Mitchell Lazear

  • Senior Designer at Breakdown Services
  • Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Entertainment

Previous positions

  • Designer at Casting Networks, Inc.
  • Graphic Designer at Andrews International

Education

Los Angeles Pierce College, AA,

Background

Summary

I am a creative professional experienced in digital visual design. Proficient in industry standard software (Adobe CC, Sketch, Invision, JIRA), and eager to expand my technological skills. Accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments on multiple independent projects with ever-changing requirements. Capable of rapidly adapting and learning on the go.

Experience

  • Senior Designer

    Breakdown Services

    February 2018 – Present(1 year 8 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

  • Designer

    Casting Networks, Inc.

    June 2012 – February 2018(5 years 8 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

  • Graphic Designer

    Andrews International

    February 2008 – June 2012(4 years 4 months)Burbank, CA

    Design visual aspects of products for international company. Create DVDs and online videos for company’s employees and clients. Successfully coordinate graphic projects from concept through completion. Collaborate with clients and co-workers to create vision, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadlines and requirements. Improve products to maintain superiority over corporate competitors. 3D Animator, Videographer, Editor, Web Designer, Web Developer, any and all graphic projects for company, etc.

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  • Graphic Designer

    Freelance Design

    April 2004 – June 2012(8 years 2 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    Assist clients with visual communication with their customers. Specialize in solving problems that clients have getting a message out, such as designing advertisements or a user-friendly websites. Common projects include web design and logo design / branding.

  • Associate Manager

    Regal Entertainment Group

    June 2007 – February 2008(8 months)

    Oversee employees to successfully run all aspects of a 12-screen movie theater, concession stands, ticket sales, and facilities.

  • Projectionist

    Pacific Theatres

    January 2006 – January 2007(1 year)

Education

  • Los Angeles Pierce College

    AA

    2003 – 2006

  • Los Angeles Valley College

    Graphic Design

    2012 – 2012

  • College of the Canyons

    Graphic Design

    2012 – 2012

Languages

  • English

    Full professional proficiency

Projects

  • Website: Andrews International Training Center

    December 2010 – January 2011

    Team Members (3):
    • Mitchell Lazear,
    • Daniel Deghi,
    • Michael Lippiatt
  • Website: A Moment to Cherish

    September 2011 – October 2011

    Team Members (2):
    • Mitchell Lazear,
    • Daniel Deghi
  • Casting Networks Global Marketing Sites Redesign

    June 2014

    Team Members (4):
    • Mitchell Lazear,
    • Erin Jennings,
    • Jeffrey Mann,
    • Stephen H.

Skills & Expertise

  • Tortoise SVN
  • Layout
  • MediaWiki
  • Graphic Design
  • Software Design
  • JavaScript
  • Computer Animation
  • CSS
  • Web Application Design
  • JIRA
  • Agile Web Development
  • Flash
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Mobile Design
  • Sketch
  • Graphics
  • Maya
  • Visual Studio
  • Umbraco
  • 3D Modeling
  • jQuery
  • Invision
  • Vector Design
  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • iOS Design
  • CMS
  • HTML
  • User Interface Design
  • Web Design
  • Data Visualization
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Scrum

Courses

Los Angeles Pierce College

  • Painting II(Art 305)
  • Sculpture(Art 700)
  • Vector Graphics(Multimd 340)
  • Drawing I(Art 201)
  • Drawing II(Art 202)
  • 2D Design(Art 501)
  • Art History I(Art 101)
  • Painting I(Art 300)

Los Angeles Valley College

  • Graphic Design I(Art 604)

College of the Canyons

  • Digital Media(Gmd 101)

Honors & Awards

  • Dean’s Honor List

Organizations

  • Boy Scouts of America

    1991 – 2000

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Food preparation and serving

    Union Rescue Mission – Los Angeles

    Poverty Alleviation

  • General volunteering

    The Wildlife Waystation

    Animal Welfare

  • Ocean trash collection

    Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission

    Environment

Causes Mitchell cares about:

  • Civil Rights and Social Action
  • Human Rights
  • Politics
  • Science and Technology