Tony Black
Graphic Design, Chicago Illinois United States
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Brief Summary
Many years experience in design. I love it, everything about it.
Ogilvy and Mather (CHI), intouch Solutions, Partners of the America's, Columbia College Chicago, Pigment Design.
Professional Experience
        I have expertise in:
        Adobe Creative Suite including 5.5 and 6.0Microsoft Office and PowerpointApple iWorks SuiteQuark 8.5. Basic HTML and CSS Other graphics software across Macintosh and Windows platforms.
        All phases of print production pre-press, from design through postscript output (1-4C+) in agency, studio and service bureau environments.

    01/12-Present     Graphic Designer/Production Artist  Freelance artist for clients including: inTouch Solutions, Beam Global/Proof Agency, Lincoln Square Chamber of Commerce, and other agency advertising clients, Chicago, IL. Duties include photoshop retouching and color correction; package design POP and POS for multiple SKUs and VAP units. Build animated banner ads, email blasts, website pages and assets with CS5; produce publications, marketing and collateral materials.

    07/05-11/10     Graphic Design/Visual CommunicationsMCPL-County-wide Public Library System, Louisville, KY. Board of Directors,  Vice President in charge of Branding, PR, and design for County-wide Library System. From 2005-2008, I redesigned the Institutions Identity; developed branding, and advertising.

    06/95-12/99     Graphic Designer/Production ArtistChicago, IL. Clients included Pigment Design, Wace, Tanagram, Otherwise, Brann Blau Direct Edge, Production and Studio duties for clients such as American Express and Visa. Duties included layout, direct mail campaigns, POP/POS, preflighting and print advertising.

        Education    BFA, Graphic Design. East Tennessee State University.

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