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Looking back on my career I have found that working with my hands has allowed me to design with more creativity. At the beginning of every project I start by sketching out ideas, creating prototypes or setting up a product photo before I ever touch the computer. Being able to bring these ideas into the physical wo… Read More
Looking back on my career I have found that working with my hands has allowed me to design with more creativity. At the beginning of every project I start by sketching out ideas, creating prototypes or setting up a product photo before I ever touch the computer. Being able to bring these ideas into the physical world helps me explore different possibilities and often leads to the discovery of visual relationships that were previously overlooked. Much like carpentry, these details require patience and craftsmanship. The amount of time you put towards the beginning of a design will determine the end result. If you cut corners and fail to build the proper structure, inevitably your project will come crashing down. The challenge is to establish a workflow that will allow you the time to explore the details. Then all that is left is to visualize the end goal and work towards it. Read Less
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    Design Union — Maryville, IL, USA
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    Anda Creative — St. Louis, MO, USA
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    Back Forty Creative — St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Assistant Art Director
    Spectrum Brands — Earth City, MO, USA
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    Butler MSI — MO, USA
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    Schutt Sports Inc — Litchfield, IL, USA
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    Think Tank PRM — IL, USA
  • Graphic Design Intern
    Inland Design — Edwardsville, IL, USA
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• Currently working as an Art Director for Anda Creative and the Back Forty Creative.

• Owner and Designer for Design Union where I perform freelance Graphic Design, Digital Illustration, Branding Design, Photography and Web Development.

Specialties: Graphic Design, Digital Illustration, Product Photography, P… Read More
• Currently working as an Art Director for Anda Creative and the Back Forty Creative.

• Owner and Designer for Design Union where I perform freelance Graphic Design, Digital Illustration, Branding Design, Photography and Web Development.

Specialties: Graphic Design, Digital Illustration, Product Photography, Print/Packaging Design, Branding/Logo Design, and Web Development

• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop (14+ years), Adobe Illustrator (14+ years), Adobe InDesign (8+ years), Adobe Lightroom (2+ years), Capture One (2+ years), Wordpress (5+ years), Microsoft Office (10+ years)

I’m currently accepting freelance opportunities and can be reached either through this profile or by email at johnmemig@gmail.com. Read Less
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