These covers were designed and illustrated by me as part of the Core Knowledge Reading Program. There are 24 covers in all: the 12 Kindergarten covers feature a red border, while the 12 First Grade Covers are orange.
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4215 Bethel Church Rd. #H4
Columbia, SC 29206
Steve Morrison Illustration
Position Title: Freelance Illustrator/Graphic Designer
Created magazine covers, children’s art, portraits, logos, t-shirts designs, CD covers, and website banners for a variety of independent clients.
Met deadlines ranging from several months to one hour.
Featured in the 2010 NPR Wall Calendar.
Managed time and resources, creating budgets and schedules to meet all project needs.
Coordinated efforts between artists, art directors, and clients.
Taught art lessons to adults and children.
Core Knowledge Foundation
Position Title: Graphic Artist
Created the cover design with a series of illustrations to brand the “look” of the Core Knowledge Reading Program.
Created more than 200 illustrations for Kindergarten reading materials.
Designed a wide variety of educational materials including workbooks, reader books,
digital reader books, flipbooks, sticker books, folders, characters, cards, and hats.
Met tight deadlines consistently and effectively.
Collaborated in a team environment.
Delivered design presentations in formal meeting settings to a variety of audiences
including editors, administrators, fellow designers, etc.
Formatted files to be press-ready and dealt directly with printers to ensure image fidelity
and proper specifications.
Awarded “Best Book Published in Virginia” prizes in 2007 and 2008, for books I personally designed.
BYU Visual Communications
Position Title: Graphic Designer
Created illustrations to be used in high school and college level Independent Study courses.
Designed web banners, logos, t-shirts, brochures, posters, flyers, and pennants used to
advertise Independent Study and other BYU-affiliated programs.
Assisted in video and photo shoots.
Met tight deadlines and worked in a team environment
Consulted with clients directly to meet their specific needs.
Formatted files to be press-ready and dealt directly with printers to ensure image fidelity.
Graduated August 2006
Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Completed many Graphic Design courses as part of major.
Work displayed in campus galleries and shows.
Three Talent Scholarships
Oscarson Grant for Visual Arts
Cory Nathan Bellau Scholarship for the Visual Arts
Utah State Sterling Scholar in the Visual Arts
Three Academic Scholarships
Participation in a variety of art exhibits and shows
Excellent knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat (Mac or PC)
Working knowledge of Adobe Dreamweaver, AfterEffects, and Macromedia Flash (Mac or PC)
Proficiency in standard desktop publishing software, including Word, Powerpoint, and Excel.