Steve McDonnell

Freelance Ad Designer & Album Designer

1504
Location:Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Website: http://www.dalek.ca/
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/stevemcdonnell
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$45
Rate/Hr
I bring to the table over 25 years experience in the advertising/marketing and communcations field, primarily in Saskatchewan, working for a wide variety of employers - advertising agencies, Saskatchewan government communications departments and multi-media producers, servicing clients in the corporate/government sector as well as the arts and culture and private sector.

Over the course of those 25 years I’ve had a proven track record of experience and accomplishment in all aspects of advertising/marketing communications, from designing/producing black and white single pages to full colour multi-page publications, visual identity development and promotional literature such as brochures, newsletters, tabloids, CD package design, book design, signage and storyboards for film and television, as well as web design, development and programming.

Objectives:
To continue developing and bulding my career in the field of graphic design/advertising/comunications/marketing.

Education:
1980 - 1985: Alberta College of Art: Visual Communications - 4 year advertising arts program
1979 - 1980: Assiniboine Community College: Commercial Art - 1 year advertising arts program

Work Experience:
2003 to present: Dalek Design: Owner and operator of my design company, specializing in in all aspects of print design from black and white single pages to full colour multi-page publications, visual identity development and promotional literature such as brochures, newsletters, tabloids, CD package design, book design, signage and story boards for film and television, web design, development and maintenance services, and illustration services in a variety of styles. Partial clients list: Art Gallery of Regina, Saskatchewan Public Service Commission, Avram Events Inc., Keewatin Publications, CJTR Community Radio, Mysteria Gallery, Martin Charlton Communications, Sask Geological Society, Gradworks Intern Development Program, BuzzCity.ca, Phoenix Group, Brown Communications Group.

2001 to 2003: Minds Eye Interactive: Position: Senior graphic designer/illustrator. Duties: designing and developing web sites and multi-media projects.

1993 to 2001: Cooper, Quine & Fraser/Highwood: Position: Senior graphic designer/illustrator. Duties: designing and developing print based projects for a variety of clients from the private and provincial government sectors.

1991 to 1992 : SGI - Saskatchewan Government Insurance - Corporate Relations: Position: Graphic designer/illustrator. Duties: designing and developing print based projects for a variety of uses, both in-house and for external.

1988 to 1990: Roberts & Poole: Graphic designer/illustrator. Duties: designing and developing print based projects for a variety of clients from the private and provincial government sectors.

Skills:
Software: Adobe Mac Microsoft ,Photoshop Garage Band Word, Illustrator, iMovie, InDesign,
QuarkXpress, DreamWeaver MX, Flash

Accomplishments/Activities:
2008: Served on the Nomination comittee for the 2009 ‘Mayor’s Awards for Business and the Arts’

2007: Served as a graphic design juror for the 2007 JUNO Awards

2006: Music Coordinator for the 2006 Cathedral Village Arts Festival

Juror: on numerous SaskMusic FACTOR juries

Musician/composer - guitar and bass Actively involved in the Regina, Saskatchewan music scene as a perfomer/member in a number of local bands, both past and present - playing at various venues and festivals such as Saskatoon Jazz Festival, Regina Folk Festival, Flatlands Festival, Casino Regina Show Lounge.
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Album Design