Richard has extensive experience in print and web design, including brand development, corporate identities, websites and long and short form print collateral. He has spent his career developing and refining both brand and corporate identities, web sites, environmental, annual reports and communication collateral for regional, national and multi-national corporations. His wide skill set includes photography, video production and editing, as well as 2D animation for integration into video and web-video motion projects.
K2 (SourceCode Technologies, Inc.) – Redmond, WA 2007 – current
Joined the Creative Marketing Team in Spring of 2007 to help implement a new brand initiative and drive
projects based on their latest generation IT software release. Helped craft message and visual identity of global
corporate brand, product sub-brands, web-site and sales tools. Led key initiatives, such as the creation of a
developer and partner web site that enabled their core community to share ideas and project solutions, and
produced a variety of motion projects and live action videos for trade shows, web-sites and other promotions.
VSA Partners, Inc. – Chicago, IL 2001 – 2006
Moved from seasonal production designer to a full-time creative design position in 2004 working primarily on
the print design team developing and implementing collateral for the multi-national Armonk, NY based IBM
corporation. Helped develop and refine strategic annual based reporting for both their financial and corporate
responsibility divisions. Worked closely with various divisions in developing identities and guidelines for IBM's
Corporate Values program, Global Innovation Program, the IBM Club Program, the Senior Leadership Team, the
Integrated Supply Chain Division, and coordinated with the Interactive team on translating print projects to
web-based experiences for the IBM Annual Report.
Also worked on non-IBM related projects such as Driven from Within, by Michael Jordan, as well as helping on
various projects for VSA clients such as Harley Davidson, Comcast, Genentech, and BP.
Freelance Designer and Production Specialist – Chicago, IL 2001 – 2004
ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE:
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Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Completed Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinematography
Illinios State University, Bloomington IL
Studied for 2 years as a English Literature Major/Film Studies minor before transferring to Columbia's Film and Video Program.