Nathan Bell

Member Since May 20, 2009


Nathan Bell
Graphic Designer

Graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta SPRING 2008
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design
Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA (2003 - 2006)
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA (2000 - 2003)

Graphic artist with strengths in graphic representation and creative design. Seeks the opportunity to utilize personal creativity and ingenuity in various areas of the graphic design industry.

Software Skills:
•Adobe Photoshop•Adobe Illustrator•Adobe InDesign
•Adobe Fireworks•Adobe Flash•Adobe Dreamweaver
•Adobe Acrobat•Microsoft Word•Microsoft Powerpoint

Skill Set:
•Brand Identity•Packaging Design•Magazine & Book Layout
•Print Production•Typographic Design•Collateral Packages
•Intermediate Web Design•Environmental Graphics•Intermediate HTML

Related Work Experience:
(03/2009 - Present) MicroCorp; Marietta, GA
Graphic Designer
•Developed new company image for 30 year old company
•Developed new website
•Adapted all logos, existing and new, across website for new design
•Developed new marketing for new campaigns

(09/2006 - 10/2006) Keller Williams Realty; Douglasville, GA
Freelance Designer
•Printed and constructed vinyl logo for reception area
•Scoped out the required materials needed and price quote for reception area
•Remodeled reception area behind desk to match colors of vinyl
•Stayed within the guidelines of the corporate mandates

(09/2004 - 12/2004) Kennesaw State Sentinel Newspaper; Kennesaw, GA
Layout Designer
•Developed page content and graphics
•Gathered from knowledge of design to produce graphics for editors
•Worked in ways to keep existing graphical elements, but redesign the look of the paper
•Worked within the guidelines of the editors choices and discretion
•Designed in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign

Member of the AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Artists)

Additional Work Experience:
Clubhouse Attendant, Capital City Club Crabapple, Alpharetta, GA (4/05 - 3/09)
Line Cook, Taco Mac, Roswell, GA (9/03 - 4/05)
Line Cook, The Crab Shack, Tybee Island, GA (3/02 - 9/02) (3/03 - 8/03)
Campus IT Apprentice, Kimberly-Clark IT Department, Roswell, GA (6/00 - 9/00)
Maintenance Personnel, Cousins Properties, Atlanta, GA (6/98 - 9/00)

Accomplishments & Awards:
Kennesaw State University - Design Strategy & Presentation Class:
Logo chosen for 2005 University and College Ombuds Association Conference in Atlanta