Steven Medina is a Separation and Samples artist and Photoshop enthusiast who knows the ins and outs of the Tshirt biz. Operating under the name Quarter or Quarter Foundries, you can usually find him at the local coffee shop; over caffeinated and tangled in headphones.

Work Samples

  • Unforgiven and Vindication 2011-2012

  • I See Stars Tees

  • The Downtown Fiction Tees

Work History

  • Production

    • ODM Art
    • Dec 2011 - Present (2 years 9 months)

    Scouts for talent to bring on to freelance separation team
    Manages freelance separation team by assigning designs, proofing seps, ensuring deadlines are met and processing invoices
    Sets up, coordinates, and approves designs for production
    Creates and maintains systems to catalouge files and samples
    Experienced with many forms of screenprinting separation methods
    Researches accounts and develops concepts with art team

  • Graphic Designer / Production Artist

    • ODM Art
    • Sep 2009 - Dec 2011 (2 years 3 months)

    Creates branding for new apparel lines including logos, neck labels, and hang tags
    Develops unique presentation formats for clothing lines
    Develops artistic direction for lines and distributes direction to other artists
    Teaches new techniques and artistic styles to other artists
    Instructs existing procedures to other artists
    Conducts extensive market research to find latest trends and understand target audience
    Directs offsite freelancers to create art in accordance with direction
    Coordinates with screen printers onsite to achieve maximum potential for all printed apparel
    Manages freelance artists and separators

  • Intern

    • Emmis Communications
    • Apr 2009 - Jul 2009 (3 months)

    Served as an Marketing Intern for their radio station Q101 and 97.9 The Loop.

Education

  • International Academy of Design and Technology Chicago

    • Bachelors Graphic Design
    • 2006 - 2009

Specialties

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