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David Calkins

Baltimore, MD, USA

Work Experience

Towson University

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
September 2011 - Present Towson, Maryland, United States

Calkonian Design

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
July 1997 - Present Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Open Square (Bank & Office Interiors)

Marketing Associate

September 1997 - July 2006 Seattle, Washington, United States

Education

Towson University

Bachelor of Arts

September 1989 - December 1993 Towson, Maryland, United States

School Of Visual Concepts

Professional Development courses
Seattle, Washington, United States

Awards

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)

2013

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)

2012

Skills

Art Direction, Photo Manipulation, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Advertising, Branding, Corel Painter , CorelDraw, CSS3, HTML5, Iconography, Illustration, Marketing, Sock Monster Construction, Typography, UI Design ,