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Corey Koberna

Principal Designer at Koberna Inc.

Portland, OR, USA
440.477.2251
Hey there, my name is Corey Koberna. I love design, art direction, visual art, and pretty much anything creative. I am always looking for more work. Please feel free to contact me for freelance, part-time, and/or full-time work.
Work Experience
Portland, OR, USA
Jun 2012
Principle Designer & Director
Koberna Inc. is a graphic design firm that believes that design has the ability to generate profound and positive change in culture and society. This being said, we seek to work with companies that share our vision of positive change. Koberna Inc. handles clients seeking Web Design, Art Direction, Branding, Media Design, Information Architecture/Design, UI Design, Creative Direction, and any other design solutions.
Portland, OR, USA
Feb 2014
Co-Founder
Missoula, MT, USA
Feb 2012
Graphic & Web Designer
As a graphic and web designer at Dusk - I work on branding, print, and new media design. This job has put me in the middle of many interesting projects and collaborations. Dusk projects range from art and design - to music and entertainment. The creative professionals working at Dusk are young and passionate artists. Dusk is a wonderful firm to work for and I have enjoyed the rejuvenating design environment that it has provided.
Portland, OR, USA
Feb 2012
Member: Graphic Designer & Craftsmen
As a member of ADX, you become a part of a bustling network of creative artists, designers and thinkers.

Memberships are available for those wanting to utilize the ADX equipment and resources on an as-needed basis. Members make use of the wood shop, metal shop, and other production areas.
Cleveland, OH, USA
Feb 2010Jun 2012
Corefusion Graphic
Owner, Graphic Designer, & Art Director
As the owner and art director of Corefusion Graphic, I work with clients and freelance artists to complete multi-disciplinary design projects. My involvement in projects ranges from project management, art direction, web design, graphic design, photography, client meetings, to hand coding.
Chagrin Falls, OH, USA
Nov 2011Dec 2012
Graphic & Web Designer
[Letter of Recommendation - Received from President & CEO Al Harlow 6/28/12] The primary focus of this position could be described as the art direction of client based web pages. Though my time at this firm was short, due to a college acceptance letter, the knowledge and experience acquired in this position gave me a fundamental understanding of my field and it's mechanics.
Atlanta, GA, USA
Jan 2009Feb 2012
Scales of the Cosmos
Organization Director, Exhibition Curator, & Art Director
As the organization director, exhibition curator and art director of Scales of the Cosmos - I was involved in all of the organization's diverse projects. Being a leader was a large part of the job. This experience involved Board Meetings, Gallery Curation, Web Designing, Branding, Art Direction, Marketing, and so much more.
Atlanta, GA, USA
Apr 2010Aug 2011
Graphic Designer
As a Graphic Designer at Dodekapus, I designed posters, flyers, and web media for events, the organization and benefits. While in the organization, I also played a role in gallery prep, event fundraising, non-profit paperwork, visual art, and project management.
Atlanta, GA, USA
Mar 2011May 2011
Sales Associate
Art supply is a serious business when you are a serious artist. I gained experience in art tools but had to leave the job due to increased time on projects in my education.
Savannah, GA, USA
Oct 2009Feb 2010
Printer
As a Service Printer, I was involved with client project printing, costumer service, and large format printing. This experience left me with a wealth of printing knowledge that is now being applied towards my concentrations - Graphic Design & Art Direction.
Education
Portland, OR, USA
Jan 2012May 2014
Bachelors of Fine Arts (B.F.A.): Communication Design
(Transferred from SCAD to PNCA in 2012)

Focus: Graphic Design & Art Direction

Studying Photography, Copywriting, Advertising, Graphic Design, Typography, Art Direction, Intermedia Design, Interface Design, Bookbinding, Handmade Books, 3D Design, Aerosol Art, Astrophotography, Time-Lapse Photography, Screen Printing, Wheat Paste, Web Design, Animation, Sound Design, Welding, Fractal Art, Sculpture, Film, and Glassblowing.

Activities and Societies: Submit Magazine (School Arts Magazine), Design Club, Working Artists Club.
Atlanta, GA, USA
20072011
Bachelors of Fine Arts: Graphic Design
(Transferred from SCAD to PNCA in 2012)

Focus: Graphic Design & Art Direction

Studying Photography, Copywriting, Advertising, Graphic Design, Typography, Art Direction, Intermedia Design, Interface Design, Bookbinding, Handmade Books, 3D Design, Aerosol Art, Astrophotography, Time-Lapse Photography, Screen Printing, Wheat Paste, Web Design, Animation, Sound Design, Welding, Fractal Art, Sculpture, Film, and Glassblowing.

Activities and Societies: AIGA Student Board Member, Graphic Design Club
Chagrin Falls, OH, USA
20032007
Graduated with High School Diploma
Activities and Societies: Key Club, Art Club, Varsity Lacrosse, Varsity Soccer, Stings Club (Orchestra)
Languages
 
English (Native), French (Conversational)
Skills
 
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Bridge, Adobe CS, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Art Direction, CSS3, Cinematography, Copywriting, Creative Direction, DSLR, Digital And Film Photography, Final Cut Pro, HTML5, Print Design, Print Production Management, Project Management, Screenprinting, Social Media Marketing, Social Networking, Web Design, Web Development
Awards
2007
Chagrin Falls Excellence in Art
2006
Stringed Orchestra Most Valuable Musician