While a graduate of the CSULB Industrial Design Program, my expertise spans more than simply product development. An expert of building visual brand identities, creating complex infographics and an understanding of varying client styles - I am able to piece together meaningful designs in a variety of styles all within budget and strict timelines.

Work Samples

  • Graphic Design & Illustration

  • Infographics

  • Apparel Design

Work History

Ian Douglass Graphic & Product Designer Walnut Creek, CA 94597 Mobile: (925) 808-5854 Web: www.Idwurks.com Overview ----- While a graduate of the CSULB Industrial Design Program, my expertise spans more than simply product development. An expert of building visual brand identities, creating complex infographics and an understanding of varying client styles - I am able to piece together meaningful designs in a variety of styles all within budget and strict timelines. Employment ----- ReTargeter - Senior Designer (see role specifics below) ADstudio Lead Founder of ADstudio creative services - Building bespoke banner ads for clients around white glove service. Developed internal system for orders, pricing and expectations. Also developed all collateral for sales. Interacted directly with clients to gather creative brief, brand insights and creative goals. Sole designer from 2011 - 2013. During 2013, 60% of work in house, 40% outsourced locally. Managed all outsourced vendor communication, quality control, expectation setting, and negotiated vendor outsourced pricing model. Marketing Designer Sole designer for creating all visuals pertaining to marketing including all printed documents, sales collateral, media kits, CEO presentations, unbounce landing pages and more. Assisted in vendor management for printing, internal document management and pre-2012 copywriting for collateral. Developed storytelling infographics to help educate consumers on retargeting, online advertising and digital technologies - two of which featured on Techcrunch.com. Branding Manager As brand manager, I created promotional materials such as event specific apparel / gifts as well as booth enclosures and event spaces. Produced over 10 different branded shirts, overseeing and managing their production with my own vendor relatioships. In addition to apparel and business cards, I have overseen the production of the next company website and dashboard having provided guidelines/feedback throughout the process. Led progress to build a brand guidelines document and have had significant influence on brand evolution since 2011. Hard Candy Cases - Designer and Product Photographer Responsible for creating visual brand through website wireframes, UI mockups and production art. Setup and management of Yahoo Ecommerce platform including product entry. Created all initial product photography and editing. Created printed / digital media for brand as well as internal items such as shirts / business cards. Created & managed HCC social media via Twitter and Facebook. Assisted in preproduction quality checks, color sampling and distribution. Sticky Fingers Design Studio - Design Assistant Worked directly under owner - John Meehan -assisted in the production of vector artwork, printed media, and other specialty projects such as vehicle restoration, paint masks, and vehicle wraps. Operated Graphtec cutting machines through various software - primarily Adobe Illustrator. Responsible for large format printing, quality assurance and mounting/trimming/weeding various vinyl applications. Clients included Chip Foose, Five Axis Designs, Mothers Polishes. Faulconer Footwear Design - Footwear Design Intern Assisted in product research / client image boards. Created photo realistic hotoshop renderings - for footwear concepts with focus on texture, materials, & colorways. Assisted in model shop - hand fabricating footwear models using urethane foam, fast cast & vac-form. Clients included Harbinger, Nike, Zoot and Doc Martin. Skill Set ----- Assisted in product research / client image boards. Created photo realistic hotoshop renderings - for footwear concepts with focus on texture, materials, & colorways. Assisted in model shop - hand fabricating footwear models using urethane foam, fast cast & vac-form. Clients included Harbinger, Nike, Zoot and Doc Martin. Education ----- BS Industrial Design CSU Long Beach 2009

Education

California State Long Beach

Specialties

Awards

- 2007 Duncan Anderson Scholarship Winner

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