Christian Jackson

Christian Jackson

Creative gun for hire! UI/UX & Print Art

Chicago

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I've been around the block in my short time in this industry. I've collaborated with the big boys and brought fresh vision to the little guys. I consider myself a nice blend of analog and digital. I dig pixel perfect websites, but I also love the feeling of 3M Super 77 adhesive stuck on my fingertips. My design approach is intelligently simple and obsessively organized. I believe that I’m forced to be a designer by nature, but it makes me feel better to say that it’s by choice.
Work History
  • June 2013 - Present

    Creative Director

    Academy on the Go

    Lead UI and UX expert for new development on the application and website.
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  • May 2013 - Present

    Full-time Artist and Freelance Designer

    Sinch Art & Design

    UI / UX, Print art, Digital art, and any creative project I can get my hands on.
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  • March 2011 - May 2013

    Art Director

    Discovery Chicago

    Lead a small team and drove all top level creative concepts for new projects. Med Ed Design
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  • June 2009 - May 2011

    Graphic Designer / Web Designe

    Mothers’ Milk Association of Wisconsin

    - Logo development, Identity, and minor collateral
    - Web design / Wordpress integration and manipulation
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  • December 2010 - March 2011

    Senior Interactive Designer

    ARS Advertising

    Redesigned Character Shops for PBS Kids, Hit Entertainment, and Ty's Toy Box
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  • November 2010 - December 2010

    Senior Designer

    Minty Fresh Records

    Designed the Presentation for the pitch of an international Rum.
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  • November 2010 - November 2010

    Senior Designer / Product Phot

    Biersma Creative

    Mainly designed email blasts amongst other minor client collateral.

    Shot all product photography for the Ward Adhesive Website.
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  • June 2010 - November 2010

    Interactive Designer

    VSA Partners

    Design creative and strategic layouts for major brands in the form of web and mobile media
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  • January 2010 - August 2010

    Interactive Designer

    Visual North

    Design user experience based web layouts According to SEO standards
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  • April 2010 - July 2010

    Graphic Designer

    Advanced Sales Corporation

    Logo development, and flyer design
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  • April 2009 - July 2010

    Web Designer / Developer

    Prescription Print

    - Developed and maintain webesite
    - Flash, HTML & CSS
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  • February 2010 - June 2010

    Graphic Designer

    MOD Books

    - Creating logo, branding collateral and seasonal marketing material
    - Designing website user interface and experience.
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  • March 2009 - June 2010

    Graphic Designer / Interactive

    A Beautiful People

    - Logo development, Identity, branding and collateral for Fashion entrepreneur
    - Concept web design
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  • May 2010 - May 2010

    Package Production Designer

    Kohls

    - Create dielines and style Guides
    - Layout copy and art work
    - Prepare files for print (organize job jackets)
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  • April 2010 - May 2010

    Graphic Design

    Rocket Foodz

    - Logo development, Identity, and minor collateral
    - HTML & CSS markup for cutomized Wordpress site
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  • February 2010 - April 2010

    Graphic Designer

    The Bloggers‘ Post

    Creating logo, branding collateral
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  • January 2010 - February 2010

    Keynote Specialist / Graphic D

    Team Y&R

    - Designed & compiled content for Einstein Bagel Brothers’ Pitch
    - Worked closely with several Directors in a fast paced Agency
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  • June 2006 - September 2009

    IADT

    International Academy of Design and Technology

    - Responsible for creating a plethora of successfully designed material for all departments of IADT, often according to corporate specifications

    - Projects included: posters, postcards, invites, flyers, brochures, booklets, signage, informational design, professional documents and other design collateral

    - Maintain relationships between the departments and organize project schedules for optimal performance and delivery of our product
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  • January 2009 - February 2009

    Design Consultant / Illustrato

    Russian Pointe

    - Operated as an offsite consultant / creative director
    - Minor illustrative work for publication
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Education
  • Academy of Chicago

    2005 - 2009
  • Academy of Chicago

    2005 - 2009