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New York, NY
New York, NY
I'm a versatile graphic designer with a bachelor's degree in graphic design from the Rochester Institute of Technology. I have been working in print, packaging and new media for companies ranging from medical devices to real estate developers and am seeking employment in a design studio or an in-house design department of a company. Please take a moment to browse through my portfolio and get in touch with me if you'd like.
SUSHIL RESHAMWALA www.sushilrdesigns.com firstname.lastname@example.org Graphic Design Illustration OBJECTIVE An employment opportunity in a creative environment that provides a platform for my conceptual and design skills in a way that best serves my employer and their clients. EXPERIENCE • FULLTIME Penguin Random House New York, NY | 2012 – Present Provided print and online marketing materials for Random House, Knopf, Pantheon, and Vintage Anchor. This included indoor and outdoor advertising for authors including Dan Brown, Anne Rice, Stephen King, and E.L. James, among others. Keystone Advertising Specialties Muncy, PA | 2009 – 2012 Provided graphic design for print advertising and ‘electronic billboards’ for local businesses featured on televisions, recyclable placemats, and menus in restaurants located in the central Pennsylvania area. Created illustrations and prepared art for ad specialty products for various businesses around the country including pens, mugs, umbrellas, key-chains, water bottles, and letter openers, among other products. Retouched/edited photos featured on the company’s website. Operated and set up artwork for a laser engraver used for plaques, acrylic awards, wine glasses and bottles, lighters, key-chains. Print4half Kenilworth, NJ | 2008 – 2009 Served as creative director, vice president of operations, and sales person. Followed every step of every order by interacting with clients, creating invoices, directing the design team, sending the designed work for print, and tracking the finished product until it reached the client. Drafted various documents including the company’s business plan, terms and services agreements, non-disclosure forms, and non-compete forms. Managed the company’s corporate identity by designing online ads and employee business cards. Mercury Print Productions Rochester, NY | 2006 Plate-making for print jobs and prepared proofs for presentation to the clients. Assisted with quality control. Designed cd labels for distribution during Open House. Responsible for editing and uploading photos to the company website. Bevier Gallery Rochester, NY | 2004 – 2005 Installed exhibits, managed the front desk, and designed the name cards for various displays. EXPERIENCE • FREELANCE Myndspark LLC Seattle, WA | 2009, 2010 Designed the logo, print advertisements, and website user interface for onepageartist.com and vidtaggr.com in addition to the company’s stationery materials. ThrillSpy Washington, DC | 2009, 2010 Branded Washington’s first annual thriller and spy film festival, designing the logo, press banner, posters, business cards, website banner, programs, and print ads for the event. EEP Quality Group Rochester, NY | 2009 Prepared print-ready marketing materials for distribution to clients to promote the company’s services. Amar Events Management Company Washington, DC | 2009 Designed and provided printing for corporate letterheads, envelopes, and business cards. Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research Washington, DC | 2009 Designed invitations and envelopes for the book signing of Stanley B. Greenberg’s Dispatches from the War Room: In the Trenches with Five Extraordinary Leaders, an event sponsored by George Stephanopoulos and Nancy Pelosi, among others. Kahani Magazine Boston, MA | 2009 Provided three illustrations for Nandini Bajpai’s short story, Brinda’s Bag, featured in the international magazine’s Spring 2009 issue. Quality Engineered Solutions Rochester, NY | 2008 - 2009 Prepared the layouts for brochures and other printed materials, along with various Flash and PowerPoint presentations. Kemchand Dayaljee & Associates Ahmedabad, IN-GJ | 2007 Designed and co-authored the informational booklet distributed to their clients. Imagine That! Rochester, NY | 2005 Designed logos for the company and their flagship product, SwitchStop. Designed and wrote copy for the product’s information packet for client distribution. Art directed the SwitchStop full-page print ads, responsible for copy writing, photography, and design. AFx, Inc. San Francisco, CA | 2003 Designed posters for their main medical product. Edited digital video footage for display on the company website. EXPERIENCE • VOLUNTEER OASIS Rochester, NY | 2005 - 2007 Served as vice president and designer for RIT’s South Asian organization, in charge of all printed collateral, including posters, fliers, tickets, and ads for any event the group sponsored. The event promotion materials led to the highest ticket sales and attendance in the club’s 12 year history and were often produced well below the allotted budget. GupShup Rochester, NY | 2006 - 2007 Founded, edited, art-directed, illustrated, and co-authored each issue of GupShup, the official monthly publication for OASIS, featuring articles by active club members and the school’s faculty. SKILLS • CREATIVE Conceptualization, corporate identity, branding, typography, publication design, time-based & interactive design, raster & vector imaging, advertising, design for marketing, illustration, and art direction. SKILLS • TECHNICAL Adobe – Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, ImageReady, Premiere, Fireworks, and Freehand. Microsoft – Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Other – QuarkXPress, ESP Online, Sage, VIP, and Quickbooks. EDUCATION Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY | 2003 - 2007 BFA in Graphic Design.