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Work Samples

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Work History

brian c. begley 201.317.8089 • briancbegley@gmail.com 205 Holmes St. Boonton, New Jersey 07005 PROFILE. Talented, detail-oriented graphic artist, web designer, and illustrator who excels at both freehand and computer-based design. Skilled at creating designs that consistently reflect a fresh perspective and an ability to think outside of the box. Experienced at leading as well as working as part of a team in a deadline driven environment. FREELANCE EXPERIENCE. 1998-Present • Logo, press kit, and merchandise design and production for the band “Life Without Warning.” • Logo design for record label, management company, and various clubs, groups, and organizations. • Design work on assorted projects including iPhone/Android App Icons and design concepts, websites, letterheads, business cards, brochures, flyers, posters, stamps, CD/DVD covers and inserts, t-shirts, murals, tattoos, and yearbook covers. WORK HISTORY. All Things Media • Ramsey, New Jersey 2010-2011 Graphic Designer • Collaborated with Design team and Animation team to create and develop concepts for Mercedes Benz, Pearson Education, Konica Minolta, Bryan Clay (Olympic Decathlete), Travie McCoy (Recording Artist), and Cognizant. • Projects for these clients included Eblasts, illustrations and coloring, powerpoint presentations, webpage design, print layouts, and concepts for online games. SuperGreenPages • Newark, New Jersey 2010 Head Web & Graphic Designer • Responsible for all phases of design, production and implementation of custom websites as well as logos, business cards, letterheads, flyers and advertisements for both print and web. • Create websites utilizing visual design within Adobe Dreamweaver as well as HTML and CSS. • Generate and implement code for SEO and Google Analytics. • Skilled in using Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 to post live and test sites via FTP Servers. • Experienced at creating, executing and overseeing project timelines. ArtWorks Foundation • Englewood, New Jersey 2009-2010 Assistant Events Coordinator • Directly assisted Executive and Program Directors with office management, clerical duties, and art directive creation. • Designed, sketched, and produced art activities for use with hospitalized children. GAP Inc • Short Hills, New Jersey 2006-2009 Visual Manager • Responsible for overall visual presentation of store including style and dressing of mannequins, presentation of product including window displays, store mapping, and lighting. • Regularly sketched and developed floor plan layout and mannequin design to drive sales. • Experienced in corporate branding, maintaining brand continuity over multiple facets of store. PEARSON PRENTICE HALL • Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 2005-2006 Pre-Press Specialist • Responsible for all image editing. • Archived files and organized folders for new editions of school text books. NEWSWEEK • New York, New York 2004-2005 Production Assistant • Composed final layouts for all domestic and overseas editions of Newsweek magazine. RUSS BERRIE & CO. • Oakland, New Jersey 2003-2004 Internship • Directly reported to Art Director and collaborated with artists and designers on product development. • Assisted in packaging and prototype sketching and design. • Experienced in pre-press preparation and finalization of products. • Project campaigns included: Angel Cheeks, Picture Frames, Plush Animals, Marvel, Madagascar, and M&Ms. EDUCATION. RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY • Mahwah, New Jersey 1999-2004 • Bachelor of Communications with a concentration in Graphic Design • Brother of Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity.

Education

Ramapo College of New Jersey

Specialties

Affiliations

Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity, Ramapo Art Club

Awards

Fraternity Treasurer/Representative Art Club Member Intramural Basketball Captain Intramural Baseball Captain

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