A graphic designer/Illustrator with 20 plus years of working experience in the automotive, motorcycle and motorsport industries. My graphic designs, print ads, logos and illustrative works have graced the pages of major magazines as well as books and racing programs worldwide. Over the last 5 years I have expanded my capabilities into video and new photography art direction both in studio and on location. I currently hold the position of Senior Art Director for DSPORT Magazine.
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Paul Gerard Laguette 1106 N. Yale Ave. Fullerton, CA 92831 714.925.7250 cel I am dependable, knowledgeable and a result-oriented graphic designer and illustrator with over 25 years of experience. A mature team leader with excellent communication skills and a natural ability for conceptualizing and solving diverse graphics-related problems. Skilled in these graphics programs: • Quark Xpress / Indesign • Freehand / Illustrator • Photoshop • Final Cut Pro • PowerPoint Graphic Strengths: • Graphic Design / Layout Production All Media • Magazine Production / designs and Copy Layout • Front End Web Design & Architecture • Technical Illustration • Graphic Sketches / Story Boards • Photo Retouching / Manipulation • Logo Design & Company Branding Booklets • Electronic Based Presentations • Video Asset Management / Video Editing • Studio Lighting and Production for Video & Still Photography • Location Production for Video & Still Photography My Goal: The world is changing rapidly. Adapting or retooling my job skills is an important part of the graphic artist’s profession. I remain open to new and creative opportunities. I believe it is necessary to be versatile to remain viable in this time of economic uncertainty. JOB HISTORY: DSport Magazine/Hard Media (2010-Currently) www.hardmediainc.com Huntington Beach, CA Art Director/Illustrator/Video Editor Currently a freelance illustrator for: • Road & Track • Motor Trend • RACER Magazine • SportsCar Magazine Pfanner Communications - OnCars.com (2005-2010) www.oncars.com www.pfancom.com Aliso Viejo, CA Senior Art Director/Illustrator/Video Editor Haymarket – SportsCar & RACER magazine (1995-2005) www.racer.com Irvine, CA Art Director/Illustrator/Graphic Designer Art Director Special Projects Devision Paul Oxman Publishing – OnTrack magazine (1990-1994) Fountain Valley, CA Art Director/Illustrator/Pre-Press Production Signature Inc. (1983-1990) Orange, CA Graphic Artist/Illustrator/Pre-Press Production Work References: Signature Inc. – Stephen E. Vautrin, 714.280.5254 OnTrack magazine – Andrew Crask, 949.417.6700 Haymarket – Dyanne Gilliam, 949.417.6700 Pfanner Communications – Paul Pfanner, 949.330.7000 EDUCATION: Fullerton College (Attended 1983-1986) Fullerton, CA Graphic Design & Fine Arts Sonora High School La Habra, CA Graduated 1983