ImageWorks Display & Marketing
Oct 2013 - Present (8 years)
Responsible for the conceptualization, prototyping, and vision of point-of-purchase display products for numerous clients. Maintaining solid works and form-z 3D models and creating instructional booklets, drafting form studies, creating 2D and 3D advertisement elements using photoshop and illustrator. Following brand guidelines while helping push brands into a new fresh image.
Nick Fair Design
Nov 2009 - Present (11 years 11 months)
-Conceptualized and synthesized custom graphics, posters, illustrations, animations, and websites for clientele across the country- both private and business entities.
-Work to ideate market-ready products and programs
-Staged professional photography shoots and provided photo editing for fashion lines, designer portfolio work, and for private stock.
UI/UX Design Specialist
NC LIVE / NCSU Libraries
Jul 2011 - Apr 2013 (1 year 9 months)
-Led a team of designers and programmers on the ideation, conceptualization, and development of NCSU Live's “Virtual Browse” system digitizing 2 million volumes of media and making it accessible on large touch-screens throughout a library.
-Worked on a team to create digital interface assets for AMX touch-screen tablets.
-Designed animations, graphics, and presentations relating to NCSU campus.
-Created new NCSU libraries digital branding system around “Lycos” character concept.
Supporting Conceptual Artist-
Ice Ninjas and NCSU Libraries
Jan 2012 - Jun 2012 (5 months)
-Generated concepts and ideas for emerging video game “NOL”, including drawing and conceptualizing characters, environments, and tools.
-Created 3D game assets in Zbrush, and 2D assets in Adobe Photoshop.
-Collaborated on crafting creative narrative and gameplay mechanics, working under head design director and closely with graphic designers, programmers, and other artists.
D-Vision 6 Design Innovation Lab
Aug 2011 - Dec 2011 (4 months)
-Brainstormed and created with a team of senior designers towards making innovative new solutions and styling projects pertinent to the NC market.
-Projects included consumer goods, foreign aid relief, and advanced product stylings. Two projects are currently pending patent approval.