John McCall

Freelance Graphic Designer & Comic Artist

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Location:Coldwater, Mississippi, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/johnmccall
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$50
Rate/Hr
Objective
To further my career in the graphic design industry where my skill, experience and attention
to detail can be utilized. Looking for the opportunity to apply my passion and skill to create
compelling graphics that guarantee company goals and customer objectives are met.
Education
Mississippi Valley State University
Capabilities
Strong Communication Skills.
Multi-tasking with specific attention to detail.
Mac/PC
Adobe Photoshop CC
Adobe Illustrator CC
Adobe Indesign CC
Adobe Acrobat Professional CC
Dreamweaver CC
After Effects CC
Microsoft Word
Power Point
Final Cut Studio
Quark Express 8.0

Experience
2013 - Present
Senior Designer, Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, MS
Responsible for conceptualization and completion of all University marketing collateral
materials. Constantly juggle multiple projects and utilize my time management skills, create
effective designs and provide prompt print services, design monthly newsletters that are printed
on site, design and update banners and other images for web, photography, responsible for
ordering supplies and completing maintenance orders on printer, maintain a positive working
relationship with each client

2007 - 2013
Graphic Designer, Mississippi Valley State University
Itta Bena, MS
Created marketing materials that are branded to individual clients, brand develop each new
client, design, print and cut; brochures, business cards and other any promotional material for
my clients in a timely manner, other job duties included designing logos, brochures, posters,
billboards, stage backdrops, and publications

2004 - 2007
Prepress Technician/Graphic Designer, Mississippi Printing Com pany
Greenwoo d, MS
Responsible for the manufacturing of printing plates, image carrier/form, ready for
mounting on a printing press, as well as the adjustment of images and texts for the
creation of a high-quality print file. Also, overseeing color corrections of images as
well as doing graphic design duties.

2002 - 2003
Graphic Designer, Mahogany Magazine
Mound Bayou, MS
Responsible for the design of the publication which included overseeing the design
projects of the graphic designer, designing logos, brochures, posters, billboards,
and rate cards. Also, responsible for establishing and maintaining relationships with
printers.

Achievements
2012 CPRAM First Place - “MVSU Communique” Newsletter
2012 CPRAM First Place - “MLK Banner” Single Piece Artwork
2012 CPRAM First Place - “DRCI” PR Campaign
2012 CPRAM Second Place - “MVSU Social Work Brochure” Brochure
2012 CPRAM Second Place - “MVSU Strategic Plan” Special Publication
2012 CPRAM Third Place - “MVSU Homecoming Golf Classic” PR Campaign
2012 CPRAM Third Place - “MVSU Writing Project” Brochure
2012 CPRAM Third Place - “MVSU One Team One Valley” Special Publication
2011 CPRAM Third Place - “Valley Passport” Special Publication
2011 CPRAM Second Place - “Fall Career Day” PR Campaign
2011 CPRAM Third Place - “High School Day 2010” Advertisement
2011 CPRAM Third Place - “Bioinformatics Summer Institute” Brochure
2011 CPRAM Honorable Mention - “High School Day 2010” PR Campaign
2010 CPRAM First Place - “MVSU Inauguration of Donna H. Oliver” PR Campaign
2010 CPRAM First Place - “I am Art” Admissions and Recruitment Piece
2010 CPRAM Second Place - “MVSU Communique” Newsletter
2010 ADDY Gold - “International Programs Passport” Collateral
2010 ADDY Silver - “DRCI ad” Consumer Trade Publication
2010 ADDY Bronze - “MVSU Fall 2010 Career Fair” Collateral
2010 ADDY Bronze - “MVSU Communique” Collateral
2009 ADDY Graphic Designer of the Year

Affiliations
College Public Relations Association of Mississippi (CPRAM)
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)

References
Available Upon Request
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Comic Art