William Cook

Graphic Designer / Consulting

San Diego, CA, USA
• Logo and Branding
• Typography
• Color Correction
• Infographics
• Photo / Image Correction
• Social Media Integration
• Email Campaigns
• Technical Illustrations
• Restaurant Menus
• Postcards

Work Experience

Chuze Fitness

Graphic Designer

• Print + web production work (i.e., manuals, sales sheets, digital banner ads)
• Typography
• Color Management
• Billboard design
• Exterior window clings
• Image archive organization
• Creating icons/badges
• Maintained lean + corporate design aesthetic using the branding guide
• Demonstrated proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator + InDesign
November 2018 - February 2019 California, United States

Creative Circle

Graphic Designer

Print + web production work (i.e., catalogs, brochures, sales sheets, digital banner ads) using Photoshop, Illustrator + InDesign
February 2017 - California, United States

Tpub Comics

Art Director / Illustrator

Graphic Novel Series “Man of Medan”
This story (based on truth) takes place on a Dutch cargo ship in the 1940s. The ship went missing and was discovered sunk with the entire crew dead. Scary huh? Terry Mayo wrote the story and I did all the art:

• Roughs and character design
• Pencils
• Inks
• Letters and editing
• Layout and page/panel design
• Cover (2 variants)
• Prepress
• Signings and Promotion
• San Diego Comic-Con “Creative Connection All-Stars” Panel 2018
October 2015 - July 2018 California, United States

Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp

Graphic Designer

Duties include:
• Magazine and newspaper ad design
• POP and In-store signage
• Packaging
• Photography shoot direction including food styling and digital image correction
• Infographics
June 2014 - November 2014 San Diego, California, United States

Zoovy Inc.

Web Designer / Project Manager

Duties include:
• Ecommerce store and responsive design for mobile devices using Adobe Creative Suite
• Acted as liaison between clients and developers throughout the design and build process to ensure projects were completed and tested correctly
• HTML and CSS editing
• Logo and Branding
• Typography
• Color Correction
• Live testing and problem solving
• Store updates and maintenance
May 2007 - May 2013 California, United States

Forester Media Inc.

Graphic Designer

• Magazine Story Layout Design
• Ad Design
• Image / Photo Correction
• Digital Prepress
April 2006 - May 2007 California, United States

MK Diamond Products, Inc.

Sr. Graphic Designer

• Sell Sheet Design & Layout
• Magazine Ad Design
• Corporate Identity / Logo Design
• Image / Photo Correction
• Package Design
• POP Design and Development
• Line Art Illustration
• Image Archiving / File Organization
• Digital Prepress
October 2002 - April 2006 California, United States

Transcontinental Publishing

Graphic Designer

• Ideation / Client Consultation
• Corporate Identity / Logo Design
• Image / Photo Correction
• Cover Design (magazine)
• Magazine Design & Layout
• Brochure Design & Layout
• Feature Story Design & Layout
• Spread & Text Editing
• Digital Prepress
• Press Checking
January 2001 - July 2002 Arizona, United States

Education

San Diego State University

Illustration #343
Workshop focused on draftsmanship, concept, and design. Emphasis was placed on communicating ideas while developing personal expression.
May 2017
2016 - 2017 California, United States

Collins College

Bachelor of Arts

Visual Communication
May 1999 - July 2002 Tempe, Arizona, United States

Skills

Adobe, Cartooning , Comics, Creative Suite, Illustration, Indesign, Layout, Photo Editing, Photography, Photoshop, Print, WE,