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Russell Beaver

Graphic Design & Art Direction

Chicago, IL, USA
312.770.0428
Versatile, not only as a confident graphic designer and art director but as a dedicated hands-on problem solver. Willing to try anything once and possessing enough of a sense of humor to keep trying until it is done right.
Experience
USA
2005Present
Freelance Graphic Designer / Art Director
Chicago, IL, USA
Mar 2015Present
Freelance Art Director
Discover Interactive
Chicago, IL, USA
Oct 2014Mar 2015
Freelance Senior Graphic Designer
Chicago, IL, USA
Jan 2014Jan 2015
Freelance Graphic Designer / Art Director
Mossy Oak Pursuit Energy
Chicago, IL, USA
Oct 2013Jun 2014
Freelance Graphic Designer
Citi, Craftsman, Dish, Michelob, Reynolds, Terminix
Chicago, IL, USA
Apr 2013Jun 2013
Freelance Senior Graphic Designer
Sprint, eBay
Chicago, IL, USA
Dec 2012Jun 2013
Freelance Graphic Designer / Art Director
Animal Planet, Campbell's, Con Agra, Cracker Barrel, Eckrich, John Morrell Food Group, Nathan's, Patrick Cudahy, Wawa, Whole Mega
Chicago, IL, USA
Apr 2013Jul 2013
Senior Graphic Designer
Crushers Club - Volunteered to help rebrand a successful organization that is helping Englewood youths get off streets by giving them a chance to redirect their lives through boxing. crushersclub.org
Chicago, IL, USA
Sep 2012Oct 2012
Freelance Print Production Artist
Glade, Raid
Chicago, IL, USA
Apr 2011Aug 2012
Creative Media Artist
Altoids, Art Institute of Chicago, Bayer, Flintstone's Vitamins, Glade, Lay's, Illinois Lottery, Off, Quaker, Raid, Wrigley
Chicago, IL, USA
Aug 2010Apr 2011
Freelance Graphic Designer
Promotional print and web designs for the Ultimate Kids’ Creative Art Studio!
Chicago, IL, USA
Mar 2008Jan 2009
Graphic Designer
(Now Forbes Travel Guide)
Chicago, IL, USA
Jun 2007Aug 2007
Graphic Design Intern
(Now Cannon Design)
Madison Heights, MI, USA
May 2005Sep 2005
Graphic Design Intern
Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GM, JEEP, Detroit Tigers
Education
Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Jan 2002May 2007
Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design
Awards
May 2000
Annual Portfolio Award
May 2006
Design for NEOCON in Contract Magazine Spread
Jul 2007
Kendall Alumni DVD Cover Design