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SKILLS

 

PROFICIENCIES:

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro
 

EXERIENCE WITH:

Pageflex, Smart Stream, Muse, Basecamp, AtTask, HTML, CSS, Flash, Actionscript 2.0/3.0, Miscrosoft Office, Mac Os X And Windows, logo design, branding, design principles, print layouts,
pre-press file setup, typography, vector art, raster art, digital illustration, design theory, color theory, color matching,
digital imaging

work EXPERIENCE

 

 

TRUEBLUE, INC.

Contract Graphic Designer — Tacoma, WA
May 2014 – Current
 
Assist the creative and marketing teams by performing day-to-day design work for multiple TrueBlue brands including: Labor Ready, Spartan Staffing, CLP, and Centerline. Adhering to several sets of brand guidelines — to ensure overall brand integrity. Collaboratively work on implementation of rebranded design for vertical and horizontal brands. Designing several original pieces for TrueBlue and their subsidiaries using current design specifications with two designers and Art Director.

 

THE CREATIVE GROUP

Contract Graphic Designer — Seattle, WA
February 2014 – Current

 

DAN STEPHENS DESIGN

Freelance Designer — Coeur d’ Alene, ID
May 2008 – Current
 
Projects: Lilac Bloomsday Association, Pennaluna & Company, Digital Lizard, Sheckler Law Offices PLLC, Cup Of Therapy Espresso, North Idaho Aids Coalition, Colville Tribal Federation Corporation (CTFC), Ben Wolfinger For Kootenai County Sheriff, Walsh Law PLLC, University Of Idaho Vandal Football, Coeur D’ Alene Firefighters, Applebee‘s, Paula Marano For State Representative, Black Law PLLC, City of Moscow, Idaho State Lottery, University Of Idaho College Of Art And Architecture, Washington State University And University of Idaho Philosophy Departments, Campus Errands
 
Materials: direct mail postcards, rack cards, business cards, posters, print ads, brochures, tradeshow materials, conference booklets, letterhead, envelopes, cards
 

RAINMAKER CREATIVE

Visual Communication Designer — Spokane, WA
Jan 2013 – Mar 2013
 
Worked on projects for a multitude of clients simultaneously. Projects required a short turnaround with maximum creativity, while adhering to brand style-guides created by lead designer.
 
Created: social media graphics, creating graphics for web pages and e-mail templates (banners, buttons, style-guide), business cards, rack cards, stationary, letterhead, envelopes, large format posters, print and web advertisements, program books
 

DIGITAL LIZARD

Graphic Designer Hayden, ID  May 2012 — Jan 2013
 
Responsible for all graphic design projects related to variable printing products, Digital Lizard advertisements, promoting clients, and walk-in customers in two locations. Created customizable templates and Web graphics for variable printing websites. Acted as a pre press operator by pre-flighting files, setting up and moving print jobs to press.
 
Created: Web interface buttons and banners, Web graphics, business cards, letterhead, envelopes, rack cards, stickers, postcards, flyers, posters, trade-show materials, brochures, full page advertisements, booklets, window vinyl, variable data, CMYK, RGB, color matching, spot colors, white ink
 
 

CLIENTS

 

THE LILAC BLOOMSDAY ASSOCIATION

GLENROSE SERVICES INC.

“TACKLE CANCER” WITH COACH JEFF HINZ

PENNALUNA & COMPANY

DIGITAL LIZARD PRINTING

PITA PIT

SPECIALIZED

THE SPRING-GREEN

SHECKLER LAW OFFICES PLLC

CUP OF THERAPY ESPRESSO

NORTH IDAHO AIDS COALITION

COLVILLE TRIBAL FEDERATION CORPORATION (CTFC)

BEN WOLFINGER  FOR KOOTENAI COUNTY SHERIFF

WALSH LAW PLLC

UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO

VANDAL FOOTBALL

COEUR D’ ALENE FIREFIGHTERS BALL

APPLEBEE‘S LATE NIGHT

PAULA MARANO FOR STATE REPRESENTATIVE

BLACK LAW PLLC

UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO

“THE INLAND NORTHWEST PHILOSOPHY CONFERENCE”

CAMPUS ERRANDS

IDAHO STATE LOTTERY

CITY OF MOSCOW

RENDEZVOUS IN THE PARK

 

EDUCATION

 

B.A. ART, EMPHASIS IN GRAPHIC AND WEB DESIGN

University of Idaho
January 2006–May 2008
Dean’s List four semesters

 

Classes: Digital Imaging, Graphic Design, Introduction to Typography, Information Design, Interaction Design, Client-Based Project Design, Creative Advertising, and Principles of Advertising.

 

B.S. MARKETING

University of Idaho
August 1998–May 2003
 
Classes:  Internet Marketing, Buyer Behavior, Promotional Strategy, Market Research, Retail Marketing and Integrated Business Curriculum (IBC) — an MBA-like business program