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engine51 Art Director / Senior Graphic Designer
Calgary, Alberta 2009-2012
My responsibilities included project management, concept design and production with a understanding of the process involved to bring a project from start to finish. Accountable for quality superior creative design for print and web, and a solid understanding of marketing and client relations. Worked on multiple projects individually and within a management team. Ideas for concepts, brand development, art direction, creative design, and integrated marketing strategy. Directed others in brand standards, ideas and direction, and ensured
on time deliverables working directly with our clients and external vendors. Creative copy writing and editing skills for print and internet related objectives. Web, print and mobile design.
Unity Builders Group Senior Graphic Designer
Calgary, Alberta 2007-2009
Co-ordinate graphic solutions from a conceptual stage to final production. Marketing and client consultations preparing templates including initial discussions and development. Collaborate with external vendors, marketers and management to execute impactful marketing collateral. Multi-tasking / problem solving / multiple project designs in a productive environment, in a group and individual capacity. Digital manipulations, scanning and retouching of photographs and artwork.
MCQ Design Strategies Graphic Designer
Calgary, Alberta 2001-2007
Creative development of advertising campaigns, sales centre display design and concepts, print and web design: including art direction, campaign development, billboards, brochures, direct mailers, photo illustrations,map production, logos, copy writing, mobile and social media design. Multi tasking and resolving issues regarding design and time management concerns.
John Popowich Photography Photographer
Regina, Saskatchewan Calgary, AB. 1994-2001
Owner / operator of a freelance photography studio business based in Regina, Sask. Clients based across Western Canada from Manitoba to British Columbia. Shooting model testing boards and portfolios for overseas clients in Tokyo, Taipei, New York, LA. Local assignments based on retail, corporate business and company portfolios including musicians and artists. Clients have included Agrium, Cadillac Fairview, and Nutrimetics.
Saskatchewan Reporter / Photographer/ Pressman 1988-1993
Journalist and photography for feature stories running in a bi-weekly newspaper. Story writing and conducting interviews covering general human interest stories, sports, politics, and national and district events. Operation and maintenance of the Goss Community newspaper press, quality control, negative processing, paste up,plate burning, and time management.
Adobe Creative Suite Mac 6 - Advanced
Office Suite Mac - Intermediate
Web Design / Mobile Design - Advanced
Internet /Email/Social Media - Advanced
Quark Express - Intermediate
Visual Design - Advanced
Display / Showroom Design - Advanced
Word Press Blog - Intermediate
Ideas / Creativity / Design
Marketing / Planning
Budgeting / Estimating
External Vendor Relations