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WORK

ABOUT ME

Hi, my name is Kyle. I'm a graphic designer living in Chicago. I have a love for bringing other peoples' passions to life. I personally love illustrative print design and campaign/series designs. I have worked for Valparaiso University, KGA Garrett Associates, and RAM Racing. I buy too many comic books, and I really like junk food.

EXPERIENCE

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH AT THE CHICAGO TEMPLE

communication director
2016-Present

Maintains relations with the congregation and media, while growing the chruch's reach. Maintains all web functions including social media, promotions, as well as working to stabalize and grow a brand standard.

RAM RACING

graphic designer
2015-2016

Designed marketing emails, posters, and banners, merchandise, and other material with marketing team focused on running culture and 5k/15k races.

VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY

graphic designer
2013-2015

Created posters and advertisements for music and theatre departments and events. Led advertising campaign for the theatre season.

 

AWARDS

INDIANA COLLEGIATE PRESS ASSOCIATION

Division II Newspaper of the Year, 2015
1st Place - Best Illustration, 2015
1st Place - Best Special Section Front, 2015
1st Place - Best Single Issue, 2015
1st Place - Best Pull-out or Wrap Section, 2014

CHRISTOPHER CENTER FOR LIBRARY RESOURCES

Artist of the Permanent Collection for Digital Photography "Ascending," 2015
Artist of the Permanent Collection for Graphic Design "Keep Calm and Sing On," 2014

FAVORITES

MUSIC

Passion Pit, Ben Howard, London Grammar, Two Door Cinema Club, Oh Wonder, Anna of the North, Childish Gambino, Chet Faker, Lucius, Tennis, Haim, CHVRCHES, Kendrick Lamar, Daughter

ARTISTS & WRITERS

Margritte, Van Gogh, Chuck Close, David Fincher, Christopher Nolan, Brian K. Vaughan, Scott Snyder, Ray Bradbury, Charles M. Schulz

HOBBIES

Fine Art, Comic Books, Board Games, Vinyl Collecting, Tennis, Golf, Rock Climbing, Traveling, Concert Going, Theatre

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CONTACT

You are more than welcome to contact me about a project, a collaboration, or just to talk. You can reach me at wivwave@gmail.com