Resume

Ryan Burdzinski

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Objective

Seeking a position where I can contribute my advanced skills in graphic design as well as my creativity to produce unique and quality marketing products.


Summary of Qualifications

  • 7 years professional experience in the field of graphic design
  • Possess extensive knowledge of design elements like color and composition
  • Ability to present ideas in an effective manner
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to solve complicated problems
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Possess good organizational and management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of photo editing/manipulation
  • Fully trained in high production digital printing

Related Computer Skills

Both Mac and PC ready.  Proficient in Adobe Design Suite CC.
Photoshop, InDesign Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, WordPress, Microsoft Office, Audacity, Command Workstation


Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Kent State University – Kent, OH – 2006

Certificate of Completion
Artist as Entrepreneur Institute
COSE Arts Network, Cleveland, OH

Certificate of Completion
Web Design with Adobe CS5
Cuyahoga Valley Career Center, Brecksville, OH

Additional Training / Workshops

Kent Blossom Art Workshops 
Kent State University- Kent, OH
Summers of 2003 & 2004


Employment

Freelance Graphic Designer / Founder
GeekHouse Studios LLC –  Brunswick, OH
2010- Present
Creating stunning visuals, for both print and web media.
Specializing in logo design, brand identities and web graphics.  As CEO, I oversee company operations to insure production efficiency, quality, service, and cost-effective management of resources.

Lead Graphic Designer
KHM Travel Group – Brunswick, OH

March 2009- July 2013
Concept and design of both print and web media, as well as branding the several facets of our Travel Host Agency. Newspaper/ magazine advertising, lead layout and design of The Compass Travel Agent Magazine.  Design and management of several websites, HTML emails, etc.

Junior Creative
Broadvox Distribution, LLC – Cleveland, OH
Dec 2007- Jan 2008
Advertisement development & design (web and print), cover design, technical diagrams, web design, audio editing, cartoon art, development & coloring.


Awards Received

3rd Place Overall
Noenga Global Art Competition
June 2008

Silver Key
Ohio Governor’s Youth Art Competition
1998


References available upon request