sean@simpletypestudio.com

Holistic focused branding with the right amount of attitude; I learn about your organizational philosophy, goals and marketplace in order to help create and support growth strategy through design thinking. I achieve this through client collaboration, original messaging, unique imagery and modern graphic design aesthetics that result in increased recognition for your company. If you are trying to “keep up with the joneses” — I probably will not be able to help you. If you are a leader, disruptor, and/or a forward thinker…I’m your guy. / ✶✶✶✶

 

EDUCATION

The Illinois Institute of Art
BFA in Communication Design
Chicago, IL 1993–1996

Elgin Community College
Associates Degree 
in Photography
Elgin, IL 1991–1993

EXPERIENCE

Simpletype Studio (freelance)
Graphic Designer, Art Director
Morton Grove, IL 1996–present
simpletypestudio.com

Kym Abrams Design
Brand Designer
Evanston, IL 2019–present
kad.com

Vertical, Inc.
Senior Graphic Designer/Associate Art Director
Chicago, IL 2013–2019
verticalincorporated.com

Design 360, Inc.
Senior Graphic Designer
Chicago, IL 2004–2009
think360big.com

Design Tower
Graphic Designer
Wilmette, IL 1997–2002
designtower.com

QUALIFICATIONS

Creative Strategy
Storyboarding
Typeface Design
Iconography Design
Identity Design
Branding Systems
Vendor Management
Asset Management
Workflow Best Practices
Adobe CC Suite
Music Production
Design Advocate
AIGA Member