John Landon

Objectives

To gain industry experience and expand my knowledge while being a valued member of your graphic design team

Skills

Adobe Photoshop: photo manipulation, camera raw, HDR, retouching, colorization, texturization, displacement maps

Adobe Illustrator: vector logos, die strike, gradient mesh, bezier curves, 3D mockups

Adobe InDesign: large document construction, master page layout, typography, interactivity, style guides

HTML & CSS: large document construction, master page layout, typography, interactivity, style guides

Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Experience

John Landon Designs, Freelance Work . . . . . . 06/2015—Present

Designed the logo for the California Chapter of PEO and adapted it to numerous other mediums (invitations/RSVPs, menus, banners, name tags, stickers, water bottle labels, and even cookie frosting).

Towne Park Guest Service Captain (Valet Supervisor) . . . . . . 03/2013—Present

Developed and instituted standard operating procedures to optimize efficiency and minimize claims. Oversaw day-to-day drive operations and organized custom parking solutions for various events. Conducted monthly performance evaluations and assigned training accordingly. Coordinated guest requests, resolved guest complaints, and issued guest follow-up reports to ensure optimal customer satisfaction.

MWR Lifeguard/Lead Swim Instructor/Lead Lifeguard Instructor . . . . . . 06/2005—02/2013

Created, taught, and supervised a children’s leading swim lesson curriculum. Composed a bi-monthly schedule for lifeguards at three separate pools. Established a comprehensive in-service training program to keep all staff certifications up to date.

Education

Platt College San Diego . . . . . . 09/2016—Present

Bachelor of Science: Media Arts – Web Design

Platt College San Diego . . . . . . 02/2015—06/2016

Associate of Applied Science: Graphic Design (Honor’s List)

Fun Facts

Named Time Magazine's "Person of the Year" in 2006

Lived in Japan for 3 years

Modeled for magazines and advertisements as a child