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Benjamin Bryant

Freelance Fantasy Artist & Book Illustrator

2141
Location:Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States
Phone: 301-237-3002
Website: http://panthrax125.deviantart.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/benjaminbryant
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$60
Rate/Hr
Benjamin Bryant
Temple Hills, MD 20748


E mail: panthrax1@hotmail.com

OBJECTIVE

A Graphics Artist, Illustrator, and Visual Information Specialist with 20+years of professional experience; is seeking a compelling job where creative skills are challenged; working within a dynamic agency where candidate could apply knowledge of diverse graphic design software and illustrative art. Provides potentially excellent customer service to clients with innovative strategies and appropriate social protocols.

SKILLS & PROFICIENCIES

• Experienced in designing logos, corporate identity, advertisements, sales collaterals, catalogs, client presentations, newsletters, illustrations, photo editing, etc.
• Able to bring fresh perspective to the brand without losing original corporate intent
• A comprehensive communicator possessing skills and ability to interact with clients and understand their requirements proven presentation skills with expertise in demonstrating the designs to the clients and getting their approval
• Capable of brainstorming and developing new concepts and ideas to boast brands
• An excellent team player with abilities to work in groups to complete a desired task
• Mired in, indulged and vetted in the Department of Defense classified environments
• A talented, technically proficient, intelligently discreet patriot and retired veteran
• A prior federal employee that’s SF 86, SF 638, and SF 171 security listed

________________________________________
SOFTWARE SKILL SET

Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe Premiere
Adobe Flash Adobe After Effects Adobe Dreamweaver
Lightwave 3D animation Microsoft Powerpoint Bryce 3D
Adobe InDesign Large Format Prints HTML
Freehand drawing vested
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Illustrator and Layouts Artist
Comizine Comics and Graphic Novels
Freelanced from August 2006 – present

Graphics and Layout Artist
Artpocolips
Freelance from January – March 2017

Volunteer Artist: Victory Christian Ministries, Suitland, MD
Graphic Artist, September 2015 - Present

Inventory Specialist
Virginia Temps Company
Designed retail displays and stock inventory
September 2011 - December 2011

Visual Information Specialist
CWT- Medical Media, Veteran’s Hospital, Washington, DC
July 2011 – September 2011

Designed brochures and publications in support of multimedia projects


Kitchen and Bathroom Design Specialist
Home Depot, Oxon Hill, MD
April 2011 – July 2011

Managed bathroom inventory, performed as a customer liaison

Security Escort Specialist, (contractor)
Naval Maritime Intelligence Center, Suitland, MD
September 2010 – Mar 2011

Strategically deployed security ******* to minimize breaches of compartmentalized sensitive documents by individuals that were not cleared.

Equity Luxury Apartment Complex, Washington, DC (Temp position)
March 2010 – Sept 2010

Provided guests with highly specialized services meant to improve their experiences

Visual Information Specialist, GS 1084/ 11
Headquarters, Department of the Marines, Arlington, VA
September 1999 - March 2010

Designed posters, magazine formats, covers, brochures, and illustrations

Visual Information Specialist, GS 1084/9
INSCOM, Department of the Army, Fort Belvoir, VA
September 1998 - 1999

Created Microsoft Power Point presentations, for classified dignitary war room briefings
Illustrator GS 1071/9 ODCSPER, Department of the Army, Pentagon
June 1988-1998

Designed Microsoft Power Point presentations, for classified dignitary briefings in war room intelligence

Visual Information Specialist, GS 1084/7
ODCSINT, Department of the Army, Pentagon, Washington, DC
September 1985- 1988
Designed Microsoft Power Point presentations for classified dignitary war room briefings

Assist in animation presentations for video productions

Military History: Honorably Discharged 1977 - 2005

Soldier - various military occupational skills 24F, 27F, 81E, 25E, 31B (radar technician, radar sight control repairman, illustrator/visual information specialist, military police), Graphics Head of TASC (Training Activity of South Korea)


EDUCATION

Manhattanville College, Purchase N.Y. class of 1977, SUNY, at New Paltz; various accreditations, and firms; presently registered with Washington DC SIGGRAPH Animation Group. DeVry Institute, B.S. Multimedia and Animation Technology pending.

MEDIA LINK and PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

A member of the digitally exclusive Washington DC Animators Group since 2008

Some of my more recent creative professional and personal work can be viewed on-line at:

http://www.facebook.com/panthrax1 or www.panthrax125.deviantart.com

Clients have included the President of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Congress, the United States Army, the DC National Guard, the South Korean Republic Newspaper, Comirage.com, DC comics, Hallmark Cards, CorelDraw Corporation, the U.S. Navy, ABC, Headquarters Department of the Marines, VA Hospital.*
*Digital portfolio (PDF) available upon request.

