Work with the Art Director and others to produce and maintain print and on-line documents that include concept design, layout, photo and illustration so pieces are consistent with company look and feel and market company products creatively. Manage relationships with external sources relating to design issues.
Participate in creative strategy meetings with Art Director, Graphic Designers, Concept Artists, Marketing, Publications and others in determining project specifications and developing concepts, presentation, production and execution time lines for illustrated documents.
Under general supervision, create innovative designs and determine layouts including photo selection, placement, theme, type selection, size, color and overall look and feel for pieces produced for the first time.
Create mock-ups and drafts
Design catalogs, brochures, marketing collateral, packaging, logos, communication pieces, magazine ads, mailers, and other electronic and printed material.
Archive artwork electronically for future retrieval from electronic graphic library.
Proof materials prior to production.
Use technology and other alternatives to improve quality and cost efficiency of creative projects.
Communicate daily with Art Director and Graphics Team.
Supervise printing of company materials; visit printer while job is on press to check for accuracy in color, registration, and quality to printed pieces are well-designed, professionally produced and error-free.
Supervise photography to be used in marketing materials; work with photographer to ensure that the composition, colors and subject matter meet the requirements of the project.
Offer technical assistance to other team members and input and feedback during the design process when supervisor is not available.
College of Eastern Utah - 1997
Associate of Science
Emphasis: Business & Art
Utah State University -1999
Bachelors of Fine Arts
Major: Graphic Design
Twelve years of professional experience in graphic design, creating visuals in a corporate setting as well as on my own as a freelance designer.
Proficiency with Macintosh graphic programs such as Quark Xpress, Photoshop and Illustrator
Proficiency in page layout, printing and design principles.
Experience creating on-line graphics and converting artwork into electronic files.
Understanding of the printing process and preparing artwork for production.
Attention to detail with the ability prioritize, multi-task and work within specific time frames.
Good communication skills with a willingness to share ideas and contribute to a collaborative effort.
High degree of initiative with ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Self Employed Freelance Designer
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Hour 13 - Band Logo