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Senior Graphic Designer
Ignite meaningful consumer connections and enhance brand loyalty through compelling story telling and innovative, integrated design and communications solutions.
Thule – Web & Media Design
Thule – Print, Advertising, Packaging & PR
Case Logic – Catalog, Advertising, Packaging
Brett P Miller 1004 Katy Lane Longmont, Colorado 720-383-1095 email@example.com PORTFOLIO www.coroflot.com/bpm OBJECTIVE To ignite meaningful consumer connections and enhance brand loyalty through compelling story telling and innovative design and communications solutions. OVERVIEW Eleven years print and web graphic design experience including independent, in-house marketing, and advertising agency roles Eight years creative project management experience including brand platform development and application Eight years experience delivering market-specific sales tools and seasonal retail materials Six years product and lifestyle photography and video art direction experience including in-studio and on-location PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Thule Group Niwot, Colorado Senior Graphic Designer In-house marketing department October ‘09 – Present Business Area Bags – Thule Soft Goods / Case Logic www.ThuleGroup.com Lead creative execution of a Case Logic brand platform repositioning. This includes managing internal partners, budgets, timelines and strategy while managing an outside, third-party creative agency. Interpret, develop, implement, and uphold global communication strategy for Thule Group, Thule, and Case Logic brands on print collateral, multimedia, web and packaging solutions In partnership with team managers, refine and elevate online presence for Thule and Case Logic by delivering user-interface instructions, wireframes, website templates and graphic guidelines Work corroboratively with internal design community to synergize biannual product launches through integrated sales and marketing tools including: sell sheets, product setup sheets, product videos and rich web content Augment department efficiency through sourcing, implementation, and colleague training on web-based project management and workflow applications Manage international production of biannual Case Logic catalogs including: coordination of timelines and budgets for copy, art direction, production, and language adaptation for North American, South American, European, and Asian Markets Design and coordinate production process for Thule soft goods packaging Partnered with marketing supervisor and web and global marketing director to design a brand portal interface template to be adapted and used by all seven brands in the Thule Group Source and implement dynamic venues for accessing product information assets for audiences globally including iPad sales tools and a web-based image library Train and mentor junior graphic designer on processes for Thule Group, Thule and Case Logic including: brand stewardship and interpretation, packaging design, production standards, project management, work-flow efficiencies, typography, color and layout principles, and photo and video art direction Richardson Sports, Inc. Eugene, Oregon Senior Graphic Designer In-house marketing department March ‘04 – April ‘06 / April ‘07 – October ‘09 www.RichardsonCap.com Conceptualized, designed, and implemented innovative solutions for all company advertising, marketing and promotional materials in compliance with budgets, strict time lines, quality, accuracy, and visual appeal Focused and elevated the Richardson brand as a leader in the team sports headwear industry by managing company visual standards across all media and markets Supported the creation, implementation, and promotion of all product lines utilizing technical drawings, manufacturing specifications, style guidelines, identity development and product packaging Led creative, content and usability on a large-scale B2B e-commerce website and custom product configuration tool Designed and managed production and distribution on large format graphics, retail space signage, baseball field scoreboards, and trade show booth graphics Completed regular updates and additions to the Richardson website through an administrative CMS tool and utilization of an outside programming vendor Executed product photography and direct numerous large scale product photo shoots with outside vendors Funk/Levis & Associates Eugene, Oregon Graphic Designer Branding and advertising agency May ‘06 – March ‘07 www.FunkLevis.com Project management, strategy and design for multiple in-house projects including the Funk/Levis & Associates website and integrated presentation materials and direct mail campaign Project management, design and production for monthly editorial magazine—Open For Business: a Publication of the Eugene Area Chamber of Commerce Managed layout and placement of numerous print advertisements meeting strict production deadlines Script and storyboard development for regionally televised advertisement campaign Directed production on large-scale environmental graphics for show rooms and trade show booth displays Oslund Design Eugene, Oregon Graphic Designer Banding, advertising and environmental graphics agency October ‘02 – June ‘03 www.oslund.com Prepared specifications, work orders, digital files and documents for printers and other suppliers for multiple clients Created mock-ups of two-dimensional and three-dimensional materials for retail spaces, show rooms and trade show booths Produced presentation and meeting materials including paste-up and trimming on large format presentation boards Coordinated extensive projects including management of outside vendors adhering to production deadlines, calendar planning, and budgets Supported creation and ideation and placement of advertisements, logos, and signs PROGRAM FLUENCY Proficient in Mac OSX 10.6 Adobe CS5.5 – InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator Microsoft PowerPoint Wordpress Competent in Microsoft XP HTML + CSS Adobe Dreamweaver and Flash Microsoft Word, and Excel FREELANCE DESIGN Owl Tree School Therapeutic Bodywork Logo, Identity and Website April, 2012 – July, 2012 Ellen Byrne Therapeutic Bodywork Logo, Identity and Website June, 2011 – present Framework Network Solutions Logo, Identity and Website August, 2011 EG Wellness Stanford, California Medical illustration 2005 – 2007 Eight Steps to a Pain-Free Back Winner of the 2009 Nautilus Book Award American Education Products Fort Collins, Colorado Freelance illustrations for globally-published texts 1995 – 2007 Oak Hill School Eugene, Oregon Event posters, campus signs, print ads, direct mail August 2003 – June 2009 Crested Butte Academy Crested Butte, Colorado Winter Carnival Poster Design March 2002 GravityPlay.com Durango, Colorado Adventure Xstream Race Logo 2001 – 2003 References available upon request.
Western State College / BFA Graphic Design & Illustration / Cum Laude 2002 Academy of Art University / MFA Graphic Design / 2011 - Present