Rod Thompson

Senior Graphic Designer

Memphis, TN, USA

Work Experience

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Graphic Designer

My job at St. jude was a contract designer. I created newsletters, brochures and posters for the hospital. I also helped create an interactive children's book based on using iOS. Lastly, I was part of a team that created a new donor wall.
December 2013 - February 2014 Memphis, Tennessee, United States

RTI Creative

Freelance Designer

January 2001 - Present Memphis, Tennessee, United States

O'Ryan Group

Senior Graphic Designer

My responsibilities include creating retail graphic solutions for customers, designing layouts for environmental and exterior signs and developing concepts to rebrand customer's identities.
February 2014 - Present Tennessee, United States


Murray State University

B.S. in Art

Emphasis was Graphic Design
June 1997 - May 2001 Murray, Kentucky, United States

University Of Memphis

Bachelor of Fine Arts

January 2013 - May 2014 Tennessee, United States

Academy Of Art University (AAU)

M.F.A. in Graphic Design

August 2014 - May 2015 California, United States

Southern New Hampshire University

MS in Sports Mnagement

March 2016 - Present Manchester, New Hampshire, United States


English (Native),
Spanish (Beginner),


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Brand Strategy, Branding, CSS, Dreamweaver, HTML5, Identity Creation, Logo Design, Microsoft Office, Photography, Sports Design, Sports Identity Design, Sports Logo Creation,


American institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA)
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
National Football Foundation