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Lurian Bristow

Graphic Design, Illustration, Production Art

Work History

Freelance Illustration and Design

2009 – Current

Worked with clients and independently to create character art, illustrations and graphic design assets such as posters, album covers, and web icons for various projects. Kept tight deadlines in order to manage multiple projects at once. Made and promoted original pieces to be sold as apparel and prints in an online store. Produced, edited and published a collaborative digital art magazine. Designed, produced and mailed prints for a monthly art subscription service ran through Patreon in 2014.

Lead Production Artist at Diecutstickers.com

April 2015 – Current

Color corrected and formatted artwork for large format printing. Created illustrations and designs for clients. Collaborated with marketing team to create new designs and products for social media, office and online stores while maintaining brand identity. Turned rough concepts into finished products. Created new templates, filled out and organized work order forms for production. Trained and instructed art department staff members. Managed time and resources to ensure each project reached production by its deadline. Advised sales team on scheduling and production process.

Graphic Designer at Kusak Cut Glass Works

August 2010 – October 2013

Updated computer graphic files and archive. Designed aesthetically-pleasing advertisements, tradeshow banners and gift bags that complimented the products. Edited and updated company website. Collaborated with clients to ensure style consistency. Trained new members of design staff. Proofread labels and sales materials prior to printing. Worked closely with production staff to understand limitations of equipment and adjust artwork to meet the required standards.

Administrative Assistant at Advanced Mortgage

April 2009 – December 2009

Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls. Managed office file organization and database upkeep. Updated online advertisements, listings and social media postings.

Education

Associate of Arts

2009 – South Seattle College 

Graduated with a 3.8 with a focus in Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts

Simultaneously earned College and High School credits through the Running Start Program

Skills

Experienced with creating vector and raster images using Adobe CC and graphics tablets. Detail oriented and diverse.

Adobe InDesign

Microsoft Office

HTML5 & CSS

ZBrush

Adobe Flash

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

High School Diploma

2009 – Evergreen High School

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