Resume

Chris Korink
443.416.6105
chrisspade@gmail.com


Education
Bachelor of Science in Computer Animation. 
Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA.
Winter Class of 2002. 3.5 gpa.
                   

Work Experience
Jun. 2014 – Present: PRIMAL WEAR INC:  Designer/Illustrator at the “#1 Custom Cycling Apparel Company” in the United States. Expert at the Sublimation Printing Process. In charge of Illustration, Design, Revisions and Color Correction of all assigned jobs. Lead “Customer Account Specialists” with any and all design direction, requests, and changes from the customer. Conceptualize/Design all “Custom” as well as “In-Line” design styles. Lead design directions for future styles and concepts and assist in “Trend Spotting” for design styles that were due each season. Employed Zbrush and 3D Max for 3D Jersey Visualization and 3D Product Conceptualization review. Illustrated and designed every day using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop as well as pencil concepts. Responsible for Production Design to transform designs into patterns used in everything from jerseys to socks.

Jan. 2012 – Dec. 2014 MEDIA BOX STUDIOS:   Helped deliver excellent quality courseware as a 3D designer using Cinema 4D, Photoshop CS, After Effects and Flash CS every day. I have also received a Secret Clearance. Set up and rendered scenes and shots in 3D software for use in Computer Based Training (CBT) Courseware. I was also effective in delivering GUI icons, web design and maintenance, Helpdesk operation, concept drawings and artwork, print work as well generating various logo and graphic solutions when needed. I assisted in developing courseware in Flash for IUSS for submariner training with the US Navy. Helped develop and wireframe numerous app interfaces for tablets and smartphones. I am also now experienced with 3D printing and prototyping.  

2011- Jan 2012:  WRIGHT STRATEGIES LLC:   Working on contract to provide web graphics, logos, banners, web splashes, GUI icons and other graphics utilizing Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver for a firm that specializes in privacy and security consulting. 

2003- Aug. 2011:  GLOBAL COMPUTER ENTERPRISES, INC.:   Lead Graphic Designer in the Creative Design Department for a fast paced IT company for over 7 years. Head artist and designer working in high stress environment with teams of technical writers and developers to produce, and win, numerous multi-million dollar proposals from the Federal Government. Responsible for all proposal cover artwork as well as all diagrams, workflows, posters, CD jackets and 2D and 3D animations. I developed and maintained numerous project websites as well as the GCE corporate website and I designed 3D animations, videos, and graphics for various federal departments such as DHS, DOL, USCG, GSA and TSA. I created every icon and button used in GCE's GUI design as well as all website header graphics. I was also the lead designer on all GCE business cards, T-shirts, promotional items, advertisements, the outdoor as well as indoor GCE signage.

97-98 and Mar. 02- Nov. 02:  ASAP PRINTING AND DESIGN:  Mid-Level Artist at the #1 Screen-printing Co. in Maryland. Worked daily with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Freehand, and the production team. Used CPU and pen & ink full time to produce promotional items and T-shirt designs in a high stress environment.
Spring/Summer 2000:  MTV ANIMATIONS:  Assistant on MTV shows: Daria, Spy Groove, and Downtown. Assisted Background Artists and Digital Painters.
Professional Skills      

Technical Skills:
    -3D Studio Max - Photoshop CC - Illustrator CC - InDesign CC - Dreamweaver CC – Cinema 4D


    - Flash Professional CS - Adobe GoLive - After Effects CC - Zbrush 4R6 - MAYA- Corel Painter X
    -3D Printing and Prototyping - Robohelp 4.0
Design Skills:
    Apparel Design and Sublimation Process- Custom Illustration- Web Graphics - Proven Proposal Graphics - Digital Painting- 3D Modeling and Animation
    - Workflow Creation - Poster Design -Gif Animation- Publication Design - Corporate Booths
  - Icons and GUI buttons- Web-Banners - T-shirts and Promotion


Traditional Skills:
    - Acrylic painter- Conceptual artwork - Sketching and rendering - Strong character design - Mural Artist

Honors and Awards

    - Interviewed in French Art Magazine “Brain Magazine” as an upcoming artist 2015.
    - Awarded the “Outstanding Achievement Award” for the AIPH Graduating Class of winter 2002.
    - Deans List: Art Institute of Philadelphia, Fall 1999 & Fall 2000

Chris Korink
443.416.6105
chrisspade@gmail.com
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