of 15 employees.

Coleman, Inc.
250 N. St. Francis
Wichita, KS. 67211
Group Leader 1973-1979
Supervise and maintain Receiving Department operation. Weight count, inventory control, all phases of shipping and receiving. Help supervise 20 employees.

Printing, Inc.
344 N. St. Francis
Wichita, KS. 67211
Assistant Production Manager 1972-1973
Supervisory capacity, ordered paper stock, expediter, scheduling and customer contact.

Stockwell Printing
6134 N. Hillside
Wichita, KS. 672
Various Jobs 1971-1972
Art Room assistant (layout and paste-up), letter press (Kluge-Hiedleburg and linotype), bindery work, trimmer, cutter and some delivery work.

North High School — Graduated May 1971, Wichita, KS All required classes, special emphasis on printing and art. Was the art editor for the senior poetry magazine.

Wichita State University — Wichita, KS Classes — English 101/102, Drawing & Painting, Art History , Life Drawing, Speech, Commercial Design (under Bill Manley former creative director @ Assoc. Ad.) and Sculpture.

National Supervisory Council — Fundamentals of Supervision

Leadership Management Program — Productivity Enhancement

Quality Control/C.C.C.C. Business Management — TQM & SPC

DP Studio and Unix Workstation — Intergraph Huntsville, AL, Workstation Training

Univ. W. Virginia/College of Eng. & Mining Sci./Color Center— Color Theory & Scanner Operation

Cowley County Comm. College — Occupational Internship

NCMPR (National Council of Market and Public Relations Professionals) Member since 2000 Directed and Chaired the 2005 Conference in Wichita, KS

AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Designers) Member 2006

Printing House Craftsman 1992- 1993 (Member at large for the Board of Directors)
President- Greg Sullivan

Advisory Committee for Cowley College Computer Graphics Technology Program
Director - Denise Irwin

Editorial Cartoonist March -July 1991. The Arkansas City Traveler

Craftsman Club of Wichita 1st place-4/C brochure Gilliland Printing brochure)

Craftsman Club of Wichita 3rd place-3/C book or catalog
(Science Museum of Virginia An Exhibition of Flight)

Strathmore Graphics Gallery Certificate of Excellence
(Pembroke State University)

1994, ‘95, ‘96, ‘98 & ‘99 Finalist Exhibited “Wichita River Festival“ Poster Competition
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Banner Design