EXPERIENCE

In-House Creative Director   BevNET | Brewbound | Project NOSH   5/2010 – Present
• manage a creative team working with the Editor in Chief, CMO, Director of Sales, Event Planner, and CEO/Founder
• art direction and design for BevNET Magazine, produced 6 times per year
• led the rebrand and design for Taste Radio, the podcast for food and beverage professionals
• logo design, branding, and event graphics of several food and beverage industry event series (BevNET Live, Beverage School, Brewbound Session, Brew Talks, The Learning Curve, NOSH Live)
• brand development, marketing materials, web graphics, event graphics, corporate collateral for BevNET, Brewbound, and Project NOSH

Freelance Designer   2/2002 – Present
• logo concepting and design, magazine design and production, apparel design, icon design, wedding stationary, & more
• select clients include: Latitude Beverage, Vervaine Design, Coventor, Boston IVF, Cascade Floors, M1 Custom Apparel, Lehigh Valley Lacrosse Officials Association, Christie & Co., Yellow Leaf Hammocks, U.S. Sailing, The Platinum Group

Co-Founder   Brewbound   2/2010 – 5/2010
• designed and launched Brewbound.com, a craft beer web site and brewery tour business. We took our first tour in March 2010, going from Boston to Portland Maine, before selling the business to BevNET.com.

Art Director   BevNET | Beverage Spectrum Magazine   2/2006 –5/2010
• led a redesign after BevNET.com, Inc.’s purchase of Beverage Spectrum Magazine
• created 8 issues per year, complete with several “buyer’s guides”
• transitioned to online proofing, uploading, and approval
• in addition to magazine design, created web graphics and took product photographs

Art Director/Graphic Designer   Lifestyle Magazine   3/2005 –2/2006
• managed a small creative team while directing a magazine redesign
• worked with staff photographer on photo shoots
• magazine layout and design, corporate collateral, and print advertisements

Graphic Design Intern   Ground Control Creative (formerly Ground Zero Creative)   Summer 2001
• contributed design concepts for a variety of projects and clients
• won the project for rebranding the Capital Cup soccer tournament including logo design, corporate collateral and poster design

 

EDUCATION
Syracuse University
, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Graphic Design – Bachelor of Science, 2002

 

RELEVANT SKILLS Mac Platform
Adobe Illustrator CC • Adobe Photoshop CC • Adobe Indesign CC • Adobe Acrobat Pro
Microsoft Word • Microsoft Excel • Microsoft Powerpoint
WordPresss • Sketch

 

CONTACT
kennedydesign@gmail.com

 

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