Greg Tariff is an American graphic designer who is originally from Western Massachusetts. While attending Longmeadow High School located in Longmeadow, MA, Tariff later decided that he wanted to study either business or graphic design. Having come across RCAD (Ringling College of Art and Design) located in Sarasot… Read More
Greg Tariff is an American graphic designer who is originally from Western Massachusetts. While attending Longmeadow High School located in Longmeadow, MA, Tariff later decided that he wanted to study either business or graphic design. Having come across RCAD (Ringling College of Art and Design) located in Sarasota, FL, it was sure to be a perfect fit for what Tariff was looking to study. During his Junior year at RCAD, Tariff was selected for one of the most sought after internships in the country. Tariff was able to obtain real world experience while at General Motors for the 2008 internship program.
Along with having interned with one of the largest corporations in America, Greg has also received recognition of his knowledge of design through collegiate scholarships, features on various design websites, and having art work selected for judged gallery shows. Due to his creative ideation and imaginative thought process, Tariff has also been described as a conceptual designer for his ability to not only think as a graphic designer but in addition for having the ability to create proposed theories of possible project outcomes. Now a college graduate having obtained a BFA majoring in graphic and interactive communication accompanied with a minor in the business of the arts, Tariff has now become ready for the next chapter in his life.
Greg Tariff is always looking for new design projects to work on. If you are seeking a graphic designer for a certain project and are needing a price quote. Feel free to contact Greg via email: email@example.com Read Less
I am versatile on both PC and Apple. Adobe CS4: -Photoshop -Illustrator -InDesign -Dreamweaver -Flash -After Effects
Proficiencies: Print Design. Package Design. Layout Design. Typography. Motion Graphics. Book Making. Digital Photography. Photo Manipulation. Web Design. HTML. CSS. Flash. After Effects.
Jobs / Internships / Awards
Graphic Design Experience Creative Design Intern, DRAFT FCB, New York, NY., 6/2009-9/2009 DRAFT FCB is one of the largest advertising agencies in the world with headquarters in both New York City and Chicago. Working with some of the largest companies as clients. I have gained real world experience in designing en… Read More
Graphic Design Experience Creative Design Intern, DRAFT FCB, New York, NY., 6/2009-9/2009 DRAFT FCB is one of the largest advertising agencies in the world with headquarters in both New York City and Chicago. Working with some of the largest companies as clients. I have gained real world experience in designing entire projects as well as pitches for new potential clients.
Graphic Design Intern, General Motors, Warren, MI., 6/2008-9/2008 Individually selected for one of the most sought after design internships in the country. I was responsible for three creative teams that consisted of a transportation designer, sculptor, 3d modeler, engineer, color and trim designer, and a communications intern. My task was to work between the three teams and provide each team with logo design, page layout, environmental graphics, brand research, storyboarding, and motion graphics.
Designer, The Sign Connection, Vernon, CT., 5/2007-9/2007 Customer service, Advertisement/Sign Design, Logo Design, Installation. My day-to-day task was to create and build signs for offices and local businesses. I also had to work with vinyl cutting printers and applying work vehicle vinyl advertisement wraps.
Promotional Sales and Marketing Experience Campus Representative, Apple Computers, Cupertino, CA., 1/2006-10/2007 Providing students with on campus service, organizing promotional events, and performing product demonstrations. My job was to connect with students in different ways that Apple could not by being around fellow classmates 24/7 and to notify students on the benefits they could obtain by using their student discount.
Editorial / Press / Blog Experience Contributing Writer / Press, Autoinsane.com, Henniker, NH., 9/2008-Present Utilizing my experience with Word Press, I utilize my writing skills to publish daily articles on news within the automotive industry. I am also part of the media press at various national auto shows where I do photo event coverage.
Awards / Accomplishments / Scholarships - Gallery 28 Art Show, Juried Exhibition, Ringling College of Art and Design, 2008 - Behance.net Graphic Design Website, Featured Artist, 2008 - 333cn.com Design China, Featured Artist, 2008 - Adobe Design International Achievement Awards, Category: Poster Design, Semi-Finalist, 2007 - Adidas/Rockport Shoes Showcase Competition, Semi-Finalist, 2007 - Realtors of Pioneer Valley Association Scholarship - Realtors of Pioneer Valley Association Computer Technology Scholarship Read Less