Experience

Madwell   01.20 → Current
Graphic Designer

  • Balance new business opportunities while developing high-investment campaigns for existing clients such as Visible and Verizon
  • Work independently while reporting to creative directors for projects such as the global Countervirus campaign
  • Assisted in the creation of the Red Rocks Unpaused brand and microsite for Visible; a 3-day immersive digital concert with 8.5 million virtual attendees
  • Aid in art direction, casting, strategy, and design for social and televised
    ad campaigns
  • Apply copywriting and strategy skills to support cross-functional teams
  • Collaborate with third-party animation and web design agencies

Money Map Press   11.15 → 10.19
Senior Graphic Designer

  • Played a role in revamping and streamlining the collaborative process between animation and design teams
  • Explored designs for logos, infographics, and illustrations for subsidiary companies
  • Adjusted to shifting priorities across print and web based projects including microsites, newsletters, and promotional assets

Freelance Design   Current
Graphic Designer

  • Clients Including: Strong Studio, Cut Once Design, Partners & Harrison, York County Pretzel Company, Minuteman Press of Hanover, Deno Homes LLC, Indiebox Audio, Money Map Press
  • Eager to explore possibilites through preliminary thumbnailing and sketching
  • Empathetic and responsive towards changing client requests

Minuteman Press of Hanover   05.15 → 11.15
Graphic Designer

Worked in a fast-paced environment creating business cards, brochures, advertisements, etc. for a wide range of clients, from restaurants to nonprofit charities. 

Cultural Alliance of York, PA   05.14 → 09.14, 01.15 → 04.15
Graphic Design Intern

Branded the nonprofit-run "Impact Arts and Culture Conference", developing the logo, brand guidelines, conference website, and conference collateral. 

Honors

Featured on Adweek   2020
Red Rocks Unpaused

Featured on Communication Arts   2020
Countervirus Campaign

Featured on The Dieline   2019
Coffee Bomb Roasting Company Packaging and Branding

Featured on Mindsparkle Mag   2019
Indiebox Audio Branding

Graphic Design USA   2016
Health + Wellness Design Award

Graphic Design USA   2015
Identity Design Award

Graphic Design Juried Student Show with Matteo Bologna   2015
Top Five Entries

Education

BA, Graphic Design   Class of 2015
York College of Pennsylvania
GPA: 3.86

Skills

Illustrator, Indesign, Photoshop, Figma, Keynote, Dreamweaver, XD, HTML, CSS, WordPress, Front-End Design, Photography, Photo Editing, Microsoft Office, Windows & Mac OS X

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© 2020 Ryan Kurz

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