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JOHN LONG 7011 Shepherds View Road, Thomasville, NC 27360. Cellphone: 336 225 0924.

Telephone: 336 475 4674. Email: GRAPHIC DESIGN - ART DIRECTION - ILLUSTRATION Looking for a permanent, full time position with opportunities for advancement, in graphic design or advertising. Very experienced and talented graphic designer with a real passion for visual co mmunication that means business. Can interpret complex information to make it interesting, understandable and mem orable. Very good writing and verbal communication skills. An accomplished illu strator in a variety of media. Mature and professional attitude to work, fast, f lexible and cool in a crisis with excellent interpersonal skills. Having worked for several years as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator in the UK, I have returned permanently to the United States, where I am authorized to live and work.

Education London City and Guilds Course, Dublin, Ireland. Certificates in Computer Aided D esign, Levels 1 & 2. 2001. National College of Art and Design, Kildare Street, Dublin 1, Ireland. Diploma C ourse in Graphic Design. 1966. Terenure College, Terenure, Dublin 6, Ireland. Honours Intermediate and Honours Leaving Certificates. 1963. Work History 1991-November 2000. John Long Creative Services, 32-36 Aylesbury Street, London, ECIR OET. Design Consultants. December 1988-1991. DESIGN AND PRODUCTION MANAGER. Artshop (London) Limited, 5 Hancock Road, Bow, Lo ndon, E3 3DA. Design for print and print production. December 1987-1988. DESIGN DIRECTOR. Pilgrim Communications Limited, 13-17 Brunswick Place, London, N1 6DX. Design for print. August 1987, I returned to the UK. 1984-1987. CREATIVE DIRECTOR. Powell Advertising Inc., 5825 Old Harding Road, Nashville, Te nnessee, TN 37205. Full service advertising agency.

February-November 1984. ART DIRECTOR NATIONAL ACCOUNTS. Cummings Inc., 200 12th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, TN 37203. National full service sign manufacturers.

1979-1984. CREATIVE DIRECTOR. Tencon Inc., (A Subsidiary of Gannett Inc.), 400 Rivers Road, Centerville, Tennessee, TN 37033. National full service sign manufacturers. 1979, I moved to the USA. 1975-1979. ART DIRECTOR. Peter Owens Ltd, 38 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. Full service advertising agency. Previously, I worked in London from 1967 to 1972. I then returned to Ireland to help set up Cooperative Communications Services, a subsidiary of the Irish Agric ultural Organisation Society Limited. Skills GRAPHIC DESIGN + ART DIRECTION + PHOTO DIRECTION + PROJECT MANAGEMENT + BRAND MA NAGEMENT CORPORATE IDENTITY + 3D DESIGN + ILLUSTRATION + CLIENT LIAISON (at all levels) + STORYBOARDS + MS WORD ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR + PHOTOSHOP + INDESIGN Some Accomplishments Unique direct mail concept for Erin Foods gained substantial new business for Pe ter Owens Advertising. Successfully project managed 'impossible' production of 'One World', a book for British Telecom. At Cummings Inc. Texas Plant, significantly improved morale and productivity of sales force by using design to fully support their efforts. Founder member of 'Halt', an environmental group in Centerville, TN, that succes sfully stopped the dumping of toxic waste.