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Julian Peterson

I am a creative thinker and problem solver with over 10+ years of design experience and professional consultancy working within a diverse array of creative industries: exhibition & environmental design, consumer products, print, web and sound design with particular interest and success in brand identity, rapid visualization/ideation and visual information mapping.


SKILLS 

DIGITAL:
OSX, Windows, iOS, Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Keynote, Power Point, Microsoft Office, Audacity.  Nominal experience with: SolidWorks, After Effects, SketchUp, WordPress, Logic Pro

TECHNICAL:
Rapid Visualization/Sketching, 3D Printing, Laser, CNC, Machining, Vacuum Forming, Traditional Shop Tools, Painting, Finishing, Assembly, Basic Circuitry, Cut & Sew, Mock Ups, Prototypes, Tape drawing

HUMAN:
Good listener, Clear and open communicator, Empathetic, Positive, Cool under pressure, Hands on leader, Team builder/player, Proactive, Persistent, Passionate and some may say humorous


EDUCATION

ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN – Pasadena, California – Bachelors of Science Product Design, 1999-2002

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY – Tempe, Arizona – Industrial Design, 1995-1997

ANDREWS UNIVERSITY – Berrien Springs, Michigan – Architecture, 1992-1994


EXPERIENCE

Art Director / Hilton Worldwide / McLean, VA / 2016

Freelancer + Design Consultant / Washington DC / 2006-2007, 2013-present

English Teacher / Ray English Club / Tokyo, Japan / 2015-2016

Barista + Point of Sales / Bump n Grind / Silver Spring, MD / 2014-2015

Senior Designer + Illustrator / Maga Design / Washington DC / 2005-2006, 2007-2013

Designer + Production / Imre Communications / Baltimore, MD / 2003-2005

Art Director / Brand DC / Washington DC / 2002-2003

Graphic Designer / Washington Adventist University / Takoma Park, MD / 2000-2002

Graphic Designer + Fabricator / Next Day Sign Express / Bethesda, MD / 1998-1999

Designer + Fabricator / Arizona State University / Tempe, AZ / 1997-1998

Windsurfing Instructor + Sales Representative / Windsurfing Hatteras / Avon, NC / 1994-1996