Charles David Hedrick
Creative Director / Illustrator / Graphic Designer
I am detail orientated individual who is flexible and able to meet tight deadlines in a fast paced enviroment. I have excellent client consultation and customer service skills along with over 15 years corporate web/ print media, brand development, print production procedures and more.
⦁ PROFICIENT IN BOTH MAC AND WINDOWS OPERATING PLATFORMS
⦁ ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC
⦁ ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CC
⦁ ADOBE INDESIGN CC
⦁ ADOBE FLASH CC
⦁ ADOBE DREAMWEAVER CC
⦁ ADOBE ACROBAT CC
⦁ COREL DRAW
⦁ HUMAN EYES 3D-LENTICULAR
⦁ OMEGA COMPOSSER
⦁ MICROSOFT OFFICE
⦁ GOOGLE APPS - DOCS, DRIVE, MAIL, ETC.
⦁ WACOM CINTIQ
⦁ HP DESIGNJET PRINTERS 5000,8000 AND 9000
⦁ ROLAND VERSA CAMM 5400
⦁ HP SCITEX TURBOJET 8300 HP SCITEX SL 500
⦁ HP INDIDGO 3050 GRAND FORMAT
⦁ HP LATEX L28500
⦁ MULTOH DESIGNJET PRINTER
⦁ OCE250 FLATBED UV WIDE FORMAT PRINTER W/SPOT WHITE CAPABILITIES
⦁ GERBER EDGE
⦁ MAD TOTO
⦁ UNDER ARMOUR
⦁ DENVER NUGGETS
⦁ DEFTONES-WARNER BROS.
⦁ CITY OF DALLAS
⦁ SOUTHWEST AIRLINES
⦁ VERIZON WIRELESS
⦁ THE BELLA GROUP
⦁ HART MARKETING
⦁ TEXAS INSTRUMENTS
Sliquid, LLC 2016-2017
Creative Director and Senior Illustrator
Sup: Dean Elliot / Colin Roy
Illustrated and designed all apparel and product graphics per Dean Elliott's concepts for Sliquid, LLC. MadToto.com and RIDE Lube. Also Designed and Illustrated web graphics, sliders and print media for Sliquid and Mad*Toto.
In-Sign-Out Co. 2015-2016
Graphic and Layout Designer
Sup: Kevin Richards
Designed all graphics for store front signage both electrical and non-electrical as well as all vehicle wraps full and partial. Logo recration as well as the development of new business identity solutions and corporate branding. Standout clients include Southwest Airlines and Shell.
TheFanTree.com (Now FanPrint.com) 2012-2015
Sen. Graphic Designer and Art Director
Sup: Ryan Cunningham
Designed the web graphics for primary landing page and created the bulk of athlete apparel designs and assisting web images, advertisements and product/partner graphic "Sliders" for Jozy Altidore (Team USA), Kenneth Faried (Denver Nuggets) Marcus Lattimore (San Francisco 49ers) and more. Maintained fulfillment partner relations. Developed Design Protocol to maintain efficiency. Product and Partner research and development. Suggested out-of-the-box concepts that ultimately led to better overall partner relations and higher revenue for the company.
YA Corporation - Sign Stop 2011-2012
Graphic Designer and Asst. Production Mgr.
Sup: Bryan Harenden
Introduced a necessary work-flow protocol that increased company revenue 300%. Head of Art Direction/Design and Printing/Production Consultant to some of Dallas' top Advertising Agencies including Hart Marketing,The Bella Group and Innerworkings. Standout clients include Corporations such as Barcel (BIMBO) and The City of Dallas.
Fast Sign & Mr. Sign 2010-2011
Sup: Justin Walker
Head of Design Dept. and Asst. Production Mrg.
Responsible for all in-house Pre Press and Graphic Design ranging from wide and grand format printing to offset and digital media for new and existing clients. Standout accounts were New FIne Arts and Paris Adult Superstore.
American River College: Focus of Study: Graphic & Commercial Design.
I also have spent time abroad observing Contemporary & Classical Art in museums such as The Tate Gallery London - England, The Louvre Paris - France, The Vatican/The Sistine Chapel, Rome - Italy and more.