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Brian Masionis | Elance
 
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Brian Masionis

Innovative, global-centric design.
   United States
  |   Chicago, IL

Overview

I am an award-winning, multilingual graphic designer who received his BFA from Columbia College Chicago. I am extremely skilled in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro), and Microsoft PowerPoint. I am also skilled in typography, layout design, photography, logo design, branding, package design, print production and pre-press.

I am a native speaker of American English, but I am also multilingual. I can speak several languages, including Spanish, French, Japanese and Lithuanian. My language skills can be...

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Portfolio

This is an infographic which is intended to serve as a graphical representation of my...
This was a package redesign I made in my spare time of a DVD set in my own collection....
This was a package redesign I made in my spare time of a DVD set in my own collection....
This was a package redesign I made in my spare time of a DVD set in my own collection....
This was a package redesign I made in my spare time of a DVD set in my own collection....
This was a package redesign I made in my spare time of a DVD set in my own collection....
This was a package redesign I made in my spare time of a DVD set in my own collection....
This was a package redesign I made in my spare time of a DVD set in my own collection....
This was a package redesign I made in my spare time of a DVD set in my own collection....
This was a flyer design I created while I was interning at the Streeterville Chamber of...
This was a gig poster I designed for the rock band The Ways & Means. In order to...
Here is another gig poster I designed for the rock band The Ways & Means. This gig...
This is another flyer design I made for the Streeterville Chamber of Commerce. This...
This was a flyer I designed for the Accidental Shakespeare Company for their Hurley...
This was a flyer I designed for Church Of Our Saviour's Fall Festival. The font I used...
While I was still a student at Columbia College Chicago, I designed this poster for a...
This was another flyer design I did for the Streeterville Chamber of Commerce. The...
This is a book layout I designed. I gave this book layout a rather Victorian-inspired...
This is a book layout I designed. I gave this book layout a rather Victorian-inspired...
This is a book layout I designed. I gave this book layout a rather Victorian-inspired...
This is a book layout I designed. I gave this book layout a rather Victorian-inspired...
This is a book layout I designed. I gave this book layout a rather Victorian-inspired...
This was an image for an email blast that I designed for the Neiman Marcus store on...
This was a pamphlet that I designed to promote a fictitious toy called the SushiBot...
This pamphlet was designed with Adobe InDesign. This pamphlet primarily educates its...

Skills (10)

Tested
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint
Posters
Brochures
Packaging Design
Web Design

Service Description

With my extensive knowledge and expertise in Adobe Creative Suite and print design, I can design a wide array of print design pieces such as posters, flyers, brochures, pamphlets, presentational materials, book layouts, magazine layouts, infographics, PowerPoint presentations, logos, branding systems, and stationery (letterheads, envelopes, business cards, etc.). I can produce print designs that are fresh, captivating, cutting-edge and easy to read. I can create pieces to suit all styles and all tastes.

My list of clients include Neiman Marcus on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, the rock band Wilde Violet, The Accidental Shakespeare Company, and Church of Our Saviour Episcopal Church.

I look forward to working with you and helping your business or organization communicate its message to your clients and potential customers.

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Employment

Brian Masionis - Graphic Designer
Freelance Graphic Designer
2012 - Present
I designed a logo and a business card for James Payton, an professional MC who recently hosted a benefit in honor of Jonny Immeran, who founded the cancer support foundation Immerman's Angels. In...
Streeterville Chamber of Commerce
Graphic Design Intern
2012 - 2013
I created flyers, banners, and signage for the Chamber's events, including the Summer Breeze Soireé, the Evening of Networking, Business After Dark, and the Holiday Soireé. I also designed a...
Columbia College Chicago
Graphic Design Student
2009 - 2012
I received my Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Columbia College Chicago with a major in Graphic Design in May 2012. I returned to school after leaving due to financial difficulties. Coming back to...
Carson Pirie Scott
Sales Associate
2008 - 2008
Sold merchandise in Men's Apparel Department Improved service to customers by answering questions in person and over the phone and processing credit applications Occasionally assisted Loss...
National City Bank
Customer Service Representative/Teller
2006 - 2007
Responsible for balancing cash drawer and processing financial transactions Increased branch business by informing customers about various financial instruments Assisted customers with issues...
TCF Bank
Sales Associate/Teller
2005 - 2006
Processed various financial transactions Assisted supervisor in preparing cash shipments to Federal Reserve Bank Increased branch business by opening accounts and advertising services Earned awards...
Dillards
Sales Associate
2004 - 2004
Worked in Men's Apparel Department Assisted customers with purchasing suggestions Earned daily Top 10 sales recognition on numerous occasions for one* of the 10 highest sales figures in a given...
Carson Pirie Scott
Sales Associate
2000 - 2004
Sold merchandise in Men's Apparel Department Improved service to customers by answering questions in person and over the phone and processing credit applications Occasionally assisted Loss...
JC Penney
Sales Associate
1998 - 2000
Worked In Young Men's and Men's Apparel Departments Improved customer service by answering inquiries over the phone and in person Received 1999 Customer Service All-Stars pin Placed catalogue...
Fellows Placement
Contract employee
1998 - 1998
Worked for various client companies as a temp in Chicago, such as Xerox, Dade-Behring International and Yaskawa Electric America Performed clerical and customer service duties, including...
Maritz Marketing Research
Telephone Interviewer
1996 - 1997
Worked at Maritz Marketing Research part-time while away at college. Conducted telephone surveys on behalf of client companies such as Ameritech.

Education

College of Lake County
Associate of Arts AA
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Whitney Young Magnet High School
High School Diploma
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Columbia College Chicago
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.)
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