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Stephen Franko

Freelance Graphic Designer & Package Designer

Location:Perkasie, Pennsylvania, United States
Phone: 267.709.8637
2 Skills
Graphic designer with a thorough knowledge of visual design concepts and proven capabilities in typographic application, layout, and composition.

Experience in design problem solving methodologies, digital type, information design, typographic design, 2D computer graphics, and photography.

Software capabilities include working knowledge of Adobe: After Effects, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro; Microsoft: Excel, Powerpoint, Word.

Proficient in both Mac OS and Windows platforms.

Professional Experience:
Visivo, Shippensburg PA
November 2010 to present
Design Intern for art Department Publication Visivo. Responsibilities included; concept ideation and development, preliminary page layouts and pre production analysis. Preparation of print specifications and paper selection for submission to vendors. Supervision of original photography and site selection. Final review of page layout and preparation of production files for print.

Roy-Pitz Brewing Company, Chambursburg PA
May to August 2010
Graphic design intern working in cooperation with the design team. Worked directly with the ATF Tax and Trade Borough and the PLCB who oversee all labeling requirements. Responsible for creating alternative logos, POS displays, case designs, tap labels, and bottle label designs.

Artwork entitled “Internal” won the Photography Award from the APSCUF/SU Foundation at the 2010 Student Art Exhibition at Old Main Chapel Gallery, Shippensburg University.

Artwork entitled “Rock Line Drawing” was chosen to receive a 2009 APSCUF/SU Honorable Mention Award at the Student Art Exhibit at Kauffman Gallery, Shippensburg University.

Dean’s list 2009, 2010, at Shippensburg University.

Bachelor of Arts
Shippensburg University: Shippensburg, PA 2010
Concentration in Graphic Design
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Graphic Design
Package Design