JSteele Graphic Design Resume

May 30, 2016 | Author: Jason Steele | Category: Topics, Art & Design
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Jason Steele

Graphic Design e r | Pa c k a g i n g D e s i g n Sp e c i a l i s t 8 1 8 . 6 4 2 .1030 | [email protected]

Qualific ations profile Accomplished highly creative graphic designer and packaging design specialist with over 10 years experience with leading studios and major toy manufacturing companies. Multi-talented professional, with exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player, with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. Highly skilled in client and vendor relations. Inventive creator accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements.

S k i l l S SU M M AR Y Packaging  design Product  design 4C  print design

Book  design and layout Photography  Image  correction

Logo  design Catalog  layout Technical  illustration

Web  design Pre-press  file preparation Trade  show design, setup and hosting

P ORTFOLIO Portfolio PDF made available upon request

E X P ERIENCE FREEL ANCE GR APHIC DESIGNER | Los Angeles | 4/2009-Present Food  and beverage packaging design and production for gourmet gift giving Book  layout design for a major historical publication; photo retouched all images and prepared file for pre-press (Rory O’Conner) Logo  design for corporate identity, including stationery branding and corporate sales brochures (AirLink) Designed  board game and packaging from inception to completion (TransMira) ADVERTISING MANAGER | NS Wash Systems – Inglewood | 2/2008-4/2009 Responsible  for reorganizing the Advertising Department, creating new series of product sales and marketing materials Responsible  for staging major car wash equipment trade show productions nationwide, including floor design; pre-ordered wash equipment; arranged freight to and from venue; created eye-catching signage and floor displays; hosted event to support sales force Directed  construction of new web site; coordinated with free-lance web designer, ensured production time lines were met, navigation tested, appearance satisfied sales and marketing needs; art directed eight product videos featuring newly installed working car washes; generated transition titles; supervised editing of videos, including music selection; nswash.com was launched in 2009 FREEL ANCE GR APHIC DESIGNER | Los Angeles | 10/2005-2008 Video  game instruction book design for major corporation (Ayzenberg) Logo  design, web support graphics for Internet publishing company (Steelmark) PACK AGE DESIGNER – TOYS | Jakks Pacific – Malibu | 10/2004-10/2005 Created  TV Games packaging for major client’s branding standards; ex. Marvel, Nickelodeon and Disney Met  deadline for mocked-up placeholders for a variety of products in preparation for Toy Fair PRODUCTION DESIGNER | Chase Design Group – Los Angeles | 4/2003-10/2003 Responsible  for art and package design Completed  concept and layout design development for a book series Coordinated  point-of-purchase for major client, such as Disney PACK AGE DESIGNER | NYKO Technologies – Los Angeles | 4/2000-10/2002 Successfully  created graphically-identifiable commercial packaging Designed  products for multiple video game systems Art  directed product photo shoots; image corrected, including masking

S o f t w a r e SU M M AR Y Illustrator  CS4 Photoshop  CS4 InDesign  CS4

Microsoft  Office Apple  Pages Apple  Keynote

Apple  Numbers Dreamweaver  CS4 Final  Cut

Ed u c a t i o n South  Macomb Community, College Roseville, MI – College Prep Wayne  State University – Detroit, MI – BFA – Art Major

REFERENCES Available  upon request

Quark  6.5 Flash  CS4

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