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Andy Clarkson

Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator

Location:Powell, Ohio, United States
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Andy Clarkson

Design and commercial art professional with 14 years experience
129 Ravine Ridge Dr. - Powell, OH 43065 - (614) 519.6005

Some of the clients I've done work for include Bath & Body Works, JoAnn Fabrics and Crafts, Smith & Wesson, CVS/pharmacy, Walmart, Universal Studios, Disney World, Dairy Queen, The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Charley's Grilled Subs to name a few.

Work Experience

Commercial Artist
Andy Clarkson Design - Powell, OH
September 2000 to Present
Graphic design for apparel, print and digital media, brochure design, trade show booth design, product design, illustration for books, magazines, and retail clients.

Clients include Smith & Wesson, CVS/pharmacy, Walmart, Universal Studios, Disney World, Dairy Queen, The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Charley's Grilled Subs

Skills Used
Graphic design, illustration, digital art

Product Designer (Freelance)
JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores - Hudson, OH
September 2013 to December 2013
Design and illustration for seasonal home and yard decor products including wall signs, yard sculptures, ornaments, figurines etc.

Skills Used
Conceptual design, illustration (traditional and digital)

Bath & Body Works - Reynoldsburg, OH
November 2011 to August 2013
Manage design of seasonal products from concept stage to production. Collaborate with cross-functional teams and business partners to meet tight deadlines and stay within budget.

Graphic/Interactive Design Contractor
Inventiv Communications and M/I Homes - Columbus, OH
June 2010 to November 2011
Designed marketing materials for Eli Lilly, multi-national pharmaceutical and medical equipment company. Designed materials for print and online corporate marketing department for M/I Homes’ 9 divisions.

Product Designer
Wallace Designs Group - Columbus, OH
March 2009 to June 2010
Art directed and designed products for Walmart and Spencer’s Gifts. Managed production with overseas vendors.

Senior Graphic Artist
TDCI Inc - Columbus, OH
April 2007 to August 2009
Led all design and art direction for corporate marketing team, from tradeshow exhibits to web site redesign. Coordinated projects with external design agencies and print production companies.

Studio Artist
Kobolt Design Studios Inc - Columbus, OH
September 2004 to April 2007
Worked directly with high-end clients, coordinated contracts/requirements etc, for large-scale commercial art projects. Clients included Disney World, OSU Medical Center, Columbus Zoo, Dairy Queen, Charley’s Grilled Subs, & African American History Museum.

Gooseberry Patch
September 2000 to October 2003
Art directed, designed and illustrated catalogs, books and calendars. Project managed team of 10 designers. Mentored new team members.

BFA in Illustration/Visual Communications
CCAD - Columbus, OH
January 1994 to January 1999

InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator,(CS6), Google Sketchup, Acrobat, Microsoft Office
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Graphic Design