Jon Randall

Freelance Ghostwriter & Editor

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Location:Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jonrandall
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Jon Randall

Résumé

FREELANCE DESIGNER. ILLUSTRATOR, PHOTOSHOP SPECIALIST
Design and illustration projects for publishers, cable television, health care, financial institutions, restaurant chains, indoor advertising etc. Some web design. Extensive PhotoShop work: retouching, image compositing, illustration.

Extensive work on movie and network television advertising. Packaging, advertising, and marketing for game software. Designed and art directed catalogs. Marketing and design for Random House.

FREELANCE WRITER AND EDITOR
Manuscript doctor; also assignment research, writing and ghostwriting. Projects include:

• Designed for Worship, ghosted re-write of companion book to PBS special for The Booksmith Group

• Inside the Not-So-Hallowed Halls by Dewitt Jones, ghosted re-write for FRP, a division of Southwestern/Great American

• Lion’s Pride: The Story of Bryan College, assignment writing, The Booksmith Group

• United by Tradition: The Story of Tennessee Wesleyan College, assignment writing, The Booksmith Group

Extensive copy writing and editing for corporate brochures, fliers, posters, and ads; various agencies and direct clients.

Advertising and PR copy; scripts for television, radio, and audio cassette; Showtime Comedy Special development script; radio ads for bestselling book; scripts and outlines for first season of the Peabody Award-winning PBS series "Futures;" copy for art and collectibles catalogue.

COMPOSER, RECORDING PRODUCER AND ENGINEER, DIGITAL AUDIO EDITOR
Production of two albums; demo recordings; video scoring; extensive experience in major digital audio programs (Mac), including Digital Performer, Soundtrack, and Peak. Wrote, arranged, and conducted original music for radio ads; wrote and arranged jingle for East coast children’s clothing chain; wrote and arranged themes for proposed television series.

DIGITAL VIDEO EDITOR
Editing of digital promotional and documentary videos in Final Cut Pro.

EXPERIENCE

THE DOHRING COMPANY Glendale, California
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING, ADVERTISING, AND PROMOTION
Department manager. Duties included copy writing, design, and production of ads, collateral materials, promotion, and 12-page periodical. Full-page ads in national trade publications.

SELF EMPLOYED Los Angeles, California
FREELANCE DESIGNER
Agency work included Peter Green Design and Shereshevsky Advertising.

PETERSON & FRIENDS ADVERTISING Huntsville, Alabama
PARTNER, CHIEF DESIGNER, COPYWRITER AND ART DIRECTOR
Marketing for high-tech development firms in computer and aerospace fields.

SEINIGER AND ASSOCIATES ADVERTISING Beverly Hills, California
PRODUCTION ARTIST AND DESIGNER
Extensive work on movie advertising and promotion for 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., et al.

WALKER ADVERTISING Hollywood, California
WRITER, CHIEF DESIGNER AND PRODUCTION ARTIST
Extensive work on movie advertising, promotion, and point-of-purchase. Wrote and designed Universal Studios tour book.

MCA PUBLISHING West Coast Division, Hollywood, California
CONTRACTED STAFF COMPOSER
Wrote songs for MCA portfolio.

CREATIVE GRAPHICS San Bernardino, California
APPRENTICE
Printing preps, graphics camera work, layout, paste-up.

BRADFIELD/PORTER ADVERTISING Huntsville, Alabama
APPRENTICE
Writing, basic design, layout and paste-up experience.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING
COLLEGE
University of Alabama at Huntsville, Central Missouri State College, Valley State College

SPECIAL SKILLS
MACINTOSH COMPUTERS All models
Quark XPress, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, GoLive, Cinema 4D, Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Digital Performer, Peak, numerous soft-synths/samplers and effects plug-ins

SELECT CLIENT LIST
A partial list of clients I have worked with directly or through agencies.

Aegis Development Software
American Film Market
American Premiere Magazine
Author Services, Inc.
Avco Electronics
Bridge Publications, Inc.
Chrysler Corporation
Cinemaware
Columbia Pictures
Dove Audio
The Family Channel
Filmways Pictures
Fox Television
HBO
Health Wise of Tennessee
Health Tex
Hemdale Pictures
Hilton Hotels
Intergraph Corporation
InterMedia
Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken
Master Designer Software
MCA
MinitMart
NFL Licensing Company
NHC
O’deli’s
Orion Pictures
Paradise Manufacturing
Paramount Pictures
Phoenix Microsystems
Random House
RaStar Pictures
RCA
The Safe Environment Fund
Sanyo
Shoney’s
Sky Center Airport Hotels
SteakOut (logo design)
Sun Entertainment Corporation
Twentieth Century Fox
United Artists
Universal Studios
USBI
The Walt Disney Company
Warner Brothers
Skills (2) Rating
Ghostwriting
Editing