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  • Richard Leggatt

    Richard Leggatt

    Toronto, ON

Thank you for viewing my online portfolio. I am a visual artist with over 7 years of experience in Graphic and Multimedia Design, and over 20 years experience in Illustration and traditional media. Please feel free to contact me at richardleggatt@hotmail.com Regards, Richard Leggatt

Work Samples

  • Print Design

  • Drawing samples

  • Costume & Concept

Work History

Profile: A versatile and experienced multimedia designer with a passion for design, brand identity, and hands-on production from concept to execution. A proven competence with multiple design software platforms. An effective communicator with internal and external partners. An independent worker and a strong team player who can effectively coordinate multiple deliverables in a fluid work environment. Education: The Ontario College of Art. Majored in Communication and Design. Graduate, Diploma. Humber College. Graphic Design for Print and Web. Graduate, Certificate. Software Skills: Adobe InDesign Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe Animate Adobe Premiere Pro Adobe After Effects Adobe Dreamweaver Adobe Media Encoder Adobe Acrobat HTML CSS Professional Experience: IA Clarington Investments Inc. - Toronto, ON 2010 - 2016 Interactive Visual Multimedia Designer: print, web and video • Worked as part of a team responsible for brand and event campaign development • Concept through to layout of brochures, posters, postcards, forms, and imagery/digital illustration for print and web • Responsible for the motion design and functionality of all banner ads from Flash to current HTML5 platform (HTML, CSS and Javascript) • Design of live event streaming webcast interfaces as well as event location signage and background set graphics • Layout of internal microsites and interactive web tools • Video editing, motion graphic promo clips and subtitling • Brand and webcast event campaign initiative brainstorming, development and implementation Hartford Investments - Toronto, ON 2009 - 2010 Senior Graphic Designer • Sole designer for all marketing materials; print, web and video • Further development onto an existing brand • Support the design process from planning to execution of HTML email stationery templates, digital and print advertising • Develop graphic design elements and set presentation design standards for Investment Advisors and internal sales • Manage relationships across multiple stake holders to effectively support business needs for creating branded materials • Quarterly Fund Review publication layout and set-up for printer • Work as an integral member of the Advisor Site Re-development team, consulting on initial design and layout of the Advisor & Investor website • Provide feedback that improves on the initial design of existing and the design of new web pages Kropserkel Inc. – Toronto, ON 2001 – 2011 Costume and prop designer Creating and supplying costumes and props primarily to the North American film and television industry. • Costume and prop design, conceptual illustration for Film, TV, Media and Private Commissions. • Created initial illustrations and conceptual plans for clients. • Designed prototypes for original props for movies and television. • Recreating replica movie character costumes. • Casting and mold making using materials such as resin, fiberglass, latex, silicone and stone • Special makeup application and costume maintenance while working on set. Constantin Film Produktion – Toronto, ON 2003: Costume fabrication/Make-up Effects Technician for Resident Evil: Apocalypse (film): Preproduction (10 weeks): • Key member of the effects crew responsible for creating the “Nemesis” character costume. • Life casting the actors. • Sculpting, molding, silicone casting and final assembly of costume. Production (6 weeks): • Special Makeup Effects Technician for the “Nemesis”, dressing the actors and applying makeup. • Daily maintenance and repair of costumes. Freelance Illustration – Toronto, ON 1994 – Present: Clients include: On Spec Magazine (Editorial Illustration) Stan Nicholls: Orcs Omnibus (book cover), Draxhall Jump (Comics and Toy Design), Visceral Studios and Detonator Canada (Comics). References available upon request

Education

  • Humber College

    • Certificate Graphic Design for Print and Web
    • 2009 - 2010

    Certificate course in Graphic Design for Print and Web focusing on Adobe Creative Cloud software suite.

  • OCAD University

    • Diploma Communication and Design
    • 1989 - 1993

    Majored in Illustration and Graphic Design.

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