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Zachary Ruden

AB Marketing

Kalamazoo, MI, USA

Work Experience

DC3

Graphic Designer

July 2013 - Present Brooklyn, New York, United States

Hispanic American Council

Graphic Designer

I am currently creating a new visual identifty for the Hispanic American Council.
January 2013 - Present Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

AB Marketing

Graphic Designer

I design and code for mobile applications, web design and design posters, inforgraphs, business cards, logos, icons, and etc. for companies through AB Marketing. I have worked with the following companies and small businesses: B&R Sales and Licensing, Hapman, Buy Local Live Local, and J & J Paint and Glass, Vibetech, Recipes by Ingredients, Sebewaing Tools, Sewbaing Flow, and Sewbaing Design.
November 2012 - Present Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Western Herald

Graphic Designer

The Western Herald is Western Michigan University's newspaper. I was in charge of all art direction, ad production, and layout.
September 2009 - April 2013 Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Design Center

Intern

An internship through Western Michigan University's Graphic Design program.

Notable Projects consisted of: Friends of the Richmond Center for Visual Arts pamphlet, Team member on Association for Behavior Analysis International 2013 conference, Cover for The Frame Called Ruin (poetry book).
September 2011 - April 2012 Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

Education

Western Michigan University

Bachelor in Art History

September 2007 - April 2013 Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

Western Michigan University

Bachelor in Spanish

September 2007 - April 2013 Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

Western Michigan University

Bachelor in Graphic Design

September 2007 - April 2013 Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

Languages

English (Native),
Spanish (Conversational),

Awards

Western Michigan University

WMU Scholar Award

2013

Western Michigan University Spanish Department

Premio Alfonso X El Sabio

2013

Western Michigan University

Charles E. Meyer Award in Art History

2012

Western Michigan University

Frostic School of Art Freshman Scholarship

2007

Skills

Actionscript 3.0, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Muse, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, Digital Photography, Garageband, HTML, JavaScript, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Word, MySQL, PHP,