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  • Kevin Carlin

    Project Manager at Gensler

    New York, NY

I am seeking opportunities that will allow me to contribute in a meaningful way to a firm, studio or client’s success. My past positions have prepared me to meet any challenge head-on and handle a great deal of responsibility. I am a fast learner and adept multi-tasker who has experience working in creative environments of all sizes using the latest design technology. I take direction well but can also be a self-starter who requires little supervision. Whether on-site or from my home studio, I believe I can quickly become a valuable and productive member of any design team. Specialties: Mac & PC, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe CS–CS6, CadTools, iWork, Keynote, Form-Z, AutoCad, Microsoft Office Suite, FileMaker Pro

Work Samples

  • Math Encounters Posters

  • Giants Training Facility

  • Giants Legacy Club

Work History

  • Project Manager

    • Gensler
    • May 2013 - Present (4 years 6 months)
  • Graphic Designer

    • kevincarlin.com
    • Aug 2010 - Present (7 years 3 months)

    Full service graphic design small business specializing in branding and identity, environmental graphics, print design, web development and 3D modeling. Available for freelance projects of all sizes.

  • Graphic Designer

    • National Museum of Mathematics
    • Jan 2011 - May 2013 (2 years 4 months)

    Graphic designer at not-for-profit museum dedicated to stimulating inquiry, sparking curiosity, and revealing the wonders of mathematics.

    My responsibilities include working with the Museum’s Chief of Design and Associate Director to create engaging and interesting exhibit graphics and displays, Museum marketing materials, as well designing promotional and support graphics for the Museum’s many partnerships and programs. Many projects require active participation from conception through fabrication to ensure high quality vibrant work that engages its audience and supports the Museum’s mission.

  • Senior Designer

    • Catt Lyon Design + Wayfinding
    • Jul 2005 - Apr 2010 (4 years 9 months)

    Senior designer at full-service multidisci- plinary graphic communications firm, serving institutions and businesses.

    My responsibilities included collaborating with designers and architects from a wide range of fields to develop graphic and wayfinding strategies for large public facilities. I was responsible for training and supervising junior designers, meeting with clients, as well as running the day-to-day operations of Catt Lyon Design’s NYC office. Notable experiences included working closely with the New York Giants on two prominent projects and assisting in the creation of graphic and signage systems for several convention centers and major league sports teams.

  • Graphic Design Intern

    • Eva Maddox Branded Environments
    • Apr 2004 - Dec 2004 (8 months)

    Member of environmental design group within a large, international architecture and interior design firm, Perkins + Will.

    My responsibilities included working closely with architects, designers, and branding specialists on a variety of projects that integrated a client’s brand into its interior and exterior architecture, print graphics, and advertising. Notable projects included design for several furniture showrooms, an interactive exhibit for the Art Institute of Chicago, and numerous logo and print pieces.

  • Design Management Intern

    • Procter & Gamble
    • Apr 2003 - Dec 2003 (8 months)

    Member of Design Managers team on the commercial side of business for Procter and Gamble's baby care brands.

    My responsibilities included assisting the design management team, representing design's equity in large-scale projects, managing the work of contracted design firms, and conducting consumer research and brainstorming sessions for future products. Notable experiences included participating in the negotiation of character licensing and designing the graphics for several products.

  • Interpretive Design Intern

    • National Park Service
    • Sep 2002 - Dec 2002 (3 months)

    Member of in-house design group of The National Park Service that provides audiovisual programs, publications, wayfinding and interpretive exhibits for all of the nation's National Parks.

    My responsibilities included working on the design of pamphlets, exhibits and maps for several National Parks as well as working closely with contracted artists and designers.

Education

  • University of Cincinnati

    • Bachelor of Science Graphic Design
    • 1999 - 2005

Specialties

Affiliations

AIGA, SEGD, AIA, ADC

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