Well-seasoned and passionate graphic designer with unique specialty in Environmental Graphic Design. Highly qualified, capable and experienced in designing, orchestrating and producing a wide variety of communication solutions-- Branded Environments, Placemaking, Interpretive Exhibits and Wayfinding, as well as Visual Identity and Print Applications. Seeking to leverage extensive experience and creativity in a collaborative multidisciplinary setting. Aware of the power of design and prepared to wield it.

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Work History

JANICE RADLOVE EMAIL: jradlove@fuse.net PHONE: 513 / 641.5869 HIGHLY EXPERIENCED ENVIRONMENTAL GRAPHIC DESIGNER Strengths include ideation, concepting, brainstorming, and creative strategy. Strong command of design functionality and purpose, as well as hand sketching ability and knowledge of design software. Seeking to contribute creativity, versatility, and expertise within a collaborative multidisciplinary team environment. CAREER EXPERIENCE All phases from conception through final execution: Branded Environments Corporate Office Environments Exhibit Design Interior & Exterior Architectural Signage Leisure Entertainment Environments Retail Environments Themed Environments Urban Environments Master Planning Placemaking Interpretive Exhibits Wayfinding Conceptual Design Visual Identity Development Print Communications Project Management Client Presentations CONTRACT WORK EXPERIENCE The Architectural Foundation of Cincinnati | Cincinnati, OH; June 2013–Present Provide graphic design services including developing visual look and branded applications for special events and educational programs. Recent projects include Design LAB, Apple Awards Gala and The Great House Tour. Meisner + Associates / Land Vision | Cincinnati, OH; February 2009–Present Furnish design services as needed. Projects include creating themed graphics for ODOT educational workshop, branded event materials and seasonal newsletters for Scenic Ohio, an environmental advocate organization. Lead environmental graphic designer for Lloyd Medicinal Garden exhibit at the Ohio Governor’s Residence. Created interpretive signage for the Ohio Geological Walk in the Natural Resources Park at the Ohio State Fairgrounds. Luxottica Group | Mason, OH; May 2013–December 2013; February 2014–May 2014 Member of Strategic Environments design team creating branded retail signage for LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut and Pearle Vision, as well as Luxottica corporate workspaces. Concepting, design intent fabrication specs, client presentations and print catalogs for retail products. Zaptivity | Mason, OH; February 2013–March 2013 Concepting and production support for package design and print projects. Clients included Cincinnati YMCA, WhiteWave Foods Company and The Hillman Group. GrafficSignals | Cincinnati, OH; December 2012–January 2013 Environmental graphic design services including concepting, design intent drawings and production art for retail and exhibit specialty signage. Large-format retail point-of-purchase graphics for high-end grocery stores. Created interpretive signage for a limited-engagement turtle exhibit at the Adventure Aquarium in New Jersey. FULL-TIME WORK EXPERIENCE PosterSolutions | Cincinnati, OH; February 2010–December 2012; May 2009–June 2009 Creative direction, graphic design and production of on-demand large-format specialty signage and environmental graphics for shopping malls and retail clients nationwide. Kolar Design, Inc. | Cincinnati, OH; August 1994–December 2008 Environmental graphic design and project management including client presentations, concept development, bid documents and fabrication supervision. Print projects encompassed visual identities, books, brochures, and other marketing collateral. AIA Cincinnati Design Awards for International Friendship Park, Cincinnati-Liuzhou Friendship Garden, Procter & Gamble Branded Environments, and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Branded Lobby Feature. University of Cincinnati Cooperative Education Program Alternating quarters of academic studies with relevant, paid professional work in the field of Graphic Design: Brian O’Neil Design Studio, New York City; 1986 Horwitz, Mann, & Bukvic Advertising, Cincinnati; 1985 Vignelli Associates, New York City; Michael Bierut, Supervisor; 1985 Gerstman and Meyers, New York City; 1984 SELECT CLIENTS Adventure Aquarium American Financial Group, Carl Lindner BHDP Architecture Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center City of Cincinnati City of Montgomery Cincinnati Park Board Cincinnati Tall Stacks Commission Cincinnati Sister City Organization DCI (Downtown Cincinnati Inc.) Design Marketing Group Human Nature Landscape Architects GBBN Architects Georgetown Company Gibson Greetings Great Traditions Development Group Paramount Parks Procter & Gamble COMPUTER EXPERIENCE Illustrator (including CAD tools), Acrobat, Photoshop, InDesign, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. EDUCATION • Art Academy of Cincinnati, Adobe Photoshop, June - August 2013 • Edward Tufte Workshop, Presenting Data & Information, August 2009. • University of Cincinnati Online Interactive Course, Intro to HTML, April – June 2009. • SEGD (Society for Environmental Graphic Design), Educational Workshops and Design Conferences, 1994 – 2006. • University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design, 1986. • Travel Abroad, including South America, Amazon Rainforest, Galapagos Islands and Europe.

Education

  • Art Academy of Cincinnati

    • Continuing Education: Photoshop
    • 2013 - 2013
  • Edward Tufte Workshop

    • Continuing Education: Presenting Data & Information
    • 2009 - 2009
  • University of Cincinnati

    • Bachelor of Science, Design Graphic Design
    • 1981 - 1986

Specialties

Affiliations

SEGD, AIGA, Scenic Ohio

Awards

AIA Cincinnati Design Awards for: International Friendship Park Placemaking, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Wayfinding, Procter & Gamble Branded Environments, and Cincinnati-Liuzhou Friendship Garden.

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