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GRAPHIC DESIGN • PHOTOGRAPHY • ILLUSTRATION
Skilled Senior Graphic Designer/Photographer with over sixteen years of professional experience pursuing opportunities to utilize talent in the fields of photography, marketing, and graphic design. Experienced in a variety of client needs and design styles ranging from small freelance projects to large corporate marketing campaigns.
Rockford Corporation, Tempe, AZ
February 2005 - Present
Senior Graphic Designer
· Concepting new and innovative designs for product packaging.
· Photographing all new product for print ads, brochures, website, sales collateral, and in-store displays.
· Directed, photographed, and designed multiple show vehicles for various magazine publications most recently including Performance Auto & Sound 07/2007 and 08/2007.
Canyon Communications, Mesa, AZ
October 2004 – February 2005
· Created and designed logos/branding and brochure layouts for various clients.
· Produced multiple magazine ads and covers.
Rockford Corporation, Tempe, AZ
June 2004 - September 2004
Production Artist (Contract Position Through Aquent)
· Created and designed packaging for product, magazine ads, logos, various print collateral for all companies under Rockford Corporation.
· Took over photography duties for all product shots & print collateral.
RSVP Advertising Phoenix/Tucson, Phoenix, AZ
August 1999 - November 2004
· Worked with various companies to conceptualize and design their advertisements for production into bulk mail, magazines, billboards and web sites.
· Developed logos, illustrations and conducted photo shoots.
Royal Sign Co., Phoenix, AZ
August 1995 - May 1999
· Created and designed logos and layouts of monument and / or neon signage for numerous companies throughout Phoenix metro.
· Worked on scale models of signage and conduced on site research to develop concepts.
Drew Anderson Designs, Chandler, AZ
September 1991 - Present
Freelance Graphic Designer/Photographer
· Created logos/branding for companies, music labels & bands.
· Created CD designs and packaging for various clients.
· Managed photo shoots for major record labels, bands and various companies.
· Created advertisements for magazine publications.
· Proficient on both MAC and PC
· Computer Graphics:
– Skilled in a variety of computer applications including but not limited to Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, Final Cut Pro, Motion, DVD Studio Pro, Lightroom, QuarkXpress, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, After Effects, Freehand
· Photography: Digital, Medium Format and 35mm
– Photography Equipment: Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II, Canon T70, Yashica 635 twin lens, 1920’s Ansco Box Camera, 3 Holga Point & Click, Various Canon Lenses
· Traditional Illustrations: Acrylic, Watercolor, Oil, Color Pencil, Chalk and Charcoal
Letter Of Recommendation By
Evelyn Vega @ Aquent • 480.829.8760
Drew is an experienced and cutting edge designer of 16+ years. His designs are intricate, colorful and reflect critical thinking. He is fully capable of taking a project and working it from concept to completion. He has exceptional production skills, having worked in high volume, high stress environments like a direct mail house. He also possesses a warm personality and works well in a team.
Northern Arizona University