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Adam

Freelance Graphic Designer & Ad Designer

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Location:Apopka, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/adam047701
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$55
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ADAM EVANS
Senior Graphic Designer
Portfolio: http://tinyurl.com/7nf3z95

Software Skills
~ Adobe InDesign CS4
~ Adobe Photoshop CS4
~ Adobe Illustrator CS4
~ Adobe Acrobat Pro 9
~ Microsoft Office Suite
~ Mac and PC

Print Skills
~ Magazine layout & ads
~ Newspaper ads
~ Catalogs
~ Brochures
~ Billboards / Bus panels
~ Signage
~ Packaging
~ Menus
~ Branding / Brand Management
~ Direct mail
~ Trade show displays

Internet Skills
~ Digital editions
~ Banner ads
~ Animations
~ Interactive PDFs
~ Online research
~ Social Media Marketing
~ Online video, forms and maps
~ Website

Professional Experience
Freelance Designer
Guru Design, LLC (April 2010-Present)
~ Merchandising, magazine ads, catalogs, billboards, branding packages, signage, social media marketing, marketing collateral and campaigns

Senior Graphic Designer
Orlando Business Journal (Feb. 2007-Feb. 2010)
~ Created weekly Orlando Business Journal publication
~ Classified, display, online and spec advertisements
~ Specialty publications (Executive Living, Book of Lists, Green, Partners In Philanthropy, Statewide Commercial Real Estate)
~ Custom illustrations / covers
~ Logo design
~ Online Edition

Senior Graphic Designer
Studies Weekly, Inc. (2006)
~ Produced national elementary school publication
~ Established quality control standards
~ Developed new products and revised current products
~ Trained Art staff

Production Designer (Temporary position)
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (2005-2006)
~ Layout of international documents from translated text
~ Quality control
~ Pre-press

Graphic Designer / Team Leader
Ocala Star Banner (2003-2005)
~ Designed magazine display and newspaper classified ads
~ Created printed and animated marketing presentations
~ Met with clients to create campaign strategies
~ Speculative ads

Graphic Designer
Florida Media (2004)
~ Designed layout and ads for Florida Monthly magazine, Florida Fishing & Boating magazine, Sunshine Passages and other publications
~ Conceptualization, photo manipulation, illustrations, typesetting, proofing
~ Developed marketing collateral

Graphic Artist
Digital Juice (2002)
~ Designed product packaging: boxes, labels, DVD faces, wraps and covers
~ Designed promotional collateral: brochures, catalogs, coupons, mailers, inserts, stickers, web ads and expo displays
~ Established quality control standards for graphics library

Art Director
Clear Channel Outdoor (1999-2002)
~ Designed outdoor advertising
~ Managed Art Department: streamlined procedures, delegated assignments, supervised another graphic designer and an intern
~ Planned and headed weekly creative meetings

Graphic Artist
Paradise Screen Printing (1998-1999)
~ Created innovative T-shirt designs and corporate identities
~ Applied emulsion to screens, burned, prepped and cleaned up silk screens
~ Operated an automated 6-color press

Awards
~ 17 Florida Press Association Awards in 3 years
~ 7 American Advertising Federation Awards
~ 1 SCAMA
~ 2 Publisher Awards
~ Gold Star Award
~ Outstanding Achievement Award

Education & Training
Major: Computer Graphic Design
Pensacola Jr. College (1997–1998)
Salt Lake Community College (1996–1997)

~ 1999-2000 Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Illustrator
~ 2000 Photoshop World Convention
~ 2001 Photoshop World Convention
~ 2002 QuarkXPress 5, Illustrator
~ 2006 Adobe Creative Suite
~ 2009 Lynda.com Adobe InDesign
~ 2010 Adobe Photoshop Layers 50 Tricks
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Ad Design