Paul Sample

Freelance Ad Designer & Animator

Location:Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
2 Skills

Execute projects based on the clients input, creating promotional materials such as brochures, advertisements, web sites, product designs, and other selling tools to meet their specific objective.


Senior Graphic Design/Multimedia Specialist
CorTrust Bank (July 2010-present)

-- Maintain a consistent brand image through all designs for CorTrust Bank and CTB?Marketing & Advertising

-- Provide proposal layout and design for all bank branches under extremely tight deadlines

-- Successfully complete projects to fit the needs for all Loan Officers, Mortgage Lenders, and clients

-- Selected and assembled equipment according to subject material for photo shoots, anticipated conditions

-- Collaborated with other photographers to test backgrounds, lighting, camera techniques, equipment and equipment calibrations

Graphic Designer
Hot Stuff Foods, LLC (March 2008-July 2010)

-- Provide proposal layout and design for marketing department under extremely tight deadlines??

-- Maintain a consistent brand image through all designs for Hot Stuff Foods, LLC

-- Successfully complete printing projects, from beginning to end, for franchisees through Franchise Business Consultants (FBC) nationwide

-- Establish trusting relationships with designers, vendors, marketers, FBCs and franchisees

-- Clean-up and alter all product images of photoshoots from advertising agencies: Lawrence & Schiller and HL2??

-- On-going development of the Hot Stuff Foods, LLC brand for the consumer?

Local Store Marketer
Express Personnel at Hot Stuff Foods, LLC (November 2007-March 2008)??

-- Filled in for the Local Store Marketer by helping with fundraisers and other printing tasks??

-- Provided proposal layout for franchisees??

-- Successfully completed printing projects for franchisees nationwide??

-- Established trusting relationships with designers, vendors and marketers?

Graphic Designer?
FastSigns (July 2006-November 2007)??

-- Provide proposal layout and design for large companies under extremely tight deadlines??

-- Print and prepare layouts and logos to print??-- Successfully complete client's projects worth thousands of dollars??

-- Establish trusting relationships with designers, vendors, and key clients??

-- Electronic photo retouching??

-- Engineer and rout layouts on a multitude of substrates??


-- Adobe Photoshop (Expert)?
-- Adobe Illustrator (Expert)?
-- Adobe InDesign (Intermediate)?
-- Adobe Dreamweaver (Intermediate)?
-- Adobe Flash (Intermediate)?
-- Quark Xpress (Intermediate)?
-- Flexi-Sign Pro (Intermediate)?
-- HTML (Intermediate)?
-- XML (Intermediate)?
-- Microsoft Office (Expert)
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design