Curtis Thornton

Art Director & Brand Manager


Work
Experience

Aug-2016
Present

Art Director // Pearl Technology Holdings
Designed UI and UX assets for all software owned by Pearl Technologies. Collaborated with designers and developers to implement experience improvements for existing suite of assets. Created print-ready material, adhering to and reinforcing branding standards for all internal and customer facing marketing collateral.

May-2014
Aug-2016

Art Director & Web Developer // D Magazine
Executed design-related tasks for print layout, ad design and printability verification for client and publication standards. Administered organization-wide website improvements and maintenance. Organized social media branding and editorial calendar for content updates across platforms.

Sept-2012
Nov-2012

Intern – Production Team // Names & Numbers
Created print-ready ads for clients as well as updated existing ads for new design standards. Adhered to a strict multi-book deadline schedule for multiple publications at any given time.


Education

Dec-2012

Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS // BST Commercial Graphics


Skills

Software
Proficiencies

Adobe CC
Illustrator
InDesign
Photoshop
Sketch
Flinto
Zeplin
Slack

Professional
Design

UI/UX
Color Theory
Style Guide
Branding
Page Layout
Typography
Social Media
Photography


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