Gene Peelman

Production/Graphic Designer

Gene is a uniquely valuable graphic designer and production artist. He has worked with Space Foundation for the international Space Symposium and Keller Homes - including promotional materials for their episode of ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. He is experienced with building effective advertising designs from scratch, developing client brands throughout multi-piece campaigns, and crafting commercial artwork for nearly any media.

SPECIALTIES:
Branding, advertising strategies, marketing, logo design, layout design, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, brochures, photography, creative design, HTML/CSS, copy writing, email blasts, graphic design for high profile events, customer engagement, and outside advertising liaison (more listed on LinkedIn/Resume)

Gene Peelman

My skills

Experience

Spring Arbor Free Methodist Church

Graphic Designer

Spring Arbor, Michigan

Designed varied print materials, digital graphics and signage with a focus on updating the style of SAFMC to change and unify its appeal as part of a larger church restructuring campaign. Created original outreach event and message series graphics to create interest and support a developing Facebook and Instagram online community.

Responsibilities:
  • Message series and church event designs
  • Bulletins, advertisements, printed and digital media
  • Designed branding for intra-church groups and collaboration events with Spring Arbor University
  • Banner stands, posters, ads and display signage
  • Created logo lockup for the church, identified PMS spots and set branding guidelines
Experience:
  • Coordinated print and online marketing campaigns
  • Event-specific sub-branding designs for print and online output
  • streaming broadcast direction (volunteered)
  • Copy writing

Snappy Print

Sr. Graphic Designer

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Graphic design, prepress and customer service in a quick, production-oriented environment. Cured a one-month backlog upon arriving without a second designer and without any information on how to proceed with the job’s responsibilities. Created from-scratch logos and effective advertising for several area businesses during tenure. Independently consolidated a disorganized and separated artwork archiving system. Became known as a fast and detailed worker who cares about his customer’s results.

Responsibilities:
  • Identity Concepting
  • Color Control
  • Email blasts
  • Print Production
Experience:
  • Advertising concepting
  • Logo design
  • Digital and print graphics
  • Copy writing

Keller Homes

Graphic Designer

Colorado Springs, Colorado

A fine experience developing and maintaining the Keller Homes brand and its sub-brands in various neighborhoods. Special projects include developing interactive floorplans for the kellerhomes.com website in concert with the architecture department, and developing on-site signage for the Peyton, CO episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

Responsibilities:
  • Signage design
  • Email marketing
  • Website interactive floorplans
  • Brand development
Experience:
  • Marketing interfaces
  • Event promotion
  • Targeted advertising

Portfolio

Education

  • 4.2004Indiana Wesleyan University

    Bachelor of Science, Graphic Design
  • 4.2004Indiana Wesleyan University

    Bachelor of Science, Business Administration