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Cole W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 3, 2014

Cole W.

Honest and transparent graphic designer
   United States
  |   Aliso Viejo, CA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $33

I decided to complete my education in London at American Intercontinental University receiving a BFA (Honors) for the United States and a BA (Honors First Class) for the United Kingdom in Visual Communication. London was a strategic step to try to further develop my competence as a graphic designer and overall thinker. My desire to succeed in any undertaking that presents itself fuels my ambition to become a well rounded designer.

A minimalist by nature, I try to find the balance between being impactful but delicate in the execution of my...

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Logo Design
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Employment

Freelance
Designer
2006 - Present
ALPINESTARS ELECTRIC VISUAL GOTCHA HOBIE NIKE O'NEILL CANADA QUIKSILVER PERFORMANCE REDSAND WALMART Designed multiple tee shirt graphics Designed boardshorts and garments conceived and designed...
Cabral/B.Unique/Jib Hunt
Graphic Designer
2008 - 2009
Designed seasonal catalogs, look books, promotional items, tees
Blackhart Brotherhood
Garment/Graphic Designer
2006 - 2008
Designed multiple men’s categories including tops, bottoms, hats, and outerwear Executed and maintained detailed tech packs for overseas factories Conceptualized patterns for all categories...
Ocean Pacific
Wovens Designer
2006 - 2006
Designed the Fall ’07 wovens Researched trends to provide innovative design Attended fit meetings Developed trim pack; layout and finishing techniques Conceived original yarn dye and print...
Rusty Surfboards and Apparel
Tops Designer
2004 - 2006
Designed knits, wovens, fleece, and jackets Researched trends to provide innovative design Attended fit meetings Approved strike offs from pre sales samples through production Created seasonal...
Melmarc Screen Printers
Production/Art Department
2004 - 2004
Gained extensive knowledge of screen printing process and techniques Guided a small team in getting paperwork to production floor in a timely manner Designed the men¿s and women¿s Union Bay...
O’neill Sportswear
Design Assistant
2001 - 2003
Assisted multiple designers in garment development process Distributed detailed tech packs to overseas factories in a timely manner Communicated with overseas factories on a daily basis to ensure...
Suburban Clothing
DesignAassistant
1999 - 2001
Assisted one designer in garment development process Distributed detailed tech packs to overseas factories in a timely manner Communicated with overseas factories on a daily basis to ensure proper...

Education

American Intercontinental University
BFA (Hons) Visual Communication
2011 - 2013
Orange Coast College
Associate of Arts
1997 - 1999
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