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  • David Phillips

    Seattle, WA

Hello and welcome! My name is Dave Phillips and I’ve been a graphic designer and illustrator for many years. During that time, I’ve had the good fortune to work with some great people on a variety of amazing projects. If you have any questions or would like to discuss working together, you can reach me at: dave@dsphillips.com.

Work Samples

Work History

  • Senior Designer

    • Hornall Anderson
    • Seattle, WA
    • Dec 2007 - Jun 2013 (5 years 6 months)

    My job entailed the design of a range of materials, much of it for pack­aging as well as corporate branding assignments, several of which have been global in scope. I served as the creative lead and de facto design director on many projects with duties including leading creative teams, presenting work both internally and to clients, mentoring junior designers, on-set photoshoot art direction and the creation of original illustrations.

    I collaborated closely with other team members (strategists, client service managers, creative directors, writers) to achieve consistently high-quality work that delivered on its strategic objectives.

    In the fall of 2011, I had the good fortune to move to London and for three months worked from Hornall Anderson’s UK office.

    Clients included: Pepsi, Starbucks, Frito-Lay, Quaker Oats, HTC, Tropicana, PayPal, Microsoft, T-Mobile and 3M.

  • Senior Designer

    • The Garrigan Lyman Group
    • Seattle, WA
    • Aug 2004 - Oct 2007 (3 years 2 months)

    My responsibilities included the design and implementation of a range of digital marketing, mobile media and printed materials. Duties included direct client contact, presenting of creative work both internally and externally and the mentoring of junior designers.

    Clients included: Microsoft, T-Mobile, Verizon, Umpqua Bank, Polaris Industries, Regence BlueShield, Safeco and The U.S. Army.

  • Owner

    • Radar Design
    • Seattle, WA
    • Aug 1994 - Aug 2004 (10 years)

    I operated my own freelance business and was responsible for all aspects of its function; everything from design and production to marketing and billing. A decade of self-employment provided me with a valuable and holistic perspective on the business of design.

    Clients included: Virginia Mason Medical Center, Microsoft, Nintendo, Raleigh Bicycles, Holland America and Ebbets Field Flannels.

    In addition to my duties with Radar Design, I also owned and operated StockBucket, an online stock illustration, photography and font resource.

  • Senior Designer

    • Phinney Bischoff
    • Seattle, WA
    • Mar 1993 - Aug 1994 (1 year 5 months)

    My job entailed the design and production of a range of materials including annual reports, capability brochures, identity systems, advertising and wayfinding signage. Additional responsibilities involved the supervision and coordination of production artists and illustrators, the assembling of printing estimates and on-site press checks.

    Clients included: R.E.I., Microsoft, Intiman Theatre, TacoTime Restaurants, Preston Gates & Ellis and Callison Architects.