Jeff Cohen

Ux Design, Graphic Design

Philadelphia, PA, USA
Jeff is an artist...a designer...an illustrator and a self-starter. He has had a fascination with art ever since he was a child. In college, he studied health sciences, graphic design and recently went to Drexel University for an MS in Digital Media design. His focus was on UX/UI design. With the combination of professional training he received in health care and his life-long passion for art, Jeff is a stellar candidate for almost any work setting.

Work Experience

Inserts East

Prepress Designer

designed and created multi-page ads and circulars for companies
large and small.
January 2014 - September 2016 New Jersey, United States

Self-Employed

Freelance Graphic Designer

Most Recent Clients:
- Health Advocate, Plymouth Meeting, PA
illustrated unique superhero character designs for marketing and promotion to current and potential members.
- Sangha Space Dance Studio, Media, PA
conceptualized and created promotional and advertising materials for small business expansion.
- Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA
created original design for the annual school calendar sold in the college bookstore since 2008.
- Coyle Research, Mint Hill, NC
illustrated a detailed image for a company logo design.
- Realty 411 Magazine, Los Angeles, CA
created original full-page ads for clients of the magazine.
November 2012 - January 2014 Pennsylvania, United States

Graphic Advertising Systems

Senior Designer

Responsibilities included: supervising and training junior designers, meeting
very tight deadlines, directing ad traffic, managing large weekly projects,
editing/proofing, creating multi-page ads and circulars to clients’ specifications,
making continuous revisions to projects, communicating with clients daily via
phone/e-mail/fax, communicating with printers, uploading/downloading large
files, creating company stationery/artwork (forms, flyers, spec sheets & logos).
May 2011 - November 2012 Holmes, Pennsylvania, United States

Show Communications

Graphic Designer/ Art Director

Responsibilities included: designing ads to clients’ specifications, tracking
and organizing ads from clients, communicating with clients daily via
phone/e-mail/fax, creating company stationery/artwork (forms, flyers,
spec sheets, logos, show banners, mastheads), recreating company identity,
article/page layout for 200 page magazine, trade show directory layout, creating
and preparing files for press, communicating with printer staff, meeting print
deadlines, ordering office and computer supplies, assisting in web projects,
supervising graphic design assistant and IT personnel.
December 2005 - April 2008 Lenni, Pennsylvania, United States

Self-Employed

Freelance Graphic Designer

Responsibilities included: self-promotion and marketing, connecting and
communicating with clients, organizing contacts and files, maintaining and
purchasing supplies, designing various print materials (calendars, business cards,
stationery, posters, flyers, pamphlets, etc.), communicating with printers,
uploading/downloading large files, making continuous revisions to projects, billing.
April 2008 - May 2011 Wallingford, Pennsylvania, United States

Education

Drexel University

Masters of Science in Digital Media

Jeff majored in Digital Media design at Drexel University's Westphal College of Art and Design. Jeff specialized in UX/UI and interactivity design. He is now primed to hone his skills by designing websites, phone apps and even UI for video games.
September 2015 - Present Pennsylvania, United States

Delaware County Community College

Associate of Art and Design Media

August 2004 - May 2006 Media, Pennsylvania, United States

Temple University

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

July 1999 - May 2002 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Delaware County Community College

Associate in Applied Science

August 1995 - December 1998 Media, Pennsylvania, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Golden Key International Honors Society

High Academic Honors

2001

Delaware County Community College

National Dean's List

1996

Phi Theta Kappa

High Academic Honors

1996

Phi Theta Epsilon

High Academic Honors

2000

Skills

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Animation, Brochures, Character Design, Concept Generation, CSS, Drawing, Game Design, HTML, Illustration, Logos, Magazine Covers, MAYA, Page Layout, Photo Retouching, Post Cards, Posters, Print Ads, Stationery, Typography, Unity, Usability Testing, User Experience, User Interface, UX/UI,