Innovative Designer with a BA in Graphic Design but currently working on my MFA in Design/Business. Experience with a variety of clients has provided the opportunity to hone my skills & become well rounded in many design areas as you will notice in my portfolio. Currently, I do some freelance work(Print, Identity, Apparel). Minimal Industry experience but looking forward to the opportunity to showcase my talent & design knowledge while contributing to a forward-thinking organization.

Work Samples

  • AD & PROMO Design

  • CHICAGO BULLS Re-Branding Concept

  • SPORTS IDENTITY & BRANDING

Work History

*** COROFLOT.COM FEATURED SHOWCASE PORTFOLIO for the Week of AUGUST 11th, 2008 *** Objective: To obtain a design opportunity that will enable me to create innovative design while showcasing my skillset and contributing at the professional level. Education: CURRENT STUDENT MFA Interdisciplinary Design College for Creative Studies - Detroit, MI Expected Graduation Date: May 2011 BFA in Graphic Design/Advertising Central State University - Wilberforce, OH College of Arts & Sciences Skills & Qualifications: > Creative Problem Solver, Fresh Thinker > Accuracy and Detail Oriented > Talented in Development of Visual Concepts & Ideas > Strong Traditional Art and Compositional Skills > Highly Organized and Methodical > Resourceful, Great Independent and Team Player. > Knowledge in Art History & Current Design Trends, Styles, Popular Imagery, Pop Culture, and Sports > Great Oral, Written and Interpersonal Skills > Capable of Multi-Tasking effectively under pressure while meeting deadlines with consistency. > Extremely Self-Motivated > Foundation Business Knowledge helping in implementing design concepts, managing, & making strategic decisions Areas of Proficiency: Print Media Advertisement/Promotional Design Fashion & Apparel Product Graphics & Packaging Branding & Corporate Identity Graphic Manipulation Design Research Product Design Software: > Mastery in Adobe CS3 & CS4 Photoshop Illustrator InDesign Acrobat Pro Corel Sketch > Skillful on both PC and Macintosh OS/Leopard Systems as well as Office Programs: Word, Powerpoint, Excel & Keynote Experience: Freelance Graphic Design Spring 2007 - Present • Design, Illustration, and Art Direction on a myriad of projects including logos, print advertisements and other promotional materials, including clothing, posters, and invitations, etc.Worked closely with clients and vendors creating and maintaining successful and professional identity & relationships. Clients: Angelique Salon & Day Spa www.angeliquedayspa.com Stones Throw Records www.stonesthrow.com Sole Classics Boutique www.soleclassics.com Barnett Recreation Center www.parks.columbus.gov H-Town Sneaker Summit www.htownsneakersummit.com J.WORK Ltd. Clothing; www.jworklimited.com Phenology Clothing www.phnlgy.com A-Front Boutique & SkateShop www.afront-tx.com HoopMixtape.com www.hoopmixtape.com Sucka 4 Love Clothing Co. www.sucka4love.bigcartel.com TrueHead Clothing www.truehead.net Fly Fortune Entertainment www.flyfortune.net Activities/Awards/Honors: > (2004 - 2007) Vice President/Head of Design in Central St. Univ. Visual Arts Club in the Department of Fine & Performing Arts > (2004 - 2007) University Dean's List from College of Arts & Sciences > (2004 - 2008) (Portfolio Based) Central St. Univ. Fine Arts Department Scholarship *** COROFLOT.COM FEATURED SHOWCASE PORTFOLIO for the Week of AUGUST 11th, 2008 *** Digital Portfolio: www.behance.net/dturner

Education

College for Creative Studies Detroit Central State University

Specialties

Awards

Activities/Awards/Honors: >(2004 - 2007) Vice President/Head of Design in Central St. Univ. Visual Arts Club in the Department of Fine Arts >(2004 - 2007) University Dean's List from College of Arts & Sciences >(2004 - 2007) (Portfolio Based) Central St. Univ. Fine Arts Department Scholarship

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