My passion in life is design and I'm fortunate enough to do it for a living. I love the entire branding experience from start to finish. But specifically, I focus on identity, packaging, and environmental graphics. I'm always looking for my next opportunity to do something great.

Work Samples

  • Starry Station Packaging

  • Sushi Nomi Identity/Environment

  • Central Market Grilling Event

Work History

Garrett Owen Dallas Texas 972 207 8194 WHO I AM I love design. It's really awesome that i'm fortunate enough to be able to do it for a living. I am always looking for my next big opportunity to do what I love. CLIENTS I'VE DESIGNED FOR The Dallas Opera, The Fort Worth Opera, The Real Estate Council, Blackberry, The Rolling Stones, Weyerhaeuser Paper, OrangeCup Frozen Yogurt, Ritz-Carlton, Zoom Sports, City of Dallas (Trinity River Corridor), Sony-Errickson, Thinkcash Financial, Childrens Cancer Fund, Riverstone Residential, CAS Partners, Dr. Pepper/Snapple Group, Sleep Experts, Cerilliant, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Palmaz Scientific, Corner Bakery Cafe, Cedars Woodfire Grill, Savvy Fare Restaurants, La Creme, Borden Dairy Company, Dave & Busters, IHOP Restaurants, Somebody's Darling Band, Sweet Earth Foods, Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Central Market, North Texas Beer Week, Dallas Brew Scene, College Football Playoff Foundation, Andrews Distributing, Rahr & Sons Brewery, AT&T, Pie 5 Pizza, Motel 6. WHERE I'VE BEEN 6.1.13 - Present RBMM / The Richards Group \ senior designer Dallas, Texas www.rbmm.com 1.1.10 - 6.1.13 BrandCory Design \ design director Dallas, Texas www.brandcory.com summary | brand building agency 5.1.07 - 12.23.10 RANGE design \ senior designer Dallas, Texas www.rangeus.com summary | brand integration studio 2.1.06 - 4.20.07 THE MATCHBOX STUDIO \ designer Dallas, Texas www.matchboxstudio.com summary | full-time designer at fast-paced design studio specializing in unusual and on target solutions for all graphic design and marketing applications. 9.13.05 - 12.13.05 Beap Design / Barkley Evergreen & Partners Kansas City, Missouri www.beap.com summary | part-time graphic design intern 6.01.05 - 8.15.05 Squires & Company Dallas, Texas www.squirescompany.com summary | full-time graphic design intern. 4.04 - 2.1.06 Freelance GTA Brands Lawrence, Kansas www.gtabrands.com summary | freelance graphic designer for various brand management projects including brand books, logo design, and brochure creation. 01.03 - 12.04 Flory Design, Inc Lawrence, Kansas www.florydesign.com summary | part-time graphic designer with focus on logos, websites and collateral. 08.03 - 08.04 Printing Solutions, Inc Offset printing press Lawrence, Kansas printing-solutions.net summary | Assist the pre-press officer with production operations, which included burning plates and running film. Learned the lanquage, process, and problem solving techniques needed to take a piece from design all the way through to print. 6.1.03 - 8.15.03 Summer 2003 Graphic Design Intern Associated Marketing | PR | Advertising Wichita, Kansas www.associatedadv.com summary | designer in the creative department that assisted art directors on ad campaigns, logos, RFP presentations, etc. 06.02 - 06.03 Jayhawk Spirit/Spirit Industries Lawrence, KS www.jayhawkspirit.com summary | graphic designer for a t-shirt design and printing company. WHO KNOWS ME (and will admit to it) John Swieter Founder/Design Director RANGE john@rangeus.com 214.744.0555 Jeff Breazeale Co-Founder/Creative Director The Matchbox Studio breazeale@matchboxstudio.com 214.939.3100 Brandon Murphy Creative Director Caliber Creative murphy@calibercreative.com 214.741.4488 Andrea Herstowski Graphic Design Professor The University of Kansas herstowski@mac.com Michael Cory Owner/Creative Director BrandCory michael@brandcory.com

Education

  • University of Kansas

    • bachelors fine arts - visual communication
    • 2003 - 2006

Specialties

Affiliations

AIGA, DSVC

Awards

Husband to a badass lady and Father to the greatest little boy & girl in the world thedieline.com Communication Arts Design Annual Communcatoin Arts Typography Annual Communication Arts Exhibit DSVC Dallas Professional Show Rockport's Big Book of Layouts GD USA Annual Graphis HOW International Design Awards Print Regional Design Annual Logo Lounge Book 4, 5, 6 Rockport's Design Matters Logo Book...
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