Reginald Pulliam \ Graphic Designer \ Art Director
Visual solutions guru and aficionado of the creative process with the vital depth of experience, education, critical thinking skills and natural curiosity needed to bring an informed design perspective to client projects.
I am Mac-based but comfortable on PCs. Fluent in OS X, Adobe Creative Suite, QuarkXpress and various web site building tools. I hand-code HTML and CSS.
BFA Graphic Design
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1992
On and off again member of the American Institute for Graphic Arts (AIGA)
January 2008 – Present
Currently working as a freelance web designer on a short-term contract. Duties include front-end web development, html prototyping and production, and some basic flash work.
full-service design firm
November 2005 – December 2007
Associate Creative Director – Served as creative lead for several clients including GATX, Trizec Properties, Brunswick, Davis Street Land Co. Designed and produced annual reports, corporate brochures, direct mail pieces as well as microsites and rich email programs. Worked with numerous outside vendors to enhance solutions for clients including printers, photographers, web programmers, copywriters, etc. Provided art direction to junior designers as needed.
Jacobs & Clevenger
direct marketing agency
January 2004 – November 2005
Senior Art Director – Senior art director for both print and web design projects. Clients included the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, Federal Reserve Bank, Household Finance and International Truck.
Freelance Designer/Art Director
print and web
2002 – 2003 and 1998 – 2000
Provided on-site design and production services to several firms for a variety of projects. Also worked from home on various projects print and web.
Red Rover Digital
web design firm
October 2000 – January 2002
Senior Interactive Media Designer – Worked with a team of designers and developers to create small and large-scale web sites; Created pencil concepts, paper prototypes, color comps, rapid prototypes, and design documentation; Provided design direction and guidance for junior designers.
One 2 One
integrated marketing firm
December 1997 – December 1998
Art Director – Designed and produced catalogs, direct mail pieces and advertising campaigns for business-to-business clients; provided technical assistance and skills training to junior designers.
Ambrosi & Associates
b-to-b design firm
May 1995 – December 1997
Graphic Designer – Designed and produced advertising and collateral materials for business-to-business clients. Worked with team of creative directors and copywriters to maintain existing clients as well as develop creative presentations for new business.
catalog design agency
April 1993 – May 1995
Electronic Production Artist – Worked as part of a team that created special advertising promotions for Sears, Sears Card and catalog customers.