Jeremy Darby

Freelance Illustrator & Graphic Designer

Fairfax, VA, USA
As a freelance graphic designer and illustrator, I have created digital illustrations, medical illustrations, advertisements, sharegraphics, media kit designs, logos, booklets & magazine covers, stationery design, and business cards.

*Originally from Charleston, SC, I now reside in the DC/MD/VA area.

Work Experience

Atlas Research LLC

Graphic Designer

July 2018 - Present Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Department Of Energy

Design Contractor (Visual Media Specialist)

January 2016 - June 2018 District of Columbia, United States

DCI Group

Graphic Design Consultant

Integrated with the client’s creative department by brainstorming, creating logo designs and vector illustrations for an animated video and designing for their clients’ brand identity.
August 2015 - September 2015 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Hostelling International

Contract Graphic Designer

July 2015 - August 2015 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

CreateSpace

Creative Services Coordinator

Worked with large volumes of customers and utilizing outsourced designers to fulfill customer needs. I accepted & made heavy phone and email communication with customers for effective solutions.
August 2014 - November 2014 Charleston, South Carolina, United States

EduCare Inc

Medical Illustrator

Sketching, inking, and digitally coloring illustrations and charts for informative cancer content (such as Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, and Erectile Dysfunction).
May 2010 - August 2014 Charleston, South Carolina, United States

University Of South Carolina, Student Creative Services

Student Designer

Designing advertisements, digital illustrations, designing page layouts, print and web content for the Daily Gamecock (USC newspaper), Garnet & Black (USC magazine) and design content for the college’s other media organizations.
January 2013 - December 2013 Columbia, South Carolina, United States

University Of South Carolina, Theater Department

Graphic Art Intern

Worked with the Marketing Manager to research and develop creative concepts for the college’s theater posters. I created four posters using hand-drawn typography, vector illustrations, and hand-drawn illustration. The plays consisted of Yellowman, William Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, Status Update, and All Words Whose Ears Took Captive.
June 2013 - August 2013 Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Gulfstream Communications (Charleston Magazine)

Design & Illustration Intern

Created article Illustrations, photo editing, designed page layouts for magazines which included Charleston Magazine, House Calls, Charleston Wedding, and Charleston Home as well as assisted in the design of promotional and publication deliverables for Charleston Fashion Week.
January 2010 - May 2010 Charleston, South Carolina, United States

RKO Screen Printing & Awards

Part-time Screen Printer

Performed garment screen-printing, prepared screens with emulsion, transferring images to fabric via heat press, as well as the production and application of vinyl banners.
April 2008 - May 2009 Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Education

University Of South Carolina

Bachelor of Fine Arts

January 2011 - December 2013 Columbia, South Carolina, United States

Trident Technical College

Associate's Degree

January 2007 - May 2010 Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Trident Technical College

Certificate in Illustration

Non Degree
January 2007 - December 2009 Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Awards

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY - Logo & Branding of Helen Hill Media

2014

AIGA - The Professional Association For Design

SC InShow - Big Tent, Paper Sample Book

2013

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY - Student Category - Illustration, "Bridge Run"

2010

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY - Student Category - Illustration, "W/O War Poster"

2010

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Gold ADDY - Student Category - Direct Mailer, "Big Truck Poetics"

2010

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Silver ADDY - Regional Student Category - Direct Mailer, "Big Truck Poetics"

2010

American Advertising Federation (AAF) - ADDY Awards

Silver ADDY - Regional Student Category - Illustration, "Bridge Run"

2010

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Brand ID, Brochure Design, Business Cards, Comic Book Art, Fine Art, Hand-Drawn Typography, Infographics, Infographics, Logo & Branding, Media Kit, Medical Illustrations, One-pagers, Photo Manipulation, Portraiture, Powerpoint Presentations, Screen-Printing, Sequential Art , Slide Deck, Spot Illustration, Stationary, Storyboarding, Vector Graphics,

Art Exhibitions

Curator, “Art Exhibition: Black Like Me”,
Tua Lingua Art Gallery – North Charleston, SC

Client List

Commissioned Portrait Illustration,
Superhero theme, 2018.

Co-Painted Mural for DCCADV HQ,
DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV), 2018.

Illustration concept for Mural,
DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV), 2018.

Logo Design,
Pink & Green (AKA Sorority) Foundation, 2018.

Cover Design for Gala Celebration.
Charleston NAACP, 2017.

Promotional Graphic and Print Design for "Spread Love" campaign,
DC Coalition Against Domestic Violence (DCCADV), 2017.

Fundraiser Cards,
Black Workers Center, 2017.

Promotional and Social Media Illustration (NAO),
A Creative DC x Broccoli City Fest, 2017.

Brand Design,
"Z Law Firm", 2016 - 2017.

Logo Design, "Stories for HIS Glory". 2016.

Print & Promo Design,
Best D. A. T. E. S. Charleston, 2014 - 2016.

Ad Design,
The Charleston Chronicle newspaper, 2014 - 2016.

Cover Illustrations
The Charleston Chronicle newspaper, 2014 - 2016.

Logo Designs (BetterSouth, SE Ocean Response, Privacy Lawyers Bar Association)
The BrackGroup, 2014 - 2016.

2D Medical Illustrations (Breast and Colon Cancer),
EduCare Inc, 2010 - 2016.

Cover Illustration,
Dapper Dads Magazine, 2015.

Logo Design,
Dr. Gwen's Newborn Survival Basket, 2015.

Promotional Layout Design,
North Charleston Civil Coalition for Reform, 2015.

Logo Design,
Insurance For Me, 2015.

Promotional Layout Design,
Black Lives Matter - Charleston, 2015.

2D Character Design & Background Illustration,
Prodigy Pals animation, 2014.