Creative and innovative professional seeking art director or graphic design position to utilize my design skills and abilities

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DEREK J. KISER 513.833.3034 • derekjkiser@gmail.com www.derekjkiser.com (Graphic Design & Illustration) www.coroflot.com/djkiser (Illustration) EDUCATION University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Bachelor of Fine Arts (Electronic Art) 2002 University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio University College Associate of Arts (Pre-Art) 2000 SKILLS Adobe CS 5.5: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, InCopy, After Effects, Premiere, Acrobat Pro, Dreamweaver, WordPress, Final Cut Pro, Zaxwerks, Digital Performer 7.2, Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Mac and Windows platforms, ENPS EXPERIENCE WLWT-TV Channel 5 | Cincinnati, OH (2012 to Present) Interim Art Director • Redesigned new weather graphics for on air broadcast • Create “stingers” and commercial spots for news segment openings ie. Recovery and Rebuilding, Shred Day and March for Babies • Update morning ticker sponsors, created lower 3rd for London Olympics, World Choir Games, Flying Pig Marathon and Reds Opening Day • Update designs for the Channel 5 website and social media page Freelance | Cincinnati, OH (2010 to present) Graphic Designer & Illustrator • Design marketing collateral for trade shows and events for Carlson Marketing • Create logos, print collateral, marketing materials and web design for small businesses, marketing firms and political campaigns • Currently working on animated video for local musician Summit Business Media | Erlanger, KY (2007-2010) Art Director • Worked with editors, advertising, photographers and illustrators to produce monthly issues of Treasury & Risk magazine • Managed and coordinated national and international photo shoots • Designed and produced custom publications as scheduled throughout the year including ads, brochures and media kits Graphic Designer • Designed and produced a variety of print and website media, including HTML emails, animated banners, brochures, signs, and print collateral Ohio Casualty Group | Fairfield, OH (2006-2007) Graphic Designer • Designed print collateral for corporate communications and marketing department • Managed relationship with print vendors including price quotes and press checks • Designed all aspects of marketing material for conference trip to Sydney, Australia including logo, brochure, newsletters, and art directed photography Freelance | Cincinnati, OH (2005-2006) Graphic Designer & Illustrator • Setup logos for etching at Sterling Cut Glass • Created and produced print ads, postcards, email blasts and logos for small businesses • Designed two book covers for Publish America StorageTek | Louisville, CO (2004-2005) Contract Graphic Designer & Project Manager • Designed and produced collateral for US/Canada field marketing in support of trade show and events • Managed all projects with internal print shop, event planners, producers, and vendors to ensure products were on-time and under budget • Produced banners, signs, posters, postcards, brochures and booklets 601 Design Inc. | Denver, Colorado (2003 –2004) Graphic Designer & Illustrator • Responsible for designing logos, graphs, stationery, ads, letterheads, websites, freehand illustrations, magazine typesetting and layout • Edited feature article and illustrations for the National Conference of State Legislatures magazine • Assisted Art Director with vendors and clients to clarify design objectives

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