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Colin Garven

Graphic Designer

Design is an opportunity to tell a story in a creative and effective manner. Design brings us together and enables us to truly connect. It creates an environment that intrigues and engages while communicating an idea and ideas are power.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Jun 2013Present
Motion & Visual Designer
I work closely with our creative director, project manager, and design team to develop ideas that manifest themselves in the form of websites, motion graphics, and branding. I am tasked with the creation of original content to be used in everything from broadcast television to application development. Coordinating with our team and clients, I am responsible for the final production of design elements for deployment in both print and digital form.
Seattle, WA, USA
Jan 2013
Film & Motion
Acting as producer and editor, I concepted and executed short films that were used to promote various businesses. I would take clients through the entire creative process from an idea to final delivery which included a creative brief, storyboarding, production, and post-production. I utilized and maintained all the film equipment used both in-house and on location. I also coordinated and assisted our design team in the creation of web pages, applications, and branding collateral.
New York, NY, USA
Jan 2011Dec 2012
Film Editor
While working at their SoHo office, I was responsible for the management of assets produced from around the world in order to create compelling pieces of advertising that would live on several different platforms. I acted as the an editor on the Under Armour MTN Division, RedBull, ESPNU, and Tough Mudder accounts where I was entrusted to aggregate content, create accompanying motion graphics, and deliver final files for broadcast and/or web. JPI is an award-winning film, television, media production and distribution company with extensive experience in action, adventure and Olympic sports.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Jan 2012Mar 2012
Freelance UX application designer at RANDOMTYPE an online solutions agency focused on web and mobile development.
Jan 2012Jun 2012
Motion Graphics Designer
Part-time Motion Designer at The Crawford Group a multimedia firm that generates ideas and media campaigns around the world.
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2011May 2012
Student Ambassador
As a Behance Student Ambassador for Full Sail University, my role is to promote the Behance brand through engaging and creative mediums that will allow fellow student and faculty to understand the possibilities within the Behance Network.
Jul 2011
Student Showdown Graphic Design Honorable Mention
Oct 2011
Package Design Semifinalist
Oct 2011
Live Action Semifinalist
Sep 2011
Published Work: Boxed & Labelled Two
Sep 2011
Published Work: Choi's Gallery Vol. 13
Branding, Editing, Motion Graphics, Package Design
Additional Information
I am fluent in the Adobe Software Suite including After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, and Premiere. I am also proficient in Final Cut Pro, Color, and Soundtrack Pro. I have also worked in 3DS Studio Max and Cinema 4D and I am comfortable with HTML and CSS.