RESUME

J Bart Herrman
Graphic Design & Creative Services
Freelance + Contract
Senior design, production and marketing expert with 15+ years experience in online, print and digital advertising, branding, corporate communications, events and packaging. Projects have ranged from data sheets and targeted direct mail to large-scale event signage and integrated marketing campaigns. My focus is clean, organized, informed design to tell clients’ stories.
Clients
Small businesses and startups to nonprofits and Fortune 500 corporations in such industries as entertainment, food & beverage, health & fitness, health care, manufacturing, technology and telecommunications. These include FireEye, PRIME Fitness & Training, Solatube, Splash Wine Lounge, Sprint, Tandem Diabetes, VentureBeat and Websense.
Branding/Logos
Created brand identity for broad client base ranging from a gym/personal trainer and small startup to large corporation and boutique/niche retailer (adult cookies).
Corporate Collateral
Expert at designing branded, integrated collateral systems incuding data sheets, case studies, brochures, co-branded pieces, folders, and their translated counterparts in 8+ languages. Experience handing major redesigns, additions and updates to existing collateral or creating a new system from scratch based on client needs, brand/look and feel.
Event/Tradeshow Signage & Support
Pop-ups, pull-ups, 10x10’s to 20’x20’s as well as t-shirts, giveaways, agendas and tradeshow guide ads to support events ranging from small-scale sales meetings to large tradeshows.
Marketing Communications
Print/online ads, direct mail, signage, landing pages, PPT templates and annual reports designed & produced individually or as parts of a marketing campaign, corporate ad campaign or product launch. Attention and focus on consistency and compliance with clients’ brand.
Online & Digital
Websites designed in Squarespace, landing pages, digital ads and email design as well as basic and responsive email template production (programmed for partial editablitiy).
Packaging
From large custom-designed, full-color printed software boxes with slip-on product specific sleeves to product packaging designed around standard bulk white boxes with large full-color labels that could be printed and assembled in-house.
Brand & Quality Control
Ensured brand compliance of all collateral, graphics, corporate & marketing pieces, signage, etc., from small client projects to companywide production as an in-house designer.

ADVANCED TECHNICAL
KNOWLEDGE

Adobe Creative Suite
Microsoft Office
Pre-press printing production
and Color Management
Digital photography
Web and digital experience

PROFESSIONAL
EXPERIENCE

Owner/Graphic Designer
jBartDESIGN
05/07 - Current
Graphic Design/
Production

Creative Circle (Temp. work)
11/13 - 6/14
Sr. Graphic Designer
Websense
06/02 - 03/07
Graphic Designer
Wireless Knowledge
01/01 - 06/02
Graphic Designer
Peregrine Systems
02/00 - 12/00
Art Director
Two West Inc.
06/98 - 01/00
Art Director
Bryan Donald Advertising
11/96 - 06/98
Art Director/
Production Artist

ICON Marketing
4/95 - 10/96

EDUCATION

BFA in Graphic Design
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS
12/94