resume

Work Experience:

Freelance  •  2003-Present

  • Value World - Freelance Graphic Designer; July 2015-Present

  • Brokaw Ad Agency - Freelance Graphic Designer; August 2014-Present

  • The Creative Group - Freelance Graphic Designer; July 2014-Present

  • Gabriel Partners Law Firm - Freelance Graphic Designer; January 2014-Present

  • Simple Recycling - Freelance Graphic Designer; October 2013-Present

  • Illustrations for Streetball game on Facebook

  • Advertising design for Pop Shop Gallery; Lakewood, OH

  • Promotional posters, tri-folds, and bookmarks for the Ohio Apprenticeship Program

  • Branding and promotional development for McCarthy’s Irish Pub; Port Clinton, OH

  • Branding for Ida Rupp Public Library; Port Clinton, OH

  • Coloring book development and illustrations for Myrtle the Turtle; Port Clinton, OH

  • Branding, programs, tickets, and signage for Mariposa Center for Dancing; Bedford, OH

Design Director Epic Trade Show Marketing Cleveland, OH  •  December 2013 – April 2015

  • Display, graphic, and promotional design development

  • Design process and procedure establishment

  • Demonstrates creative strategy for design projects

  • Conducts individual design development consultations

  • Google SketchUp concepts

  • Leader of design team in providing conceptual, strategic and brand positioning

  • Conveys design concepts to internal and customer audiences

  • Manages design processes to ensure project timeliness

  • Internal design development for branding and promotional materials

  • Email advertising design

  • Team collaborations to develop trade show displays

Graphic Designer Post-Up Stand Maple Heights, OH  •  December 2009November 2013

  • Development of graphic designs for trade show products

  • Client design development meetings

  • Branding development

  • Team collaborations on internal promotional design development

  • Brochure and catalog design development

  • Online, email, and magazine advertising design

  • Product photography editing and enhancement

  • Worked directly with customer to ensure satisfaction of products

Graphic Designer Skyline Event Services Cleveland, OH  •  January 2006June 2009

  • Development of graphic designs for trade show display products

  • Graphic production

  • Client design development meetings

  • Team collaborations to develop displays

  • Seminar presentation design development and staffing

Co-owner/Graphic Designer Dirty Dillinger Online T-shirts Cleveland, OH  •  June 2005September 2006

  • Company branding

  • Marketing collaborations

  • Develop and design pop cultural t-shirt graphics

  • Design illustrations for video game concept

Software Skills:

  • Adobe Creative Suite (Creative Cloud, and all CS versions)                                   - Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Acrobat Pro

  • Microsoft Office

  • Google SketchUp

  • Mac and PC platforms

Education:

Columbus College of Art and Design  •  1999-2003

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Advertising and Graphic Design

Achievements:

  • Winner of Skyline banner stand design competition

  • Presidential Scholarship to CCAD

  • Ben Richmond Scholarship Award

  • Deans list for several semesters at CCAD

  • National Silver Scholastic Art Award

 

18412 Sloane Avenue Lakewood, Oh 44107 440.724.5149  jsoderberg23@gmail.com