►Senior Designer-Illustrator, Product ideation, Design and Development, Packaging, Graphics.
Jamstage Productions inc.
Jan 2010 - Present (12 years 9 months)
Contract Designer and Illustrator. Provided concept, design, illustration, and production for a wide variety of children's books and product packaging formats. Including Coloring-Activity, Novelty, Puzzle, Games, Stickers and Board Books. Also provided hands-on production and management of projects.
►Contract Graphic Design and illustration, Product Design and Development, Creative Direction
2005 - Present (17 years)
Contract and freelance graphic designer and Illustrator for creative talent staffing agency.
► Graphic Design & Illustration, Character Design, Creative Direction & Consultant
Todd Curtis Design and Illustration
2000 - Present (22 years)
Seasoned professional seeking freelance and contract Graphic Design and Illustration. Specializing in the concept and development of Logos, Branding, Packaging, Illustration and Graphic Treatments for new character based licensed properties, and including Toys, Advertising, Entertainment and Publishing. Utilizing a sophisticated aesthetic, strong leadership abilities and excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills.
►Contract Sr. Designer, Product Ideation, Design and Development, Illustration, Graphics, Branding.
2006 - 2008 (2 years)
As a senior product designer and illustrator I was responsible for conceptualizing and developing new product designs for the company line of seasonal floral containers and decorative products and following them through of all phases of production to sample review. I was also involved in logo design and branding of various company products. Working in a highly creative, deadline oriented team environment, with a high accountability for creativity, I gained a thorough knowledge of current trends, surface design and the manufacturing processes for the gift ware industry.
►Freelance Graphic Design & Illustration, Creative Product Ideation and Development.
1999 - 2008 (9 years)
I provided a full range of creative and successful Design & Illustration services. Including brainstorming and concept sketches, Character design and development, Illustrations, graphic treatments and presentation materials, for new premium toys, consumer products and company collateral for a full service advertising agency and the fast-food restaurant industry.
►Senior Designer and Illustrator, Product and Premium Toy Design and Development- full time
1996 - 1998 (2 years)
Provided innovative and fun ideas and themes for character based merchandise and premium toys. Participated in brainstorms and the strategic planning for new products and promotions. Hands-on production of presentation boards and sales materials, and created graphics and illustrations for a wide variety of consumer products, premium toys, print, packaging and POP.
►freelance design and illustration
1989 - 1998 (9 years)