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  • Gawain Atwater

    Owner/Designer/Screenprinter at Shirts Like Mine

    Perry, GA

-Self starting graphic designer with over eight years of commercial design experience -Proficient with Adobe CS4: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator with some experience in Dreamweaver and Flash as well. -Ability to work on MAC and/or PC based operating systems -Extensive customer relations and pre-press coordination experience -Knowledgeable with Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Work Samples

  • T-Shirt Designs

  • Flyers

  • Print Ads

Work History

  • Owner/Designer/Screenprinter

    • Shirts Like Mine, LLC
    • Jun 2010 - Present (7 years 4 months)

    With over six years of t-shirt design that's more than just words slapped on a shirt. I do my best to create an eye catching design.

  • Creative Director

    • AK Design Company
    • Jul 2009 - Present (8 years 3 months)

    Specializing in Graphic Design, Brand Marketing, and Photography, with over ten years of experience in all three categories. We work with talented designers and programmers from all over the country to provide quality products that make and keep my clients happy.

  • Graphic Designer/Production Manager

    • Great Southern Publishers
    • Mar 2006 - Jul 2009 (3 years 4 months)

    Production management, advertising design, magazine layout, logo design, brochure design, layout coordination of printed materials, publication theme coordination, customer consulting, pre-press coordination, file scanning and conversion and web page design.

  • Graphic Design

    • Freelance
    • 2008 - 2009 (1 year)

    Creative Director/Designer

  • Graphic Designer

    • Citizen & Georgian
    • May 2004 - Mar 2006 (1 year 10 months)

    Advertising design, page layout, logo design, layout coordination, client/customer assistance and consultation, pre-press coordination, photography and ad sales

Education

  • Middle Georgia Technical College

    • Certificate HTML
    • 2003 - 2003

    Summer 2003 - Fall 2003 Courses included: Web Site Design, HTML, Web Site Layout, and Networking

  • Fort Valley State University

    • BFA Commercial Design
    • 1998 - 2003

    •ADDY Award, Myrtle Beach, SC. 2007 Rabun County Newcomers Guide •FVSU Fine Arts Cultural Exchange, Nassau, Bahamas 2002 Exhibit Invite One pencil, one block print, and one pen and ink accepted. •FVSU In-Residence Art Contest 2001 Second Place. One pencil portrait accepted. •FVSU/UGA Black History Cultural Exchange, Griffin, GA. 2001 Exhibit Invite. One pencil, and one block print accepted. •FVSU President’s Day Art Contest 2000 Honorable Mention and 5th Place One pencil, and one block print accepted.

Specialties

Awards

• ADDY Award, Myrtle Beach, SC. 2008 Rabun County Newcomers Guide

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