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					Ryan Cohen | 14 Fern St. | Burlington, VT 05408
(617) 272-0573
www.rcohendesign.com
contact@rcohendesign.com

QUALIFICATIONS

I am a dedicated, meticulous and hard-working graphic designer specializing in publication and packaging
design and prepress. I am well versed in the intricacies of typography, image selection, touch-up and color
correction for large and small-scale projects. I've designed materials for clients such as Comcast, The New
England Dairy Association, Cabot, Kroger, and The National AIDS Fund. My attention to detail is off the
charts and I love the challenge of creating high-quality work under a tight deadline. References are available
upon request.

EMPLOYMENT

Lisaius Marketing March 2008 to Present
GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Currently designer and prepress technician for an agency with a wide variety of
clients ranging from Hollywood and NYC movie studios to industrial equipment manufacturers, security firms,
national banks and international food companies.

HGX Creative Sept. 2007 to Jan. 2008
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Designed print, web, and promotional product components for national and
regional marketing campaigns. Participated in branding initiatives and designed retail and collateral pieces for
corporate clients. Worked with a variety of printers and vendors and also managed off-site developers. Clients
included: Comcast, Cabot, Kroger, Stop N’ Shop, The National AIDS Fund, Giant/Landover Supermarkets,
Papa Gino’s/D’Angelo, Philips Lifeline, Shula’s Hotel and Golf Club, and Univision Boston.

Computer Games Magazine, MASSIVE Magazine, Now Playing Magazine Jan. 2004 to Mar. 2007
GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Designed editorial and feature layouts for three national publications. Gained an in-
depth knowledge of typography and the practical considerations of preparing work for 4-color printing and
mass distribution. Attention to detail was key as was the ability to brainstorm with a group and then
independently realize a concept to completion.

Denton Publications July 2003 to Jan. 2004
GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Designed newspaper ads and performed prepress duties for 11 simultaneous weekly
publications.

Bluseed Studios, bluseedstudios.org Sept. 2002 to Dec. 2006
DESIGNER & WEBMASTER: Built and maintained a web presence for a Saranac Lake, NY art gallery and
non-profit studio space.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Plattsburgh State University
Studio Art Major, Graphic Design with complement in Drawing
  • Two-time recipient of Nina Winkel Scholarship and Jane Prescott Rowlson Award

SOFTWARE SKILLS

  Platforms: Mac OS X, Windows XP, Windows Vista
  Software: Adobe Creative Suite, Quark XPress, MS Office, Fetch, Xtensis Suitcase, Linotype
  FontExplorer X, Multi-Ad Creator, GoLive, Stuffit

				
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