Designer, Illustrator & Wordpress web developer
Jan 2014 - Present (7 years 11 months)
As a freelancer under the name RY Design (Ruben Young Design) I'm involved in all aspects of sales, client relations, concept design, graphic design, illustration and web development. Web development includes a design brief to gather data from the client, site mapping, prototyping, Wordpress CMS, plugin & theme installations and updates, CSS customization, testing, debugging, and launch. My Wordpress services include theme customization for your brand and e-commerce utilizing WooCommerce. Illustration using digital and traditional tools is also offered as an inclusion to design services, for publications, via art commissions and for personal projects, such as posters, t-shirts and other merchandise and custom art gifts.
Artist, Illustrator, Designer
The Art of Grey Matter
Jan 2012 - Present (9 years 11 months)
Professional illustration, for print, web, art commissions, murals and custom art gifts. Styles range using influences from pop culture and street culture, often combining them with graffiti, fantasy art, horror and science fiction.
DeviantSAC - Greater Sacramento Artist Collective
Dec 2011 - Present (10 years)
As Art Director of the DeviantSAC Greater Sacramento Artist Collective, I've created a brand identity. With help from J. Alex Darr, the logo created for DeviantSAC was the springboard for the art show flyers, banner design and website design.
Project Manager, Illustrator
Flagship Design Studio
Jan 2013 - Nov 2014 (1 year 10 months)
Discussing project details with and managing communication between designers and clients. Producing spot illustrations and conceptual art, presentations and mock ups. Developed page layouts, original graphics, digital illustration and photo imaging & retouching.
Art Director, Graphic Designer
Aug 2010 - Mar 2013 (2 years 7 months)
Art Direction including brand development, stationary design, digital product photography & post editing, social networking and website development.
Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Social Media
Oct 2009 - Dec 2011 (2 years 2 months)
Art direction, graphic & website design with a focus on the entertainment industry including artists, musicians, record labels, film production companies, radio stations, theme parks and small businesses.
Art Director, Webmaster
Hood League Records
Oct 2002 - 2010 (8 years 2 months)
Hip-Hop/Rap, R&B record label based in Southern California. My duties include, but are not limited to: Complete supervision of art direction, graphics & website design and maintenance; computer consultant & technician; music recording, editing for web.