Jesse Morris

Multidimensional Graphic Artist
North Brunswick, NJ  •  (732) 666 4816  •  jessemorris1313@gmail.com  •  www.currentsurroundings.com


Highly professional graphic artist with advanced proficiency in many graphic applications such as:

Adobe CC  (Photoshop / After Effects / InDesign / Illustrator / Acrobat / Dreamweaver / Dimension)

Keynote & Powerpoint

... with an everyday increasing proficiency in:


Cinema 4D

(UI) User Interface Design

 

Education

• Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Arts
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh (Online)  /  2016 - Current

• Motion Graphics Courses
NYU  /  New York City, NY  /  2014 - 2015

• Self-taught (100’s of Online Tutorials)

Lynda.com  /  Video Copilot.net  /  AE Tuts.com  /  etc...   /  Everyday

• Visual Effects and Digital Video Certificate

Mt. Sierra College (Online)  /  Monrovia, CA  /  2006 - 2008

• Dreamweaver and Flash Training Certificate

DDP Training Center  /  Freehold, NJ   /  2003

• Associate Degree in Visual Communications

The Art Institute of Philadelphia  /  1995 – 1998

 

Professional Experience

Senior Graphic Artist / Art Director / Animator / Photographer
PharmaDesign Inc.  /  One World DMG.  /  Warren, NJ  /  2002 - Current
• Works within a team to create and develop award-winning products & designs and supports them with animations, videos, brand packaging, iOS mobile apps, posters, booklets, presentations, websites, logos, etc...
• Provides technical and aesthetic support with all graphic & graphic software related issues    within the company as well as with all clients and vendors
• Provides or oversees the design and production process, consisting of several artists, from early sketch concepts throughout the final delivered product
• Performs and manages product photo shoots and stock photography
• Developed a proofing system within all art departments for production and efficiency purposes

Graphic & Production Artist
Victory Marketing Group  /  Bridgewater, NJ  /  1998 - 2002
• Print and web design and production
• Collaborated with other designers to achieve product goals
• Supplied technical assistance with all graphic related issues
• Oversee quality control on all printing press runs

 

Things I do well

• Photo and visual effects compositing, trends and techniques
• Eager to know how everything works and learns exceptionally fast
• Innovative ideas and strategies
• Outstanding technical proficiency and organizational skills
• Enjoys teaching or sharing learned information with other artists
• Extreme attention to detail

 

Affiliations

• Member of the Art Directors Club of NJ
• Member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals
• Member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts
• Affiliated with the After Effects Users Group of New York