Work Experience

Current


Kim OReilly

Freelance Creative

  • Art Direction
  • Social Media Management
  • Digital Illustration
    & Character Design
  • Small-Business Copywriting
  • Brand Identity & Management
  • General Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Storyboarding

JUN 11–dec 12


NextGen New Media

Art Director

Previously Held
Graphic Designer

Responsible for direction of art and graphic design used in mobile and web applications. Some clients include T-Mobile, U.S. Department of Education, MicroTech, DAU, CSC

Primary Responsibilities

  • Storyboarding (UI Flow; Animation)
  • Art direction
  • Mobile / Web App UI Design
  • Pitch Deck Creation
  • Brand Identity
  • Game Design
  • Digital Illustration
    & Character Design

APR 15–MAY 16


Drissi Advertising

Jr. Art Director

Previously Held
Sr. Designer
Associate Producer
Production Coordinator

Established and maintained ongoing communication with creative, production, and engineering departments to ensure timely execution, quality control, and follow-through from design transmittal to production. Performed various design and creative tasks, as directed through and by the Creative Director.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Primary point-of-contact in the absence of the Creative Director
  • Managing and mentoring the creative team
  • Project coordination and management
  • Photo and Key Art Composition / Concept Sketching
  • Digital Renderings of Multi-dimensional Advertising, Retail / POP Display, and Package Design
  • Physical and digital mock-up creation

OCT 13–OCT 14


The Walt Disney Company

Production Artist
& Designer

Maintained brand integrity and consistency throughout digital and print, as well as translating particular business units and customer experience objectives into practical designs that helped drive sales and marketing results. Several synergy projects included: Radio Disney Music Awards 2014, Muppets: Most Wanted, Maleficent, Star Wars Rebels, and other programs/IPs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designing onsite and offsite print collateral
  • Designing digital assets for social media and mobile apps
  • Researching up-to-date trends for targeted demographics
  • Logo Design / Brand Identity
  • Physical and digital mock-up creation

Extended Resume

Past work experience that may or may no longer be relevant thus omitted in initial resume, however listed on my LinkedIn.

Charity Channel Press

Dec 2012–Present | Freelance Illustrator


Rupture Clothing

April 2008–Dec 2011 | Freelance Designer


Global Martial Arts (ATA / Taekwondo)

Jan 2007–May 2008 | Graphic Designer

Blizzard Entertainment

Jan 2009–Feb 2012| IGS / Account Support


Nexus Gaming, Inc.

April 2006–March 2010 | Co-Owner


Skills


Industries

Movie/theatrical advertising, animation, entertainment, sports and athletic apparel, video games and eSports, military/government, education

Productivity

Gmail / GSuite / Google Drive / DropBox / Keynote / Adobe Bridge / MS Office / Discord / Teamwork / Podio / Adobe Acrobat

Creative

Adobe CC: Photoshop /
Illustrator / InDesign / Lightroom
Foundry Modo 3D / Copy-Editing
Scrivener (Writing) / Premiere (Basic)

Development / OS

CSS / HTML / Basic Python
OSX / iOS / Windows
Sublime Text / Sketch / Adobe Experience

Hardware

Wacom tablets and Cintiqs
DSLR Photography

Other

Familiar with most printing processes and the creation of die-lines for table-cutting / Experience with hand-cutting miniature mock-ups / Some experience with pre-production for live events

Social Media Platforms

Facebook / Instagram / Twitter & Tweetdeck / Tumblr / Snapchat / Wordpress / Relevant SMN aggregators