• David Kauffman

    Project Management & Design Consultant

    Columbus, OH

To create a consumer experience that benefits the local and global community by establishing individual identity through multiple brands and personalized lifestyle design.

Work Samples

  • Footwear Design

Work History

  • Graphic Design & Product Design Consultant

    • Self Employed
    • Columbus, OH
    • Jun 2013 - Present (4 years 4 months)

    I've been inside one of the largest companies in the world and outside as one of their print and store design vendors. I've helped countless projects come to fruition through product design, project management, graphic design, illustration, video production, specification generation and brand design & development. I have years of experience in the print industry, product development, project management and marketing teams.
    If you're interested in refining your creative team and taking your company to the next level, I believe I'd add a valuable asset to your organization.
    Please take a look at my resume and online portfolio. I'm sure we'd make a great team.
    Thank you for your time.
    Best Regards,

  • Graphic Designer / Pre-Press Specification

    • Digico Imaging Inc.
    • Dec 2011 - Present (5 years 10 months)

    -Works with major clients including but not limited to;
    Limited Brands, Victoria's Secret, Kroger, Bob Evans Farms, PepsiCo.
    -Takes original architectural specs from clients and translates graphic design material to pre-production quality 2D artwork.

  • President / Owner

    • Campus Kickers
    • May 2008 - Present (9 years 5 months)

    Running the show since 2008.

  • Contract Graphic Designer / Illustrator

    • Limited Brands
    • Aug 2011 - Nov 2011 (3 months)

    -Designed & developed floor set elements for deck placements.
    -Worked directly with creative directors for Victoria's Secret.
    -Developed floor set vector library illustrations for multiple VS brands.

  • Design Director / Consultant

    • Apr 2009 - Jul 2010 (1 year 3 months)

    Designed and developed all apparel and accessories matching footwear line.
    -Developed concepts, color schemes, materials and presentations.

  • Freelance Designer / Product Developer

    • Westwood Footwear LLC
    • Jun 2008 - Oct 2008 (4 months)

    Design specification sheets of footwear and belts.

  • Product Designer

    • Nov 2007 - Apr 2008 (5 months)

    Designed & developed new products.
    -Inspected footwear and manufacturing practices of company factories.
    -Traveled to Asia to design and develop sales and fit samples.

  • Product Designer

    • Apr 2005 - Jun 2007 (2 years 2 months)

    -Designed and developed prototypes for footwear brands, apparel and accessories.
    -Coordinated and helped direct marketing department with design and element solutions.
    -Winner of online store logo competition.
    -Traveled to Asia to design and develop sales samples.

  • Student

    • Columbus College of Art & Design
    • 1998 - 2004 (6 years)

    Studied the history of illustration, black & white illustration, graphic design, animation, advertising, color theory, art history, 3D design, industrial design, glassblowing, portfolio management.


  • Columbus College of Art & Design

    • B.F.A. Illustration, Art History
    • 1998 - 2004
  • Columbus College of Art & Design

    • Bachelor of Fine Arts Illustration
    • 1998 - 2004



President's Award Scholarship Dean's List for 6 consecutive semesters - 3.2 cumulative GPA