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									                                                                          Lawrence Snelly
                                                                          824 N. Oxford Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90029
Employment History                                              
Freelance Illustration and Design
Jan 09 to present
Current clients: Upperdeck, Topps inc. White Wolf and Ultra Pop.
Freelance illustration and retail design (signage, buttons and business cards).

Funrise Toy Co.
Van Nuys, CA
Senior Graphic Designer / Packaging Designer
Mar. 08 to Dec. 08
Design and production of retail packaging for various infant and preschool lines as well as Tonka trucks. Created vehicle control
drawing for the Tonka PODS line. Product design for Disney and Gazillion bubble product lines. Interviewed freelance graphic
designers. Worked daily with print production team in Hong Kong and China and took over trafficking after awhile. Assets
management, product concepting, display graphics, digital color, creative boards and print advertisements. Digital coloring and
product photography.

Disney Consumer Products
Burbank, CA
Graphics Management / Graphic Designer / Print Production Specialist
Feb. 07 to May. 07
Design and production of the core-brand style guide for Disney Baby 2008 which included retail signage, logos, packaging, tags &
advertising design templates. Responsibilities included managing core-brand graphics for Disney Baby 2008 style guide and
numerous Disney Baby-related retail venues including Target, Wal-Mart & more. Worked closely with packaging, photography and
retouching departments as well as overseeing a group of character artists. Helped set up a new archiving server for Disney Baby
08 graphics and production templates. Extensive photo editing. Also designed mini-style guides for Classic Pooh, Pooh & Friends &
100 Acre Difference.

Mattel Worldwide Creative Services
El Segundo, CA
Print Production Specialist / Graphic Designer / Packaging Designer
Oct. 04 to Sept. 06
Design and production of brand development of Mattel toys through design of trade and consumer advertsments, style guides, one
sheets, posters, packaging, signage and other promotional items. Work closely with brand image on trade ads, promotional
displays, corporate identity and retail advertising. Helped maintain and organize the job archiving system. Provided digital files
and color-correction for printers and worked closely with retouchers. Art directed product photoshoots and supervised
photographers, set builders and stylists, as well as copy-writing duties, as needed.

Match Creative Talent
Los Angeles, CA
Print Production Specialist / Graphic Designer
Oct. 04 to present
Former clients: Deutch Advertising, Eclipse Advertising, Drizzi Advertising, Brandtopia & Moore Design Group.
Design and production of trade and consumer ads, video game packaging, one sheets, posters, style guides, POP displays,
large-format signage and other promotional materials.

Self-Employed Artist
Los Angeles, CA
Illustrator / Digital Colorist / Graphic Designer
Nov. 99 to Feb. 03 & Sept. 03 to Sept. 04
Former clients include: Advanced Media Post, Isgo Lepejian Photo Lab, Maxx Factory Inc., White Wolf Publishing, Saban
Entertainment, Fox Family Channel, Motel Films, Leapfrog Games, Wizards of the Coast & Landmark Entertainment. Digital
headshot retouching & layout for promos & brochures. Color and black & white illustration for book covers, interior illustration and
card game art. Digital colorizing for theme park design firm-client Sanrio. Digital photo manipulation for one-sheets &
                                                                        Lawrence Snelly
                                                                        Represented by Creative Circle

Employment History (cont.)
Fox Kids Network / Saban Entertainment / Fox Family Channel
Los Angeles, CA
Print Production Specialist / Graphic Designer / Digital Colorist
Oct. 98 to Nov. 99
Design and production of brand development of Fox television programs through design of style guides, trade and consumer ads, one
sheets, posters, signage and other promotional items. Work closely with marketing on trade ads, promotional displays and affiliate
advertising. Digital colorizing for Power Rangers, Spider Man, Transformers: Beast Wars, Big Guy & Rusty, Avengers, Ripping
Friends, Nascar Racers and Digimon licensing.

White Wolf Publishing, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
Creative Services Manager / Art Director
Oct. 94 to Nov. 99
Art-directed and budgeted for numerous books, card games and promotional materials. Supervised and trained a staff of four
in-house designers. Managed and contracted 25-45 freelance artists per month for interior and cover illustrations. Coordinated with
marketing on graphics for advertisements and promotional materials Assisted licensing manager on video game & book related
endeavors with other publishers. Worked convention support and recruited new talent. Organized and executed current standards
and procedures for the studio. Established and executed departmental archiving system and helped set up servers. Worked daily
with printers on scheduling, trafficing, formatting and problem solving.

Ral Partha Inc.
Cincinatti OH
Packaging/Graphic Designer
Oct. 92 to Sept. 94
Designed and production of packaging for miniatures for Dungeons & Dragons, Shadowrun and house brands. Design and layout of
product catalog which included extensive B/W photographs, production and graphic design. Print advertising for trade magazines.
Technical illustration and structural design.

Fifteen years' experience with the Macintosh platform. Advanced knowledge of software includes: Adobe Photoshop, Abode
InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Word, Adobe After Effects, Dreamweaver and Quark Xpress, plus numerous peripherals.
Experienced with four-color to six-color printing using enhancements (foils, diecuts, embosses, etc.), color correction and film
output. Seven years' experience using a 35mm camera & 2 years experience with studio lighting. Excellent supervisory and
communication skills. Able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously while adhering to strict deadlines.

Columbus College of Art and Design
Columbus, OH 1988.
BFA with a major in illustration

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