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Graphic Designer & Illustrator
Salt Lake City, UT
Salt Lake City, UT
You want a designer. I want to design. We should talk.
Logo Design Concept
Arniflora Packaging Concept
Tapp Systems Website Concept
Related Work Experience: Nature’s Way, Inc. March 2011 – Present Design of packaging and marketing materials in-house under the direction of marketing heads and sales staff. Involvement with every stage of design and illustration. 8fish Productions September 2008 – October 2010 Designed for an eclectic range of clientele and projects. Involvement with design at every level from concept to completion. Worked with print materials as well as web and other on-screen applications for clients such as Daybreak, Maverik and Tetco. Freelance Design 2005 – Present Design work for clients in a number of industries. Participation in a wide range of projects including logos, corporate identities, advertisements, websites, designed emails, graphics, collateral, packaging and much more. Phone Directories Company April 2001 – September 2004 Design of eye-grabbing advertisements under extremely short deadlines. Produced over 2000 ads for regions throughout the U.S. and Canada. Some involvement with trapping and paste-up processes. Other Experience: Intern, Full Service Web Design December 2010 – March 2011 Duties included design and development of websites for clients in all industries. Achieved top standing over about a dozen other interns. Intern, Axiom Design Collaborative Summer 2007 10-week internship at award-winning firm Axiom Design Collaborative in Salt Lake City. Duties included design of collateral to go along with major film releases and to assist with branding in the entertainment industry. Worked with style guides, clothing lines, promotional materials, etc. Additional Skills: I believe that great design is much more than just knowing design applications. I posses excellent hand skills and can comp, illustrate, typeset for letterpress and paste-up by hand. I also have a firm understanding of printing processes. That said, I am skilled with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver and Flash and use them frequently in my work. I am also proficient in HTML and CSS and can work in Action Script 3.0.
Studied graphic design and visual communications under Mac Magelby, Ray Morales and Carol Sogard. Learned fundamentals of process-centered design and advanced design principles. Worked with various design mediums including photography, letterpress and illustration.
My Associates program at UVSC was an excellent starting ground for me. Here I learned some of the fundamentals of typography, layout and drawing.