Specialties: Environmental Graphics, Graphic Design, Interpretive & Exhibit Design, Signage & Wayfinding, Web Design & Development, Branding, Strategy & Analysis, Annual Reports, Identity Design & Development, https://www.behance.net/ChristopherJMueller

Work Samples

  • Chicago Sports Museum, Chicago, IL

  • Fly Green Chicago, O'Hare International Airport

  • Bank of America Corporate Center, Charlotte, NC

Work History

  • Graphic Designer/Environmental Graphic Designer

    • studio
    • Chicago, IL
    • Jun 2014 - Present (8 months)
  • Designer

    Designed and developed museum experiences, exhibit design, interactive games, graphic panels
    and signage for corporate and sports museum clients.

  • Senior Graphic Designer

    Responsible for the design of a wide variety of graphics, branded environments, signage, packaging and wayfinding projects. Delivered projects ranging from design strategy to construction documentation and administration. Strong wayfinding and planning experience including research, creating user-profiles, developing wayfinding strategies, and documenting design solutions. Experienced conceptual and analytical thinking.

  • Senior Graphic Designer

    Designer for Annual Report 2011 for Illinois Humanities Council, Chicago, IL (2011)

  • Graphic Design Consultant

    • Ernst & Young, LLP
    • 2010 - 2011 (1 year)

    Designed internal corporate communications brochures, advertisements and related marketing collateral for Big Four accounting 
firm that improved and enhanced its client base.

  • Senior Branded Environments Designer

    Worked in a diverse range of markets, including aviation, education, entertainment, retail, hospitality, sports, transportation and corporate workplace. Developed and evaluated design principles and activities. Directed junior design team members. Experienced working in a collaborative, interdisciplinary work environments.

  • Senior Environmental Graphic Designer

    • Gensler
    • Chicago, IL
    • 2002 - 2005 (3 years)

    Conceptualized and developed environmental graphic design elements for a variety of project types.
    Developed design intent documentation for wayfinding, signage and environmental graphic projects that achieve high level understanding of the visual intent and how programs should be implemented.

  • Senior Environmental Graphic Designer

    Managed design projects and teams with main focus on interior corporate workplace including
    large format branded graphic design projects. Acted as primary point of contact on projects for
    clients, vendors, and teams.

  • Environmental Graphic Designer

    Designed and developed comprehensive graphic design projects including ADA compliant signage, interactive design elements and large format environmental graphics. Directed junior team members.

Education

  • Illinois Institute of Technology

    • Master's Certificate Web Design & Application Development
    • 2010 - 2011
  • Washington University in St. Louis

    • Associate Degree Graphic Design
    • 1990 - 1992
  • Marquette University

    • Bachelor of Arts Arts & Sciences
    • 1981 - 1985

Specialties

Affiliations

AIGA, SEGD

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