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Monrovia, CA 91016
USA

The following is a small sample of projects I've designed or otherwise had a direct hand in creating. It is by no means comprehensive, but hopefully gives you an insight into the various types of projects I've been given and some of the design problems I've solved for. If you like something, feel free to say so.

Resume

Jeff Schmidt
Art Director / Sr. Graphic Designer
626.319.1156 

jeff@digitalschmidt.com
www.digitalschmidt.com


:: EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

March 2008 - Present
LegalZoom.com, Inc.
Los Angeles, CA
Type of Business: Legal Services
Position: Art Director
  • Performs lead role in the design and production of print, identity, packaging, multimedia, web design, email/newsletter, and landing page design & online advertising
  • Manages video catalogue and edits video for web distribution
  • Manages and directs graphic designers and coordinates projects with stakeholders & executives
  • Contributes to strategy & brand direction and coordinates with agency representatives
  • Manages vendors & contract designers
  • Attends press checks and coordinates print/packaging projects with outside vendors
  • Designs user interfaces for web applications utilizing UI/UX best practices
 
April 2006 - March 2008
Ralph Edwards Productions
Hollywood, CA
Type of Business: Television & Film Production, Cause Marketing
Position: Sr. Graphic Designer
  • Designed and produced creative supporting marketing, television & film production and business development
  • Performed lead role in design and development direction of websites, print advertising campaigns, signage & event collateral
  • Managed freelancers, contract employees and outside vendors 
 
March 2002 - April 2006
WorkflowOne / The Relizon Co. 
Brea, CA
Type of Business: Commercial Printing, Document Management & Fulfillment
Position: Graphic Designer
  • Provided consultation and design of business collateral and forms for Healthcare Division utilizing corporate graphic identity standards and practices.
  • Attended press checks and coordinated projects with outside vendors
 
March 1999 - March 2002
Full Moon Interactive / L.A. Interactive
Los Angeles, CA
Type of Business: Internet Architect
Position: Designer/Art Director
  • Lead art direction, design and production of websites and online advertising for Fortune 500 companies and Internet start-ups.
 
 
:: EDUCATION
 
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, CA
BA, Art with emphasis in Graphic Design
June 1998 
 
 
:: SKILLS / SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE 
 
Strong working knowledge of the following software/technologies:
Macintosh OSX, Microsoft Windows (All Versions), Adobe Photoshop, Adobe ImageReady, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Quark Xpress, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Netscape Navigator, Outlook Express, Macromedia Flash, Macromedia Freehand, Macromedia DreamWeaver, HTML, Javascript, CSS, Blog Implementation, CMS Development & Design.
 
Other potentially useful information:
Strong working knowledge of computer hardware, software & networking (Mac/PC), large format digital printing and inkjet printing, prepress production and commercial offset printing, web and internet technologies. Rapidly decreasing soccer skills, Los Angeles Kings Hockey fan and Los Angeles native.