Ethan Colchamiro

Chicago, IL, USA

Work Experience

Papyrus-Recycled Greetings

Graphic Designer/Product Photographer

Graphic Designer for Integrated Marketing Communications Department, responsible for layout and production of all design-related projects for the Department.
• Project Lead in the development and execution of quarterly company newsletter.
• Contribute to the design and production of Sales Collateral including sample kit
enclosures, sales slicks, trade show banners, tote bags and trade publication ads.
• Project manage and produce all PAPYRUS brand catalogs. (10/year; 5 Seasonal, 5
Everyday)
• Led re-design of the PAPYRUS brand print catalog to realign functionality to the
needs of the Sales and Marketing teams.
• Serve as Quality Assurance for all projects that are professionally printed.
• Formatted large quanitity of images for inclusion on company website and social
media sites, in addition to creative graphic collages for rollout of website.
November 2010 - September 2015 Illinois, United States

Various Clients

Freelance Production Artist

Provided on-site contract print production for top clients in the Chicagoland area, including:

Papyrus Recycled Greetings 10/09 - 11/10
Catalog Production | Corporate Communications

OfficeMax: 6/09 - 9/09
2010 Catalog Layout | POP Signage

Shawk Retail Marketing: 12/08 - 2/09
Digital Photo Retouching for Nike, Kmart & Sears accounts

Discover Card: 9/08 - 11/08
Direct Mail | Internal Signage | Quality Control

Office Max: 8/08 - 9/08
(2009 Catalog Layout and Releasing)
May 2008 - November 2010 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Mastro Auctions

Photographer/Production Artist

Primary duties included photographing a wide range of historical and collectible items for presentation in catalog and website.
• Additional tasks: preparing images in Adobe Photoshop for layout by retouching and creating clipping paths
• Scanning items for catalog and website; placing and updating images and text in QuarkXpress for catalog.
May 2005 - May 2008 Burr Ridge, Illinois, United States

Schawk

Freelance Production Artist

September 2015 - Present Chicago, Illinois, United States

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Image Retouching, Layout, Print Design, QuarkXpress,