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BRIANPENSINGER EXPERIENCE Frontier Airlines (Formerly Midwest Airlines) eCommerce Coordinator / Designer June 2009 - Present Milwaukee, WI Effectively balanced the hybridity of the job title, eCommerce Coordinator / Designer Established and maintained their brand presence at the Milwaukee Bucks, Brewers, and Summerfest Completed an assortment of diverse projects, such as logo, mobile, user experience, and web design Updated and freshened the communications of Midwest Airlines, while adhearing to the style guide

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay University Union Graphic Artist June 2008 - June 2009 Green Bay, WI Designed for University of Wisconsin - Green Bay clubs, organizations, and executives Designed various types of work from outdoor signage to brochures and other media Consistently met deadlines while maintaining the quality of the designs

Voyageur Magazine Graphic Artist February 2009 - May 2009 Green Bay, WI Created memorable designs for the 25th anniversary edition of Voyageur Magazine, Northeast Wisconsin’s historical review Worked cohesively with several graphic artists and writers

Balanced multiple projects at one time and completed abandoned projects from other designers Systematically took direction from multiple advisors and took initiative when needed

Coll[EDGE] Magazine Creative Director / Graphic Artist September 2008 - May 2009 Green Bay, WI Designed and launched an online magazine Utilized total creative control and applied knowledge of inspirative layout design Gained valuable insight on the future of magazines and the transition to digital publications

Second Row Clothing Creative Director / Graphic Artist June 2008 - June 2009 Green Bay, WI Successfully managed the general aspects of a business Created both an online and bricks-and-mortar presence Remained adaptable to the current design trends and used education to take initiative in all design decisions Gained valuable experience in Social Media Optimization (SMO) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Peritus Design Graphic Design Assistant June 2007 - September 2007 Wausau, WI Developed professional skills and knowledge working in a marketing and design firm

Worked in conjuction with web designers and programmers

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Design Arts Substitute Teacher 2008 - 2009 Occasionally taught Design Arts classes for Toni Damkoehler, Professor of Communication and the Arts Helped students understand the basics of design and funcitonality

Assisted students with the common design programs, such as Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Quark Xpress

EDUCATION University of Wisconsin - Green Bay September 2004 - May 2009 Bachelor of Arts

Major Communication and the Arts Emphasis in Graphic Design

Minor Art

Emphasis in 2-Dimensional Green Bay, WI

AWARDS AND HONORS Best of Graphic Design N.E.W. Art 2008

1st Place : Best of Brochures

Association of College Unions

1st Place : Best of Poster Series

Association of College Unions

Honorable Mention : Best of Posters

Worked with such clients as McDonald’s, River Valley Bank, DoxNow, and other large brands

Association of College Unions

Performed an assortment of diverse projects, including logo and brochure design, photography, and web design

Fox River Ad Club

Freelance Design Graphic Artist June 2004 - Present Worked with various clients on projects, gaining valuable customer service skills Created various types of work including logos, website templates, brochures, shirt designs, and business cards Addressed all clients in a professional manner Participated in various design competitions to gain experience and beneficial feedback

Gold ADDY Award : Series Category

1st Place : Website (Radio or TV)

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association

EXHIBITIONS N.E.W. Art 2008 Neville Art Museum Green Bay, WI

35th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Green Bay, WI

36th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Green Bay, WI

407 Gallery University of Wisconsin - Green Bay Green Bay, WI

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY Design Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator Adobe Fireworks Adobe Acrobat Adobe Flash Adobe GoLive Adobe ImageReady Adobe Dreamweaver FL Studio (Formerly Fruity Loops) Quark Xpress

World Wide Web

Social Media Optimization (SMO) Basic HTML and CSS knowledge

General Computer Hardware 10 years of experience with computers Handling, Building, Maintaining, etc. Freelance computer repair

General Computer Software Fluent on most PC applications Freelance software support

Photography Nikon Canon

CONTACT INFORMATION Brian Pensinger 2651 N 63rd St Milwaukee, WI 53213 414 . 220 . 0852 brianpensinger@gmail.com PORTFOLIO AND REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

Resume of Brian Pensinger  

My Resume. Current as of June 1, 2010.

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