Garfield Stewart Graphic Designer
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Location: New Rochelle, NY, USA
School: Academy of Art University Online Education
Major: Graphic Designer

Garfield Stewart Graphic Designer

Objective
Seasoned graphic designer with over 20+ years of experience in designing marketing items, newsletters, digital signage and banners for highly recognized corporations such as Disney and Warner Brothers. I am very passionate about the graphic design industry and can easily adapt to constantly changing need. Proven ability to transition from being a designer, to a coder, to software and hardware technician. Currently seeking a new opportunity in graphic design where I may contribute my creativity and expertise.
Experience
01/2016 - Present
Sr. Graphic Designer • Pyramid America, Mount Vernon, NY
• Develop artwork and layouts for print and digital signage, banners, poster publications, flyers and packaging design.
• Create such artwork for corporations such as: Disney, Marvel, Warner Brothers, Fox, HBO, Nascar, Nintendo, Sega and ------------.
• Develop numerous marketing programs (logos, brochures, newsletters, infographics, presentations and advertisements) and guarantee that they exceed the expectations of our clients.

01/2011 – 11/2015
Graphic Designer • Klique Radio Productions, Bronx, NY
• Consistently recognized for fresh and innovative ideas and applications.
• Created new design themes for marketing and collateral materials.
• Collaborated with the creative team to design and product computer-generated artwork for marketing and promotional materials.
• Participated in production of print and promotional items for key clients under the direction of the marketing department.
• Designed and managed website and web streaming interface.

10/2011 – 10/2016
Sr. Graphic Designer • K.B. 1111 Modeling Agency, New York, NY
• Conceptualized, retouched models, designed, packaged and presented print, web and apparel design for K.B. 1111 Modeling Agency.
• Responsible for the creative development, creative analysis, brand identity, brand positioning and marketing strategies.

07/1999 – 08/2011
Assistant Art Director – Graphic Designer • SK3 Telecom, Harrison, NY
• Successfully completed client projects worth up to $470,000.
• Provided proposal layout and design for million-dollar corporate contracts under extremely tight deadlines.
• Established trusting relationships with designers, vendors and key clients.
• Successfully managed and coordinated graphic design projects from concept through completion.
• Worked closely with clients to create vision, conceive designs and consistently meet deadlines and requirements.
• Effectively built, motivated and directed design/production teams.
• Created and conducted highly persuasive sales and marketing presentations.
• Expertly converted features to benefits to achieve client objectives.
• Managed all operational, strategic, financial, quote/bid, staffing and administrative functions.

01/2004 – 01/2008
Graphic Designer • Instant Printing & Graphics, Oceanside, NY
• Created new design themes for brochures, business cards, club cards, flyers, booklets and envelopes.
• Participated in production of print and promotional items for key clients under the direction of the marketing department.
• Designed and managed website.

Contact
New Rochelle, NY 10805
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Professional Skills
Adobe CS6
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Flash
Dreamweaver
Fireworks
After Effects
Acrobat
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Visio
FrontPage
MAC OSX Specialist
Windows XP
Traditional Drawing
Color Theory
Two-Dimensional Design
Three-Dimensional Design
Photography
Printmaking
Team Leadership
Highly Organized

Education
Bachelor’s Degree in BFA Web Design & New Media
2014
Academy of Art University Online Education

Associates Degree in Computer Graphics & Advertising Arts
2001
Bronx Community College

CXC Degree in Drafting & Technical Drawing
1999
Cornwall College
Awards
Award for Excellence in
E-Commerce Web Design
SK3 Telecom-British Telecom

References
Andrew Lawrence
Licensing Director, Pyramid America
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Andre Mathura
Creative Director, United World Sports
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Melissa Perez
Former Manager
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Nabeel Nasim
CEO, Instant Printing & Graphics
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