michael rasmussen

michael rasmussen

Creative Designer-Graphics
Currently: Owner, President at Noyce Productions
Location: Las Angelos CA
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Objective Enthusiastic and motivated self-starter with creative vision seeking a career in design, advertising, product development, marketing or another communication related field, leveraging experience in original design work, entrepreneurial ventures, music management, and event promotion. Quick aptitude for designing and developing ideas from concept to execution. Education & Honors University of Cincinnati, McMicken College of Arts & Sciences, Cincinnati, OH Bachelors of Arts in Communications • Dean’s List Summer 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015 • National Honors Society Fall 2013-Spring 2015 • Study abroad at Don Quijote Spanish Language School, Madrid, Spain • 1st Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo and Maududo • Awarded the Jack Twyman Humanitarian Award by University of Cincinnati Experience Freelance Creative Designer May 2008 to Present Graphic designer by contract, Cincinnati, OH • Edited and designed Summer 2014 edition of Worthwhile Journal, a European music and fashion web publication that received over 100,000 web hits. • Created company logo and workwear, templates, and mockups using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator for Chief Marketing Officer of leading sales technology and consulting company. • Conceptualized and customized apparel for 4 established companies and ventures. • Studied under renowned artist to develop artistic skills and commercialize art as final product resulting in a gallery of over 30 original art pieces displayed during Final Fridays at the Cincinnati Pendleton Arts Center and a centerpiece art display at the Cincinnati Union Terminal to benefit charity. • Developed 25 original skateboard designs and 20 T-shirt designs, 3 of which were commercialized. Presented designs at professional skate competitions. Submitted custom park designs for Loveland, Ohio skate park (2004) and assisted in raising over $54,000 to benefit the construction of the skate park. President and Owner January 2014 to Present Noyce Productions, Cincinnati, OH • Founded and branded apparel company that offers distinctive apparel uniting fashion and lifestyle. • Successfully trademarked logo and trade name with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office protecting intellectual property. • Established Internet presence, working with IT experts to develop NoyceApparel.com website and application. • Created Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter collections producing over 30 designs. • Apparel represented by more than 20 entertainers and athletes internationally in magazines and social media sites. Communications Specialist January 2014 to March 2014 Cooney Faulkner & Stevens, Cincinnati, OH • Formulated and provided updates to firm’s social media and partner sites including Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn as well as managed the firm website and radio broadcasts. • Illustrated brochures, flyers, articles, and advertising development for more than 15 various events and topics. Manager/Promoter/Artist June 2013 to October 2014 FlowHio Music, Cincinnati, OH • Managed two award-nominated artists and producers to create, record and preform songs on a set touring and recording schedule utilizing time management and supervisory skills. • Collaborated nation wide and internationally with a diverse group of artists and producers from Toronto, Hong Kong, the U.K., and Spain to form promotional campaigns for songs and album releases both on- and off-line. • Developed promotional artwork for producers and entertainers including t-shirts, merchandise, album covers, stickers, and flyers effectively communicating brand images.

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INTERESTS
  • Interests include fashion
  • design
  • lifestyle
  • board sports/extreme sports
  • marketing
  • public relations
  • apparel
SPORTS
  • skateboarding
  • snowboarding
  • surfing
  • basketball
  • karate/maududo
  • any action sport/extreme sport
GROUPS
  • Deans list
  • National Honors Society
  • Jack Twyman Humanitarian Award
  • University of Cincinnati Study Abroad
  • AMA

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