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Christopher Creese

Christopher Creese

Hyattsville, MD, US

 

About 

Chris is a 3D Modeler and graphic designer. With a BFA in Game Art & Design, he has already demonstrated his skills and potential over his 7 year career, working with NY based JACQ Magazine and DC’s Glade Dance Collective. Bringing in elements that his clients wouldn’t expect into his projects, he has a growing list of happy clientele.

In addition to his experience in art, he also has a comprehension of the Japanese language, with 4 years of experience in addition to a one-week stay in Japan.

Elsewhere:

Employment 

JACQ Magazine, New York, NY, US, Freelance Graphic Designer

Illustrated a unique and visually interesting Zodiac to be used for articles in NY based JACQ Magazine. Each Zodiac symbol was designed to stand as a strong piece by itself, as well as a collective.

Designed Media Kit for 2014 that emphasized the style and luxury that the magazine seeks to display to its readers.

Currently tasked with grounding and improving an ever evolving sense of style and luxury that represents the brand.

Jun 2013 - current
 

Washington Parks & People, Washington, DC, US, Graphic Design Intern

Completed three (3) 11" x 17" posters for the organization eight (8) hours before deadline, including copywriting, compared to other designers time of 1 poster per day of design work, resulting in increased presence of the organization throughout the D.C. Metro Area.

This included both social media management and copywriting, in addition to Wordpress editing and video editing.

Mar 2014 - May 2014
 

Glade Dance Collective, Washington, DC, US, Lead Graphic Designer

Created both a logo and flyer for Glade Dance Collective’s festival held in Washington, D.C., drawing on elements of both the city and nature, to make a powerful, clean and organic promotional image.

May 2013 - Dec 2013
 

Target Corporation, Merrifield, VA, US, Electronics Sales Associate

Assisted customers with purchases using detailed knowledge of current electronics as well as showcasing the full potential of their devices.

Sep 2012 - Jul 2013
 

C3 Cyber Club, Ashburn, VA, US, Teacher

Taught 1st – 7th grade students various 3D programs including Platinum Arts Sandbox, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Creation Kit and UDK Editor.

Jan 2012 - Sep 2012
 

Mason Summers, Beltsville, MD, US, Freelance Graphic Designer

Designed the packaging for their album “Who Wants the Future?” as well as various promotional posters and merchandise.

Apr 2011 - Jun 2011
 

Hollywood Video, Forestville, MD, US, Shift Manager

Opened and closed the store, maintained deposits, store presentation, inventory and managed midnight launch events.

Nov 2008 - May 2010
 

USDA-APHIS, Riverdale, MD, US, Intern

Placed 1st in USDA's MLK Jr. Essay Contest and demonstrated professional organizational skills, such as case documentation.

Jun 2006 - Aug 2006
 

Education 

The Art Institute of Washington, Arlington, VA, US, Bachelors, Game Art & Design

Four year course dedicated to the training and enrichment of the understanding of CAD programs and their artistic useage in a professional environment.

Aug 2007 - Dec 2011
 

Awards 

D&D Portfolio of the Day, Award

Highlighted as the portfolio of the week on D&AD.org.

2013
 

Adobe HOW Winner, Award

Winners received a 3-month subscription to the entire Adobe Suite.

2013
 

USDA-APHIS MLK "I Have A Dream" Contest, 1st Place

An internship with the local USDA branch for the duration of the summer break.

2006
 

Areas of Specialization 

Skills 



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