curriculum vitae

ross@rossculliton.com
860-977-2712
127 Oxford Street
Hartford, CT 06105

EDUCATION

Wheaton College, Norton MA
Bachelor of Arts, May 2009
Major: Studio Art, with concentrations in
Graphic Design and Photography
Honors: Dean’s List

SPECIAL SKILLS

Digital & Print Marketing & Design
Retail Design
Presentations
Large Format Design
Logo & Branding Design
Book & Catalogue Design
Product & Food Photography
Photo Retouching & Colorizing
Digital Printing and Scanning
Typography
Social Media
Pre Press

Software

Adobe Illustrator CC
Adobe Photoshop CC
Adobe Indesign CC
Adobe Lightroom
Microsoft Office
Wordpress

FREELANCE

WORKCAPITAL 2017-Present
   • Investment Capital Firm
   • Design Presentations, Publications,     and other marketing materials.
TBW/TBWB Strategies 2014-16
   • Agency
   • Designed Print & Web ads.
Orion Labs 3.2015
   • Start-up
   • Designed landing page for web
    & mobile
Bay Leaf Kitchen
   • Non-profit
   • Logo Design
Cost of Living 6.2014
   • Web Series
   • Logo Design
IM FUN FIT 4.2012
   • Fitness Camp
   • Logo design and Branding
Sunny Side Catering 10.2012
   • Package Design
VEDA Tea 1.2013
   • Logo Design
Kendra Renee Jewlery 2010
   • Product Photography

EXPERIENCE

Wells Fargo – Community Mural Program Graphic Designer 

San Francisco, CA
July 2015-Present

  • Designed 50+ one of a kind historical community murals at bank’s branches and offices  across the nation, created with numerous printing and installation processes each made for the unique environment of the specific location.
  • Regularly exceeded production goals while handling multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Developed strong composition, image manipulation, image colorizing and organizational skills.
  • Became an invaluable team player working closely with researchers, project managers and fellow designers as well as outside print vendors. 

Brixton Management Group
Graphic Designer & Marketing Consultant

San Francisco, CA
June 2015-Present

  • Created branding, marketing, and presentation materials for six upscale bars and restaurants in
    San Francisco.
  • Worked closely with owners and general managers
    of each locations to meet all their needs for printed, environmental large format, and digital/social
    media collateral.
  • Developed concepts for new locations and executed ideas into proposals for landowners and investors which led to granting rights to occupy space and complete financial sponsorship.

Graphic Designer
TBW/TBWB Agency

San Francisco, CA
April 2014-November 2016

  • Worked with Account Executives with numerous clients to design marketing elements for political campaigns.
  • Extremely fast paced environment. Worked with 15+ Account Executives with 5+ clients each. Created, edited, and made ready for print on hundreds of pieces in just a short amount of time. 
  • Agency Experience

REAL FOOD COMPANY
design & marketing lead

San Francisco, CA
January 2012-September 2014

  • Designed and developed all marketing concepts and all print and digital collateral. 
  • Played the leading role in company’s marketing strategizing.
  • Designed, created, and maintained website, www.realfoodco.com
  • Directed store managers and department heads of three locations on keeping the visual appearance up to company’s branding standards.
  • Developed the layout for all visuals and branding for a a new location in Los Angeles.
  • Supervised a production artist and marketing assistant.

ACADEMY OF ART UNIVERSITY
GRAPHIC DESIGN-Instructor

San Francisco, CA
September 2010-January 2012

  • Adjunt Professor for graphic design and
    photography classes.
  • Classes taught consisted of Photoshop, Digital Printing, Digital retouching, and Graphic Design 
  • Specifically taught students Self Promotion and Marketing to develope their design for branding.

Wheaton College
Graphic Designer

Norton, MA
2008-2009

  • Created design suite for gallery space, marketing collateral and a published exhibition book now in the Libary of Congress for the Making it Modern: Wheaton College and the International Style, exhibition. 
  • Researched, designed, and produced an infographic illustrating the college’s architectural development
    (84” x 42”).
  • Collaborated with faculty, staff, and students on all aspects of development, installation, and curation of the exhibit

William E. Marks, 
Graphic Design Intern

Edgartown, MA
Summer 2006

  • Developed and designed layout and grid of the book Water Voices.
  • Organized and scanned, documents and images.
  • Photographed Jane Goodall to include in book with her letter about the earth’s water resources.
  • Collaborated on information to be included in the book.

Glastonbury Youth and Family Services,
Graphic Designer

Glastonbury, CT
2003-2005

  • Created playbills, posters, mailers, and all ad’s for theatrical performances.
  • Designed ads for that were included in playbills for sponsors.
  • Produced logos for the shows to be used on promotional items.