Adam Sadigursky

Freelance Book Designer & Illustrator

Location:Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, United States
2 Skills
Adam Sadigursky
1063 Morse Avenue, 18-306
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Phone: 408-744-0355
Cell: 650-255-2922

To acquire challenging position as a Graphic Designer/Illustrator.
Summary of Qualifications
Developed high quality artwork, visual designs, and various types of illustrations.

Hands on experience in supporting web development and marketing teams with graphics, iconography and specifications for consumer-facing web, intranet and print projects. Experience in translating business objectives into creative visuals. Extensive experience in turning complex mechanical assembly instructions into easy to understand modern manuals. Expert-level illustration and photo retouching skills. Thorough knowledge of all aspects of print media. Work well under pressure and able to meet aggressive deadlines by prioritizing and managing work to meet critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment. Good team player but can work with limited or no supervision. Solid project/time management, detail oriented, problem solving, collaborative and organizational skills.

Technical Qualifications
Adobe CS 5 (Illustrator, Photoshop, Fireworks, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat), MS Office.
Work Experience

1997 – 2012 Hewlett-Packard, Cupertino, CA
Graphic Designer / Illustrator, Consumer Products Division
As a Graphic Designer / Illustrator supported all in-house customer-facing projects.


* Supported HP web marketing efforts by designing and producing web graphics, imagery and iconography.
* Provided support for web dev teams in all aspects of image production and screen redesign specifications.
* Responsible for photo retouching of images used in both web and print advertising.
* Designed and produced consumer packaging for numerous product lines including chassis, monitors, printers, keyboards and accessories.
* Designed icons, logos, brochures and marketing material.
* Created all illustrations (both computer and traditional) for HP-branded product lines.
* Designed and illustrated posters, user guides, and manuals for HP Pavilion Computers Product Line as well as several types of Servers for the HP Servers Division and the Clustered HP Server Environments.
* Efficiently produced high quality work on time and to specification.
* Conducted photo shoots for variety of products.

1996 -1997 Adobe Systems, Inc., San Jose, CA
Graphic Designer / Illustrator, Quality Assurance Departments
As a Graphic Designer / Illustrator assisted Software and Quality Assurance Departments.

* Assisted and contributed to the development, evolution, update and implementation of design parameters, style guide documentation and visual standards.
* Participated in analysis and testing of the Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop software products.
* Created various illustrations and artworks using Adobe Illustrator / Photoshop software. Specialized in creating freehand art design, icons and graphics using pen and tablet.
* Produced multiple images using a range of techniques and utilizing various Adobe products for software improvements and demonstration of its capabilities.
* Interacted with the writers and document control staff during implementation of constant ongoing illustration changes according to the design.

1996 -1997 Applied Materials, Co., Santa Clara, CA
Graphic Designer / Illustrator, Chemical Machine Polishing Division
As a Graphic Designer / Illustrator for Chemical Machine Polishing Division.

* Designed informational graphics for marketing, web and other digital media.
* Created Illustrations and graphics design for the Chemical Machine Polishing Equipment (CMP) including 3-D images and perspectives.
* Interacted with the writers and document control staff during implementation of constant ongoing illustration changes according to the design.
* Created technical illustrations of the PC Circuit Boards’ layouts.


Educated in fine arts. Imaginative, innovative, creative, and detail oriented. Understand the graphics design processes for a variety of industries. Collaborated with editors, art directors, documentation managers, book publishers, printers, technical writers, and engineers. Estimated and consulted on digital illustrations and design projects.
1974 – 1979 MFA, Academy of Art – Russia
1980 – 1982 Courses in Mechanical Design. Mechanical Design School, MN
1999 – 2010 Various Courses in Computer Graphics, Foothill and DE Anza Colleges, CA

Published and exhibited artwork in books, publications, shows, and manuals. Received numerous recognitions, awards, and honors.
Published Artwork, Awards, Competitions and Exhibitions:

* The Ultimate Guide To Painter, S & A Greenberg, SYBEX, New York, NY, 1995
* Fractal Design “Art Expo 95” (International Competition), 2nd Prize Winner
* “Art Expo 95” Exhibition: Macworld-Boston, Silicon Gallery-Philadelphia, Seybold San Francisco
* Apple Computer Show - Exhibition, Paris-France, 1995
* Computer Art Exhibition, 1996, Silicon Gallery-Philadelphia, PA
* Computer Artist Magazine, March/April, 1996, Featured Illustration
* Micro Publishing News, May 1996, Featured Illustration
* Fractal Design Painter Creative Techniques, J. Sutton, Hayden Books, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1996
* Painter 5 Studio Secrets, Adele and Seth Greenberg, IDG Books, 1998
* Awards for Excellence, HP Pavilion PC, Technical Publication Competition, 1999-2002
* How to Do Everything with Illustrator CS, David Karlins, Mc Graw Hill Osborne, 2004
* Awards for Excellence, HP Pavilion PC, Technical Publication Competition, 2004-2005
Skills (2) Rating
Book Design