In 15 years my work has been featured in stores, at concerts and online all over the world. In 2016 I still continue to grow my portfolio and expand my design creativity to the highest level everyday as well as keep current on the latest design trends.
Detroit, MI, USA
Jan 2003 – Present
Nineteen Eighty Seven Design
Freelance Graphic and Web Designer
Freelance Graphic and Web Design. Nineteen Eighty Seven Design is the freelance work of James Myers. This includes Web Design working with WordPress, CSS3 and HTML 5. Brand Identity Development. Art Direction and Graphic Design including Print Design, Brochures, Business Cards, Posters, CD Packaging and more. Creative Direction for Artists and Musicians with Album Releases, Clothing Design, Press Kits, Stage Backdrops, Drum Head Design, Mixtape Releases, Posters, Flyers, Web Presence including Websites and Social Media. Project Management and Working with clients and to complete goals and tasks.
Warren, MI, USA
Mar 2016 – Present
Quantum Digital Group
Graphic Designer from Website psd mock ups to email templates, print, large format printing, cleaning up psd's and illustrator files and setting up marketing materials for brochures, flyers, social media posts and website pieces for internal brands as well as external brands.
Farmington, MI, USA
Aug 2015 – Feb 2016
Designer / Web Designer
Creating WordPress themes from design to WordPress. WordPress from the ground up creating themes and making them editable for the client. Designing User Interfaces for mobile applications and responsive websites. All graphic work including print, logos, branding, stationary. Designing and creating HTML for email templates and advertisements. Coding graphic files to basic html5/css3.
Troy, MI, USA
Aug 2012 – Sep 2014
Revize Software Systems
Web Designer and Project Manager
Graphic and Front-end Web Development for Custom Government Content Management Software (CMS). Creating PSD to HTML with CSS3 and jQuery. Creating vector logo's and vector objects. Working with clients to complete projects on a day to day basis. Full Project Management. Client Interaction and problem solving. Browser testing for IE7, IE8, IE9, IE10, IE11, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari and Responsive Web Design for Tablets and Mobile.
Strong Client interaction and meeting discussions, Webex and gotomeetings and google drive functionality. Familiar With Git and Project Management Tools such as Teamwork and Basecamp. Strong understanding of client needs and focus. Understanding of Wireframes and PSD as well as UI/UX. Strong research of the overall goal and brand based on competitors and similiar products.
Extremely strong focus on Branding and Identity. Extremely Strong focus for the most cutting edge design techniques including very high end modern design. Strong focus on perfect execution in design and development. I focus every single day on trying to create the most beautiful design possible.
Agency Experience for 5 years. Freelance Experience of 15 years. Over 60 Personal Clients managed and over 200 Agency Clients Including larger corporate companies.