Graphic Designer in Baltimore MD Resume David Darchicourt
David Darchicourt is a skilled fine artist and illustrator with experience in applied graphics. - Experienced in design concepts for publications, storyboards, displays and corporate identity.
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DAVID M. DARCHICOURT Westminster, MD 21158 410-346-7436 (H) 443-520-2353 (C) email@example.com www.behance.net/ddarchicourt JOB OBJECTIVE- ART DIRECTOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS - Skilled fine artist and illustrator with experience in applied graphics. - Experienced in design concepts for publications, storyboards, displays and corporate identity. - Skilled in print preparation and production. - Experienced in leading teams of designers in large marketing, publication, and display projects. - Excellent people skills dealing with clients to ensure 100% satisfaction and return business. - Able to manage multiple jobs in a fast paced environment effectively while providing world-class graphic design. - Knowledgeable in Photography and Digital Video (recording and editing) - Understanding of Web Design and Creation. - Experienced in 3D Design. - Skilled in: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Bridge, Final Cut Pro, Corel Painter, Strata 3D CX, Microsoft Office, Flash, After Effects EXPERIENCE - Art Director with the National Security Agency Office of Strategic Communications responsible for conceptions and designs of graphics for internal and external marketing in a classified environment. - Led design teams on corporate projects to support NSA Communications and Identity including publications, exhibits, presentations, and displays. - Produced publication designs from thumbnails, roughs and final print-ready layouts such as the National Security Agency Mission and Vision brochure providing an unclassified marketing tool for the NSA mission. - Represented Strategic Communications on agency wide projects with senior leadership and major stakeholders on a variety of projects to promote the NSA brand. - Instituted a Quality Control process for incoming and outgoing products, reducing errors and saving resources on having to redo jobs. - Designed and constructed large scale displays including the NSA Cryptology Display and the Talk NSA talk show set saving the government over $100,000 over outside vendors. - Combined original hand drawn illustrations into graphic applications to produce marketing material used throughout the Intelligence Community for the Inter- Agency OPSEC Support Staff and other corporate organizations and raised awareness on security issues. - Created the Crypto Kid characters used to promote NSA Kids web site at www.NSA.gov/kids to communicate the mission and job opportunities to possible future employees. - Internship at Disney Imagineering Research and Development to learn and apply creative practices to NSA programs and presented my findings throughout the Agency to optimize creative production cycle on limited budgets. - Modeled 3D structures from building plans to support NSA construction projects to provide resource for I.T. installation and images for marketing. - Lead groups in brainstorming marketing initiatives using story boarding and visuals to communicate complex processes and concepts in a understandable way. WORK HISTORY NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY, Fort Meade, MD - 2001-pres. Art Director, Office of Strategic Communications - 1996-2001 Graphic Designer, Office of Strategic Communications EDUCATION - B.S. in Fine Arts, Towson University, Towson MD. 1984 (cum laude) - Adobe Creative Suite, Flash, and After Effects training - Continued training in web design, Adobe Dreamweaver, Classroom in a Book - Training in Strata 3D Portfolio Available at www.behance.net/ddarchicourt
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