Joshua Wendell
Kansas City, MO
913.735.0734
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Professional Experience
Currently seeking full-time employment

May 2016 – March 2020  Graphic Designer, Candid Marketing, Lee's Summit, MO

July 2014 – May 2016  3D Concept Artist, Graphic Designer, Production Artist, Vanguard Packaging,
Kansas City, MO

March 2011 – June 2014  Digital Prepress Artist, Film Check, Art Conversion, Stouse Inc., New Century, KS


Skills
Extensive knowledge of the Macintosh OS. Programs include Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Lightroom, After Effects, Premiere Pro, and iMovie

Emphasis in:
conceptual design & layout
logo design
illustration
web development
color
typography
print production
identity development
interactive design
video editing
short film production


Education
2006–2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS

2004–2006 Associate of Science, Computer Engineering, Cloud County Community College, Concordia, KS


Honors and Activities
2019 Fountain Award Winner and Certificate of Merit Winner, BMA of Kansas City + AMA-KC Fountain Awards, Kansas City, MO

2018 Fountain Award Winner and Certificate of Merit Winner, BMA of Kansas City + AMA-KC Fountain Awards, Kansas City, MO

2013 Battle City 2013: Pokemon Art Show, PKMNcast.com, Milwaukee, WI

2012 Pokemon Battle Royale Art Exhibit, Light Grey Art Lab, Minneapolis, MN

2011 Poster design featured on website and e-book, Life Just Is short film

2009 Album art design, Beck's Music Inspired Art Project - The 100 Cover Project, Flickr.com

2009 Best Student Illustration, Graphex40 Design Competition, Art Directors Club of Tulsa, OK

2009 Annual Student Honors Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS

2009 Runner-Up Award featured on website, Creative Quarterly 15 Magazine

2009 “Synergy” BFA Graphic Design Exhibition, Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Hays, KS

2008 History of Graphic Design Civic Engagement Poster Exhibition, American Democracy Project, FHSU, Hays, KS

2007 Semolino’s Student Art Exhibition, Semolino’s, Hays, KS

2006 Kansas Collegiate Aesthetics Exhibition, Birger Sandzèn Memorial Gallery, Lindsborg, KS


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