MICHAEL BROCKER DESIGN
Creative Solutions for Your Graphic Design Needs
Are you looking to reshape you or your company’s brand? Perhaps you’re just looking for some stunning and unique graphics for your website? With over 6 years experience as a Graphic Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer goods industry, my brand development, print design, web design and coding skills are tailored to suit the needs of each unique client.
Graphic Design & Systems
CREATIVE PROJECTS MANAGER
March 2020 - Present
Oversees the workflow for all creative requests within our in-house creative team from intake to completion using the project management system, Wrike
Develops and maintains production schedules and provide all team members and key stakeholders with timely status updates on projects
Works collaboratively with cross-functional teams to meet marketing and business objectives.
Works closely with the various product line managers (ring, cap and gown, grad products, apparel) as well as creative and digital departments to ensure project deliverables are understood, the team has everything they need to fulfill the request and deadlines are met
Mitigates risk on projects, engage in contingency planning, recommend solutions, proactively engage in problem solving
Provides project updates to Creative Director and escalate issues when and before they arise
Works with the internal procurement team, providing files and specs, to fulfill print needs
Contributes to growth of design team and refinement of processes/workflow
August 2014 - March 2020
Design promotional print material aimed at driving customer traffic and creating interest in Herff Jones’ College products
Assist with development of College Jewelry and Herff Jones Greek Division collateral marketing pieces
Develop project management skills by assisting in the development, production, and organization of account specific marketing campaigns and materials
August 2012 - May 2014
Designed posters and advertising for various organizations on campus
Worked with a client to design a website for Upland Area Greenways Association.
MEDIA MARKETING SERVICES DESIGNER
Worked along side of student body cabinet members to deliver clean, innovative design and advertising for campus-wide student events
August 2013 – May 2014
WEBSITE DESIGNER & DEVELOPER
Designed and coded oneplusgod.org with HTML & CSS, Dreamweaver and Edge Animate
Up-kept website and make changes as needed
August 2013 – May 2014
Tyndale House Publishers
June 2013 – July 2013
Attended weekly commercial and design meetings to learn about the creative process worked at Tyndale
Further developed skills in InDesign through design of promotional pieces for the company's annual picnic, a later published children's ebook, and a book ad for Focus on the Family
Scanned and laid out a 274 page book in InDesign for a reprint of the 40th anniversary edition
Assisted in photoshoot for the book cover of Francine River's Bridge to Haven.
Learned about screen printing and creating barcodes
DESIGN SKILLS AND EXPERTISE
UX/UI & WEB DESIGN
From single landing pages to fully-blown website, I'll create a layout and design that fits you and your business.
BRAND & PRINT DESIGN
From logo design and clothing illustrations to packaging design and brand identity development, I can take any of your creative dreams from concept to final production.
FRONT-END WEB DEVELOPMENT