Benjamin Bryant

E mail: panthrax1@hotmail.com

OBJECTIVE

A Graphics Artist, Illustrator, and Visual Information Specialist with 20+years of professional experience; is seeking a compelling job where creative skills are challenged; working within a dynamic agency where candidate could apply knowledge of diverse graphic design software and illustrative art. Provides potentially excellent customer service to clients with innovative strategies and appropriate social protocols.

SKILLS & PROFICIENCIES

• Experienced in designing logos, corporate identity, advertisements, sales collaterals, catalogs, client presentations, newsletters, illustrations, photo editing, etc.
• Able to bring fresh perspective to the brand without losing original corporate intent
• A comprehensive communicator possessing skills and ability to interact with clients and understand their requirements proven presentation skills with expertise in demonstrating the designs to the clients and getting their approval
• Capable of brainstorming and developing new concepts and ideas to boast brands
• An excellent team player with abilities to work in groups to complete a desired task
• Mired in, indulged and vetted in the Department of Defense classified environments
• A talented, technically proficient, intelligently discreet patriot and retired veteran
• A prior federal employee that’s SF 86, SF 638, and SF 171 security listed

________________________________________
SOFTWARE SKILL SET

Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe Premiere
Adobe Flash Adobe After Effects Adobe Dreamweaver
Lightwave 3D animation Microsoft Powerpoint Bryce 3D
Adobe InDesign Large Format Prints HTML
Freehand drawing vested
________________________________________
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Illustrator and Layouts Artist
Comizine Comics and Graphic Novels
Freelanced from August 2006 – present

Graphics and Layout Artist
Artpocolips
Freelance from January – March 2017

Volunteer Artist: Victory Christian Ministries, Suitland, MD
Graphic Artist, September 2015 - Present

Inventory Specialist
Virginia Temps Company
Designed retail displays and stock inventory
September 2011 - December 2011

Visual Information Specialist
CWT- Medical Media, Veteran’s Hospital, Washington, DC
July 2011 – September 2011

Designed brochures and publications in support of multimedia projects


Kitchen and Bathroom Design Specialist
Home Depot, Oxon Hill, MD
April 2011 – July 2011

Managed bathroom inventory, performed as a customer liaison

Security Escort Specialist, (contractor)
Naval Maritime Intelligence Center, Suitland, MD
September 2010 – Mar 2011

Strategically deployed security ******* to minimize breaches of compartmentalized sensitive documents by individuals that were not cleared.

Equity Luxury Apartment Complex, Washington, DC (Temp position)
March 2010 – Sept 2010

Provided guests with highly specialized services meant to improve their experiences

Visual Information Specialist, GS 1084/ 11
Headquarters, Department of the Marines, Arlington, VA
September 1999 - March 2010

Designed posters, magazine formats, covers, brochures, and illustrations

Visual Information Specialist, GS 1084/9
INSCOM, Department of the Army, Fort Belvoir, VA
September 1998 - 1999

Created Microsoft Power Point presentations, for classified dignitary war room briefings
Illustrator GS 1071/9 ODCSPER, Department of the Army, Pentagon
June 1988-1998

Designed Microsoft Power Point presentations, for classified dignitary briefings in war room intelligence

Visual Information Specialist, GS 1084/7
ODCSINT, Department of the Army, Pentagon, Washington, DC
September 1985- 1988
Designed Microsoft Power Point presentations for classified dignitary war room briefings

Assist in animation presentations for video productions

Military History: Honorably Discharged 1977 - 2005

Soldier - various military occupational skills 24F, 27F, 81E, 25E, 31B (radar technician, radar sight control repairman, illustrator/visual information specialist, military police), Graphics Head of TASC (Training Activity of South Korea)


EDUCATION

Manhattanville College, Purchase N.Y. class of 1977, SUNY, at New Paltz; various accreditations, and firms; presently registered with Washington DC SIGGRAPH Animation Group. DeVry Institute, B.S. Multimedia and Animation Technology pending.

MEDIA LINK and PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

A member of the digitally exclusive Washington DC Animators Group since 2008

Some of my more recent creative professional and personal work can be viewed on-line at:

http://www.facebook.com/panthrax1 or www.panthrax125.deviantart.com

Clients have included the President of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Congress, the United States Army, the DC National Guard, the South Korean Republic Newspaper, Comirage.com, DC comics, Hallmark Cards, CorelDraw Corporation, the U.S. Navy, ABC, Headquarters Department of the Marines, VA Hospital.*
*Digital portfolio (PDF) available upon request.

