My professional experience has included designing brand identity, book covers, posters, brochures, logos, websites and product packages.
Biography: Michael D. Weitsen 45 York Street Home: 732 679-7757 Cell: 732 429-9389 www.michaeldavidcreative.com EDUCATION West Chester University, West Chester, PA, B.F.A. — May 2003 Major: Graphic Design Minor: Web Design Overall GPA: 3.7 out of a possible 4.0 HONORS Graduated Magna Cum Laude Dean’s List 6 out of 8 semesters West Chester University Foundation Award, Overall Portfolio Senior Art Show Poster Competition Winner 2003 Scholar Athlete WORK EXPERIENCE 2002-2005 HEYER GRUEL & ASSOCIATES: Designed proposals and master plan booklets for Urban Planner. These booklets were handed out to the municipalities planning boards showing planned improvements to the redevelopment of the towns. Consulted with the architects in creating photo simulations for visual impact studies and the cellular company AT&T. BRANDESIGN: Redesigned packages for pharmaceutical companies. Generated new ideas and created logos, backgrounds and layouts to give packages a fresh new look. VICTORY GRAPHICS: Designed a six-page brochure for a software company who is a vendor for Walmart, Target, and Sears. Used Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and QuarkXpress for this project. AEQUITAS: Designed an eighteen-page PowerPoint presentation for the healthcare company Aequitas. This was a multimillion-dollar proposal for the New Jersey State government. Responsibilities for the presentation included designing a logo, background image, font selection, color scheme, along with animating numerous graphs. SPORTSCRAFT, LTD: Designed packaging layouts for SportsCraft, by creating illustrations, color schemes and also using photography. CHILDRENS DENTAL CARE, CAVAN M. BRUNSDEN, D.M.D: Designed the layout, illustrations, and typography for a “Cavity Proof Kitchen” poster WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY, ACADEMIC COMPUTING DEPARTMENT: Redesigned West Chester University’s website WCU, “The Source.” This site is used for student enrollment, scheduling, announcements, and for faculty information. WEST CHESTER UNIVERSITY, BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT: Illustrated three mechanical drawings of submarines for naval research. MENDLOWITZ WEITSEN, LLP, CPAs: Designed resource manual book covers and created a poster for the New Jersey Accounting Business Expo 2002. Designed stamps which are sent out on all outgoing company mail. Created page layout that was printed in the Journal of Accountancy. COMPUTER SKILLS Illustrator, Photoshop, QuarkXPress, Indesign, HTML, Flash, Dreamweaver, ImageReady, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point), PC and Mac applications. DESIGN SKILLS Able to design original concepts from thumbnails through computer generated comprehensives Portfolio and references available on request
Country: United States
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