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Justin Smith

Designer/Photographer

Eau Claire, WI, USA
Education
Menomonie, WI, USA
2008May 2013
University of Wisconsin-Stout
B.F.A. Graphic Design
Magna Cum Laude
Minneapolis, MN, USA
20052008
Minneapolis Community Technical College
A.A.S. Photography and Digital Imaging
Deans List
Skills
 
Adobe Lightroom, Branding, Conceptualization, Digital Single Lens Reflex Cameras, Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Problem Solving, Prototyping, Screen Printing, Sculpture, Speedlights, Storyboarding, Woodcut And Linocut Relief Printing
Work Experience
Eau Claire, WI, USA
Sep 2014Present
Graphic Designer
Branding + Web & Print Design
Eau Claire, WI, USA
2013Present
Founder
A limited liability company specializing in commercial, product, and food photography.
Eau Claire, WI, USA
Jan 2014Sep 2014
Menard's
Private Label Photographer
Work with E-commerce, product specialists, and the Printed Advertising Department to implement the improved display of over fifty private label brands in print and digital media.

Explore alternative means to display private label brand products.
Eau Claire, WI, USA
May 2013Dec 2013
Advertising Technician
Print/Publication layout
Menomonie, WI, USA
Jan 2011Dec 2012
Designer, Photographer, Videographer
Updated stock photography for print and web. Designed brochure for the Athletic Complex. Created a short series of stop motion promotional videos to be embedded on the web.
WI, USA
May 2003May 2011
UNITED STATES ARMY
Infantry Sergeant
First Tour: August 05-06 Operation Iraqi Freedom. Rank: Specialist.
Mission: Country wide convoy escort.
Duties: Provided security and route guidance via HMMVY gun trucks. Given leadership position experience as Convoy Commander on select missions. HMMVY radio operator, driver and gunner. Conducted routine maintenance on all equipment.

Second Tour: January 09-10 Operation Iraqi Freedom. Rank: Sergeant.
Mission: Provide training and security for Iraq's first Iraqi Correctional Officer Academy on forward operating base Future.
Duties: Led lower enlisted personnel in conducting patrols, contraband searches, training and development exercises. Additional duties: Manager of cadet processing. Led Biometric Automated Toolset Operators in creating background profiles for Iraqi cadets on each incoming class cycle.
Eau Claire, WI, USA
Apr 2010Present
Contract Artist
Provide fine art photography for retail.
MN, USA
2008
Photo Assistant
Worked as photo assistant to Chris Sheehan. Helped construct lighting sets in studio and on location. Kept studio clean and organized.
Awards
2013
2012
University of Wisconsin Stout
Chancellor's Award
2011
University of Wisconsin Stout
Chancellor's Award
2010
University of Wisconsin Stout
Chancellor's Award
2009
United States Army
Army Commendation Medal
2008
Minneapolis Community Technical College
Dean's List
2007
Minneapolis Community Technical College
Dean's List
2006
United States Army
Good Conduct Medal
2006
United States Army
Army Commendation
2006
United States Army
Army Achievement Medal