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Zachary Ruden

AB Marketing

Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Work Experience
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Jul 2013Present
Graphic Designer
Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Jan 2013Present
Hispanic American Council
Graphic Designer
I am currently creating a new visual identifty for the Hispanic American Council.
Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Nov 2012Present
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.
Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Sep 2009Apr 2013
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.
Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Sep 2011Apr 2012
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).
Education
Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Sep 2007Apr 2013
Western Michigan University
Bachelor in Art History
Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Sep 2007Apr 2013
Western Michigan University
Bachelor in Spanish
Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Sep 2007Apr 2013
Western Michigan University
Bachelor in Graphic Design
Languages
 
English (Native), Spanish (Conversational)
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
Awards
2013
Western Michigan University
WMU Scholar Award
2013
Western Michigan University Spanish Department
Premio Alfonso X El Sabio
2012
Western Michigan University
Charles E. Meyer Award in Art History
2007
Western Michigan University
Frostic School of Art Freshman Scholarship