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PHILIP TRAVISANO | Sr. Graphic Designer

SKILLS:

  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat
  • Experience with Dreamweaver, Flash, PowerPoint
  • Photo-retouching, electronic illustration, typography, layout, traditional drawing
  • Managing and executing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Copywriting for print ads and product packaging

EMPLOYMENT:

Monster Cable Products, Inc., Brisbane, CA (February 2011–present)
Sr. Graphic Designer

  • Design packaging, point of purchase, and other printed materials for consumer electronics products
  • Oversee artwork done for multiple categories including HDMI cables, surge protectors, and musical equipment
  • Manage and art direct projects assigned to up to five production artist and designers simultaneously
  • Design specialty print pieces such as event banners, signage, flyers and email invites
  • Supply graphics for internal web designers and video artists

University Games Corporation, San Francisco, CA (February 2008–February 2011)
Sr. Graphic Designer/Art Dept. Manager

  • Designed printed packaging and game components for traditional board games, puzzles, and toys
  • Designed original logos, sell sheets, posters, trade show signage, and retail store displays
  • Quick, accurate, detailed production work for electronic print files in all relevant Adobe applications
  • Worked with product managers to invent and contribute to original game concepts and unique product features
  • Guided and mentored other designers aesthetically and technically
  • Interviewed and hired contract and staff graphic designers
  • Managed all designers and daily functions of the art department

Twofish, Inc., Redwood City, CA (August 2007–February 2008)
Contract Graphic Designer

  • Designed icons, logos, and graphics for multiplayer online game and accompanying web site

Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., Redwood City, CA (January 2003–June 2007)
Graphic Designer

  • Designed video game packaging, manuals, sell sheets, posters, trade show signage, and retail store displays
  • Conceived of, designed, and directed the production of multi-item product launch kits
  • Designed Flash banner ads for external company web site
  • Designed templates and support graphics for PowerPoint presentations

Ubisoft Entertainment, San Francisco, CA (August 2002–November 2002)
Contract Graphic Designer

  • Designed video game packaging, manuals, sell sheets, and retail store displays
  • Designed support graphics for PowerPoint presentations

DIVA Systems Corporation, Redwood City, CA (March 1997–May 2002)
Graphic Designer

  • Designed user-interface graphics for the first video-on-demand cable TV service
  • Designed original logos, icons, and other graphic elements for use in video, web, and print
  • Managed production of thousands of movie information screens from start to finish
  • Designed print promotional materials such as program guides, signage, and ads
  • Designed look and feel of internal and external web sites
  • Provided copywriting and editing assistance for consumer promotions

Adecco, San Francisco, CA (September 1995–March 1997)
Contract Graphic Artist

  • Temp work for corporations including Galoob Toys, Jamison Cawdrey Advertising, Bechtel Group, Inc.

IVN Entertainment, Inc., San Ramon, CA (May 1995–September 1995)
Contract Graphic Artist

Michael Friedman Publishing Group, New York, NY (May 1991–February 1995)
Staff Paste-Up Artist

EDUCATION:
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree

POINT OF INTEREST:
Author, designer, and self-publisher of the novel AND TRAIL MIX RAINED FROM THE SKY: A young man's ordeal with coincidence and miracles

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