Eric Jackson

Senior Graphic Designer

I am a nationally recognized Creative Director / Senior Designer living and working in the Nashville area. Skilled in developing high-impact marketing materials, brand identities and multimedia designs. I have over 16 years experience with agencies, businesses and organizations around the country as a creative thinker and doer. I am known for taking a hands-on approach in directing artists, collaborating with clients, and bringing creative concepts to life. Your brand story is written by the experiences of those who touch it, so it’s vital that you’re there at the right time with the right message. That’s where I can help.

Work Experience

Senior Graphic Designer

Creative lead in research, vision, conceptualization, and design for implementation. Branding and identity design, web development and user interface experience design, and print design that all appeal to in-house ministries, and both physical and virtual audiences. Creative direction and implementation of promotional materials, email campaigns, direct marketing campaigns, television commercials and pitch concepts the ministry and for clients such as Joseph W. Walker, III Ministries and the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship International and Mt. Zion’s globally marketed RESET campaign.
May 2006 - Present Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Web Specialist

Rebranded and developed the MTSU web presence for the university, all colleges and departments. Managed optical test scoring services. Produced instructional classroom exercises, collaborated with IT Specialist & Sr. Systems Analysts on various projects. Provided tech support for students, faculty and staff.

- Teaching Experience - (Graphic & web development application instructor for students and staff)

- Typography & Design w/ Photoshop
- Maintaining Websites
- Adobe Dreamweaver
- Drawing & Logo Development
- Adobe Illustrator
- Design I
- Photoshop for Beginners
- Design II
- Intermediate Photoshop Users
- Design Practices
September 2003 - April 2006 Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States

Assoc. Graphic Designer

Conceptualized and executed design work, receiving and incorporating client feedback, maintaining consistency across media in integrated campaigns, collaborating with copywriters and other creative team members to maintain creative standards. Worked closely with marketing department contacts and print vendors to maximize efficiency and cut costs. Developed a solid reputation for doing whatever it takes to deliver superior design concepts to all clients.
March 2000 - January 2003 Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Education

Middle Tennessee State University

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Major: Graphic Design
Minor: Illustration
September 1994 - December 1998 Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States

Full Sail University

Master of Fine Arts in Media Design

November 2013 - November 2014 Winter Park, Florida, United States