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JIM MY M O RRIS SEY

G R A P H I C D E S I G N E R
616.481.4213
ja m esm o r r is sey3 @ gm ail .co m
jimmymorrissey.com

E D U C AT I O N K E N D A L L C O L L E G E O F A R T & D E S I G N O F F E R R I S S TAT E U N I V E R S I T Y
Grand Rapids, Michigan.
BFA in Graphic Design with Honors, May 2011.

EXPERIENCE L A C K S I N D U S T R I E S I N C . | Kentwood, MI. Lacks Industries is an OEM automobile


parts manufacturing & supply company. 2007 - Current.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER | Created/manage Vision System which is a visual communation system that
displays car part along with information and instructions on monitor in real time while unracking from
parts after chroming process. System requires photographing chrome car parts, masking in Photoshop,
designing simple layout for quick visual reference, and organizing/maintaining files and database.

A M W A Y I N T E R N A T I O N A L | Ada, MI. World Headquarters. Summer 2010.


GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN | Worked with Creative Brand Services team in Corporate Marketing.
Publication Designer for Amway Home’s Brand Standards book for worldwide product-line launch.
Helped concept new photography for book, set-up and direct photographs on-set, and oversee
image retouching. Designed new icon for Consumer Marketing Insight department logo.

K E N D A L L C O L L E G E O F A R T & D E S I G N | Grand Rapids, MI. February - May 2010.


GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN | Worked on creating promotional pieces and advertisements for the
college, developing, designing, proofing and comping 2010 Commencement pieces for graduation
ceremony, invitations and signage. Designed informational posters and signage that were posted
throughout the college.

G R O U T D O O R | Grand Rapids, MI. GR Outdoor is West Michigan’s largest locally owned


outdoor advertising company. 2009 - May 2010.
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER | Photographed images for new website. Created Keynote
presentation for new Digital Billboards pitch to clients. Created new logos for new branches of
the company; Holland Outdoor & Metro Outdoor. Created, designed, and fixed Digital billboard
advertisments for company and clients.

ACHIEVEMENTS 2011 Graduate Studio Excellence Award Winner in the field of Graphic Design.
2011 Silver Student ADDY Award Winner - Food Portion Control Campaign.
President’s List all 6 Semesters attended at Kendall; Portfolio Scholarship; Merit Scholarship.

S O F T WA R E Mac OS X, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Adobe Illustrator CS5, Adobe InDesign CS5, Keynote.

INTERESTS Listening to music, making music, seeing music, technology, collecting vinyl records, photography, interior
and furniture design, comedy, cinematography, social media, travel, advertising, branding and big ideas.