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Jay T Logan
I have 8 years of experience in designing print, web, and interactive media. Worked on numerous of graphic design projects, designed over several websites and user center design projects, and coordinated with other designers and developers on major projects. I'm knowledgeable of all Adobe design software, a resourceful problem solver, hard-worker, lifelong learner, and achiever. My actions speaks volume delivering innovation, consistency, and professionalism to every project that I touch. I'm so passionate about my profession that I've witness myself designing in my sleep. Since then I'm forever dreaming about my next upcoming project.
Illustration _ Fly High Cartoon - 2013
Web Design_Project JEE 2012-2013
WORK HISTORY: January 2013 to Present UI DESIGNER & FRONT-END DEVELOPER Independent Contractor for Intellectual Property Unlimited Atlanta, GA Reinvented the old brand into a fresh corporate identity Participated in ongoing business meetings Collaborated with IT developers with the mapping of website Converted original site diagram into a newly, structured and detailed sitemap Produced wire-frame mockups from new sitemap Created process flow for user interaction from wire-frame and sitemap layout Design visual themes to bring about the website look Provided front-end design for website using HTML 5 Used less .js plugin to simplify the use of CSS attributes in the style-sheet Design visual representation of steps that identify interactivity between the user and system Construct process flow that co-occurs with wire-frames in the building new or revised applications Created sitemaps, task flows, and wire-frames approve of all deliverables Apply best practices that incorporate user feedback throughout the development cycle Consider well performed usability criteria in design Analyze findings and identify areas of improvement October 2013 to January 2014 GRAPHIC DESIGNER & SCREEN PRINTER Rhino Graphics Vidalia, LA Designed artwork for clients and businesses in the surrounding areas Setup, created and customized screens for printing production Printed t-shirts, uniforms, hoodies, sweatpants and sweaters Operated printing machine and performed regular checks and maintenance work Burned artwork to screens for printing production Coordinated with lead designer and other graphic artists on multiple orders before burning artwork onto screens Prepped screens for print jobs: applied emulsion, positioned screen, applied ink Assisted with outside projects such as setting up signage on clients’ buildings and placing decals and vinyl on tracker trailer trucks November 2012 to January 2013 BRAND DESIGNER & UI DESIGNER Independent Contractor for Jacob's Eye Entertainment Atlanta, GA Redesigned company's logo Researched company's background and brainstormed ideas; rendered design concepts from researched work Produced information architecture for project management Designed sitemaps and wire-frame layouts for site development Reinvented corporate identity Performed independent research on multiple sides of how users interact on the web Identified technical solutions and approaches from Q/A testing, prototype studies, and user surveys August 2011 to October 2011 MULTIMEDIA GRAPHIC DESIGNER College Intern at Erica Angeline Atlanta, GA Attended meetings for planning of upcoming fashion events Created and executed poster layouts and full ads, banners and flyers Designed and executed artwork and content for email campaigns and performed the email blasts Designed interactive landing flash page for company's Facebook page and other social media marketing campaign Became familiar with the principles and procedures of the fashion industry Participated in planning of marketing campaign for fashion events February 2011 to June 2011 BRAND DESIGNER Independent Contractor for The University of Maryland School of Public Health College Park, MD This particular job is a college research project that focuses on learning more about how African American mothers and their teenage children deal with various everyday issues that many African American families face Rendered design concepts from information and docs giving Created brand strategy and brand identity for research project December 2010 to January 2011 GRAPHIC/ BRAND DESIGNER Independent Contractor for R2W CYCLING INC Hattiesburg, MS Graphic design and illustration Successfully redesigned logo and artwork for the team’s uniform; created a brand new image that, according to team members, strengthened their fighting spirit November 2010 to November 2010 GRAPHIC DESIGNER Independent Contractor for The Red Carpet Barber and Beauty Salon Meridian, MS Graphic design and illustration Created promotional items to kick-start a new business Designed ads for flyers, posters and social media, such as, Facebook During course of the project, the owner also asked if would create a logo for her signage that she wanted to post on her building Created a series of advertise material for the salon Designed logo to compete against other competitors August 2010 to August 2010 CREATIVE DIRECTOR & GRAPHIC DESIGNER Independent Contractor for Magnolia Heat Magazine - Lorman, MS Designed and directed the creation of an entire 72-page sports magazine for an issue that covered before the beginning of high school football season Used Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to create layouts and a large amount of graphics and content The project was successfully completed ahead of time and on a very tight budget Over 700 copies sold across Southwestern Mississippi September 2009 to January 2010 GRAPHIC DESIGNER Leading Edges Advertising Meridian, MS Worked solo or alongside of other graphic artists on some projects Participated in meetings, brainstorming sessions and other business relations outside of the office, such as client meetings and photo-shoots Created digital posters and print ads, web graphics, forms and spreadsheets May 2007 to July 2007 GRAPHIC / MOTION DESIGNER Professional Internship at KTBU Channel 55- The Tube Created promos for shows and sports events Coordinated with the production crew in reinventing old themes and shows Collaborated with team members on projects set to be aired the following day Participated in group meetings and brainstorming sessions Picked up new skill-set working with Adobe After Effects Learned new bound skill with After Effects in creating motion graphics Worked on multiple projects every week; exceeded weekly project quotas Learned to project manage and mufti-task on given projects Privileged to witness my work being aired on live television across the Houston area.