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RYAN RICHEY resume + portfolio

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INDEX Letter of Intent ....................... 03 Resume ..................................05 Sample Works .........................07 References .............................14

CONTACT INFO: Ryan Richey 2705 E. Main St. Mabank, TX 75156 903.288.6038


We are a visual people.

D E S IGN P H I L O SOPHY We are a visual people. Everyday we encounter companies using media and graphic design to compete for that split second of our time where they try to convince us to buy into their product, ideals or lifestyle. We have become so accustomed to being informed visually and drawing conclusions through the media we are inundated with, it only makes sense that creative media designers, artist and creative directors continue to look for new creative ways to


communicate to their audience without drowning in the vast sea of flashy, eye candy of today’s design world. My approach to design has definitely changed as I have matured as a designer. Once falling victim to trends and swayed by popular influence I now only look to trends and influences to get a sense of where design is headed and take cues from them instead of falling victim to reproduction that

gets lost in the crowd. My philosophy is: Keep it simple. Keep it clean. Make it work. The demand for well thought out designs has never been so high. From print publishing and package design to website interfaces, clients expect and demand that their company’s branding will help move their product and elevate their company’s status. It is up to me as a designer to not use my ability to think in terms of aesthetics but also to think of the needs and

As a designer, my goal is not to wow people with amazing talent, skills or techniques, but to communicate in a creative, simple and effective way. In my opinion, there is much to be said in favor of simplicity. Simplicity in design, and simplicity of life. So many times we over stimulate our lives with unnecessary distractions, and the same is true about us designers. Although I have degrees that say I’ve complete my education, I will forever be a student of great design, always looking, always studying, always learning.

problems that need to be solved. No longer am I just a designer but a problem solver.




Master’s of Fine Art, Media Design Full Sail University, Feb. 2012

Bachelor’s of Art, Studio Art Wayland Baptist University, Dec. 2003 Apple Certified Pro Final Cut Pro 6, Level 1, June 2006

EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE Corporate identity, Branding 2D Graphic designs for web & print, Time-based motion graphics for film & web SOFTWARE: Adobe CS5 Photoshop After Effects Premiere Illustrator InDesign Final Cut Pro 6 Coral Draw 10 Mac & PC platforms 5

CONTACT INFO Ryan Richey 2705 E. Main St. Mabank, TX 75156 903.288.6038

ART & DESIGN EXPERIENCE Freelance Designer, Orange, TX Art Teacher, Kountze ISD, Kountze, TX -Designed, organized and taught curriculum for all levels of high school art -Managed department budget Electronic Media Teacher, Community Christian School, Orange, TX -Created and taught curriculum for intro level electronic media subjects: -Elements & Principles of Design -Photo editing (Adobe Photoshop) -Basics of Web design (HTML) -Basics of Motion & Videography (Adobe Premiere & AfterEffects) Creative Consultant -Family Worship Center, Beaumont, TX -Eagle Heights Church, Orange TX -Graphic Design, Print layout, Videography, Media Projection and presentation

CLIENTS CMS IP Technologies, Beaumont, TX Pineywoods Baptist Encampment, Woodlake, TX Stepstones International, Belton, TX, San Antonio, TX Landtroop Strategies, Lubbock, TX Living Waters Church, NY Lifepoint Church, OH Family Worship Center, Beaumont, TX Eagle Heights Church, Orange, TX



The following samples are works of personal study, paid commissions or part of my MFA research, thesis and execution of the complete rebranding campaign of Stepstones Ministry International. To view my entire MFA campaign project book visit: You may also view my online portfolio at:








REFERENCE S Rusty Dollar 409.779.4158 Guidance Counselor, Community Christian School, Orange, TX Mike Brister 254.718.5040 Founder/Executive Director, Stepstones Ministry Internatioanl, Belton, TX Michael Osborne 409.749.4447 Chaplin, Harbor Hospice, Beaumont, TX Former Sr. Pastor, Family Worship Center, Beaumont, TX Paul McKinney, 903.425.2261 Sr. Pastor, FBC Eustace, TX


Thank You. Ryan Richey 903.288.6038


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