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Wedgewood Dr. South Bend, IN
To produce effective/awardwinning advertising
with my proficient talents as a Graphic Artist.
Produced and designed a wide variety
of print materials for a broad range of clients
Able to execute many projects effectively
while successfully meeting deadlines
Educated in design and possess a very
strong knowledge of the tools and software needed
Many of the projects I have been associated
with have won awards for their excellence
A firm knowledge of photography, lighting
/ / Brigandi & Associates
Freelance Graphic Artist/Designer/Production
Developing new concepts for Kellogg's,
Keebler, Corona and many great designs for Special K and Smart Start
health and beauty.
Responsibilities included: new packaging
concepts for food and beverages, and promotions.
Me and my team won a variety of design
awards: Best Brand Loyalty program, Most Effective Long Term Marketing
Campaign Activity, Best Campaign Generating Brand Loyalty, Best National
Multidiscipline Campaign, Best TieIn Campaign, William K. Kellogg Innovation
Special K’s " Week Challenge"
was highly innovative and later imitated by the competition.
Excellent skills as B&A’s
production artist, illustrator, D illustrator and retoucher due to
my meticulous abilities in color correction, keylining, speed and attention
/ / The Food Group
In charge of the production department
to make sure all projects were coming along smoothly while simultaneously
getting my own projects finished well before deadline.
Main clients: General Mills, Kronos
Responsible for the design and production
of a variety of ads, logos and graphics for the food service industry.
Inhouse Photoshop expert due to my
ability to creatively compose and manipulate photographs.
Technically inclined: great capabilities
with solving different software issues.
/ / Freelance
Freelance Graphic Artist
Worked for a variety of ad agencies
and corporations through a freelance service.
I was responsible for the design and
production of a variety of ads, logos, brochures and was also considered
a Power Point specialist.
Main clients: Blockbuster, Taco Bell,
Kraft, Mars, Miller, LaSalle Bank, Visa, Chrysler, etc.
/ / Italia/Sports Partners
Designed and produced a variety of
ads, logos, catalogs and graphics for the sports and retail industries.
Main clients: Service Merchandise,
True Value and Racing Champions.
Using a wide range of Photoshop expertise
and due to my ability to creatively compose and manipulate photographs,
I became the inhouse Photoshop expert.
Columbia College Bachelor of Fine
Learned all the rules of Graphic Design
and typography that are made to be broken.
Gained great indepth knowledge of
photography and composition.
Acquired an education in web site design
Since I’m very technically inclined,
learning new software is very easy for me and I’m always trying to
stay current. Here is a list of applications of which I am very proficient:
Adobe Illustrator Cinema D
Maya Quark Xpress InDesign