Owen Taylor

Graphic Designer for the Seattle Athletic Clubs

Seattle, WA, USA
I value being an asset to a creative team using my experiences gain from my two bachelor’s degrees and bring to the table to help find a solid creative solution. My academic pursuits have covered a wide range of focuses all to strengthen my creative knowledge in order to be a stronger, wiser graphic designer. In addition to graphic design I studied: web design, computer animation, videography, photography and user interface design. My work experience is diverse and reflects the academic exercises I have completed from graphic design to leadership.

Work Experience

Seattle Athletic Club

Graphic Designer

I am the lead Graphic Designer for the Seattle Athletic Clubs supporting a 3-decade long brand identity. My responsibilities include designing graphics for print and digital media (e.g. social media, HTML emails, and website updates) as well as video. Additionally, by working with various stakeholders and over 20 different managers, my role creates brand unification between both the Downtown Seattle and Northgate locations. According to my self-managed production calendar, I have created and designed over 1,000 projects ranging from web banners to posters for the Seattle Athletic Clubs during the last 3 years.
July 2013 - Present Washington, United States

Oregon State University

Multimedia Designer, Associated Students Oregon State University Oregon State University

During my second year on this 4-person team, I was promoted to a senior design role for student government at Oregon State University. Our team was responsible for designing collateral for printed material, apparel, and social media campaigns for government programming and departments such as Human Services Resources Center (HSRC). As part of my last term with ASOSU I became the designer for HSRC. The goal of the HSRC is to provide emergency support for low income students and service to prevent emergency situations. I also took part in team building and leadership development as part of my role with student government. As such, I created over 400+ projects for student government.
June 2011 - June 2012 Oregon, United States

Oregon State University

Graphic Designer, Associated Students Oregon State University Edit Oregon State University - ASOSU

As a junior graphic design student I worked as part of 3-person Public Relations (PR) team for student government. We designed collateral for printed materials, apparel, and social media campaigns for student government programming and departments. Part of my responsibilities entailed going through leadership development. As such, I created over 280+ projects for student government.
September 2010 - June 2011 Oregon, United States

Oregon State University

Graphic Design Intern

I was a member of a team of three working on the Security Awareness Campaign (Be Aware), at Oregon State University Community Networking department. My goal was designing a visual identity system for the Be Aware campaign. I also designed everything from website mock-ups to PowerPoint slides for the campaign.
July 2011 - September 2011 Oregon, United States

Edmonds Community College

Graphic Designer

As a graphic design student I worked as part of the 3-person communications team for student government. I was specifically responsible for designing collateral for print and apparel campaigns for student government programming. A significant part of my responsibilities also included going through leadership development training. Over the 2 years I worked in this role I completed about 800+ projects for student government.
July 2003 - June 2005 Washington, United States

Education

Oregon State University

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Graphic Design

September 2009 - June 2012 Oregon, United States

Edmonds Community College

Associate of Arts Degrees

September 2001 - June 2005 Lynnwood, Washington, United States

University Of Washington

BA - Interdisciplinary Visual Arts

Minor in Disability Studies
October 2005 - June 2008 Washington, United States

Skills

(Drupal, Access Word, Axure RP, Basecamp, Brand Development, Brand Development, Brand Management Web, Brand Management Web, Bridge Indesign, Constantcontact.com, CSS 2.1-3 , Design Typography, Design Typography, Dreamweaver Aftereffects, Excel PowerPoint, Excel PowerPoint, Final Cut Pro, HTML 1-5, Html Emails, Icon Design, Illustrator, Joomla!) Acrobat, Keynote , Lightroom, Manipulation Pre-press Production, Manipulation Pre-press Production, Motion Graphics , Motion Graphics , Omni-Graffle, OS .ASP, Outlook, Outlook, Page Layout Digital, Page Layout Digital, Photography Vector Graphics, Photography Vector Graphics, Photoshop, Pro 6.5, SharePoint, User Interface, Videography Information Graphic, Web CMS:, Windows Mac, Wire Framing Photo, WordPress, Yammer Skype,