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  • Russell Pohl

    Packaging & Branding Designer / 5th Grade Spelling Bee Champ

    Peekskill, NY

Please contact me to see much, much more of my conceptual designs. E: russ@russellpohl.com Born and raised on Long Island, I received my degree at Syracuse University for Communications Design. I am a package designer for major brands including Gerber, Duncan Hines, Poland Spring, Tyson, Zantac, Afrin, Clarinase, Mrs. Butterworth's, Aunt Jemima, Log Cabin Syrup, Surefit, Sleep Innovations, and Mrs. Paul's. When I was a graphic design intern for a media company, I designed the company's most successful online advertising to date. Oh and I'm a pro at spelling. russ@russellpohl.com www.russellpohl.com 631-278-3641 linkedin.com/in/russellpohl/

Work Samples

  • Nestlé/Gerber

  • Duncan Hines

  • HiFli

Work History

Experience: Zack Group Croton-On-Hudson, NY. 2010-Present. Package and branding designer for many brands including Gerber, Duncan Hines, Aunt Jemima, Mrs. Paul's, Surefit, Sleep Innovations, etc. Brainscape New York City, NY. 2009-2010. Sole designer for an educational website. Responsible for web design, marketing, business cards, etc. Parent Media Group Rockville Center, NY. 2008-2009. Responsible for web advertising, web design, e-mails, video promotion, kiosk design, t-shirts, and business cards. Clients include: Gerbers, Carters, Sears. Freelance Lab9 New York City, NY. 2009. Freelanced for Lab9, an appendage company of Cline Davis & Mann. Walking Through Worlds San Franscisco, CA. 2009. Designed a media kit, branding, business cards, and dvd jacket for a Danny Glover movie. Squeezy Tees New York City, NY. 2009-2010. Designed the packaging and hangtag for womens clothing. Positive Attitude New York City. 2009-2010. Designed various clothing products and product presentations. Dog Eat Dog Advertising Buffalo, NY. 2010. Designed the logo and business card for an advertising firm. Elevate Fitness Greenwich, CT. 2011. Designed the brochure for a fitness center. Big Apple Baroque New York City, NY. 2011. Designed the poster for the opera "The Fairy Queen". The poster was also used in online advertising. Line2 Manhattan Beach, CA. 2009-2010. Designed web banners and landing web pages. SUNY Purchase. Purchase, NY. 2005. Designed widely distributed poster for the opera, Dialogues of the Carmelites. Fringe Hair Salon. Amityville, NY. Summer 2008. Identity and branding. Skills: Proficiency in Adobe CS6. Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, After Effects, Wordpress, CSS, HTML, Mac & PC. Activities: Excellent in drawing, creative writing, and video directing. GD USA Packaging Design Award Winner. 5th Grade Spelling Bee champ. Drawing Marathon, Relay for Life, Donate Life, National Honors Society, Art Club, and National Art Honors Society. Education: Syracuse University 2009 BFA Communications Design/Minor in History. References available upon request.


  • Syracuse University

    • BFA Communications Design
    • 2005 - 2009



American Packaging Design Award for Celeste Flatbreads Chancellor's Award for Scholarship in Action 5th Grade Spelling Bee Champ