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East of Liberty Branding

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I worked with Chris to develop the "look" for the series which implements still frames from the actual videos for each chapter. The artwork was designed in Adobe Photoshop CS3 and placed in InDesign CS3 for arrangement and typesetting....

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Six Twelve Magazine Cover

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Cover design for second issue of online periodical, Six Twelve Magazine....

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Rough Language $500 Poetry Slam & Live Music Series. Web Promo.

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60 second online promo video for the Rough Language $500 Poetry Slam & Live Music Series. Held at the 595 North Restaurant & Lounge in Atlanta, GA on March 20, 2010. Doors open at 8pm, features start at...

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Lyricists Lab – 4×6 flier v2

category: Featured | Fliers & CD Covers | Portfolio
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4″x6″, Double-Sided, Full Color Flier. Designed for an open mic night at an establishment in Rex, Georgia (outside of Atlanta). This is the second version, it was re-designed to match the venue’s color scheme and accommodate other programmatic...

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“Hello Hip-Hop” Mixtape Cover

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Full color, double-sided mixtape cover designed for indie hip-hop artist, Ayatollah Jaxx’s, acclaimed underground release “Hello...

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Joy Ike – “City Lights” Music Video

category: Featured | Music Video
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I met Ms. Joy Ike a few years ago when she was performing at a local store (Abyssinia) promoting her first CD. The store has since closed but Joy is still going strong. I was really impressed not only by her talent but also by her drive, so it was a pleasure to finally get...

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MDnetSolutions Industry Night Video

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This is a video I created for an event my job hosted at the ASMBS Tradeshow in June 2009. It was created entirely using After Effects, Photoshop & Illustrator CS3 with the help of a few Trapcode and VideoCopilot plugins. The screen captures were created using...

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Living Proofe – “Rise” Music Video

category: Featured | Music Video | Portfolio
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Living Proofe’s “Rise” is the second of three music videos that I filmed before I relocated from Pittsburgh to the Atlanta area. Originally we had a more conceptual approach to the video but due to time constraints caused by my pending relocation, we opted to go with something less involved. We filmed the video in...

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“Ride 4 Peace” Flier

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Full Color, Double-Sided flier designed for motorcycle club, Team Neva’s, Annual “Ride 4 Peace” event held in Pittsburgh,...

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About 

My name is William and I am a multi-talented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in Web design, video, print collateral, sales presentations and advertising. Accomplished at understanding the complex needs of clients and providing innovative design solutions. Exceptional multitasking skills and accustomed to producing outstanding results in deadline driven environments.

My passion for design was sparked in 1993 while taking a desktop publishing course as part of my curriculum at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh’s Music and Video Business program. After graduation, I continued to build my skill set and knowledge base on my own and eventually started freelancing part-time as a graphic designer in 1996.

As a freelance designer I carry over a decade of “real world” graphic design and desktop publishing experience with work appearing in COREL Magazine, CorelXARA website and IllustratorWorld.com. Some of the organizations and agencies that I have worked with include: Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board (annual report), HyperBoy Media (motion graphics), Olszak Management Consulting, Inc. (identity package/branding), SecuraComm (logo design), Lydia’s Place, Inc. (annual reports), Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh (signage, print ads), The Urban League of Pittsburgh, Inc. (fliers, booklets, etc.), Pneuma Publishing International, Inc. (website design, graphic design, desktop publishing), Onyx Woman Magazine (magazine layout), RDP Consulting Services, Inc. (website design, powerpoint templates), and the Center for Hearing and Deaf Services (website design, pocket folder design).

I am constantly in the process of learning and exploring new software and trends in the ever-changing design field.

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