JAMES A. FAULKNER PERSONAL PROFILE
PUBLICITY & ACCOLADES “I've worked with James for 8 years and have always had the highest regard for his creativity and artistic ability. James has worked with me as both a staff designer and as an independent contractor and he is an asset in either role. When generating concepts and designs for shows in development, James was often a person I turned to who could come up with fresh ideas and a new perspective. He is dedicated, hard working, immensely talented and constantly learning and improving upon his skills. I look forward to working with him again because he is a gifted artist and upstanding person with great integrity.” June 18, 2009 Robin Pickens, Executive in Charge of Design & Graphics, Telepictures Productions (Div of Time Warner) Telepictures Inc ”We hired James to create a program ID package for a show pilot being produced for A&E Networks. James came through with elegance, integrity and dispatch: we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend his work to others. “ April 2009 Top qualities: Personable, Good Value and on Time. William Gadea Founder Creative Dir. IdeaRocket
I have over twenty-six years of experience with computers in all areas of design, software and the internet and am proud to be considered one of the Industry’s top designers in the Los Angeles area. Having received worldwide recognition for my work, I am justifiably proud of my ability to be innovative and adaptable - a major strength – and of my skills with multi-media, motion, branding and print.
CAREER HISTORY Faulkner Design - 2006 to Present - Owner, Art Director/Designer Design Firm specializing in Print, Broadcast & Multimedia Design Clients include: Warner Bros. Online, A&E, Zig Zag Productions, Castlerock Ent. Metan Development Group, City of Sierra Madre, CA. Telepictures Productions - 1997 to Present - Staff/Freelance Designer Graphics and daily show production for on-air TV Shows “Extra”, Celebrity Jusitice, “Judge Mathis, ”Change of Heart”, “Street Smarts”, “Jenny Jones’, ”Rosie O’Donnell” Warner Bros., Kids, Promo & Carson Daly Show - 1996 to 2004 - Freelance Designer Fox Network - 1994 to 1996 - Designer Graphics and production for the former Fox Family, Fox Digital & Fox Kids ABC - 1991 to 1994 - Designer for Capital Cities Video Design Group. On-Air design for special programming KABC 7 Los Angeles and National Affliates. Rod Dyer Group - 1988 to 1991 - Art Director/Designer Designed and produced various print related graphics from Album Cover Design, Logo Development & Design, Movie Poster Design and Annual Reports. Aesthedes Inc. - 1987 to 1988 Art Director/Benchmark Designer Marketing of the Aesthedes Design Computer (Pre-press) on the American Market
EDUCATION Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA - 2003, Design & Animation Cal State Pomona, Pomona, CA - 2003, Web Design, HTML AFI, Hollywood, CA - 2001, Web & Film Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA - 1981, Graphic Design - Type Design Cabrillo College, Aptos, CA - 1978 - 1979, Graphic Design
AFFILIATIONS IATSE Scenic Artist Guild City of Sierra Madre Arts Commission Sierra Madre Chamber Mt. Wilson Trail Race Committee Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA
West Sussex College of Design, Sussex, England -1976 -1977, Graphic Design
SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY & SKILLS Adobe After Effects CS5, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Adobe Illustrator CS5 Final Cut Pro, Adobe InDesign, HTML, Traditional Drawing/Painting and Collage
RECOGNITION 2004 (Silver) Broadcast Designers Association Award, Los Angeles Area Emmy 1992 & 1994 - KABC 7 Countdown to the American Music Awards Emmy Nominations - 1992 , 1993 KABC Los Angeles Auto Show, City View & An Evening at The Emmys. 1992 How Magazine “Self Promotion” Merit Award. Featured Logo Work - “The New Logo from California” 1993 Madison Square Press
WEBSITE & CONTACT INFORMATION Email: email@example.com Tel: (626)398-7041 Web: http://jamesafaulkner.wix.com/faulknerdesign#!