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Jim Kennedy

I desire to continue creating exciting work in a collaborative work environment. I am committed to continually improving my skills as a graphic designer in order to produce captivating, creative work that meet brand standards while exceeding clients’ expectations.
Raleigh, NC, USA
Sep 2008Present
• Developed custom graphics and layouts used in eLearning programs for Senova Training

• Designed print collateral and logos for companies and individuals, including entrance attire for a semi-professional cage fighter using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

• Conceptualized the interface and interactive behavior, and designed graphics for digital instruments by Embertone

• Created animations and videos for clients including CareerBuilder, Craig Jackson and Partners, and Cornerstone Therapeutics utilizing Adobe After Effects

• Collaborated with a small team to formulate the 2010 marketing campaign for PENTAX Medical
Raleigh, NC, USA
Jul 2010Sep 2013
Motion Graphics Designer
• Transformed narrative scripts and interview footage into fluid, highly kinetic animations and videos for everything from large-scale events to websites and mobile devices for Fortune 500 companies including IBM and DuPont — within brand guidelines and under tight deadlines

• Utilized Adobe Creative Suite software to develop multimedia for various formats including web, social media, DVDs, and other digital formats

• Designed infographics, icons, poster and invitation templates, signage, layouts, and t-shirts

• Collaborated with Art Directors, Motion Designers, Content Writers, Project Managers, and Sound Designers — ensuring final experiences met deadlines and stayed within budget, while exceeding clients’ expectations
and Centerline’ s own high standards of quality and creativity

• Received departmental award for exceptional work in the areas of animation and innovation (Aug 2013)
Raleigh, NC, USA
Jun 2009Nov 2009
The Catevo Group
Interactive and Motion Designer
• Designed animations, videos, and interactive presentations for clients such as Raytheon

• Collaborated with a team of designers to create Catevo’s new website, built pages, designed graphics, and created video that appeared on the website using Photoshop and Adobe Flash

• Worked quickly while balancing multiple assignments in order to meet deadlines and exceed expectations
Raleigh, NC, USA
May 2007Jul 2007
Dynamic Media Intern
• Created motion graphics and edited video for clients including Google, Novozymes, and ChannelAdvisor
Winston-Salem, NC, USA
May 2006Aug 2006
Design Intern
• Created print design including logos, advertisements, and layouts
• Supported the senior creative staff in completing various ongoing projects
Raleigh, NC, USA
Aug 2004May 2008
Bachelor of Graphic Design
Adobe After Effects, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Custom Typography, Final Cut Pro, Graphic Design, Layout, Logo Design, Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Motion Graphics, Typography, Video Editing