This is my portfolio...enjoy.

Work Samples

  • 8-20 Boys

  • Skate Surf etc

  • Package Design

Work History

Adam Nichols 313 N. Midvale Blvd Madison, WI. 53705 702.202.3840 nicholsdesign@mac.com www.coroflot.com/nicholsdesign I have had 15+ years experience as a graphic designer in the apparel, packaging, and branding industry. My experience, fun, laid back attitude, and skill set make me an ideal candidate for your design department! WORK EXPERIENCE DESIGN ARTIST Primal Wear Inc. - Denver, CO - December 2013 to May 2014 www.primalwear.com Responsibilities include: Working closely with a team of artists, and account mangers providing custom, and licensed graphics for cycling jerseys, T-shirts, and accessories. Creating original vector art, custom logo design,and logo rebuilds. Color matching Pan- tones to over seas factory colors through pre production color samples. Setting up final files, size ranges, and color correction for production. Skills Used Creating original vector art, hand drawing and cartooning. Pattern design, color matching Pantones to factory colors. Design to body template size ranges and various patterns. DESIGN ARTIST Nichols Design - Denver, CO - 2011 to 2013 www.coroflot.com/nicholsdesign Worked with project managers developing original vector artwork,print and pattern work according to merchant seasonal line plans. Clients included: Target, Old Navy, GAP, Walmart, Pac Sun, Goldbug Inc, and Kotis Design, etc. CONTRACT PACKAGE/GRAPHIC DESIGNER Gift Card Impressions Inc - Dallas, TX - 2010 to 2011 www.giftcardimpressions.com Graphic/Package designer responsible for creating custom and licensed artwork for consumer gift packaging products. Specializing in gift card branding, gift card packaging, and point of sales display. CONTRACT GRAPHIC DESINGER/TEXTILE DESIGNER Kohl's Corporation - 2006 to 2010 www.kohls.com Infant/Toddler boys graphic designer for Kohl's private brands Sonoma, and Jumping Beans. Produced original vector art for screen and embroidery. Custom illustration, all over prints, woven plaids, and knits according to merchant line plans. TEXTILE DESIGNER JCPenney Co. Inc. - 1999 to 2006 www.jcpenney.com Managing Infant/Toddler boys graphic designer for two private brands Produced original vector art for screen applications and embroidery. Custom illustration, all over prints, woven plaids, and knits according to merchant line plans. Worked closely with buyers on seasonal line planning and art execution. EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts-Visual Communications in Graphic Design The Art Institute of Dallas - Dallas, TX 1997 to 1999 Visual Communication University of Wisconsin-Stout 1994 to 1995 Horace Mann High School - North Fond du Lac, WI 1991 to 1994 SKILLS Hand drawing, cartooning, logo design, color matching, strong vector skills.

Education

  • The Art Institute of Dallas

    • Bachelors Degree in Visual Communications and Design Graphic Design
    • 1996 - 1998

Specialties

Awards

Visual Communications-Associates Degree

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