Brian Fisher

Freelance Graphic Designer & 3D Animator

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Location:Ohio, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/brianfisher
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BRIAN FISHER

SUMMARY

Highly creative, skilled and multitalented ARTIST / DESIGNER / PRODUCTION LEADER with extensive experience in the sign manufacturing industry. Recognized as the “go-to” person for creative solutions, from design to production, for the unique “one-of-a-kind” project as well a pioneering source for new techniques to improve the speed and cost effectiveness of daily
production. A versatile professional who also is an award winning producer of 2-D and 3-D graphics for the video production industry. Recognized as a trusted resource by management, co-workers and customers alike based on depth of knowledge, exceptional interpersonal skills and commitment to customer satisfaction.

EXPERIENCE

SIGN ARTIST / DESIGNER / PRODUCTION LEADER
* Designed, constructed and produced all types of signs in aluminum, wood, plastics and stone
* Modified as needed outside designs for in-house production
* Produced technical drawings for construction, installation and permitting
* Operated, maintained and serviced CNC router generating all sign components for production and installation staff of 10
* Programmed and maintained automated letter making equipment
* Maintained inventory and ordered supplies
* Supported management, office and production staff as well as diverse customer base with experienced based solutions
* Developed new production techniques and streamlined daily production
* Reduced costs with careful and creative use of materials
* Acted as liaison between employer, general contractor, and customer on several large projects

PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
* Supervised production and installation staff of 8 – 10
* Scheduled shop activities and sign installations to ensure meeting of delivery deadlines
* Ordered supplies and maintained inventory
* Constructed and produced all types of signs as working member of production staff

FREELANCE COMPUTER ARTIST
* Designed and produced 3-D animations and graphics for video productions
* Trained, supported and collaborated with other computer artists
* Supported video production staff by operating lighting, camera and video editing equipment

FREELANCE SOFTWARE DEMONSTRATOR
* Demonstrated 3-D animation software to individual and tradeshow audiences
* Provided software training to individuals and small groups

EDUCATION

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE / COMPUTER ART

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE / COMMERCIAL ART TECHNOLOGY

PLATFORMS & APPLICATIONS
* Experienced with Mac, PC and UNIX operating systems
* CASmate Pro * FlexiEXPERT * FlexiENGRAVE * EnRoute
* SignLab * SignWizard * Adobe Illustrator * Electrogig 3DGO

AWARDS

* Telly Award / Animation “Print and Apply Solutions” 1996
* Telly Award/Animation “Bar Code Director” 1995
* Telly Award/Corporate Image “ Innovative Solutions” 1995
* Gerber Creative Sign Design Contest 5th Place 1989

SKILLS

* Logo Design * Illustration * Vinyl Application * Hand Lettering
* Woodworking * Paint Application * Metal Fabrication * Plastic Fabrication
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
3D Animation