Brian Davison

Freelance Graphic Designer & Document Designer

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Location:Yatesville, Georgia, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/briandavison
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GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Print Design ~ Print File Optimization ~ Typography ~ Image Optimization ~ Original Designs and Products ~ Photo Retouch
Web Design ~ Page Layout ~ Vector Design ~ Color Theory ~ Batch Processing ~ Packaging / Display Design ~ Wordpress

QUALIFICATIONS PROFILE


Highly talented and innovative professional, offering progressive experience and expertise in various media platforms; equipped with in-depth knowledge in pre-press workflow and file requirements to achieve operational efficiency. Self-starter; skilled at utilizing design software as production and design tool. Demonstrate excellent analytical skills; able to rapidly assess competitive markets, execute effective strategic marketing plans at all levels, as well as build, direct, and motivate successful organizations. Exhibit advanced talent in identifying issues and problems to generate strategic solutions. Adept at handling multiple tasks within fast-paced, deadline-driven environments. Proactive with strong work ethic and integrity. Team player with capability to establish and foster professional relationships.

EDUCATION


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design In progress: (2008-2015)
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Online

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Invented and then generated revenue through the successful launch of Battlegraph Dry Erase Boards worldwide
Contributed innovative designs for the #4 New York Times Bestseller The Laws of Thinking by Bishop Jordan in 2007
Drove the significant increase in number of subscribers and fans from 6000 to more than 40,000, gaining more popularity for Joseph Simmons, most commonly known as Rev Run

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Morgan and Company, Griffin, GA
Engraver / Designer, Laser Engraving / Product Design 2008–2010

Exhibit expertise in product engraving and creative engraver tool utilization
Exhibit expertise in production of vector designs and typography
Demonstrate ingenious work performance in developing new products and engraving designs

Leverage Enterprises, Thomaston, GA
Partner / Creative Director, Graphic Design / Account Management / Web Design 2007–2009

Oversaw daily operations and creative resources administration
Rendered quality and utmost customer service
Managed the design and marketing campaigns of Zoe ministries and Rev Run through utilizing technical knowledge on print, web, and e-mail

Yamaha Music MFG., Thomaston, GA
Logistics Specialist, Inventory Control / Database Design & Management / Logistics 2001–2007

Devised and utilized database to monitor inventory and incoming orders
Adhered to DOT standards when organizing shipping documents
Coordinated with a culturally and geographically diverse group of clients

Quad Graphics, The Rock, GA
Digital Plate Production, Material Handling / Pre-press Production 1995–2000

Assumed full responsibility in completing various tasks, including shipping/receiving, material handling, plate production, page layout, and quality control. Exhibit proficiency in prepress during the transition into digital

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY


Creative Suite | Photoshop | ImageReady | Illustrator | InDesign | Bridge | Dreamweaver | Acrobat | Quark | Correl Draw | Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint) | Wordpress
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Document Design