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RESUME

Matt Phoenix

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
SUNY Albany, Albany, NY, 2008

Associates in Digital Media
Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY, 2013

Master of Fine Arts in Media Arts (Unfinished)
Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY, 2013


Design & Digital Skills

Developed concepts and executed visual communications for branding and identity creation including: logos, posters, packaging, brochures, newsletters, magazines, promotional materials, advertising, web design, interface design, animation, illustration, traditional and digital photography.

DIGITAL SKILLS

Adobe Creative Suite CC
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Bridge
Dreamweaver
After Effects
Premiere Pro
Flash

PRODUCTION & OTHER SKILLS

Video and Sound Editing
Logic
Final Cut Pro X
Proficient with Camera and Audio Equipment


Mircosoft Office Suite
Word
Excel
Powerpoint


CODING SKILLS

HTML 5
CSS3
Bootstrap.com

Basic knowledge of
PHP
JavaScript
J–Query

Professional Experience

Graphic Designer
Morris Products, Queensbury, NY, June 2015 – Present
Responsible for packaging design of full catalog of electrical and construction products
Responsible for maintaining brand continuity through all designs
Interacted and effectively communicated with upper management and foreign suppliers on design decisions
Able to meet strict deadlines for production of large scale orders

Graphic Designer/Bartender
Mad Jack Brewery, Schenectady, NY, 2012 - Present
Designed new logo, marketing materials for complete brand overhaul
Managed and edited existing web content as well as created new content as needed

Freelance Graphic Designer

McDonald Family Builders, Schenectady, NY, 2016 - Present
Created logo and responsive interactive website for successful home building company

KJB Ventures, Myrtle Beach, SC, 2015 - Present
Supplied multiple logos and design consulting for different upstart companies

Bunni Crawford Real Estate, Pawleys Island, SC, 2015
Responsible for logo, business cards, and stationary as part of new brand identity for the company

CLT Construction, Clifton Park, NY, 2014
Created logo for local contracting business

References

Mike Mensier, Packaging Design Manager, Morris Products
518.743.0523 mike@morrisproducts.com

Bill McDonald, Proprietor, Mad Jack Brewery/The Van Dyck Lounge
518.348.7999 billymcd34@gmail.com

Jesse Hoy, UI Designer, Jahnel Group
518.631.5923 hoyj072@gmail.com
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Matt Phoenix

518-470-6542
mp377674@gmail.com