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JONATHAN

412-334-8058 J O N AT H A N . F O B E A R @ G M A I L . C O M J O N AT H A N F O B E A R . C O M

FOBEAR

Education

Bachelors of Science Art Institute of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA Jan 01 - Sept 02 Associate Degree in Specialized Technology Art Institute of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA July 98 - Sept 00

Skills:

Photoshop Illustrator InDesign Word Excel Powerpoint

RESUME

Art Direction

Fun Facts

Delta Foundation of Pittsburgh

Managed cover photoshoot with Mayor of Braddock, John Fetterman. – Sept 2013

Over the years I have had the pleasure of working with many clients. Here are task lists I mangaged/designed for my largest clients:

Client from 2008 – present Created suite of marketing materials for the Delta Foundation. Art directed all materials for Pittsburgh Pride festival helping it grow from 6,000 to 100,000 attendees in 6 years. Managed/designed all creative for every issue of Equal Magazine & Pride Mag over 6 years.

Tree Pittsburgh

Client from 2005 – present Collaborated with client on a new, dynamic logo designed to be a stand-alone mark. Design went viral with many people in the city wearing the Organization’s logo t-shirt, but with no affiliation to the organization. Created branding guide & materials, organization doubled in employees.

Markowitz Communications

Client from 2006 – 2013 Multiple projects, photoshoots, campaigns, clients over several years. Largest client project was branding for Washington County, PA - art directed all official tourism materials for their CCVB. Tourism and PR increased exponentially.

Managed cover photoshoot with Mayor of the City of Pittsburgh, Bill Peduto. – Nov 2013

Pittsburgh Pride logo design went viral, local jeweler made the logo mark into jewelry, & interviewed by Pittsburgh’s largest newspaper about the design. – June 2014

Managed cover photoshoot with reality TV star from Season 5 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Alaska. – Feb 2013 Branding workshop conference presenter in Pittsburgh, PA. – Mar 2011 Branding workshop conference presenter in Riverhead, NY. – Feb 2010

Victory Media

Art Director 2001 – 2004 One of four that launched a military-targeted publishing company, designing all marketing collateral & magazines for first four years of the company’s infancy.

Client task lists included: • annual reports • billboards • booklets • book covers • brand creation • buttons • brochures • business cards • campaigns

• CD packaging • copy writing • conf workshops • credentials • decals • diagrams • drink cups • event signage • facebook graphics

• flyers • invitations • illustrations • infographics • lapel pins • lanyards • logos • magazines • magnets

• maps • mastheads • model searches • napkins • outdoor signage • photoshoots • postcards • posters • presentations

• programs • print ads • RFPs • shirts • slideshows • stage backdrops • stickers • static web ads • style guides

• stationary • tradeshow displays • vehicle wraps • website layout • window clings • woven bracelets

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Jonathan Fobear Portfolio April 23 2015  

Please enjoy the highlights of my 12 years of design expertise and art direction. If something catches your eye, then let's work together.