TIM BRYANT firstname.lastname@example.org 205.292.2797
Art Director/Web Designer/Graphic Designer/Illustrator/Animator/Author
Creative | Multi-Talented | Strong Communication Skills | Deadline Focused | Multi-task Orientated | Client Focused | Team Player | Organized | Personable | Easy To Work With | Willing To Learn | Driven | Award-winning
October 2006 - Present
Bryant Multimedia, LLC | Tuscaloosa, AL
Publisher of The Tuscaloosa Coupon, Movie & Menu Magazine. In charge of all ad design and production, as well as web site updating and client communications. This publication is mailed directly to 10,000 homes on a bi-monthly schedule.
Developed web sites and flash animations.
Developed an assortment of print items - from business cards to large, corporate annual reports and brochures.
Worked closely between clients and vendors.
Designed and prepared t-shirts for an array of clients.
Art Director - Better Roads Magazine
August 2007 - April 2011
Randall Reilly Publications | Tuscaloosa, AL
Worked closely with previous ownership of publication to ensure a smooth transition after purchase from Randall Publishing utilizing strong communication and organizational skills.
Developed a process for receiving advertisements and editorial from the Chicago base.
Worked closely with the Editor-in-Chief ensuring stories and graphics came in timely by developing an email flow alert system.
Worked closely with production manager and sales to ensure all ad art and magazine placements were done with perfection.
Laid out entire monthly magazine as well as designed/produced an array of special non-Better Roads requests for entire company.
Designed and implemented 16 different 12-18 page company-wide media kits for both digital and print for several consecutive years.
Redesigned the entire Better Roads brand and magazine.
Proof read and edited editorial while placing the text - keeping in mind style preferences specified earlier by the Editor-in-Chief.
Maintained constant communication with writers and provided research assistance when needed.
Finalized pages and uploaded the magazine each month for both digital and print.
Assisted advertisers on their advertisements if issues arose during production.
Multimedia Senior Designer
March 1999 - October 2006
The University of Alabama | Tuscaloosa, AL
Designed, created, managed, and oversaw the delivery of multi-level web sites.
Designed and created a multitude of animations, flash movies, video graphics, computer graphics, and hand-drawn illustrations.
Designed, created, and oversaw production for a multitude of brochures, CD/DVD labels, CD/DVD inserts, PowerPoint slides, self-mailers, and general promotional items - from four color process to black and white.
Illustrated and computer generated a multitude of artwork, renderings, and graphics.
Designed, created, oversaw, and was instrumental in the development of 3 interactive, CD and web-delivered games.
Designed, created, managed, and oversaw the production of 12 soft-bound student books, 3 student workbooks, 3 workbook keys, and 3 hard-bound text books - four color process and black and white.
Managed work, directed, and oversaw projects assigned to fellow employees, graduate, and under-graduate students.
Worked closely and communicated regularly with teachers, professors, and outside clients.
Taught and assisted in areas that addressed an assortment of computer hardware/software issues, web site development, and computer generated graphic delivery.
August 1978 - May 1983
Harris School of Advertising Art | Franklin, TN
2011 Jesse H. Neal Awarded to the Better Roads magazine
Multitude ASBPE design awards received over past three years as sole designer for Better Roads magazine
2011 TABPI winner for international design challenge between art directors world-wide http://www.tabpi.org
Regional Gold Addy Winner for advertising campaign
Wrote two novels - the most recent is represented by the Francis White Literary Agency. Wrote a multitude of jingles and have had over 25 songs published. Professional musician/singer. Invented the Flag Pole To Go multi-bracket, on sale at Target.com, and other retail outlets.