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Scot Ferdon

Freelance Cartoonist & Graphic Designer

Location:Carlsbad, California, United States
Phone: 858-349-2475
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I have been a part of the Creative/Design/Screenprinting Industry for over 23 plus years working with such companies as Bad Boy, No Fear, Kawasaki, Hang Ten, Crazy Shirts, Taylor Made, G&S, Scotty Cameron and the San Diego Zoo, designing logos, illustrations, catalogs and web graphics.


H&H SCREENING AND GRAPHICS, Vista, CA 1/2012 – Present
Production Manager

• Managed daily production, including Hot Market orders, to ensure deadlines were met.
• Coordinated production between Art and Print Department.
• Separated licensed product for customers including Reebok, Adidas, NHL, NFL, MLB, NBA, and Olympics.
• Re-designed and manipulated graphics to insure high quality separations.
• Managed press checking/proofing process for Pantone color matching for licensed product.
• Supervised and implemented corrective actions to support continuous improvement in press checking/proofing process.

FERDON GRAFFIX, Carlsbad, CA 1/2009 – 1/2012
Creative Director

• Produce, create and design custom artwork and logos for apparel, print and media production.
• Sample customers include Hang Ten, Gordon and Smith, Crazy Shirts, Surf Ventures, Seirus Innovation, San Diego Zoo, Camp Pendleton Military Exchange/ Troop Platoons.
• Responsible for pitching art and creative services during client presentations.
• Confirms client review and delivery schedules to keep on-time production.
• Strive for excellence in everything from concept to completion of every project.

TOP HEAVY CLOTHING, Temecula, CA 1/2002 – 1/2009
Production Facilitator/ Licensing Coordinator/ Graphic Designer

• Coordinated production between Art and Print Department.
• Handled all licensing accounts including General Motors, Sonic, Chrysler, Classic Media and Family Guy.
• Created brand and private label designs for major department stores and specialty stores including Target, Walmart, Sears, JCPenney, Macy’s, Mervyns’ and Hot Topic.
• Assisted owner with research and development projects to grow branding and sales.
• Managed layout and updates of all product catalogs.
• Managed press checking/proofing process for Pantone color matching for licensed product and private label designs.

DUFFER CORPORATION, Oceanside, CA 1/2001-1/2002
Art Departement Manager

• Developed and designed logos and graphics for golf oriented beverage products and packaging.
• Created graphic illustrations and implemented programs for promotional marketing products and events.
• Coordinated all related production entities including outside digital imaging, photographers, printers and pre-press.
• Co-created sales and marketing plans for management and sales team.
• Handled photo restoration and retouching for printing.

SHARK ATTACK, San Diego, CA 10/1997 – 12/2000
Art Department Manager
• Oversaw creative art direction for surf and golfed themed apparel line.
• Produced, created and designed artwork, graphics and illustrations.
• Created corporate brand print materials including point-of-sale graphics and catalogs.
• Managed silkscreen and embroidery production.
• Developed advertising, merchandising, and promotional products.
• Involved in trade shows including Magic, ASR, and California Gift show.
• Supervised freelance designers and interns.

Bachelor of Science Degree, Graphic Design
Biola University, La Mirada, CA

Technical Skills Include: Illustrator CS5, Photoshop CS5, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
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Graphic Design