Ivan Gulkov

Graphic Designer

San Francisco, CA, USA

Work Experience

MKTG

Graphic Designer

December 2018 - Present San Francisco, California, United States

Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM)

Graphic Designer

Environmental graphics and signage, print and digital media.
August 2016 - California, United States

Vendavo

Graphic Designer

Designing web and print-based content. Exhibition signage, brochures, desktop and mobile solutions, video compilations and SFX. Branding and marketing collateral.
September 2014 - October 2015 Mountain View, California, United States

3VR Inc.

Print and Web Production Designer

Duties: Maintaining a singular coherent graphic style of all of the company products, services, and marketing materials. Designing brand-conscious collateral, exhibition signage and interface elements, creating a unique visual and conceptual look. Developing interactive website elements using Flash and product graphic material for use in online and print advertising and promotion of services and products. Implementing branding-related concepts and corporate identity. Providing creative leadership on issues relevant to technical graphic design.
January 2007 - June 2014 San Francisco, California, United States

PIVOTPOINT LLC.

Graphic Designer

Duties: Creating brand identity systems, exhibition signage, print collateral, packaging, typographic design and illustration. Design of website layouts, Flash animation, video production, prepress. Maintaining established brands.
March 2006 - December 2006 Denver, Colorado, United States

INNOVATIVE CONSULTING GROUP, INC.

Graphic Designer

Duties: Designing promotional materials, catalogues, advertising. Flash development, technical illustration, 3D modeling. Production and prepress.
February 2006 - March 2006 Denver, Colorado, United States

Monigle Associates

Design Intern

Duties: Creating digital templates for brochures and signage, designing brand identity systems, print production and prepress work.
January 2005 - May 2005 Denver, Colorado, United States

Education

Metropolitan State University Of Denver

BFA in Communication Design

Courses taken: Advanced Typography, Color Theory, Id & Systems Design, History of Communication Design, Printmaking, Bookmaking, Digital Video Editing. Publication & Book Design, Art History, Art Theory and Criticism, Dimensional Design, Concepts in Motion
August 2002 - June 2005 Denver, Colorado, United States

Community College Of Denver

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design

Courses taken: Typography, Production and Prepress, Advertising Design, Using Adobe illustrator, Using Quark Xpress, 3D Modeling, Web Design, Rendering mixed media and illustration
August 2000 - June 2002 Denver, Colorado, United States

Foothill College

Courses taken: Basic Drawing, Design, Photography, Computer Graphics, Typographic Design, Using Adobe Photoshop
August 1999 - June 2000 Los Altos Hills, California, United States

Languages

English (Fluent),
Russian (Native),

Skills

CSS, Marketo, 3D Studio Max, AfterEffects, Autocad, Bookbinding., Corel Draw, Dreamweaver, Eloqua, Final Cut Pro, Flash, HTML, Illustrator, Indesign, Letterpress, Lightwave, Painter, Papermaking, Photoshop, Premiere, Quark,

INTERESTS

Arts (painting, printmaking, bookbinding, acting, films)
Technology (computers, retrogaming, game development)
Mythology (religion, folklore, fairy tales)
Literature (satire, science fiction, fantasy, history)

AWARDS & PUBLICATIONS

"Kak" Design Magazine Vol.2-3 (66-67) 2013
Letterpress Infographic Poster and Article

Learn World Calligraphy, by Margaret Shepherd
Slavic Vyaz typeface

For the Love of Letterpress, by Cathie Ruggie Saunders & Martha Chiplis
Holiday postcards (letterpress)

Low-Tech Print: Contemporary Hand-Made Printing by Caspar Williamson
Holiday postcards (letterpress)

The Beauty of Letterpress
Works selected by STUDIO ON FIRE, MARIAN BANTJES, DESIGN ARMY, BOXCAR PRESS