Freelance Graphic Designer/Illustrator seeks interesting and fulfilling work in the World of Tomorrow! I offer you several years experience in print advertising and promotion. Logo design, branding, character creation, catalog advertising, posters, t-shirts, CD artwork, flyers, web banners, website design, book covers and packaging production.

Work Samples

  • 2013 Robert Blankenship resume

  • I Said 'POSSE'!

  • BRAIN-D!

Work History

  • Visual Content Designer

    • DNP IMS America Corporation
    • Jul 2013 - Present (1 year 4 months)

    Content visual designer for DNP IMS.
    I create visual content (graphic design and illustration for templates), convert to XML and upload to company kiosks which are then accessed by customers through affiliated stores for print use.

  • Head Graphic Designer

    • PaperGhostDesign
    • Jan 2005 - Present (9 years 10 months)

    I design logos, advertisements, mascots, characters, website layouts and more for both print and online use. Recent clients include a T-shirt design for the charity website YouandWho.com. Mascot design for GoForGlobal.com and label designs for HanaleiWestCo. as well as my personal illustration and character work under the banner name: PaperGhostDesign.

  • Contract Graphic Designer

    • PHE, Inc
    • Feb 2005 - Dec 2010 (5 years 10 months)

    Worked with Marketing to create and maintain the corporate identity of PHE, Inc. through print advertising and banner ads. This includes Adam & Eve Corporate, and many of their affiliates. Met and surpassed sales goals 2006-2008.
    Ad design, magazine promotions, Target marketing, logo design, DVD covers, photo refinishing, catalog and coupon builds, web banners and additional elements.

  • Graphic Designer

    • Full House Productions
    • Jan 1998 - Jan 2005 (7 years)

    Worked with marketing to design and maintain the identities of several nightclubs and restaurants throughout North America. These included: BAR, Have A Nice Day Cafe, Dixie's Charlotte, Tiki Bob's Cantina, TIME, and McFadden's.
    Advertising layout, logo design, branding and identity creation.

  • Production assistant/Graphic designer

    • Creative Loafing
    • Sep 1996 - Sep 1998 (2 years)

    Pagination assistant, ad designer and production paste-up artist for free weekly paper. Skills: Photoshop and QuarkXpress. Proof-reading, general typography and basic web production.

Education

  • Concord University

    • BA Graphic Design/Commercial Art
    • 1988 - 1992

Specialties

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