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Russell Beaver

Graphic Design & Art Direction

Chicago, IL, USA
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.

Work Experience

Russell Beaver | Design

Freelance Graphic Designer / Art Director

2005 - Present United States

FCB Chicago

Freelance Art Director

Discover Interactive
March 2015 - Present Chicago, Illinois, United States

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

Freelance Senior Graphic Designer

October 2014 - March 2015 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Popskull

Freelance Graphic Designer / Art Director

Mossy Oak Pursuit Energy
January 2014 - January 2015 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Havas Worldwide Chicago

Freelance Graphic Designer

Citi, Craftsman, Dish, Michelob, Reynolds, Terminix
October 2013 - June 2014 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Digitas LBi

Freelance Senior Graphic Designer

Sprint, eBay
April 2013 - June 2013 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Schafer Condon Carter

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
December 2012 - June 2013 Chicago, Illinois, United States

EPIC: Engaging Philanthropy, Inspiring Creatives

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
April 2013 - July 2013 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Ogilvy & Mather

Freelance Print Production Artist

Glade, Raid
September 2012 - October 2012 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Energy BBDO

Creative Media Artist

Altoids, Art Institute of Chicago, Bayer, Flintstone's Vitamins, Glade, Lay's, Illinois Lottery, Off, Quaker, Raid, Wrigley
April 2011 - August 2012 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Make-A-Messterpiece

Freelance Graphic Designer

Promotional print and web designs for the Ultimate Kids’ Creative Art Studio!
August 2010 - April 2011 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Mobil Travel Guide Inc.

Graphic Designer

(Now Forbes Travel Guide)
March 2008 - January 2009 Chicago, Illinois, United States

OWP/P Architects Inc.

Graphic Design Intern

(Now Cannon Design)
June 2007 - August 2007 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Innovative Media

Graphic Design Intern

Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, GM, JEEP, Detroit Tigers
May 2005 - September 2005 Madison Heights, Michigan, United States

Education

Kendall College Of Art And Design

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design

January 2002 - May 2007 Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Awards

Kendall College Of Art & Design

Annual Portfolio Award

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Kendall College Of Art & Design

Design for NEOCON in Contract Magazine Spread

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Kendall College Of Art & Design

Kendall Alumni DVD Cover Design

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