Johnny Petersen

Graphic Designer, T-shirt Artist

Greenville, SC, USA
Very experienced in all the latest Adobe Creative Cloud programs and am comfortable jumping between them for multiple projects. A well-rounded designer working in three main fields:

• Web / UI / UX Design: Creating custom themes for WordPress applications in collaboration with a front-end developer - Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

• Print Design: Creating magazines, brochures, posters, flyers, signs, banners, mailers, t-shirts, and anything else print related - Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign

• and Video Production: Creating finished videos for ad and informational purposes - Adobe After Effects, Illustrator, and Audition

Work Experience

Drum Creative

Graphic Design Intern

Paid internship before college. Designed logos, t-shirts, posters, web graphics, and mailers. Die-cut packaging by hand and took photographs of various products. Worked between printers and clients and proofed prints. Experienced small business pace and worked on multiple projects at once. Attended graphic design seminars with company and was offered full-time job before starting college.
May 2007 - May 2008 Greenville, South Carolina, United States

Drum Creative

Senior Graphic Designer

Became lead designer on a majority of projects for the company in the past 2 years. Worked with art directors and directly with clients to design t-shirts, logos, flyers, posters, magazines, and any other print materials needed for their business. Used Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign programs extensively, following industry standards for production. Workflow was fast-paced and generally ranged from 3 to 5 projects per work day, along with any other large projects and website designs I was working on. Designed custom-built WordPress themes in collaboration with a front-end developer and worked closely with them prior to handing over the files for more transparency and less confusion. Illustrated and produced multiple videos using Adobe After Effects and supplementary Adobe products.
May 2012 - Present Greenville, South Carolina, United States

Dapper Ink

T-shirt Designer and Hardgoods Expert

Started as an intern and grew into a paid job in August. Designed typographic retro-style T-shirts and self-promotional materials. Screen-printed T-shirts by hand , and designed for and communicated with clients and printers directly. Handled multiple projects simultaneously and managed the front store. Was offered a full-time job.
May 2011 - May 2012 Greenville, South Carolina, United States

Education

Bob Jones University

B.S. Bachelor of Science - Graphic Design (4-year art degree)

Relevant Experience:
Yearbook staff at Bob Jones Academy (High School) - Experience in Adobe Illustrator CS3 and InDesign CS3 and preparing files for print.

Activities and Societies: Classes taken: Marketing 101, Accounting 101, Basic Photography (D-SLR Manual Camera), Typography, Introduction to Design Technology (Adobe Illustrator CS3 and InDesign CS3), Design Technology (Adobe Photoshop CS3), Expository Writing, Composition Theory, Calligraphy, Painting, Drawing and Anatomy, Psychology, Basic Counseling, Sociology Member of the Basilean Society
August 2007 - May 2011 Greenville, South Carolina, United States

Skills

Abstract Painting, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Logo Design, Magazine Design, Mixed Media, Poster Design, Responsive Design, T-shirt Design, Video Production, Website Design, WordPress Theme Design,