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DAN(iel) YOUNG

416 Michigan Ave., Point Edward, ON N7T 1G3

519.466.6420

dw_young@hotmail.com

To whom it may concern: I am presently seeking an opportunity to utilize my diverse creative talents in a professional environment (such as yours?) I am willing to relocate virtually anywhere (hopefully within Canada), striving to develop my skills further by working with the best the industry has to offer. I offer 6 years experience in creative direction, branding, marketing & 9+ years of strong, graphic design experience. I feel I am a problem solver with a keen eye for detail; I am extremely well versed in current industry standards and trouble shooting both Mac and PC issues. Some of my speciality areas include branding, creative layout, corporate id, logo design & production skills. I will quickly meet your crucial time lines and you may count on me to be reliable, assertive and dedicated to excellence. I have additional experience with television and radio commercials, web design and content management systems as well as an excellent understanding of photography, various video formats, image setters and networks. I feel confident my experience would be an asset to your creative team.

MAY

MAY

LAMBTON COLLEGE

04 10

PRODUCTION MANAGER

OCT.

FEB.

CREATIVE ADVISOR/DIRECTOR MARKETING DEPARTMENT

OSPREY MEDIA CORPORATION

SHORT TERM CONTRACT

03 04

DESIGNER SENIOR DESIGNER

SEPT. OCT.

SENIOR DESIGNER STUDIO MANAGER

FEB.

JULY

PRODUCTION ARTIST

MAY

JAN.

DESIGNER ILLUSTRATOR

APR.

JULY

MAY

MAY

OSPREY MEDIA CORPORATION

ADAMS /INTELLIGUIDES INC.

TRADER MEDIA CORPORATION

ANGEL STAR GRAPHICS INTERNSHIP, WINDSOR ON

WEB ARTIST MAC TECHNICIAN NETROVER INC.

PRODUCTION & LAYOUT ARTIST NETMAR INC.

FREELANCE ARTIST MISC.

02 03 02 03 99 02 98 98 96 97 JUNE NOV.

95 96 JAN.

00

+

Portfolio and/or pdf samples are available upon request, I look forward to hearing if my talents can be of any use to your company.


DAN(iel) YOUNG

CREATIVE ADVISOR/DIRECTOR LAMBTON COLLEGE

MARKETING DEPARTMENT

04

MAY

10

MAY

PRODUCTION MANAGER

OSPREY MEDIA CORPORATION

SHORT TERM CONTRACT

OCT

03

04

FEB

DESIGNER SENIOR DESIGNER

OSPREY MEDIA CORPORATION

02

SEPT

03

OCT

SENIOR DESIGNER STUDIO MANAGER

ADAMS /INTELLIGUIDES INC. FEB

02

03

JULY

PRODUCTION ARTIST

TRADER MEDIA CORPORATION

99

MAY

02

JAN

DESIGNER ILLUSTRATOR

ANGEL STAR GRAPHICS INTERNSHIP, WINDSOR ON

APR

98

98

JULY

WEB ARTIST MAC TECHNICIAN NETROVER INC.

96

MAY

97

MAY

PRODUCTION & LAYOUT ARTIST NETMAR INC.

95

JUNE

NOV

96

FREELANCE ARTIST MISC.

JAN

04

+

416 Michigan Ave., Point Edward, ON N7T 1G3

519.466.6420

dw_young@hotmail.com • Annual design & production of all college branding, marketing materials, websites & specialty pieces. • Ensure departments adhere to branding and styles as defined by development of annual Branding & Style Guide. • Site mapping, interface design and content management of internal websites. • Responsible for photo shoots, and the creation of video & image databank(s). • Conceive, storyboard & draft tv & radio commercials, direct photo & video shoots. • Consult, advise & design for several internal (& external partners) and associates. • Agency production artist for local and national clients: Kraft & Moncion Groceries • Oversee production, work flow & output of magazines & newsprint. • Output commercial print jobs & coordinate regional advertising. • Traffic large quantities of emails to department heads, managers and departments. • Handle day-to-day operations, working closely with sales staff, managers & publisher(s).

