David Littlefield

Freelance Graphic Designer & Website Designer

Location:Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Website: http://www.littlefield.ca
2 Skills
PORTFOLIO: http://www.littlefield.ca

Highly proficient web and graphic designer, photographer, illustrator with strong conceptual, design, typography, production, pre-press and web design skills. Fluent with both Mac and Windows operating systems. Well versed in the latest graphic design methods, practices, techniques, and associated principles. Strong knowledge of commercial printing, and publishing procedures and standards. Expert skill level using Creative Suite software, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Acrobat. Knowledge of web design processes and best practices, including image optimization, interface design, interest in UI/UX. Skilled writing Web Standards Compliant HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax and PHP code for website design. Very organized combined with excellent communication, and time management skills.

Humber College - Graphic Design
Academy of Learning College – Web Design


Littlefield Creative Inc., Hamilton, Ontario
January 2012 – Present
Senior Graphic Designer and Web Designer
A personal company providing freelance graphic design services to various clients for user interface design, web design and print design projects. With over 25 years of experience as a senior graphic designer producing creative print advertising for advertising agencies and corporations, I have recently upgraded and honed to my existing profession graphic design skills to include web design at the Academy of Learning and Sessions College of Professional Design. While attending these respected learning institutions, I have gained intensive knowledge and hands on experience with user interface design and standards compliant web design.

United Van Lines (Canada), Mississauga, Ontario
March 2012 – December 2012
Senior Graphic Designer - Contract position
Working within the marketing department, I designed PowerPoint presentations, marketing printed materials and displays for corporate conventions. I designed and produced corporate brochures and collateral materials for the UVL franchises following corporate graphic standards. I produced the UVL corporate graphic standards manual for logo usage, UVL vehicle graphics, magazine ads, marketing program logos and produced banners for websites, Twitter and Facebook. I requested printing quotes and contracted outside printers. I also organized, filed and archived completed design projects.

Losani Homes, Hamilton, ON
September 2006 - January 2012
Senior Graphic Designer
For this position, in the marketing department, I designed and produced web graphics, advertising campaigns, newspaper and corporate magazine ads, brochures, direct mail, displays, sales center designs, banners, signage, large format billboards, corporate newsletters, logos and website design. I produced illustrations and photography as well as Photoshop retouching of the photos. I also provided photography showcasing the decorated model homes inside and out. I compiled competitive quotes from outside vendors and acted as an in-house print broker and purchased from and directed outside service providers. I created television commercials to air on CHCH TV. I also provided promotional writing for the ads and brochures that I produced. I created and maintained the image and brand of Losani Homes in all forms of visual marketing and advertising.

The Seppi Group, Toronto ON 2004 - 2006
Senior Graphic Designer
I created concepts and produced graphic design for advertising print campaigns including final pre-press for magazine and newspaper ads, direct mail, brochures and inserts, logos, signage and displays.

Partnership Marketing, Markham, ON 2001 - 2004
Senior Graphic Designer
For this medium sized advertising agency specializing in builder and new home marketing, I produced graphic design for advertising print campaigns including final pre-press for magazine and newspaper ads, direct mail, brochures and inserts, logos, signage and displays.

Watt International Inc. Toronto, ON 2000 – 2001
Senior Graphic Designer - Contract Position
An agency specializing in package design, I developed design concepts for various packaging projects through to final production. Package design projects included; Brava brand beer label and cartons (currently the Beer Stores leading selling brand), Cott Beverages, First Choice brand grated parmesan cheese, jam and yogurt. Produced final illustrations, production artwork and directed photography of product.

Poirier and Brightling Advertising Ltd., Toronto, ON 1998 - 2000
Graphic Designer
Design to final pre-press production of advertising and marketing campaigns, including magazine and newspaper ads, direct mail, brochures, logos, signage and displays. Produced final illustrations. Researched, selected and purchased stock photography. Directed illustrators and art directed photography and production staff.

Professional and Personal References: Available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Website Design