Name

Z. Garner

About

A Multifaceted designer with over 12 years of graphics experience.

BFA in Graphic Design & Minor in Business Marketing
02' Appalachian State University in Boone, NC

Certificates in continuing education through UNCW 2013

Update: I have migrated to full-time freelancing… but have assist with many aspects of marketing and the positioning of brands into the wholesale market place. In directly helping sales teams & customers, I have gained a tremendous amount of insight to push the boundaries of my design.
Some of my daily tasks have included:

-Lead graphic designer for in-house (9 years)
-Designed ad & packaging media for major retailers and brands in the home decor industry.
-Developed logos for professional sports leagues and events (NPGL Expansion Team & IFSS World championship) Also have worked with NFL, NHL & NBA Players, Coaches & Marketing depts in logo development.
-Creative lead & layout for marketing materials
-Prototype development of novelty products
-Operating in-house RIP Server & production printing
-Photography & cropping images for digital usage
-Managing large outsourced print projects & vendor relations
-Admin panel & daily website management
-Setting up embroidery designs for production
-Managing proprietary iPad sale app