• Design & production of print & web advertising. • Design & production of covers, feature pages, corporate media kits print & web banners. • Coordinated American ads - large volumes of work on weekly deadlines. • Help troubleshoot & maintain image banks, image setter’s & studio computers. • Participated and provided input for most photo shoots. • Participated in “ride alongs” with sales staff, meet with clients & consulted on external needs. • Write, design, edit and assist proof reading of strategy guides. • Developed GameGuides (strategy books) for PS2, Xbox & Nintendo Game Cube. • Design & production for IntelliGuides (software reverence rollover manuals) for PC’s. • Direction over company website, media kits, mail outs and all other company media. • Creative team manager, responsible for a team of four designers

• High resolution scanning, photography & photo retouching. • Spec. ads for weekly magazines, print, campaigns & other promotional material. • Design & production for print, special wraps & inserts. • Coordinated regional magazines - large volumes of work on weekly deadlines. • Participated in “ride alongs” with sales staff, meet with clients & consulted on external needs.

• Illustrated custom graphics & logos. • Plotted large banners/signs: exposure to large format printing • Worked on a team collaborative for Royal Bank: posters & promotional materials. • Illustrated township crest concepts for a township(s) surrounding the city of Windsor. • Production of final township crest concept for the townships surrounding the city of Windsor.

• Designed and modified graphics for the Internet. • Assisted with design/layout of (early) web pages. • Illustrated & produced custom graphics for customer & company web pages. • High resolution scanning, photography & photo retouching. • Translated creative media into the computer. • Internet technical support for Mac users. • Participated in a high school internship, leading to full�time employment. • Layout of newspapers, design ads, created wedding planners, menus & local band promotions. • High resolution scanning, photography & photo retouching. • Observed and assisted senior staff with layouts for major projects, some sales experience. • Participated in “ride alongs” with sales staff, meet with clients & consulted on external needs.

• Auto Wraps: Lambton College Recruitment Team, the I.T. Department, Always Green Irrigation. • Logo & web design: Power Supply, Creations Fine Dinning, Bluewater Sustainability Initiative & Mould Design Services. • Conceptual building renderings & (solar powered) signage: Bluewater Sustainability Initiative • Logo design: Always Green Irrigation, Always Clean Cleaning Services, Metewawa Training Institute • Clothing & Uniform design: Metewawa Training Institute, Lambton Lions, Predator Paint ball. • Package design & illustrations: Bubbaloo bubble gum • Logo re-design: Motion Portrait, Stream Line Media, Sarnia Lambton Training Board ... (plus far too many to list here)...


DAN(iel) YOUNG

CHATHAM COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE CHATHAM, ON

93

SEPT

JUNE

96

Computer & art foundations Graduated from an all advanced high school with senior level O.A.C.’s. Recieved awards & honours in music & art.

ADDITIONAL SOFTWARE SKILLS

416 Michigan Ave., Point Edward, ON N7T 1G3

519.466.6420

dw_young@hotmail.com ST. CLAIR COLLEGE OF APPLIED ARTS & TECHNOLOGY WINDSOR, ON

AUG

96

Adobe Photoshop

JULY

Adobe Illustrator

99 Adobe Pagemill

HUMBER COLLEGE TORONTO, ON

02

Quark Xpress

Adobe Acrobat

3-year Advertising and Graphic Design program certificate. Applicable courses: Illustration, Art Direction, Psychology, Copy Writing and Marketing. Trained in classical mediums as well as extensive computer applications. Areas of emphasis included: Corporate Identity, Advertising, Typography, Desktop Publication, Packaging Design, and Photography.

EKTRON TRAINING CENTRE TORONTO, ON

10

SEPT

Aug

Macromedia Macromedia Flash Dreamweaver

Certified in Ektron Administrative Training

One year graphic design & web development program. Additional focus on creative direction & conceptual thinking.

Extensive one week course on content management systems, internal & external web portals, site arcitecture & social networking

OTHER PERTINENT SKILLS • Excellent work ethic, etiquette. & leadership abilities • Appropriate Sense of humour & proffessionalism. • Extremely visual, concept driven designer • Excellent copywriting ability, slogans & tag lines. • Strong illustration and conceptual skills • Independent, organized & highly motivated • Extremely adaptive to office environments; • Excellent oral and written skills.

PERSONAL PROFILE • Artist with experience in agency & client-side communications. • Respected leader of teams, divisions & communications departments. • Expert in technical, conceptual & content development. • Ability to articulate the merits of client products & services. • Strong portfolio of accomplishments in various media forms. • The ability to manage many projects simultaneously. • Quick production time.

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