Matthew Maldre Chicago, IL
spudart@aol.com
Ocean of Skills
QuarkXPress 3.3
Adobe Photoshop 3.0
Adobe Illustrator 6.0
Macromedia Freehand 5.5
Macromedia Director 5.0
Norton Disk Doctor 3.2
HTML
DeskScan II
Quicktake 1.0
Microsoft Word
mechanical drafting
PMT machine imaging
manual layout and paste-up
B&W film and print processing
Objective Street

To secure a job in the design field.

Work Experience Place

Sales Solutions, Glen Ellyn, IL; Summer 1997-present
Art Director
--Develop concepts on all projects-Special Event Themes, Product Launches, Incentive Programs, Contests and Sweepstakes
--Direct art and graphic look of all printed materials and ad specialities
--Develop internal promotion campaigns
--Clients include: General Electric, ACCO USA, Swingline, Wilson Jones, Office Depot, Day-Timer, Ace Hardware, Continental Grain, Source One

Media Options, Chicago, IL; Summer 1996
Intern--hands on work at every level of the design process
--Participate in creative meetings, design, consult with clients, pre-press set-up
--Participate in photo shoots
--Computer illustration, layout and templates
--Exhibition design for State Farm Insurance
--Desktop publishing for McDonald's and Alliance of American Insurers
--Domestic violence public awareness program for Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence
--Proposal for Life and Health Insurance Foundation for Education multi-million dollar education program

Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL; Fall 1993-Spring 1997
Design Lab Technician
--Tutor for Design Students and Design Lab Technician
Sculpture Lab Technician
--Teach students how to use equipment, upkeep of equipment

College Pro House Painters, LaGrange, IL; Summer 1995
Foreman Assistant

Education Highway

Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL
B.F.A. graphic design emphasis, May 1997
Cumulative G.P.A. 3.5/4.0
Graduated I.W.U. with exhibition honors,
Dean's Honor List, 5 semesters

School of the Art Institute, Early College Program, Chicago, IL
Graphic Design and Computer Graphics classes, Fall 1992 and Summer 1993

University Work Freeway

Designed logos for Marriot food services and Career Center
--Worked with I.W.U. Public Relations department and the president of I.W.U.
Won all-campus logo competition for I.W.U. Student Senate
Designed advertisements for I.W.U. Art Galleries, WESN radio shows

Awards and Exhibits Lane

The Hester Merwin Ayers Award for Exceptional Achievement in Art, 1997
Annual Faculty Juried Student Exhibitions
--Merwin Gallery Award, 1997 and award from Paintin' Place art supplies, 1995 and 1996
Annual McLean County Exhibitions, 1995, 1996 and 1997
--1st place photography, 1996
BigSpace Gallery Self-lite Art Exhibition, Fall 1995

Organizations/Activites Boulevard

Kappa Pi, honorary art fraternity, member and official designer
Students In Design member, Fall 1994-Spring 1997
--President, Fall 1996 and Spring 1997
--Art director of designwork for various organizations on campus, 1997
Greenhouse Coffeehouse co-director, Spring 1996
--Coordinate and schedule activities for multi-purpose recreational area
Student Senator, Fall 1995-Spring 1996
Merwin-Wakely Galleries (I.W.U.), Volunteer work, Fall 1995-Spring 1997
--Set-up exhibits and gallery monitor
Disc Jockey WESN, Spring 1995-Spring 1997

References Available Upon Request Street

Interactive Portfolio on CD-ROM
Available on Request

(programmed with Director 5.0)

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