Ryan Bell
210.417.7557
ryan@belldesign.us
www.belldesign.us

JOB OBJECTIVE

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  • Can analyze, plan, and create visual solutions to problems.

  • Specializes in branding, logos, and training asset development.

  • Can create vector illustrations and graphics.

  • Proficient in digital image manipulation, creation of promotional materials, and product mock-ups. 

  • Capable of creating and animating motion graphics.

  • Can lead and work well within a team.

  • Currently in possession of a SECRET security clearance.

EXPERIENCE/CLIENTS

Nov 2021–Present: Freelance Graphic Designer 
Bell Design

Oct–Nov 2021–Present:  Graphic Designer 
Fire Opal Healing & Wellness

  • Digitally manipulated images, and created custom imagery geared toward client’s target audience
    in accordance with brand guidelines.

  • Created and packaged print materials for advertising campaign.

Apr–Jul 2021: Storyboard Artist 
5th Bomb Wing Public Affairs, Minot, AFB, ND

  • Orchestrated shot list, developed storyboards, and quickly revised the sequence to accommodate client script revisions.

  • Facilitated 5th Bomb Wing’s development of propaganda video for the 91st Security Forces Group as part of a military culture outreach program. 

Jun–Jul 2021: Video Production Lead
791st Missile Security Forces Squadron, Minot, AFB, ND

  • Developed Nuclear Launch Facility Recapture and Recovery training video.

  • Directed 12 actors and two camera crews.

  • Provided subject matter knowledge to ensure tactical accuracy.

  • Captured and edited high definition video.

  • Created digital matte painting, rotoscoped footage, and created special effects to
    simulate conflict and enhance training.

Jul–Aug 2017: Video Production Assistant/Computer Based Training (CBT) Content Developer
37th Training Support Squadron, Information Technology Unit, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX

  • Provided audio content for three CBT courses used across the USAF.

  • Audited script and video shot list for Basic Military Training module.

  • Reviewed footage for visual consistency and verified the material met all training objectives for end product.

Mar 2017: Graphic Designer
Sinclair Customer Metrics

  • Created vector infographic and illustrations.

  • Formatted and packaged assets for a website rebrand about their product Guest Note.

Mar 2017: Graphic Designer
Boar Hoar

  • Designed and packaged logo for use in print media, digital media, and apparel.

Aug–Oct 2016: Character Designer/Vector Illustrator/Storyboard Artist
Sinclair Customer Metrics

  • Developed characters, backgrounds, and assets in vector format for a commercial about their Customer Resolution Management software called Guest Note.

  • Constructed visual story based on voice over script, crafted storyboards, adjusted product based on script changes, packaged and delivered graphic assets to animation team.

Aug–Oct 2016: Character Designer/Vector Illustrator/Storyboard Artist
Sinclair Customer Metrics

  • Developed characters, backgrounds, and assets in vector format for a commercial about their Customer Resolution Management software called Guest Note.

  • Constructed visual story based on voice over script, crafted storyboards, adjusted product based on script changes, packaged and delivered graphic assets to animation team.

Jan 2015: Graphic Designer
Zuluvape

  • Collaborated with client to develop branding for their “Wicked Joose” line of e-cigarette vape flavors.

  • Designed logo and vector graphics for use on product labels, print media, and digital media

EDUCATION

2021: Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Communication with a minor in Digital Media and Web Technology 
          (Summa cum laude)
University of Maryland Global Campus

2012: Principles of Instruction, Instructor Intervention Course, and Accelerated Learning Course
United States Air Force

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