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Strategy | Leadership | Performance

I am an experienced and top-performing Graphic Design professional seeking a position within an innovative, growing organization. During my professional career I have developed a unique set of skills that provide me with the ability to make an immediate, positive contribution to an organization. These skills include design of web content, E-newsletters, Logo Design and Sales/Promotional materials design. Furthermore, I am adept at developing and maintaining business/customer relationships.

Throughout my professional career, I have been successful in meeting challenges and achieving goals. I thrive in an collaborative, results-oriented environment.

As a highly motivated, innovative individual, I always strive to exceed organizational goals and expectations. I possess strong communication skills and an attention to detail, which make me effective as the “face” of an organization. I believe that my extensive Graphic Design experience, combined with my unique blend of creative and organizational talents, would provide significant value an organization. Please review my resume (or download it here) and visit my portfolio.

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Portfolio

Thanks for visiting my online portfolio. Below are some of the websites, print work and logos that I have done. Click to jump to: Web Design, Print Design or Logo Design. And be sure to read the testimonials from some of my recent clients.

Web Design

Print Design

Catalog & Book Design

Logo Design

“Jon worked with me on the design of a book cover for Four Seasons of Leadership. Jon's work is excellent, well thought out, attractive to the eye and captures the content of the book as intended." - David L. Neidert Author
“Jon has done several pieces of promotion from posters to 12 page mailers to website design for White River Paintball. He is prompt at getting things done within the time frame needed, and each piece he designs is fresh, creative. The company has also been expanding while he has been helping us in the Marketing area.” - Mariah Nagengast Director of Sales and Marketing, White River Paintball
“Jon is a quick study always seeking business knowledge. His work with I Power and Continental, Inc. was exceptional.” - Todd Rockey VP, Direct Marketing, The Jackson Group
“Jon listened carefully as we tried to articulate our needs. He then asked insightful questions that helped bring out the core issues. Once he completed this process he designed a product that exceeded our expectations! He is incredibly talented and combines that with a real desire to meet the customer's needs.” - Anderson University

Professional Experience

Pianki Design, Owner/Graphic Designer

May 2005 to Present
  • Print Design, Web Design / Development, E-Newsletters, Identity Systems, Logo Design

Continental Inc., Director of Marketing

October 2007 to Present
  • Responsible for all marketing activities, company promo, web development/maintenance/updates/SEO, sales material development, online promotion, presentation development, social media integration, web and print graphics.
  • Increased sales lead generation with Continental Inc. by 37% over a 4 year period
  • Increased Continental Inc. web traffic by 22% over 4 year period
  • Streamlined marketing productivity and increase communications outflow by 43%

White River Paintball, Graphic Designer (Freelance)

January 2009 to Present
  • Print Design, Web Design, Web Development, E-Newsletters, Identity Systems, Logo Design

Solas Ray, Graphic Designer & Marketing Coordinator

March 2010 to Present
  • Responsible for E-Newsletters, press releases, increasing the company’s web presence, social media integration and for creating various presentation materials.
  • Develop and maintain email list database
  • Responsible for the creation of various Marketing Campaigns focusing on specific company products
  • Web Design, Development and Maintenance
  • Ensured that SEO Marketing is conducted with maximum effectiveness utilizing Google Adwords

Ipower Energy Systems LLC, Graphic Designer / Marketing Consultant

October 2007 to April 2011
  • Responsible for E-Newsletters, press releases, increasing the company’s web presence, social media integration and for creating various presentation materials.
  • Develop and maintain email list database
  • Responsible for the creation of various Marketing Campaigns focusing on specific company products
  • Web Design, Development and Maintenance
  • Ensured that SEO Marketing is conducted with maximum effectiveness utilizing Google Adwords

Backyard Broadcasting, Account Executive

September 2006 to October 2007
  • Advertising Sales, Copy Writing, Spot Production/Voicing, Account Management

The Children's Museum of Indianapolis

February 2004 to May 2004
  • Development and design graphic themes appropriate for information delivery in galleries and exhibits, promotional uses and environmental signage

Education

Anderson University

2001 - 2005
  • Bachelor of Arts, Visual Communication Design (Graphic Design)
  • Computer Skills

    • Print Design, Web Design/Development, Wordpress Development, Marketing, Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, jQuery and Wordpress
    • Specialized Training

      • Wordpress Customization; Learned on-site through experience, Lynda.com online training and as a National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) member; Copywriting (newsletters); Learned on-site while working with other copy writers

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"Good design is obvious. Great design is transparent." - Joe Sparano