RYAN CADY GRAPHIC DESIGN + ART DIRECTION 248 202 4964 RYAN@THISJOBSTOLEMYYOUTH.COM THISJOBSTOLEMYYOUTH.COM Vectorform Games Galactic Aliance is a tower defense game originally developed for the Microsoft Surface to be played at the opening of the Gallactic Alliance Microsoft Stores in Arizona and California. It has since been ported to the iPad. Unlike other games in the genre, this game uses the Surfaces multi-touch technology and allows up to 4 players to work cooperatively. My role in the the game include the overall design, user interface, and animations. College For Creative Studies An annual publication for the College for Creative Studies. In previous years, the publication was limited to only print work and Spine also won one of three judges prizes at the 2007 AIGA Design Re:view, an Award of Excellence at the 35th Annual Spine 2005 had a narrow color palette. With this edition we tried to push the format as far as possible, replacing the straightforward book UCDADesign Competition and was featured in How Magazine’s 2006 Design Annual and Print Magazine’s 2006 Regional Design Annual. format with a series of cards for each artist as well as a CD-ROM that includes animations, short ﬁlms, music, and interactive work. The packaging doubles as a poster, acting to tie everything together while being able to exist as a separate work. Al Franken for Senate This application was designed for Al Franken’s 2008 Senate campaign in Minnesota to showcase the places he visited and the On The Trail web application people he met while traveling the state. By using a collection of icons to represent each location as well as a timeline at the bottom of the screen, users can go on a virtual tour of the many events that Al attended and can jump to a location or date of speciﬁc interest. Detroit Urban Craft Fair A limited edition silkscreened poster that was designed for the 2007 Detroit Urban Craft Fair at The Majestic Theatre. 2007 Poster The poster is printed on a brown French paper stock and is 3 ink colors. All the lettering was hand drawn with Sharpies and then scanned to keep with the general handmade aesthetic that can be found at the fair. Saturday Looks Good To Me Ann Arbor based Saturday Looks Good To Me plays sweet Motown- inspired indie pop. This seven inch is the ﬁrst in a long line of Alcohol 7 inch records released by the band, who tours internationally. The cover illustrates the title track Alcohol. Chicago Artists Coalition Worked with the Chicago Artists Coalition to come up with a new contemporary logo to replace the previous identity they had, as CAC Branding well as come up with an identity for their new gallery in the Chicago neighborhood of Wicker Park. Vectorform Despite Vectorform’s high technology focus, I have always been a fan of the vintage and handmade aestetics. Taking cue from my own 2009 Holiday Card interests I created this email holiday card for the company which was sent out to various clients as well as internally. The focus of the card more seasonal than holiday based, and had the company’s logo be mixed in with the snowﬂakes to emphasize the brand. American Bar Association Working with Manning Productions in Chicago, I was brought in to help visualize what Uncle Sam’s attic might look like for The American Uncle Sam’s Attic Bar Association. This online Flash game is designed to teach middle school age kids about the constitution and voting rights. In the game, players have to match up archival photos and political cartoons with their corresponding voter-related constitutional amendment. As you mouse over the scrapbook choices, descriptive information appears to educate players about their signiﬁcance. Lotte Department Store Worked with Korean department store Lotte to help establish an iPhone app that provided various functions to the consumer, iPhone Application including store locations, live based coupons, valet requests, a schedeule for appointments with personal shoppers, and a catalog of merchandise in the store. Sarah Radtke I was approached by Sarah Radke, a fresh graduate of chiropractic school, to design her business and appointment cards. Working Business Cards with the idea that her job revolves around the adjustment of bones, I chose to go super literal. From there I collected images of Halloween skeletons and collageds and layered the bones. To avoid making it look too spooky and make it a bit more soothing, we went with the baby blue for the color. The City of Pontiac DDA The city of Pontiac is a northern Detroit suburb that at one time had a very vibrant downtown area that has deteriorated over the past PontiacLive.com few years. Looking to celebrate the city, the businesses that have remained, and the reopening of the Phoenix Plaza Ampetheatre, I was brought in to design and develop a website to help promote the city. Major events that happen in the city include concerts at the Phoenix Plaza, as well as street festivals such as Arts Beats & Eats. In order to make the website as vibrant as possible, I collected a large variety of photography as well as made the website have a