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Marty Granius

Freelance Caricature Artist, Children's Book Illustrator, & More

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Location:Menasha, Wisconsin, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/martygranius
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237 Butte Des Morts Dr
Menasha, WI 54952
920-720-8957 Landline
920-243-3539 Cell phone
martyjoe2012@att.net
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EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Gallery Associate
The Hang Up Gallery of Fine Art
April 2013-present, Neenah, WI
• Work with gallery artists to produce their shows.
• Prepare social media for gallery promotions.
• Perform everyday duties in the running of the gallery, including framing sales and
sales of art supplies.
• Reach out to new artists to promote in the gallery.

Graphic Designer & Illustrator
Marty Joe Illustration & Design.
Feb 2012-Present, Menasha, WI
• Home freelance design and illustration business serving domestic and international clients.
• Clients include: Kimberly-Clark, Kohls, Shopko, SBS Reklam (Sweden).


Senior Graphic Designer
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Oct. 2003-Jan. 2012 (8 years, 4 months) Neenah, WI
• Designed and managed graphics for Pull-Ups training pants and Little Swimmers swim pants
. Worked closely with Disney© and Pixar© in the development of these graphics.
• Illustrated Disney© and Pixar© character poses which were then approved by the licensors.
• Designed graphics for Huggies Diapers, Scott Towels, Viva Towels and mykleenex.com Disney©
and Major League Baseball© packages.
• Supervised and designed character art and graphics, based on current market trends and guides
for corporate brand training pants and diapers.These customer brands include: Target, Walmart,
Costco, CVS Pharmacies and Kroger.
• Attended licensing and print trade shows to shop for art and attend trend report seminars and
report that information back to the design team.

Children’s Reading Book Illustrator
MeySen Academy
Nov 2007-Jan 2013 (5 years, 2 months) Sen Dai, Japan
• MeySen Acadeny is one of Japan’s premiere educational institutions specializing in early childhood
development and English as a foreign language.
• Illustrated children’s reading books for their curriculum on a freelance basis.

Senior Graphic Designer
Oshkosh B'gosh
Sept. 1996-Oct. 2003 (7 years, 1 month) Oshkosh, WI
• Created screen print, embroidery, applique' graphics and fabric repeats for
children's apparel in sizes newborn, infant / toddler boy and girl, size 4-7 boy and girl and sizes
8-16 boy and girl.
• Created character designs appropriate for the different size ranges
• Tracked trends in the children's clothing market by use of trend books, trend presentations and
shopping the market and applied that information into our lines.
Graphic Designer
JanSport Inc.
July 1988-Sept. 1996 (8 years, 2 months) Appleton, WI
• Designed screenprint, embroidery and applique’ graphics for various apparel in the college, resort
and retail markets.
• Supervised and created graphics for the LOONEY TUNES© licensed apparel line. Worked
closely with Warner Consumer Products in the execution of these graphics.

Graphic Designer & Illustrator
H.C. Prange Co.
Feb 1984-July 1988 (4 years, 5 months), Green Bay, WI
• Created Fashion and hardline illustrations for Prange’s newspaper ads, newspaper inserts
and in store promotions.
• Worked closely with Buyers to create the right impact for these promotions.
• Supervised photoshoots with the vendor photographers

COMPUTER PROGRAM EXPERIENCE
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign

EDUCATION

NORTHEAST WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE Green Bay, WI
Graduated with an Associate of Arts Degree in Marketing Communications.

ADDITIONAL INFO
Illustrator of the Raventree Press children’s book
COUNTING COCONUTS.
Illustrator of the Mey Sen Academy books
I LIKE THESE THINGS
WHAT I SAW
BUTTON, ZIP, SNAP AND TIE
IF YOU GIVE A SEAL SOME STEW
TELL ME THE WAY
ALWAYS IN A HURRY
Bronze Mickey Award for design from The Walt Disney Company.