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Justin Smith

Designer/Photographer

Eau Claire, WI, USA

Work Experience

Satellite Six

Graphic Designer

Branding + Web & Print Design
September 2014 - Present Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

J. David Creative

Founder

A limited liability company specializing in commercial, product, and food photography.
2013 - Present Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

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.
January 2014 - September 2014 Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

Menard's

Advertising Technician

Print/Publication layout
May 2013 - December 2013 Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

University Recreation

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.
January 2011 - December 2012 Menomonie, Wisconsin, United States

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.
May 2003 - May 2011 Wisconsin, United States

Tangled Up In Hue

Contract Artist

Provide fine art photography for retail.
April 2010 - Present Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

Shelter Studios

Photo Assistant

Worked as photo assistant to Chris Sheehan. Helped construct lighting sets in studio and on location. Kept studio clean and organized.
2008 - 2008 Minnesota, United States

Education

University Of Wisconsin-Stout

B.F.A. Graphic Design

Magna Cum Laude
2008 - May 2013 Menomonie, Wisconsin, United States

Minneapolis Community Technical College

A.A.S. Photography and Digital Imaging

Deans List
2005 - 2008 Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Awards

University Of Wisconsin Stout

Chancellor's Award

2013

University Of Wisconsin Stout

Chancellor's Award

2012

University Of Wisconsin Stout

Chancellor's Award

2011

University Of Wisconsin Stout

Chancellor's Award

2010

United States Army

Army Commendation Medal

2009

Minneapolis Community Technical College

Dean's List

2008

Minneapolis Community Technical College

Dean's List

2007

United States Army

Good Conduct Medal

2006

United States Army

Army Commendation

2006

United States Army

Army Achievement Medal

2006

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,