Jon Kosakowski

Freelance Ad Designer & Brochure Designer

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Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/jonkosakowski
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Jon Kosakowski
18 Houghton Court, Whitby, Ontario, L1N 8Z6
phone me: 905.668.0264 - or - jkosakowski@yahoo.com
Profile
• Over twenty years experience in Graphic Design, layout and production.
• Proficient in Quark Express, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop and Acrobat.
• Experience in the complete process of print production from client contact to final press approval.
• Able to work independently or in a team environment to resolve problems.
Experience
Art Direction
• Co-ordinate and direct photo shoots for Columbia House, Obus Forme and The Shopping Channel.
• Work in conjunction with video and photography Creative Directors producing informative public
awareness campaigns for Sunnybrook Medical Centre.
• Organize and supervise design, layout and product photo shoot for catalogues and calendars.
• Manage Art Department, organize docket information and ensure jobs are executed by deadline.
Print Media and Advertising
• Production and pre-press at Young & Rubican for clients including Ford Canada, Accenture and Xerox.
• Design and layout of various catalogues for The Shopping Channel.
• Extensive design, layout and production of flyers, pamphlets, sales sheets and inserts.
• Design and layout of Newspaper Ads for new home-builders projects including Tridel Corp. and
Heathwood Homes.
• Various Logo designs with supporting layouts for print applications and stationary.
Displays, Exhibits and Signage
• Design and layout of Display Panels for new home-builders projects that included specifying
display materials.
• Design, layout and computer generated graphics for interior and exterior signage.
• Research, design and layout of various point of purchase displays.
Packaging
• Design, layout and computer generated graphics for both Flexography and Litho packaging.
• Layout and pre-press production of various packaging for McCain Foods and Warner Lambert Company.
• Design and layout of various packages for Obus Forme.
Employment History Including Freelance & Contract
Graphic Designer, Rogers Communications , Mississauga, Ontario 2004-Present
Studio Artist, Young & Rubicam, Toronto, Ontario 2004
Graphic Designer, Columbia House Canada, Scarborough, Ontario 2003-2004
Creative Director, Print & Post Digital Communications, Markham, Ontario 2002-2003
Graphic Designer, The Brand Factory, Woodbridge, Ontario 2002
Graphic Designer, G. Ryan Design, Toronto, Ontario 1999-2002
Graphic Designer, Poirier & Brightling Marketing Limited, Toronto, Ontario 1994-1999
Creative Director, S.D Graphics Limited, Scarborough, Ontario 1988-1993
Education
Graphic Design Diploma, Sheridan College of Applied Arts and Technology, Oakville, Ontario
Systems Design Course Credit, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Brochure Design