Julia Berman

Freelance Digital Artist & Icon Designer

Location:Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Website: http://juliaberman.com
2 Skills
I'm a children's book illustrator and designer of products for children and babies, living in the Atlanta area. I'm known for my characters and whimsical style in watercolor, acrylic and digital media. I completed a BFA in Illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA in Illustration at SCAD Atlanta. I'd love to help you with your children's book, design plush animals, make labels for your products, do custom greeting cards and invitations, or design packaging for your products.
1) EMPLOYMENT May 2011-present, Design Assistant, Bearington Collection, Kennesaw, GA Product, packaging and catalog design, using Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign

2) EDUCATION Masters of Fine Arts in Illustration, 2011, Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration, 2006, Rhode Island School of Design, GPA 3.2/4.0

3) PROFESSIONAL Adobe InDesign Microsoft Office
SKILLS Adobe Illustrator Watercolor
Adobe Photoshop Ink
PC and MAC Proficient Acrylic

4) TEACHING Jan.- March 2010, Teaching Assistant, Draw 200-Life Drawing 1,
SCAD Atlanta (college level)
June - July 2009, Counselor, Art Smarts Camp Program, Lovett School,
Atlanta, GA (elementary and middle school levels)

5) FREELANCE Completed 5 children’s books including one that I wrote
Painted 5 foot fiberglass “Buzz” for Georgia Tech Alumni Association “Buzz Around Town” fund raiser
Produced published medical illustrations and graphic design
Designed images for Entreman puzzles
Created 4 illustrations for an elementary school publication through Trillium Publishing

6) CLIENTS Williams Sonoma (Simon and Shuster), Trillium Publishing, Dyslexia Foundation, Jeremy Project, University of Kansas Medical Center, Entreman Puzzles, Bounce, Inc.

7) OTHER March 2007- Feb. 2008, Research Assistant, University of Kansas Medical
EXPERIENCE Center, Kansas City, KS
Created medical illustrations, graphic design, and digital imaging
Utilized Illustrator InDesign, Photoshop and ImageJ. Measured brain images using image analysis software, Completed course work in HTML
Provided illustrations for scientific publications and grant applications
Designed posters for presentation at scientific meetins

8) EXHIBITS AND MFA show “Phobia Phoebe” at Little Shop of Stories, Decatur, GA, Nov. 5, 2011
Two illustrations accepted into the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles 49th Illustration West
AWARDS Competition, 2011
Illustration of a recipe selected for publication in “They Draw and Cook” book
published by Weldon Owen, 2010
Honorable mention in Generate competition, SCAD Atlanta 2010
Finalist in Strathmore “How do you see green?” illustration competition, 2009
Winner of Generate competition, SCAD Atlanta, 2009
Kansas City Art Institute Continuing Education Invitational Show, Crossroads Gallery, Kansas City, MO, January 2007
Senior Show, RISD Illustration Gallery, March 2006
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art
Icon Design