Scott Abel
Print Design, Santa Clara California United States
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Contact details
1883 Agnew Rd
Unit 446
Tel: 4065804890 5804890
Brief Summary
I am a passionate and motivated Graphic Designer living in the San Francisco Bay Area, where I enjoy working within a team that I can help contribute to success stories while growing with a company. I am a huge believer in passion, drive and work speaking for itself and I hope that I will receive the opportunity to share and learn with you.
1185 Design
Abel 'n Kane Graphic Co.
Academy of Art University, SF
AHA Mobile
Argus LLC
Aspire Public Schools
AXT Semiconductors
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Bridge Housing
Calafia Restaurant
Caifornia Academy of Sciences
California Teachers Corp
Connect to HR
Cook! SF
Juniper Network
John McNeil Studio
Lick-Wilmerding High School
LoJack Computrace
Luckyfish Restaurant Beverly Hills
Make-A-Wish Foundation
Media Station Design Works
Menlo Clinics
Montana State University
Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply
Orchard City Creations
Pacific Community Ventures
Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E)
Paws Almighty
Pentagram Design, SF
SF Black and White Ball
San Francisco Culture Bus
San Franscisco Symphony
Simply Hired, Inc.
Stanford University
Symantec Systems, Norton
Teachers College of San Joaquin
Tragon Corportation
Twist Studio
Union Bank of California
Workplace Answers
Professional Experience

• Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA | Continued studies courses, HTML/CSS | 03.11 – 06.11 and 01.12 – 04.12
• Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA | Master’s of Fine Art in Graphic Design | 08.04 – 12.07
• Montana State University, Bozeman, MT | Bachelor’s of Fine Art in Graphic Design | 08.97 – 05.02


• Simply Hired, Inc., Sunnyvale, California | Sr. Graphic Designer, UI/UX and Marketing | 10.09 – present
At Simply Hired my main task is to support Simply Hired's brand and the team from a design and creative stand point. I work on numerous projects such as UI and UX for, full graphic systems for conferences, countless pieces of collateral targeting both B2B and B2C audiences, presentations and flash demonstrations, trend reports and white papers involving qualitative data, targeted email campaigns, landing pages, giveaways, brand consistency and so much more.

• Freelance: John McNeil Studio | Twist Studio | 1185 Design | Argus LLC | 12.08 – 08.09
Each of these firms has provided me with wide ranges of experience, from print and production to branding and web design. I received the opportunity to meet and brainstorm with clients, attend press checks and photo shoots, and of course design while working in a team environment as well as working as an individual.

• Pentagram Design, San Francisco, California | Graphic Design internship | 01.08 – 12.08
While at Pentagram I was given a unique opportunity to see and participate in projects ranging from identity and large graphic systems to posters, publications, packaging and exhibits. This exposure has given me a new appreciation for marrying the discipline of design to solving a myriad of design challenges. Not only was the learning experience extraordinary, but the exposure to process and the balance of client and designer relationships was unparalleled.

• Murdoch's Ranch and Home Supply, Bozeman, MT | In-house Graphic Designer, Advertising | 05.02 – 08.04
I was hired to assist the in-house advertising department as a Graphic Design Specialist go through a name and brand platform change all while designing current collateral such as newspaper and magazine ads, radio and television spots and promotions. I was specifically in charge of in-store signage systems, collateral and point-of-sale. After a successful design completion I travelled to each of our 14 stores in the Northwest, implementing the new designs and systems. 
Awards and Recognition
• AIGA member, San Francisco, California | 08.04 – present
• International study in art history, Paris, France | 05.05 – 08.05
• International study in fine art, Bali, Indonesia | 06.01 – 08.01
• The outdoors, water sports, skiing, tae kwon-do, art, photography, travel, and culture\


• MFA thesis wins first place | International Design Awards Land and Sea competition | 04.08
• MFA thesis selected for People's Choice Award | Cause and Affect design competition, AIGA | 08.07
• Second degree black belt in tae kwon-do and instructor | Kim’s United Tae kwon-do Academy | 09.01 – present
• Eagle Scout in Boy Scouts of America | 07.84 – 06.97  

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