Butch Spoon
Illustration, Graphic Design, Product Design, United States
 
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Brief Summary
                                   Idea/Concept/Information + Design = Results/Success

 Dedicated, creative professional, with strong design and production skills with an emphasis on a clean, viewer-friendly graphical style consistent with the company’s brands, Flexible and versatile. Able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure, poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend concepts into finial desired outcome. Thrive in deadline-driven environments, excellent team-player and always seeking to upgrade my skills.
Clients
Navigator Entertainment Inc.
Warner Communications Inc.
Conceptual Realities Inc.
Landmark Entertainment
Imagine That
AVG Productions
Creative
WKRP Productions
Roboshop

Professional Experience

Butch Spoon
E-mail b-graphic@cox. net
Message # 1-760-489-6380
On-Line Portfolio:
http://www. creativeshake. com/b-graphic
http://www. coroflot. com/b-graphic
http://www. jobfox. com/people/Butch Spoon



Idea/Concept/Information + Design = Results/Success

• Objective; Highly skilled, energetic and motivated graphic designer who can focus on designing and creating great top-quality graphical assets, seeks full time, permanent position where I can be part of a “team oriented” design team and at the same time focus on cutting edge technology reaching the companies goals and objectives.

• Personal; Dedicated, creative professional, with strong design and production skills with an emphasis on a clean, viewer-friendly graphical style consistent with the company’s brands, Flexible and versatile. Able to maintain a sense of humor under pressure, poised and competent with demonstrated ability to easily transcend concepts into finial desired outcome. Thrive in deadline-driven environments, excellent team-player and always seeking to upgrade my skills.


• Skills Summary

• Self Motivated
• Ability to Interpret Information
• Ability to Multi-Task
• Follow Instructions
• Team Player • Problem Solving- Skills
• Integrity
• Listening Skills
• Digest Information • Eye-catching, Artistic Skills
• Attention to Details
• Profit Oriented Thinking
• Professional Presentations
• Computer Editing Programs
• Adobe Creative Suite CS3
Professional Experience
Freelance
• Responsible for coordinating and producing a variety of graphics products and services.
• Create graphic designs concepts, per clients ideas and needs.( Listen + Action = Success)
• Idea + development = results/success.
• Promote self and skills to bring in new clients.
• Design and deliver, job done, on time and on budget.
• Keep in touch with market/fads trends.
Digital Design
• Worked across wide range of disciplines ( print design & production branding continuity / development).
• Creative with attention to detail originality and a strong design sensibility.
• Adobe Creative Suite. (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design)
• Quark X-Press 6, Coral Draw,3D Max.
• Pre-Press, design, layout, fonts, proofing, color keys, image resizing, color correction,image manipulation/restoration,
• RGB and CYMK conversion, Pantone color, and file to final work flow processes.
• Deliver complete and proper file formats, fonts, images and signed proofs.(buy-off)
Creative
• Clear understanding of visual design concepts including color mixing color  and color placement.
• Conversion of Photoshop files into web ready graphics assets. (Image Ready)
• Font’s style, sizing and proper placement relationship to project.


• Created digital art for eye-catching graphics ranging from business cards, billboards, book covers.
• Created 2 D art for 3 D video games environments. Screenshots, point of sell.

Employment History

• Navigator Entertainment Inc. Palmdale, CA. 9/01 to12/09
• Warner Communications Inc. Laguna Beach, CA. 7/94 to 6/01
• Conceptual Realities Inc. Glen Oaks, CA. 3/90 to 6/94
• Marfred Paper Company Sherman Way, CA. 11/89 to 4/90

Education
• Palomar College San Marcos, CA. (Computer graphics)

Willing to relocate: Yes

Additional Comments

• Graphic Designers Professional Group
• LinkedIn. com/in/1bgraphic
• Bright fuse .com/butch-spoon
• Volunteer, Interfaith Homeless Shelter
• Veteran, U. S. Army
• Boy Scouts of America and Volunteer

 

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