About Me

CORYART

 
 

DESIGN RESUME

SUMMARY

A versatile and creative artist with 18 years experience in graphic design.

Strengths include working in a variety of styles, speed of work, an ability

to synthesize ideas into a cohesive presentation, as well as verbal and

written communication skills.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Toysmith

Sumner, WA

Aug. 2012 - present

Graphic Designer:

Package design, product development and trade show display.

Ilium Associates

Bellevue, WA

Jan. 2011 - July 2012

Graphic Designer:

Marketing design including brochure, ad, and catalog layout. Some environmental design.

Accoutrements/Archie McPhee & Co.

Mukilteo, WA

1998 - 2009

Graphic Designer

A full design spectrum including product development (ideas and illustrative specs), package design, illustration, web site design & maintenance (www.mcphee.com), catalog & calendar design (layout and concepts), t-shirts, photography, copy writing.

Matthew Cory Design
Auburn, WA

2000 - present

Graphic Design and Illustration

Freelance work - Posters, cd artwork, stickers, illustrations, logos and two self published children's books (
www.acatnamedegg.com) (www.donarwhalshaveblowholes.com).
Clients include: City Arts Magazine, KEXP 90.3 FM, WINO Magazine, Chop Suey, Tin Hat Bar & Grill, One by One, Penny Dreadfuls Productions

Central Washington University Student Activities
Ellensburg, WA

1992 - 1996

Graphic Designer

Ad layout, brochure design, poster design using both computer-assisted and traditional paste-up methods.

EDUCATION
B.A., Graphic Design, Central Washington University:
7 quarters of drawing, 4 quarters of painting, ceramics and minor in Philosophy.

COMPUTER SKILLS
Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Excel, Basic Web Design

SPECIAL SKILLS
Illustration in a variety of styles, Works quickly on multiple tasks,Musician and songwriter of 15 years, Sense of humor, Plays well with others, Occasional mind reading.

AWARDS & ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
-Time Magazine's 50 coolest sites of 2005 (mcphee.com).
-Best Halloween Catalog Cover 1998
(Archie McPhee), Catalog Age.

OTHER INTERESTS
Family (lovely wife and 3 wee ones), Making Music, Baseball