dynamic back end soit could be updated with up to date information. Cartoon Network Clipbook is an application designed for Cartoon Network’s website where kids can create their own animations using a variety of tools. Clipbook After the kids are done making their animations they can submit it to the gallery where people can vote on their favorites, or print up a copy and make a paper ﬂipbook to take with them. Target Worked with Target’s creative team to help establish a cohesive online campaign for their Field Trip grants program. Since launching Field Trip Grants Campaign the program in 2007, Target has awarded $9.76 million in grants, providing 1.2 million students in all 50 states with the opportunity to experience learning outside the classroom and enhance their studies in the arts, math, science and social studies. Skate Stadium A concept designed to revitalize the area occupied by the former Tiger Stadium before it was torn down, Skate Stadium was an idea Identity System to turn a large unused parking lot at the corner of Michigan and Trumble into a skate park. This would help bring people to the area who might not usually come to the Corktown neighborhood of Detroit and help redevelop the area. The identity of the park was designed with the heritage of the area in mind, using the image of the tiger and also referencing its close proximity to the expressway with bright colors and diagonal lines to represent street signage. You’re Welcome! Sheets of sarcastic wrapping paper designed to beat your friends to the punch, and guilt trip them into thanking you. You’re welcome! Weapping Paper Font Files A series of three mini ﬁle folders, each designed to represent different stages of type exploration. The ﬁrst folder contains found Type Exploration Books type that has come from signage, magazines, album covers, and hand writing. The second ﬁle folder contains type created from everyday household items and self created type. The ﬁnal ﬁle folder con- tains 3 different typefaces developed from the explorations in the other two. The ﬁnal result being the Digit All One, which is a fully developed font created in Font Lab. Astroboy was called Tetsuwan Atom in Japan. The black and white series was In Brazil, Astroboy was called Marte, o In 1982 a coloured version was released and shown in Menino Binico-Mars, the Bionic Boy. It was Melbourne throughout the 80 s. In 1996 it was shown created, animated and produced by here on cable TV. Many of these episodes are available the first animated TV series to be produced Osamu Tezuka (1928-1989) through in Japan and after becoming a worldwide hit, on video in Pal format through Siren Entertainment and are still enjoyed by young children today. The his own company named Mushi Japanese cartoons began to flood the market series begins with the death of Dr Boynton s (a Productions. Tezuka, like his father, with the release of other successful series robotics engineer) son Aster (Toby in the new series) such as Gigantor, 8th man and Prince Planet. in a car accident set in the year 2000 (help with some was a qualified doctor of medicine character names from Dave Sternberg). He makes a The large oval eyes became the standard for but was more interested in drawing. most other Japanese cartoons. 193 episodes robot in his son s image, but disappointed that he s not a real boy he disowns him, and he is sold to a robot Astroboy was a successful comic were produced, but only 104 of them were circus and here is named Astroboy. The ringmaster strip in Japan in the 50s. It was redubbed and shown on TV outside Japan. The Cachatore (Hamegg in the new series) treats him voice of Astroboy and Astrogirl was Billie Lou cruelly, but he is ater rescued by Dr Elefun (large released in Japan between 1963 - nose and two puffs of hair on the sides of his head) Watt (died 2001, married to and survived by 1966 and was shown on Melbourne Hal Studer who also was part of the dubbing who is against slavery of robots. Under his guidance, Astroboy embarks on adventures, fighting anything TV in April 1966 at 5.30pm Sundays on cast on Kimba). Billie was a female, not a male that threatens mankind. Astroboy can fly using jet channel 0.The tv week described it as many people believe. She later went on to rocket propulsion; has weapons including a lazer and be Kimba and Jimmy Sparks from Gigantor. machine gun, and has emotions. as Cartoon adventure series about The voice of Dr Elefun was Cliff Owen who a youngster in the 21st century. also played Inspector Blooper from Gigantor. Digit All One Digit All One is a modular font based on dot matrix patterns. Thanks to the the variations in width, this font reads well at large and small Typeface Design sizes. Personal Project One day while drinking out of the plain white coffee cups at the coffee shop that was downstairs from my studio, I realized that the lids of 35 Coffee Cups the cups kind of looked like hats. From that point on I drew a new face on every coffee cup I got for a little over a month. What I ended up with was a whole wall of 35 different cups at my desk at work.