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Summary

Design. Eat. Play. Sleep. Repeat.

Things that I love: Great design and the Minnesota Twins.

Work experience

Jul 2011Present

Graphics & Marketing

Concrete Software

+ In-game content ideas and updates

+ Marketing and ad campaigns

+ Social Media marketing and updates

+ Promotional and marketing design

+ Game design

+ Game porting and resizing

Jul 2007Dec 2010

Lead Designer

R&D Sales, Inc.

+ Branding, Logo Design, Pre-press Preparation, Silkscreen Setup & Preparation

+ Athletic Team Branding: Jerseys, Logos, etc.

+ Vectorizing Artwork for Embroidery, Silkscreening & Promotional Materials

+ Promotional Material for Businesses: Brochures, Business Cards, Apparel

May 2006Feb 2009

Freelance Designer

Legacy Productions

+ Designed CD Artwork: Inserts, Tray Cards, Disc Faces, & Posters

+ Research of Clientele & Musical Styles to determine proper Color Scheme, Logo Design(s), etc.

+ Maintained & Updated Website

+ Designed Promotional Material for the Company: Sales Packets, Brochures, Apparel, Web Ads, etc.

Education

Skills

Microsoft Office: Powerpoint, Word, Excel
+ Have designed Powepoint Presentations for Sales Proposals, Project Meetings, Design Support, etc. + Have prepared various Text Files in Word: Paragraphs for Design Work, Coding for Webwork, Letters to Clients, etc. + Have used Excel for Tracking of Hours on Projects, Organizing of Numbers for Statistical Design Projects, etc.
Pre-Press Work
+ Prepping of Design Work for 4-color Process Printing, Silkscreening, Embroidery, etc. + Prepping of Digital Files for Printing, including print marks, crop marks/bleeds, outlining of fonts, pantone color selection, cmyk color selection, etc.: for Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, etc.
Macromedia Director
+ Created various Interactive Projects: Games, School Lessons, Website Material + Very familiar with Scripting, Coding, etc.
Adobe Illustrator, InDesign & Photoshop
+ Have been using the Adobe Creative Suite in Design Projects since 2002 + Logo design, Vectorizing & Redrawing of artwork (from any non-vector format) + Page Layout & Design, Magazine and Periodical Design + Photo editing and retouching + Preparing Images for both Print and Web
Proficient in Mac & PC Environments
+ Have worked in both platforms for multiple years, for both Design & Office work

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