Byron Cooke byroncooke.net email@example.com Visual Designer 202.704.1443 OVERVIEW Education A native Washingtonian, Byron Cooke is a multidisciplinary creative who George Mason University specializes in visual design, both print and digital. My creative foundation is rooted in minimalism and simplicity, seeking to not only please aesthetically, 2006 - 2008, FAIRFAX, VA but functionally as well. When not in front of a computer crafting away, I can be found traveling to a new city to photograph, seeking inspiration in art B.A in Art & Visual Technology galleries, or sketching architectural concepts. THE ART INSTITUTE OF WASHINGTON Work Experience 2003 - 2005, ARLINGTON, VA A.A in GRAPHIC DESIGN The Creative Group / Freelance Designer NATIONAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY MAR 2016 - PRESENT, WASHINGTON, DC 1999 - 2003, FT. WASHINGTON, MD Works in various senior design roles utilizing both digital and print skills. Companies/Agencies include: Bluemercury, Scoop News Group, Gartner, HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA Huge, Georgetown University, GMMB, Deliver Strategies, 360 Live Media, Eastern Research Group, and the American Coatings Association. CAPABILITIES Marriott / Experience Designer AUGUST 2019 - OCTOBER 2019, BETHESDA, MD GRAPHIC DESIGN • BRANDING • EDITORIAL • PACKAGING • Worked collaboratively with the User-centered design team to help develop WEB DESIGN • UI/UX DESIGN • ILLuSTRATION • and conceptualize a comprehensive design strategy for the company’s new rewards initiative, Marriott Bonvoy. Produced high quality UX design solutions PHOTOGRAPHY • VIDEOGRAPHY • MOTION GRAPHICS through wireframes, visual and graphic designs, flow diagrams, storyboards, site maps, and prototypes. Designined UI elements and tools such as navigation menus, search boxes, tabs, and widgets for digital assets. Skills APCO Worldwide / Global Marketing Designer FEB 2015 - MAR 2016, WASHINGTON, DC Photoshop • Illustrator • InDesign • Sketch • XD • Creative lead for global marketing and new business development initiatives. Premiere • After Effects • Final Cut • HTML/CSS • Developed client deliverables such as: web design, social media graphics, Webflow • Wordpress • DRUPAL • PowerPoint • infographics, banners, presentations, posters, and other key visuals both digital and print. Contributed to the expansion of the firm’s digital capabilities, Keynote • Lightroom • Dreamweaver • INVISION e.g. assisting the team in identifying new digital trends and developing required skillsets and offerings. SevenTwenty Strategies / Graphic Designer JUNE 2014 - DECEMBER 2014, WASHINGTON, DC Worked collaboratively with other designers in developing a range of branded materials, including but not limited to: advertising, brochures, promotional flyers, posters, infographics, digital display ads, e-marketing, social media, websites (Wordpress), event displays, signage and direct mail.