James Duncan

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Previous positions

  • Creative Marketing Graphic Designer at Maker Studios Inc
  • Graphic Designer at Vertical Networks

Education

Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Associate of Arts degree, Apparel Industry Management , Fashion/Apparel Design

 

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Background

Summary

A graphic designer residing in Los Angeles, who focuses on creative marketing, branding, social media & motion graphics design. For more information please check out my website, www.jkduncandesign.co.

Experience

  • Senior Graphic Web Designer

    TMZ

    June 2017 – Present(2 years 4 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    – Produce daily design marketing assets for TMZ’s website as well as daily social channels including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TMZ Live, and TMZ on TV. – Work directly with top-executives and producers to prepare assets for the various stories that go up on the website. – Work in a very fast-paced environment with tight deadlines – Work in Photoshop and Illustrator on a daily basis

  • Creative Marketing Graphic Designer

    Maker Studios Inc

    December 2016 – March 2017(3 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Contract Job consisted of creating social marketing assets for old and new shows released on Maker’s social channels. Everyday I was working in programs like adobe premiere pro and after effects.

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  • Graphic Designer

    Vertical Networks

    November 2016 – December 2016(1 month)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Contract job consisted of designing full snapchat editions that would appear live in snapchat’s discover channel under the name Brother. I was tasked with taking copy for stories geared towards a male audience and developing how to present that story in twelve, ten second snaps. I was mainly using adobe illustrator, photoshop and after effects.

  • Graphic Designer

    Tastemade

    June 2016 – November 2016(5 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Contract Job consisted of designing graphic overlays and editing of video content in premiere pro and after effects each day for Tastemade’s snapchat daily edition that appears live in snapchat’s discover channel.

  • Ecommerce Intern

    RVCA

    October 2015 – December 2015(2 months)Orange County, California Area

    Job consisted of editing and preparing imagery to go live on RVCA’s ecommerce website. I assisted the main photographers in product photoshoots and then edited those raw images in adobe lightroom and photoshop to be web ready.

  • Men’s Creative Marketing Intern

    O’Neill

    October 2015 – December 2015(2 months)Orange County, California Area

    Job consisted of preparing branded O’neill banners using adobe indesign for trade show and retail outlets across California. After assisting on those banners, I got to cut them out and prepare them to be shipped to the individual stores.

  • Marketing Intern

    MVNP

    June 2013 – August 2013(2 months)Honolulu, Hawaii

Education

  • Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising

    Associate of Arts degree, Apparel Industry Management , Fashion/Apparel Design

    2015 – 2016

  • Pacific University

    Bachelor’s degree, Integrated Media

    2010 – 2015

    Activities and Societies

    Division 3 Basketball, Hawaii Club

  • Punahou School

    High School Diploma

    2007 – 2010

    Activities and Societies

    Basketball, Football, Volleyball, Hawaii Club

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Graphic Design
  • Video Editing
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Logo Design
  • Motion Graphics
  • Branding & Identity
  • Microsoft Office
  • InDesign
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Typography
  • Social Media
  • Web Design
  • Adobe Photoshop