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Jamie Brodersen

Graphic Designer/ Illustrator

Davenport, 52804, United States

Skills

Project Management

Graphic Design

Photo Editing

Illustration

About

I’m freelance designer, Jamie Brodersen. My friends call me Sunshine. :) I specialize in graphic design for both print and web. I also provide illustration and picture editing (manipulation, retouching, that sort of thing). I have nearly two decades of experience in the Visual Communications industry. I'm also founder of the freelance network EyeFidelity,serve on a couple of creative advisory boards and provide audio and video talent via JamieBrodersen.com. All of this experience has been great fun and has broadened my expertise immensely. So look around my website, and when you’re ready, just send me a message and we'll see how we might work together today.

Education

Black Hawk College

Liberal Arts , Liberal Arts

June 2003 - June 2003

Moline Senior High School

June 1994 - June 1994

Experience

Graphic Design & Interactive Liason

Group O Companies , Milan, IL

October 2008 - December 2009

Group O specializes in Managed Services, Packaging, Supply Chain and Third Party Logistics. My focus with Group O was with the Marketing division. I created interactive designs for clients such as AT&T and Qwest, as well as designed and updated creative print collateral for companies such as Staples, John Deere and Boys & Girls Club. I also assisted in variable data design and processes.

Graphic Design
Web / Usability Design
Multimedia
Interactive Strategist/Project Lead

ME&V , Cedar Rapids, IA

June 2007 - May 2008

ME&V is a full service marketing and PR firm based out of Cedar Falls, Iowa. At the company's Cedar Rapids location, I held many titles, but worked mainly in the position of Interactive Strategist in the web department. I worked with internal teams and the client, in order to develop user-friendly websites that met the client's objectives. I also provided creative input, coordinated projects and work-flow, and helped grow the department in a new direction.

Management
Web / Usability Design
Graphic Design
Interactive Project Coordinator

Red 5 Interactive , Des Moines, IA

April 2006 - June 2007

Since 1996 Red 5 Interactive has provided creative online solutions from their offices in Des Moines, Iowa. With Red 5, I was an Interactive Project Coordinator with many national accounts including ConAgra Foods, Preit Malls, Macerich Malls, West Bank as well as smaller regional accounts. As an Interactive Project Coordinator I managed client projects, ensured deliverables were met, budgets maintained and creative, development and programming needs executed.

Management
Consultation
Web / Usability Design
Freelancer

CravingSunshine , Davenport, Iowa

June 2005 - November 2011

Craving Sunshine is my personal creative portfolio of graphic design for web, social media, multimedia and print -- illustration -- as well as picture editing, manipulation and retouching.

Graphic Design
Illustration
Photo Editing
Owner

EyeFidelity, LLC , Davenport, Iowa

April 2005 - November 2011

EyeFidelity is a cloud creative agency that I began in 2005 and formed into a company in 2009. It provides creative work in a variety of areas including graphic design, web design and development, multimedia and social media. To be a cloud agency means that everyone involved, (including the owner and creative team) work from home versus a traditional brick-and-mortar facility. This allows many advantages, including a nimble flexible team that can quickly accomplish your creative goals at a lower cost because there is less over-head costs required.

Management
Graphic Design / Illustration
Web / Usability Design
Producer

WQAD News Channel 8 , Moline, IL

November 2003 - April 2005

Working at WQAD in Moline, Illinois allowed me a greater ability to work with people and challenge myself as a leader under pressure. As producer for 'Good Morning Quad Cities,' I gained experience in coordinating a team and working creatively under tight time constraints. I also met the challenge of producing and executing a live two-hour show. As part of a team effort, I led the charge in developing a new look, feel and delivery of the show.

Management
Producing (writing)
Graphic Design
Owner

JamieBrodersen.com , Davenport, Iowa

September 2003 - November 2011

JamieBrodersen.com allows me to directly market my individual talents as a professional personality in video and audio. I specialize in narration, eLearning, television commercials and online hosting. I'm enthusiastic in speaking directly to the viewer in a manner which is engaging, thoughtful and meaningful.

Video Talent
Audio Talent
Model
Producer, Animator, Designer, On-Camera Talent

EBI Video, Inc , Davenport, Iowa

April 2000 - November 2003

EBI video is a production house & news facility in Davenport, Iowa. While working with EBI, I had the pleasure of wearing a number of challenging hats. I initially held the title of Floor Director for a taped television cooking show aired on Iowa Public Television. That position was meant to only last 6-weeks. At the end of 6-weeks I moved into the animation department. There, I produced graphics, 3d animations & news bumps for use on live and taped television. I was also part of an animation team for a children's full length 3d animation. And lastly, I moved into the news department where I moved from floor crew, to video editor, to producer of nightly newscasts, to assignment editor, then reporter and finally as the anchor for Fox newscasts aired in Davenport, Montana and West Virginia.

Graphic Design
Animation
Producing (writing)
Graphic Designer

Roox Corporation , East Moline, IL

June 1999 - April 2000

The ROOX Corporation specialized in printing laminated trading cards, business cards and post cards. While at Roox, I won the design challenge for the Women’s Championship Soccer team trading cards, as well as created the Women’s softball Olympic trading cards and cards for the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. I also won the Roox Award for Outstanding Teamwork.

Graphic Design
Photo Editing
Illustration
Graphic Designer

Summit Graphics , Moline, IL

July 1995 - June 1999

Summit Graphics, located in Moline, Illinois, focuses on contract orders involving screen printing and paper materials. As a young designer with Summit Graphics I gained invaluable experience working with national clients such as MTV, M&M Mars, CAT, Von Maur and more. I also established a firm knowledge base in graphic design, color calibration, photo manipulation, and printing processes for both garments and paper

Graphic Design
Photo Editing
Illustration
Graphic Designer

ColorWorks , Moline, IL

January 1994 - July 1995

ColorWorks is a screen printing company located in Moline, Illinois. This is where I held my very first job, which I began when I was still in High School. While with this team I illustrated and designed t-shirts for softball teams, local events and a few regional accounts.

Illustration
Graphic Design
ex: PHP

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

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