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David Calkins

Baltimore, MD, USA
Work Experience
Towson, MD, USA
Sep 2011Present
Assistant Director of Creative Services
• Electronic Media Design Lead
• Strategic Consulting, including university web site re-design
• Establishes standards and protocol for digital publications
• Art directs "Towson University Honors Magazine"
• Designs catalogs, posters, postcards, brochures, invitations, web pages/assets, and digital signage
• Provides dynamic illustrations for use in info-graphics, posters and on web site
Baltimore, MD, USA
Jul 1997Present
Freelance Graphic Design / Art Direction / Illustration
• Illustrations: advertising, character, hand-drawn typography and editorial
• Designs brand marks, business papers, billboards, advertisements, signage and marketing collateral
• Produces websites through information-mapping, wire framing, user-interface and iconography design, web graphics optimization and xHTML/CSS programming
• Consults on corporate identity programs, event-branding and various marketing campaigns
Seattle, WA, USA
Sep 1997Jul 2006
Education
Towson, MD, USA
Sep 1989Dec 1993
Bachelor of Arts
Seattle, WA, USA
 
Professional Development courses
Skills
 
Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Advertising, Art Direction, Branding, CSS3, Corel Painter, CorelDraw, HTML5, Iconography, Illustration, Marketing, Photo Manipulation, Sock Monster Construction, Typography, UI Design
Awards
2013
Graphic Design USA
American In-house Design (TU Arts & Culture Calendar)
2013
Graphic Design USA
American In-house Design (Asian Arts Postcard)
2013
Graphic Design USA
American In-house Design Award (Alumni Invitation)
2013
Higher Education Marketing Report
28th Annual Educational Advertising Award (Merit)
2012
Graphic Design USA
American In-house Design Award (TU Brass Day Poster)
2012
Graphic Design USA
American Graphic Design Award (TU Brass Day Poster)
2012
Graphic Design USA
American Graphic Design Award (Alumni Invitation)
2012
Graphic Design USA
American Graphic Design Award (Towson Magazine Spread)