Matthew Black

McKinney, TX, USA

Work Experience

Sure Shot Media

Senior Designer

October 2010 - December 2014 McKinney, Texas, United States

Doubletake Resumes

Senior Designer / Branding Specialist

- Worked with copywriter laying out client information in a unique way suited to each client and their respective industry
- Creation of one-sheets and collateral for speakers and businesses
May 2010 - August 2011 Prosper, Texas, United States

IAMB

Freelancer

Provided design conception and development
May 2005 - August 2011 United States

Help Staff Me

Branding Specialist / Graphic Designer

Contracted to create custom resumes and personally branded one-sheets for clients of Help Staff Me. The people I worked with were Texas-based but I worked remotely from Florida.
August 2009 - May 2010 United States

Busch Entertainment Corporation

Print Shop Assistant

- Mail sorting & delivery for Busch Gardens and Adventure Island
- Printing / copying / assembling of packets, newsletters, booklets, carbon copy sheets, maps, etc
August 2006 - February 2007 Tampa, Florida, United States

Grace Outreach Center

Media Specialist

Summer job as all-around media guy:
- Creation of CD / Package design
- Direct mail
- Bulletin inserts
- Sermon series material (Powerpoint templates, direct mail, inserts, etc)
- DVD authoring
- Motion graphics (short videos, looping signage)
- Sound production
May 2005 - August 2005 Plano, Texas, United States

Leadership Master's Commission

Creative Director / Graphic Designer / Intern / Musician

- Branding & identity
- Promotional materials
- Direct mail
- Motion graphics
- Shirt design
- Mentoring
- Community service
- Volunteering
- Played saxophone during travels
August 2004 - June 2006 Plano, Texas, United States

Education

Full Sail University

Bachelor of Science in Digital Arts & Design

- Course Director's Award in Portfolio Creation
- Course Director's Award in Production Management
- Award of Excellence in DAD Graduate Showcase
June 2007 - March 2009 Orlando, Florida, United States

Skills

Adobe After Effect, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Amateur Photography, Branding, Collateral, CSS, Direct Mail, Email Design, Final Cut Pro, Front-End Development, Genesis Framework, HTML, Hubspot , Identity, Packaging, Photo Retouching, Print Design, Visual Studio, Web Design, WordPress,