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About

As a creative, Paul has a keen interest in every form of aesthetics and is multi-disciplined in various forms of art, including photography, watercolor painting, traditional and hyper-realism art. Paul graduated from CSUS in Graphic Design and has since worked at a number of leading design agencies in Sacramento, producing award-winning work. Paul combines his expertise, experience and knowledge in art and design to deliver innovative ideas that work across various mediums and platforms.

Paul enjoys eating raspberries and spending time with his family and friends. When he isn‘t globe-trotting, he is often found with a camera around his neck taking photos of plants and bugs in the yard.




 

Experience

Work  |  Education  |  Awards

Pakaged Studio

[ 2014 - Current ]

Creative Director / Graphic Designer - Sacramento, CA

Worked directly with clients and assisted them with ideas from concept development to final execution. Designed materials including flyers, posters, programs, logos, business cards, invitations, advertisements, websites, promotional materials, social media design for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Researched visual and verbal data, managed photo shoots, proofread copy for accuracy, worked with vendors and printers, delivered files and proofs, prepped files for print, created mock ups and worked on projects with tight deadlines.

Paul Le Designs

[ 2007 - Current ]

Freelance Graphic Designer / Photographer / Illustrator - Sacramento, CA
Worked directly with clients and assisted them with ideas from concept development to final execution. Designed materials including posters, rack cards, maps, programs, tickets, logos, business cards, invitations, advertisements, websites, and packaging. Researched visual and verbal data, managed photo shoots, proofread copy for accuracy, worked with vendors and printers, delivered files and proofs, prepped files for print, created mock ups and worked on projects with tight deadlines.

GEI Consultants

[ 2014 - 2015 ]

Graphic Designer - Sacramento, CA
Worked with the supervisor of GEI's data management team and various civil engineers to design the aesthetics for websites and mobile apps for geospatial data management, spatial analysis, web-based GIS applications and website maintenance. Designed icons, header images, and technical drawings for the company website and proposals.

Honey Agency

[ 2011 - 2014 ]

Graphic Designer - Sacramento, CA

Worked independently on multiple projects daily, as well as collaborating with a team consisting of a Creative Director, Graphic Designers, Project Managers, and Web Developers. Worked closely with clients in created designs from a variety of print and web projects including responsive websites for desktop, tablet and mobile devices, social media design, environmental design, corporate identities, logos, letterheads, business cards, posters, rack cards, programs, newsletters, brochures, annual reports, invitations, print ads, powerpoint presentations, banners, web banners, packaging, and billboards.

Sol Design Group

[ 2009 - 2011 ]

Creative/Studio Director & Graphic Designer - Sacramento, CA

Worked with clients to create a large variety of print and web projects including corporate identities, logos, letterheads, business cards, posters, rack cards, programs, newsletters, brochures, annual reports, invitations, print ads, powerpoint presentations, websites, banners, packaging, and billboards. Worked from concept to final production with vendors and art directors and juggled many projects at once with tight deadlines.


Other responsibilities: processed billing and invoices daily, scheduled meetings with clients, researched visual and verbal data, developed multiple concepts, communicated directly with print shops, compared print quotes for most cost-effective printing, prepped files for print and web, created mock ups and mood boards, managed photoshoots and utilized own photography and original artwork in various projects.

Want to learn more? Contact me for more info about my experience.

 

Education

My Experience

[ 2005 - 2009 ]

California State University, Sacramento

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN GRAPHIC DESIGN

COURSEWORK:

Web Design, Typography, Design Research, Usability, Testing, Print Production, Concept Development, Information Architectures, Campaign Design, Editorial Design, Interactive Design, Motion Graphics, Corporate Identity Design

PROFICIENCY:
Mac OSX & Windows, Drawing & Painting, Adobe Photoshop CC, Adobe InDesign CC, Adobe Illustrator CC, Adobe InDesign CC, Adobe Acrobat, Calligraphy, Adobe Acrobat, Asana, InVision, Dropbox, Photography, Social Media

 

Awards

List of Awards

Fred Wade Scholarship, CA State Fair Double Gold Award, Gold and Silver ADDY Awards

 
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