Eric Gorvin

Art Director

Minneapolis, MN, USA
Made With 100% Fun

Work Experience

Freelance

Art Director / Designer

Clients:

Atlantic Records
Blackbear
Bloomingdales
Global Citizen
Gnash
Island Records
Jack Novak
MCAD
Mike Posner
Mod Sun
Popular TV
Red Bull
Riff Raff
Rostrum Records
Sober Is Sexy
The Kind Pen
January 2008 - Present United States

The Girl Skateboard Company

Graphic Designer

Girl Skateboards is a legacy skateboard brand established in 1993 by Rick Howard, Spike Jonze, Mike Carroll, and Megan Baltimore.

Job responsibilities: Designing skateboard decks and apparel, and social content creation.
May 2015 - Present Torrance, California, United States

Royal Truck Co.

Art Director

Royal Trucks is a skateboard truck company founded in 1999 by Crailtap.

Job responsibilities: Design all graphics and colorways of trucks, website design, website content management, re-branding, product development with factories, working with marketing team to create rollouts around truck releases as well as special events, video content creation, social content creation and management.
May 2015 - Present Los Angeles, California, United States

On The Rox

Creative Director

Create marketing and social content every weekend for the night club On The Rox above the world famous Roxy Theatre in West Hollwood Los Angeles.
January 2017 - Present Los Angeles, California, United States

Phenom Global

Creative Director / Supervisor

Phenom Global was a streetwear and sneaker boutique (storefront), brand, and printshop. The brand was sold in the (3) locations and all the clothing was produced in the Phenom Print Shop.

Job responsibilities: I was the creative director for the Phenom brand as well as the supervisor of our small team of screen printers and creatives. We would see every design from sketch to final product, even sewing all of the trim ourselves. I was in charge of all of the branding and creative output, as well as all of our in-store environmental design, special events, and interior buildouts.

Our print shop was also commercial so I handled all of the incoming clients. Responsibilities included quoting, designing, meeting, print pre-press, invoicing, and communication with all clientelle.

Notable projects: Phenom Core Classics - A line showcasing the new identity that I designed. Phenom Saint Paul store buildout - Working with a team of creatives, I concepted the whole interior of the new location, designing all of the shelving configurations, floor layout, and all aesthetic details (paint color, floor stain, etc).
August 2013 - July 2014 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Sixspeed Agency

Graphic Designer

Sixspeed is a branding and experiential marketing agency. As one of a hand-full of Red Bull's design agencies, they were mainly tasked with creating the branding and rollout for many Red Bull events.

Job responsibilities: logo concepting for Red Bull events, logo concepting for other clients including Polaris and Muscle Milk, day-to-day site content and social content creation for Crestliner boats.

Notable projects: Art direction and execution of the unique Red Bull JAWS surf competition invites.
June 2012 - August 2013 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

KNOCK Inc.

Graphic Designer

Job responsibilities: create presentation decks, concept ideas for new branding projects, digital illustration and pattern making (for KNOCK's sister brand, TREAT), doing day-to-day environmental design for Target (endcap/display design, signage).

Notable projects: Worked on New Balance's flagship Manhattan store. KNOCK did the entire buildout. My tasks were employee apparel design and other miscellaneous install features (signage, ephemera).
June 2011 - June 2012 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Education

Minneapolis College Of Art And Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Courses in design, illustration, print-making, drawing & painting, photo & video.
September 2007 - May 2012 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Awards

Burnsville High School

Homecoming King

2004

Skills

Ableton, Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, Book Layout, Illustrator, Indesign, Lightroom, Microsoft Office, Photo Editing, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Pro Tools, Product Design, Product Photography, Screen Printing, Sound Design, Video Editing, WordPress,