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Howie Brown

Freelance T-Shirt Designer & Digital Artist

19952
Location:Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
Phone: 727-460-4407
Website: http://www.artwanted.com/howiebrown
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/howiebrown
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5.0
2 Skills
$35
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HOWIE BROWN
SENIOR GRAPHIC ARTIST - LICENSED APPAREL DESIGNER
EMBROIDERY & SCREEN PRINT OPERATIONS CONSULTANT
Portfolio: www.artwanted.com/howiebrown

QUALIFICATIONS
• Senior Graphic Designer
• Mapping and Greyscaling
• High-End Film Separations
• Ability to lead or follow
• Complete Knowledge of Screenprinting and Embroidery Processes
• Over 15 years experience in the Custom Apparel Industry

EXPERIENCE
06/09 – Present Freelance Artist Black Mountain, North Carolina

• Create licensed designs for Disney, NASCAR, NCAA, NHL, and NBA
• Creation/execution of high-end artwork, production artwork and high-end film separations
• Create designs for embroidered apparel
• Design and reproduce graphics in a timely manner and using all licensing requirements
• Concepts, Greyscaling Photos, & Mapping in PANTONE Colors, CMYK and/or RGB

4/04 – 6/09 Art Director/Owner, Artist for Hire, Inc. d/b/a TeeKey Hut Brooksville, Florida

• Managed store employees and subcontracted graphic artists
• Designed company logos to full illustrative packages
• Created licensed designs for Harley-Davidson and VF Imagewaer
• Created, executed and separated designs for screenprinted apparel
• Created, digitized, and sewed designs for embroidered apparel
• Daily operational activities and administrative duties
• Performed all aspects of operating retail custom apparel store

4/01 – 4/04 Artist, VF Imagewear, Inc. (a division of Vanity Fair) Tampa, Florida

• Created licensed product designs rough sketches to film positives of Direct to Screen
• Created licensed design packages for HARLEY-DAVIDSON, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, and NCAA
• Concepts, Greyscaling Photos, & Mapping in PANTONE Colors, CMYK and RGB
• Use of Rhinestones, Rhine studs, Nail heads, Sublimation, Jewel and Glitter Inks, Flock and More
• Designed graphics in a timely manner according to scheduled calendars and using all Copyrights (BUGS)

6/96 – 4/01 Artist, Adver-T Screenprinting Clearwater, Florida

• Created custom designs and company logos
• Color/film separations
• Oversaw screen preparation
• Mixed custom ink color formulas
• Troubleshooting technical problems on an automatic press
• Set up, operate, and breakdown of M&R 10 Color Automatic Press

EDUCATION
Pinellas Park High School, Pinellas Park, Florida
St. Petersburg College, St Petersburg, Florida – Emphasis on Layout, Design, and Painting
COMPUTER SKILLS - Mac and PC - PhotoShop V5 to CS4, Illustrator V6 to CS4, Painter 8, Wacom Tablet, Excel & Word
Skills (2) Rating
T-Shirt Design
Digital Art