Graphic Designer | Brand Development | Marketing | Social Media | Illustrator


BFA Bachelors of Arts Graphic Design at Oswego State

Graphic Design Experience

James Brennan Designs Inc. – Northport, NY

President | Graphic Design 10/2009 to Present

•  Brand small and large companies print materials
•  Design and create logos, business Cards, Brochures, Post Cards, Show Displays, Clothing Design, Annual Reports, Print Advertising, Direct Mailings, Catalogs, Posters for small and large companies.

Power Play International – Syosset, NY

Creative Director | Graphic Design 02/2012 to Present

• Create modern graphics for print and web design for companies from concept to final product.
• Responsible for brand development in print/web design for fortune 500 companies and small businesses, time management on projects, maintain client relationships, and oversee interns.
• Responsible for daily updates to companies websites and social media.
• Design and create logos, business Cards, Brochures, Website Mockups, Post Cards, Show Displays, Clothing Design, Annual Reports, Print Advertising, Direct Mailings, Catalogs, Posters, photo retouching, and package design.
• Build well-designed sites in WordPress.

Sunshine Lighting – Brooklyn, NY

Graphic Designer | Package Design 01/2011 to 02/2012

• Developed and designed packaging for product distribution.

Richner Communications – Garden City, NY

Graphic Designer | Ad Design (newspaper) 09/2009 to 01/2011

• Designed ads for four different newspapers (The Herald, The Jewish Star, The Oyster Bay Guardian, and Xpress Coups).
• Consulted and produced ads with the sales associates for clients.
• Prepared files for print.

Step One Creative – Oswego, NY

Internship | Graphic Design 05/2009 to 08/2009

• Created logos, brochures, letterheads, flyers, shirts, and other branded materials for clients.
• Worked under the creative director and collaborated on projects.


Art Department Identity | Oswego State Art Department  – Oswego, NY

Graphic Design | Student 03/2012

• Responsible for setting appointments, organizing and preparing all layouts and design elements to discuss and receive feedback from clients.
• Design a new identity system for Oswego State art department by creating a 12’’ by 18’’ poster, brochure, and non-mailing postcard.

Teachers Assistant | Oswego State University – Oswego, NY

Commercial Graphics Design 05/2009 | 07/2009

• Assisted students with problems and questions regarding projects and programs.
• Gave presentations to class on programs and tools. • Assisted teacher in grading projects and supervising the class.

Country Hot Bagels – Northport, NY

Employee 03/2003 – 10/2010

• Worked a range of hour from 4a.m. to 5.p.m. and holidays.
• Prepared bagel dough and baked bagels.
• Worked at the counter to help customers.