Benjamin Bryant
Temple Hills, MD 20748
(301) 237-3002/(301) 686-4669 cell/home

E mail: panthrax1@hotmail.com

OBJECTIVE

A Graphics Artist, Illustrator, and Visual Information Specialist with 20+years of professional experience; is seeking a compelling job where creative skills are challenged; working within a dynamic agency where candidate could apply knowledge of diverse graphic design software and illustrative art. Provides potentially excellent customer service to clients with innovative strategies and appropriate social protocols.

SKILLS & PROFICIENCIES

• Experienced in designing logos, corporate identity, advertisements, sales collaterals, catalogs, client presentations, newsletters, illustrations, photo editing, etc.
• Able to bring fresh perspective to the brand without losing original corporate intent
• A comprehensive communicator possessing skills and ability to interact with clients and understand their requirements proven presentation skills with expertise in demonstrating the designs to the clients and getting their approval
• Capable of brainstorming and developing new concepts and ideas to boast brands
• An excellent team player with abilities to work in groups to complete a desired task
• Mired in, indulged and vetted in the Department of Defense classified environments
• A talented, technically proficient, intelligently discreet patriot and retired veteran
• A prior federal employee that’s SF 86, SF 638, and SF 171 security listed

________________________________________
SOFTWARE SKILL SET

Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe Premiere
Adobe Flash Adobe After Effects Adobe Dreamweaver
Lightwave 3D animation Microsoft Powerpoint Bryce 3D
Adobe InDesign Large Format Prints HTML
Freehand drawing vested
________________________________________
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Illustrator and Layouts Artist
Comizine Comics and Graphic Novels
Freelanced from August 2006 – present

Graphics and Layout Artist
Artpocolips
Freelance from January – March 2017

Volunteer Artist: Victory Christian Ministries, Suitland, MD
Graphic Artist, September 2015 - Present

Inventory Specialist
Virginia Temps Company
Designed retail displays and stock inventory
September 2011 - December 2011

Visual Information Specialist
CWT- Medical Media, Veteran’s Hospital, Washington, DC
July 2011 – September 2011

Designed brochures and publications in support of multimedia projects


Kitchen and Bathroom Design Specialist
Home Depot, Oxon Hill, MD
April 2011 – July 2011

Managed bathroom inventory, performed as a customer liaison

Security Escort Specialist, (contractor)
Naval Maritime Intelligence Center, Suitland, MD
September 2010 – Mar 2011

Strategically deployed security ******* to minimize breaches of compartmentalized sensitive documents by individuals that were not cleared.

Equity Luxury Apartment Complex, Washington, DC (Temp position)
March 2010 – Sept 2010

Provided guests with highly specialized services meant to improve their experiences

Visual Information Specialist, GS 1084/ 11
Headquarters, Department of the Marines, Arlington, VA
September 1999 - March 2010

Designed posters, magazine formats, covers, brochures, and illustrations

Visual Information Specialist, GS 1084/9
INSCOM, Department of the Army, Fort Belvoir, VA
September 1998 - 1999

Created Microsoft Power Point presentations, for classified dignitary war room briefings
Illustrator GS 1071/9 ODCSPER, Department of the Army, Pentagon
June 1988-1998

Designed Microsoft Power Point presentations, for classified dignitary briefings in war room intelligence

Visual Information Specialist, GS 1084/7
ODCSINT, Department of the Army, Pentagon, Washington, DC
September 1985- 1988
Designed Microsoft Power Point presentations for classified dignitary war room briefings

Assist in animation presentations for video productions

Military History: Honorably Discharged 1977 - 2005

Soldier - various military occupational skills 24F, 27F, 81E, 25E, 31B (radar technician, radar sight control repairman, illustrator/visual information specialist, military police), Graphics Head of TASC (Training Activity of South Korea)


EDUCATION

Manhattanville College, Purchase N.Y. class of 1977, SUNY, at New Paltz; various accreditations, and firms; presently registered with Washington DC SIGGRAPH Animation Group. DeVry Institute, B.S. Multimedia and Animation Technology pending.

MEDIA LINK and PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

A member of the digitally exclusive Washington DC Animators Group since 2008

Some of my more recent creative professional and personal work can be viewed on-line at:

http://www.facebook.com/panthrax1 or www.panthrax125.deviantart.com

Clients have included the President of the United States, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Congress, the United States Army, the DC National Guard, the South Korean Republic Newspaper, Comirage.com, DC comics, Hallmark Cards, CorelDraw Corporation, the U.S. Navy, ABC, Headquarters Department of the Marines, VA Hospital.*
*Digital portfolio (PDF) available upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Fantasy Art
Book Illustration