Daniel Swanick, Art Director/Graphic Designer Résumé

Art Director and Senior Graphic Designer responsible for daily graphic design content for a digital marketing agency. Highly creative and multi-talented with extensive experience in website design, digital marketing, print and OOH advertising. Both a team player and someone capable of working independently. Work closely with clients to create their vision and accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments.

Professional Experience

Art Director / Senior Graphic Designer

April 2015 - Present
Eden Advertising & Interactive • Designing layouts and original art for websites. • Created effective branding for businesses including logo design, colour palette, and stationery. • Collaborated on projects to create layouts and images for written online content. • Collaborated with digital marketing strategist to create marketing ads and campaigns. • Designed window displays, trade show booths, and pull up banners. • Created promotional material and mailing campaigns to generate more leads for clients. • Produced designs for product packaging.

Senior Art Director

September 2010 - April 2015
The Backroom Agency • Created original graphics and layouts for websites. • Put together the layout for monthly digital magazines. • Designed magazine and newspaper ads for clients. • Collaborated and designed several regional OOH campaigns. • Created effective branding for businesses including logo design, colour palette, and stationery.

Freelance Art Director

September 2009 – September 2010
The Backroom Agency • Designing layouts and original art for websites. • Collaborated and designed several regional OOH campaigns.

Junior Art Director

July - October 2008
GWP Brand Engineering • Collaborated on projects to create designs for PPC campaigns. • Produced brand guideline booklets for clients. • Collaborate on headline campaign for international client to generate leads. • Conceived storyboards for TV commercials.

Art Director and Graphic Designer

2002 - Present
Freelance

Education

2002 - 2007
Ontario College of Art & Design AOCAD Diploma, Advertising
2001
Centennial College Certificate, Visual Art Fundamentals

Additional Skills & Interest

• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator • Experienced in video editing and compilation • Knowledgeable in Wordpress • Highly organized, responsive to and respectful of deadlines • Experienced in using graphic art and visuals to increase sales • Skilled in a wide array of artistic styles
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