Michael Ward

Senior Graphic Designer

Lakeville, NY, USA
I design unique posters for life and love. Creating and designing posters that stand out, attract attention and that people are proud of is what drives me.

Work Experience

GraphicsWard

Graphic Designer, Art Director

Create tailor made posters for clients and businesses utilizing graphic design, photography and illustration as well as working with other creative professionals.
December 2009 - Present Rochester, New York, United States

CAS Geneseo

Senior Graphic Designer

Develop and implement branding and advertising campaigns for college departments, student organizations, restaurants and cafes, events, and various other business services in support of SUNY Geneseo.
September 2013 - Geneseo, New York, United States

Accela Marketing

Graphic Designer, Photographer, Videographer

Designed and Photographed national and international advertising campaigns and promotions in a multi-project, team environment collaborating with creative director, clients, web development and video production.
November 2007 - December 2009 Gros Islet, Saint Lucia

Serious Ting Magazine

Art Director

Directed and executed all visual aspects of production in the high-quality, International magazine, including working with photographers, editors and printers.
July 2005 - November 2007 Saint Lucia

Soufriere CARE Life Center

Peace Corps Volunteer, Coordinator, Teacher

Coordinated Soufriere CARE Institute’s daily activities, including managing and training teachers, and fund raising; Developed and introduced the Curriculums for the Computer Literacy Program and evening Adult Classes and also taught a variety of subjects.
January 2005 - December 2007 Soufriere, Saint Lucia

Top End Magazine, Sports Car Club Of America

Lead Graphic Designer, Coeditor

Conceptualized, directed, designed, and organized the printing of the multi award-winning magazine. Awarded best Regional Sports Car magazine from the Sports Car Club of America in 2002, 2nd place 2003 .
January 2002 - February 2004 New York, United States

Americorps, Habitat For Humanity

Americorps Volunteer, Construction Supervisor

Guided and taught groups between 20 to 70 volunteers strong in building homes for low-income families, and organized and implemented many different service projects including teaching English as a second language and Computer classes to adults.
September 2002 - November 2004 New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Education

Art Institute Of Colorado

Bachelors of Art, Computer Animation, Media Arts & Animation

Studied all types of media arts including design, motion and endless software packages and graduated with Honors on the Deans list.
August 1997 - December 2000 Denver, Colorado, United States