Kyle Oren

Freelance Graphic Designer & Product Illustrator

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Location:Long Beach, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/kyleoren
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Kyle E. Oren
Portfolio at: www.coroflot.com/kyleoren

OBJECTIVE:
A position as a digital graphic artist that utilizes my skills in production art and design as well as my eye for detail gained from years as a traditional illustrator, draftsman, sketch artist and photographer.

SKILLS:
• Expertise in Photoshop CS4, Illustrator CS4, InDesign CS4, Dreamweaver, Adobe Acrobat and Power Point.
• Accomplished in creating catalogs, brochures, advertisements, posters and web graphics.
• Strong understanding of consumer trends and how to translate this into market appropriate materials.
• Experienced in leading a team through design development, ensuring projects were completed within calender.
• Team player, adept at working across departments to achieve common goals.
• Classically trained in fine arts illustration, including drawing and painting.
• Skilled in best quality printing techniques for 4 color process and color separations for silk screening.
• Proficient in both a MAC and PC setting, skilled in best quality printing techniques, detail orientated and reliable.
A position as a digital graphic artist that utilizes my skills in production art and design as well as my eye for detail gained from years as a traditional illustrator, draftsman, sketch artist and photographer.

EDUCATION:
Graphic Design, A.A. Orange Coast College - Costa Mesa, CA 8/05

EMPLOYMENT:
Graphic Designer / Production Assistant : 1/12 – Present, Matt Henry Group Inc., Torrance, California
• Responsible for creating original sketches, finalized digital art and renderings using Illustrator and Photoshop.
• Producing designs for T-Shirts and Lacrosse Pinnies, performing color separations for screen films on a daily basis.
• Managing catalog samples for multiple graphic T-shirt and Lacrosse pinnie web sites.

Graphic Designer / Production Artist : 1/10 – 1/12, Rotowest Roto Molding, Huntington Beach, California
• Conceptualized and designed catalogs and company brochures.
• Partnered with owner to rebrand the company’s logo and external imagery.
• Lead design on internal projects that facilitated warehouse productivity.
• Managed product photography and editing for production of catalogs and brochures.

Graphic Designer / Web Content Manager : 2/08 – 11/09, Quality Flooring for Less, Eastpointe, Michigan
• Designed ads, brochures, posters and web graphics.
• Managed product information and graphic content on company website.
• Created monthly newsletters.

Graphic Designer / Web Content Manager : 8/06 – 2/08, Wayne County Government Website, Detroit, Michigan
• Conceptualized, developed and designed all graphic materials fot the intranet as well as public web pages.
• Managed county related corporate presentations, newsletters, brochures, posters and various print projects.
• Updated multiple clients web graphics, news and links using Dreamweaver.
• Generated new client web pages using templates provided by Wayne County.

Graphic Designer / Production Artist : 1/06 – 8/06, Palmer Promotional Products, St. Clair Shores, Michigan
• Daily practice with mutiple page layout of catalogs, type setting and style sheets using Adobe InDesign.
• Responsible for illustrating all kiosk assembly instruction booklets, various client logos and product renderings.
• Managed all catalog item photography from daily photo shoots to generating clipping paths and color correcting.
• Produced 4 color process printed images including all pre-press checks as well as images for company web site.
• Experienced in film output for silk screens, creating die lines and occasional production of match prints.
• Exposed to large format design, metal tacker design, POP design, kiosk manufacturing and screen printing.