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Bob Melan

Senior Designer & Aspiring Creative Director

Houston, TX, USA
I cant draw more than a stick figure... seriously.

Work Experience

Baker Hughes

Senior Creative Media Designer

Houston, Texas, United States

GSE Enviromental

Lead Designer

August 2013 - Present Houston, Texas, United States

Kindle Interactice

Creative Principle

As a dynamic designer I have been able to acquire a wide range of clients in the Houston community. My Houston clients include Epcon, Re/Max 360, Universal Updater, Medifr, West University Wellness, Sustainable Harvesters, Kindle Interactive and TicketSnap. Services I have rendered for these companies have ranged from full brand identity, front end user interface design, editorial design, and many more mediums.
January 2013 - July 2013 Texas, United States

Sleeping Giant

Freelance - Contract Designer

I was placed at advertising agencies around the city of Los Angeles by various creative recruiting agencies. These included Syndicate Blu, Creative Circle and JBC. Notable Agencies I was contracted to were Johnson & Murphy, The Refinery Creative, and Design Works. I also acquired personal contracts, such as 314 Productions and This Bar Saves Lives.®
January 2009 - October 2012 California, United States

Steakhaus Productions

Junior Graphic Designer

Over saw the final design use of external collateral for the film “Weather Girl” before its premiere at Slamdance, Nashville Film Festival, Vail Film Festival and LA Film Festival. Worked on the early investment marketing and print design work for the film “The 6 Month Rule.”
January 2009 - July 2009 Hollywood, California, United States

Crew Creative Advertising LLC

Production Artist Intern

January 2008 - February 2008 Hollywood, California, United States

The Art Institute Of Houston

Graphic Design Intern

Created and designed external and internal communications such as marketing collateral for school events. These events included the invitations to the lecture of artist Hanoch Piven, the summer 2008 quarter portfolio show invites and other school posters and signage.
June 2008 - September 2008 Houston, Texas, United States

Education

The Art Institute Of Houston

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design

July 2004 - September 2008 Houston, Texas, United States

Awards

Graphic Design USA

2016 American Inhouse Design Award

2016

Summit International Awards

Gold - Advertising Redesign - "GSE Environmental Oil and Gas"

2016

Summit International Awards

Bronze - b2b brochure - "GSE Environmental Oil and Gas"

2016

Culture Shapers

Champion of Electronic Media Design

2003

Skills

Adobe InDesign, Art Direction, Brand And Identity, Brand Identity, Key Art, Photoshop, Point Of Purchase Design, Prepress, Wordpress, Adobe Illustrator, Art Direction, Creative Direction, CSS, Publication Design, Typrography, User Interface Design,

Volunteer Graphic Designer Burbank Animal Shelter

Web updates, collateral and signage for adoption events. Helping maintain current brand identity. Cat and dog adoptions.