SEAN MCARDLE
TECHNICAL SKILLS
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Flash Adobe Premiere Adobe After Effects Adobe Acrobat
Excel Spreadsheet Microsoft Word Power Point HTML, XHTML and CSS Coding
3D Studio Max Blender Final Cut Pro  
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Deft grasp of identity and branding issues, ability to capture and convey corporate poetry.
Versatile visual and verbal invention, inexhaustible imaginative insight.
Always eager to implement illustration abilities.

EDUCATION
Kent State University
Graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design.
Member in good standing of the Honors college.
Studied Art History in London, England and Paris, France.

EXPERIENCE
Technical Consumer Products
Currently employed as Creative Coordinator, overseeing the planning and administering of media in marketing department.
Developing and managing retail and OEM brands, as well as creating advertising, packaging and collateral for each.
Organizing, designing and managing trade show booth, as well as presentations of products to for Fortune 500 companies.
Direct, shoot and edit video for internal training as well as external marketing applications.

Stark State College of Technology
Served as an adjunct instructor in the Information Technologies department.
Taught a variety of design related courses including Raster Editing with Photoshop, Vector Drawing in Illustrator, Flash Animation, Action Scripting, Print Production, Introduction to Graphic Design, Interactive Media, and Corporate Identity.

WRL Advertising
Employed as a Senior Designer responsible for all aspects of design, project management and production.
Duties include set-up and execution of projects from concept through flight checking and preparing projects for prepress.
Managed individual projects from beginning to end, including client meetings, art directing photographers, specking and purchasing paper stock, printing and other materials, as well as directing production staff.
Illustrated concepts as well as provided finish illustration.

OfficeMax Corporate
Served as a Lead Designer overseeing a wide-range of packaging solutions.
Conceptualized, designed and art directed corporate identity, high-end collateral and packaging for nearly 1000 OfficeMax stores.
Created a system of organizing and archiving projects, as well as various templates and work flows to expedite production.


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