RYAN JD BIRRENBACH
681 W. Sunny River Rd. Taylorsville, UT 84123

Phone: 435.704.1436

Primary email: rbirrenbach@hotmail.com

Secondary email:birrenbachr@gmail.com


EDUCATION

Bachelors in Graphic Design at Southern Utah University, Graduated May 4, 2013

High School Diploma from Lake Powell HS, Graduated May 21,2008


TECHNICAL SKILLS

Mac OS X

HTML & CSS

Adobe Creative Suite

Shopify and Magento Admin Panels

Microsoft Office


REFERENCES

Jared Hendricks  -  801.972.5119

Anthony George  -  801.671.0390

Parker Eakin  -  801.597.6193

Margaret Broadus  -  646.387.0066


OTHER EMPLOYMENT

Senior Graphic Specialist & Brand Manager for Village Lighting Co.  - 2013  -  present

Graphic Designer for Hopscotch FX  -  2013

Wingers Server 2010  -  2013

Aramark Maintenance 2006  -  2008

EXPERIENCE

present  -  Village Lighting co. senior graphic specialist

In charge of all print and digital brand/marketing for Village Lighting Co. and all sister companies (TreeKeeper, Santa's Bags and Christmas World).

Handled packaging requirements set by big name buyers to get shelf space during the selling season. Companies such as Costco, Lowes, Ace Hardware, Bed Bath & Beyond and many others.

Managed our employees in China via email and oversaw all printing production for variety of products offered by all branded companies under the Village Lighting umbrella. Made sure product packaging process was pristine, flawless and up to company quality standards.

Saw over the entire corporate web division and steered company to match manufactured retail products to give proper company branding throughly from print to digital.

Worked seamlessly with in-house web developer and brand strategist, as well as website developers in India to achieve a strong and dominate e-commerce platform. Leading the way and setting •    standards for not only ourselves but also our competition selling similar products online and in retail locations.

Assisted in R&D efforts with company CEO. Product development and design from paper to manufactured product.

Helped with product copyrighting to give life to our online products. Optimizing product listings to increase revenue on all online orders.

In charge of the companies Amazon Seller Central accounts. Scheduling/Making shipments and product listings. Made sure company profit goals were not only achieved but exceeded year after year.

 

 

2013  -  Internship with Design of Today Creative Agency

I worked on a multitude of projects, anything from making booklets for promotional material to send to future clients. Helping create logo designs, promotional poster or any other medium for their clientele. Some of the projects I worked on were for The Big Bang Theory, The Biggest Loser and The Simpsons.

 


2013  -  Arrowhead Bar & Grill Brand Strategist

Built a logo to appeal to the older demographic as well as the owners personal style of art.

Managed the company brand appearance across all platforms as well as kept SEO services updated and fresh.

Designed company menu with 40+ Items

 

 

2012  -  Graphic Designer for Sigma Chi Fraternity (SUU)

Designed t-shirt graphic for rush week.

Made flyers, posters and other promotional materials for rush week.

 

 

2012  -  Internship with Widsix Brand Co.

Re-Imagined the company logo and combined with personal drawing style to appeal to a younger audience. The artwork could be used on a variety of products from clothing, accessories, skateboards, est.

 

 

2013  -  Winger's Roadhouse Freelance Designer

Designed menu special advertisements and coupons for monthly newsletter. 

Designed promotional banners for company Facebook page.

 

 

2013  -  Lake Powell Bullfrog Open Bass Tournament Freelance Designer

Created club logo to exemplify the fun, lighthearted local spirit of the tournament while maintaining the professional reputation as the largest bass fishing tournament in Utah.