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  • Jake Hopper

    Illustrator/ Graphic Designer at ASAP Screenprinting

    Annapolis, MD

My creativity starts with a pencil.

Work Samples

  • T-shirt Designs

  • Vector and Raster Illustrations

  • Sketchbook

Work History

  • Illustrator/ Graphic Designer

    • ASAP Screen Printing
    • Jul 2011 - Present (6 years 4 months)

    - Illustrator and designer in art department.
    - Illustrate cartoons and graphics for t-shirts.
    - Manage customer relations and phones during everyday
    • Respond quickly to client changes.
    • Meet timely "rush job" deadlines.
    - Observe printing operations, press checks, and screen assembly.

  • Cartoonist and Graphic Designer

    • Gradient shift graphics and print lab
    • 2013 - 2013

    - Sent rough concepts for promotional items to clients.
    - Met strict deadlines for final vectored graphics using Adobe Illustrator.
    - Color Separations.

  • Graphics Manager

    • Bay Imprint
    • Oct 2010 - Sep 2011 (11 months)

    -Design and Illustrate clothing designs
    -Manage printing operations
    -Refine and touch-up customer photos
    -Build & Maintain Customer Relations
    -Illustrate/Design Business Logos

  • Sales & Assembly

    • Jet Dock Systems, Inc.
    • 2005 - 2010 (5 years)

    - Follow up sales and customer service calls.
    - Managed an assembly and installation crew of 2 to 10 people.
    - Site evaluations.
    - Product management and sales at boat shows.

  • Graphic Designer

    • Maryland SignCrafters
    • Aug 2007 - Sep 2009 (2 years 1 month)

    -Design Business Signs
    -Sign Fabrication
    -Create & present proofs for customers

  • Graphics Intern

    • i.CAD Design
    • May 2008 - Oct 2008 (5 months)

    I maintain a freelance relationship with i.CAD Design where I am contracted for logos, print media design, customer commissions, and various design contracts

Education

  • Salisbury University

    • BFA Graphic Design & Illustration
    • 2006 - 2009

    Marketing Minor 2008-2009 Dean's List Senior Art Show Poster Winner

  • Salisbury University - Perdue School of Business

    • Marketing Minor Marketing
    • 2006 - 2009

Specialties

Awards

2012 & 2013 Pork in the Park t-shirt design 2009 Senior Art Show Poster winner, 2008 Shorebird Stadium Art Show, 2004 EHS Senior T-shirt designer 2002-04 EHS Art Honor Socirty

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