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Samuel Smith | Elance
 
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Samuel Smith

Brand-focused Creative Director
   United States

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

I am a brand-focused visual designer that has expertise in the following areas:

Creative Direction, Art Direction, Corporate Identity Design, Branding, Logo Design, Print, Web, Interactive, Multimedia

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Portfolio

OLIB is a library platform software served up in the UK for multi-tasking, logistics...
http://www.oclc.org
WorldCat, OCLC's flagship product, is the largest bibliographic database in the world....
http://www.oclc.org
Working with the internal Marketing & Design group at OCLC, and Ologie, an outside...
http://www.oclc.org
Designed OCLC cycling jerseys for a race in the Netherlands.
http://www.oclc.org
Designed and produced a set of guidelines for proper usage of the OCLC brand.
http://www.oclc.org
I designed this logo for OCLC's 24/7 reference service, offering a free,...
http://www.oclc.org
I designed this logo for OCLC's new "global-sharing" platform for data.
http://www.oclc.org
This poster represents the speaking event for Joel Templin and Gaby Brink as they...
http://www.cscarts.org
This logo represents a property in the InterContinental suite of Hotels & Resorts...
http://www.degnen.com
This brand identity represents the "parent" brand for a group of uniquely...
http://www.degnen.com
This brand identity falls underneath the Dawson Resources umbrella, as a C-level,...
http://www.degnen.com
Working with the Rotolo family and the design team at Degnen, I developed this logo...
http://www.degnen.com
I designed and developed this Flash-based Web site featuring Degnen Associates and it's...
http://www.degnen.com
I designed this packaging system for InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand...
http://www.degnen.com
Working with fellow designer, Matt Jeffries, designed this animated presentation...
http://www.cscarts.org
Working with a very talented team, I Art Directed this Flash-based Web site featuring...
http://www.cscarts.org
Working for Moorehead Design, developed and produced this poster & postcard set...

Skills (4)

Tested
Corporate Identity Design
Interactive Design
User Experience Design
Production Design

Service Description

I have worked for corporate design agencies as well as in-house design teams for non-profit and a Fortune 100 insurance company. My experience ranges over 12 years since graduating from the Columbus College of Art & Design in 2000.

In 2005, I had the opportunity to attend the following education program as well:

Basics in Design & Typography 2005 (Summer Workshop)
Schule für Gestaltung Basel
Led by Wolfgang Weingart, Dorothea Flury, Peter Olpe & Stephan Primus

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Employment

Nationwide Insurance (via Dedicated Technologies)
Multi-Media Designer, Program Change Enablement
2012 - Present
I am working as the Creative Lead with an internal department at Nationwide Insurance to audit multiple communications tactics across a variety of channels. Project goals are to streamline...
Nationwide Insurance (via Dedicated Technologies)
Visual Designer, User Experience
2011 - 2012
Responsible for the visual design and layout of Web pages and applications, emails, banners and custom landing pages within the various array of Nationwide's internal brands. I interact closely...
OCLC, Inc.
Art Director
2004 - 2010
Served as an Art Director for OCLC, Inc., a non-profit focused on advancing the networking of information through library connectivity. Key projects included aspects of corporate branding, signage,...
Degnen Associates
Designer
2003 - 2004
Gained a thorough understanding of working on international and local branding projects along with occasional signage and interactive experience. Key projects included: • Played an integral part...
Columbus College of Art & Design
Adjunct Instructor
2001 - 2001
Taught a semester course introducing students to the basics of the Macintosh computer and following software: Macromedia Freehand, Adobe Photoshop, Painter and scanning software.
marchFIRST
Interactive Designer
2000 - 2001
This was my first full-time experience working in the interactive field. My focus was primarily on Web site layout and design (both visual and in Flash). Key projects included: • Acted as art...
Moorehead Design
Graphic Designer
2000 - 2000
This was my first job out of college. I received an introduction to corporate branding, print design and production. Key projects included: • Advertising and conceptual design for the Dublin Arts...

Education

Columbus College of Art & Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts-Advertising & Graphic Design
1996 - 2000

Keywords

Creative Direction
Art Direction
Corporate Identity Design
Branding
Logo Design
Print
Web
Interactive
Multimedia
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