My resume highlights my ability/knowledge/expertise in designing and producing a variety of uniquely tailor-made projects for corporate, financial and fashion industries. I am excellent at creative thinking and presenting progressive ideas. I have outstanding team management and communication skills. Extremely knowledgeable in conventional offset, digital and silk screen printing. Highly skilled on Mac platforms.

Work Samples

  • T-Shirts

  • Corporate & Financial

  • Marketing I

Work History

Joel M. Austin 39 Melville Ave, Boston, Ma 02124 857.249.3642 617.825.0410 joel.austin2010@hotmail.com www.linkedin.com/pub/joel-austin/35/2b9/886 Skills Able to create high quality and creative designs to final production. Excellent at creative thinking and presenting progressive ideas. Outstanding team management and communication skills. Knowledgeable in conventional offset, digital and silk screen printing. Highly skilled on Mac platforms. Able to create by hand as well as digital graphic illustrations and high-resolution photo graphic images. Software: Creative Suites, QuarkXpress, Microsoft Office, (and other related software) *Extensive resource library Work Experience VF Sportswear, Nautica, New York, NY (Nov. 2000 - Apr. 2010)? Graphic Design Manager; initiated graphic concepts and ideas based on seasonal concept directives. Designed and developed trim, packaging, and direct application artwork for all product categories. Designed and developed all graphic needs for the product team. Over saw all graphics to ensure coherence of brand image and positioning. Communicated directly with factory and technicians to help execute final product. JP Morgan, New York, NY (May 2000 - Nov. 2000)? Freelance Consultant; created high quality and creative designs for the creative graphics department. Goldman Sachs, New York, NY (May 2000 - Nov. 2000) ?Freelance Consultant; created high quality and creative designs for the creative graphics?department. Ogilvy & Mather, New York, NY (May 2000 - Nov. 2000) ?Freelance Consultant; created high quality and creative designs for the creative graphics?department. Royal Impressions, New York, NY (Dec. 1997 - May 2000) ?Assistant Art Director; designed and produced a variety of unique tailor-made projects for both financial and corporate clients. From corporate identity, simple sell sheets, multicolor brochures and catalogues to stylized annual reports. Designer Greeting, New York, NY (Mar. 1997 - Dec. 1997)? Graphic Designer; designed and produced full color greeting cards for national distribution. Avirex Limited, New York, NY (Sept. 1993 - Feb. 1997)? Graphic Designer; initiated graphic concepts and ideas based on seasonal concept directives. Designed and developed trim, packaging, and direct application artwork for all product categories. Designed and developed all graphic needs for the product team. Education University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT (1993)? Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design

Education

University of Bridgeport

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