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68 designs, llc offers strategic visual marketing solutions to further your business efforts. We pretty much do it all: logos, brochures, magazines, catalogs, branding, letterhead, newsletters, invitations, posters, flyers, advertisements, apparel, signage, murals (yes, murals) and ... well, to end the list there would imply the extent of 68’s services. Even production services are arranged! Your one-stop-shop, right here in Golden, Colorado. (psst.... but current clients are all over the US)
Red Rocks Community College
January 2012 - January 2012
Not only do I actively work in the dynamic field of graphic design and marketing strategy, I also develop and teach graphic design classes at Red Rocks Community College. Before that I also developed and taught graphic design classes at Purdue University.....
Its a good thing to be active in the field AND teach... gives the students a good edge.
Classes taught: Intro to Computer Graphics, Photoshop I, Typography I, Package Design/Point of Purchase, Graphic Design I
Adjunct Instructor for Graphics Degree
Purdue University Calumet
August 2003 - December 2006
Developed curriculum, projects and taught Typography, Illustrator, Photoshop and Portfolio Development classes for Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Indiana
Purdue University Calumet
August 1994 - July 2010
--Generated interest from campus departments by collaborating with them to reinvent, rebrand and approach marketing initiatives through innovative creative efforts. Most initiatives resulting in cost saving measures not foreseen by the department.
--Generated policies to transform the office from a support-based operation to a consistent, visual and marketing-based operation focusing on corporate needs and outcomes.
--Art directed and developed visually innovative conceptual solutions for a full range of university marketing and promotional initiatives; created and executed design concepts for events, academic programs, student activities, and admissions recruitment; created a wide range of artwork for publications, advertisements, direct mail, signage, apparel, displays, websites, campaigns and other collateral including print, online, and internal / external corporate publications.
--Art directed, created, and arranged production of full scale publications, such as: InSight magazine (16+ page full color, dist. 32,000+), Catalog (yearly 300+ page perfect bound publication), Pastels Journal (40+ page perfect bound), a full range of comprehensive reports, newsletters, full campaigns for one time events, full campaigns for schools on campus as they aligned with university marketing, and a wide range of other marketing initiatives to appeal to campus constituents.
68 designs llc
August 1990 - August 1990
Strategic Visual Marketing at its best -- logos/corporate identity, brochures, annual reports, magazines, catalogs, branding, letterhead systems, newsletters, invitations, posters, flyers, advertisements, branding, campaigns, signage, and ... well, to end the list there would imply the extent of 68's services.
Revamped an existing logo (old and new attached). Also designed the business cards and created the Facebook large masthead look and the profile pics.
Sidecar Hair Studio
Creation of Logo/Branding and business cards for a small hair salon in Arvada, Colorado
Theatre set art painting. This particular wall is flat. All there was to work with was a couple of flat 4 x 8 wall panels. They had to look 3D, peeling white paint and old worn siding.
Classic Winnie the Pooh themed baby's room -- the entire room is filled with visions from Winnie the Pooh
Peter Rabbit themed baby's room -- final art measures about 5 feet tall by about 3.5 feet wide
Massage Therapists office wall art
This particular Massage Therapist (Sports Massage) has an affinity for Flamingos, so he had some painted in his office
Back to Basics health center
Painted the office wall with a cairn that represents "Helping find your way to Well Being" -- final art measures about 3 feet tall by about 2.5 feet wide
9 year old girls bedroom wall art
young aspiring gymnast wanted custom silhouettes on her bedroom wall for inspiration
Toast & Roast Lifetales
Naming, Logo/Branding, creation of business cards and Facebook business page for a small business that writes fun stories about people entering retirement, birthdays, big occasions....
Golden Real Estate
A long time client. I had created this logo back in 2009 and all necessary branding, which included a moving truck wrap. In addition to the truck wrap image here, I've attached recent advertisements (2012-2013) for local grocery food chain shopping cars, business networking organization yearly publication, a yearly art fair event publication, and another yearly event publication commemorating Buffalo Bill
Original logo was not created by me, however, soon after the logo was created the client and I began working with one another (about 2006 or so). The client desired themed logo art to represent holidays and times of the year. The first image is the original logo from another designer (blue/green)... the following image are the themed co-brand images. I also continue to work on marketing pieces -- business cards, brochures, labels, packaging, notepads, etc
Mentoring for Masters
Existing client who decided to revamp all her marketing materials to focus on a different audience. The two images here are mastheads for her email newsletter. The one with the swirls was her first masthead with her previous messaging. The second one is for her latest messaging.
Existing client. Primary design project is updating an entire Biking Jersey kit year after year for the racing team and members in general. There are over 150 members + to the club. Every year there color scheme changes and a theme change every two years. Attached are some images of jersey apparel
New Packaging for a client with items for sale at Whole Foods
An established Eco-Ethical Skincare developer is in need of a revamp of their packaging and logo. Images still in the works....
Qualifications & Certifications
Int'l Academy of Merchandising and Design
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