Ben Ruby

Graphic Design

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
My name is Ben. I’m an enthusiastic designer with a BA in Industrial Design, a flair for sketching, and a love affair with Graphic Design. Over time I have embraced my passion and established myself as a successful graphic designer.

Work Experience

CMG Entertainment

Graphic Designer

Partytown is a large hospitality and entertainment company that is located and operates in southwestern Ontario. As resident designer, I am the creative force behind many events, ad campaigns, and many brand management projects. My responsibilities within this company include;
- Design original promotional material intended for print from conceptualization all the way to distribution.
- Manage several brands for the company such as Jack Burger, The Western Hotel, Bobby O`Briens, and Howl at the Moon by revitalizing the brand, logos, and menu's .
- Design logos and marketing collateral for new ventures.
May 2012 - Present Ontario, Canada

Spark Innovations

Junior Designer

Focusing on developing new innovative products I successfully translated initial concepts into concrete designs through collaboration with both engineering and design departments while participating in overseas manufacturing as well as market ready package design for key clients under the direction of Lead Designer Steve Copeland.
May 2011 - September 2011 King City, Ontario, Canada

Phoenix Performance Products

Design Intern

Bull riding is a fun yet very dangerous activity. Noticing the inherent dangers, acclaimed designer Len Clement was among the first to design bull riding specific helmets. My role was to design a modular ear piece to be fitted with current bull riding helmet models, resulting in a successful product that was manufactured and is currently in market.
March 2011 - May 2011 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Education

Humber College Of Applied Arts And Technology

B.A. Applied Technology, Industrial Design

2008 - 2012 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Skills

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Art Direction, Brand Management, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Keyshot, Photoview 360, Rapid Prototyping, Rendering, Sketching, Solid Works,