Ethan Starkweather

Graphic Designer

Las Vegas, NV, USA
Hi, I'm Ethan Starkweather. I'm a multi-disciplinary graphic designer and freelance art director. I also do photo and video work, create motion graphics and generally make things that look nice and work well.

Work Experience

Charged Branding

Co-founder, Design & Creative

November 2015 - January 2017 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Virgen Advertising

Art Director

October 2014 - Present Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Provident Trust Group

Design Manager

At Provident I was responsible for managing projects and overseeing the design department, ensuring the pieces produced were beautiful, usable, and on-brand. Additionally, my team and I collaborated with our marketing colleagues to craft a fresh brand and identity package for the organization which will position them strategically relative to the competition. I was privileged to provide extensive creative input on the new brand, develop the branding guidelines, and work closely with the interactive studio we selected to supervise Provident's forthcoming website redesign.
March 2014 - July 2014 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Global Experience Specialists, Inc. (GES)

Graphic Designer - Marketing

As a member of GES' small Marketing Design team I was privileged to be able to produce myriad materials for the company's global rebrand, including working closely with the design and brand managers to write GES' comprehensive style guide. Additionally, I participated in redesigning its website, sales collateral, internal and client-facing videos, facility and vehicle graphics, and trade show booth graphics. I also gained valuable expertise in the creation of integrated event marketing materials.
November 2008 - March 2014 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Drex Agency, LLC

Production Manager

In addition to my expertise in design and print production, I grew to fulfill many roles at Drex. I took advantage of multiple opportunities to expand my skills in video production, compositing, and motion graphics, as well as contributing to brand development and client strategies as the company grew and diversified.
2006 - October 2008 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Chris Marcoux Advertising

Graphic Designer

At CMA I designed for high-profile clients-including the Palms Casino and the Nevada Development Authority-with accordingly high-profile demands. My attention to detail and print production expertise were invaluable in this high-stakes environment.
2004 - 2006 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Total Yield Web Design

Graphic Designer

2003 - 2004 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Sutton Watkins Advertising & Marketing

Graphic Design Intern

2002 - 2003 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Education

University Of Nevada, Las Vegas

B.A. Art (Graphic Design Emphasis), Sociology Minor

2001 - 2006 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

Advanced Technologies Academy Magnet High School

Computer Graphics Major

1997 - 2001 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States