Graphic Design

Art Direction, Marketing and Design

Todd Aaron Smith has a lot of experience with graphic design and communications. A WHOLE lot. After studying design, creative writing and illustration for four years at the Columbus College of Art & Design in Columbus, Ohio, Todd has gone on to almost 30 years of professional experience. He is well-versed in various areas of design and has successfully created solutions for print and digital media and websites. His key duties and responsibilities have included, among others, the following:

  • Communicating with clients to discuss objectives and requirements

  • Being a highly motivated self-starter, endlessly looking for ways to improve communications

  • Understanding the client’s needs and developing suitable concepts

  • Estimating the amount of time needed to complete projects

  • Designing different types of illustrations and layouts as per brand guidelines

  • Producing excellent visual and written solutions

  • Working with different types of media, including computer-aided design, illustration, video production and editing, copy writing, photography and social media

  • Working alone or as part of a team as per the requirements of the project

  • Collaborating with copywriters, photographers, printers, illustrators, art directors and account managers to give the best service to the clients

 

Todd is comfortable with Mac OSX as well as Windows platforms. In addition, he has in-depth knowledge of almost all top designing software including the following:  Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere and Adobe Acrobat Pro. Todd is above expert-level at Photoshop and can make almost anything look like almost anything else. He is a team player to the core, but is also at complete ease when working alone. Organizational skills and listening skills are paramount for a graphic design specialist, and Todd excels in verbal, written and visual expression.

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