Dustin

Glendinning

Hi, this is my portfolio site. The links below are to my portfolio work on the appropriate communities. My résumé is here.
I acquired my bachelor of arts in visual communications from the University of South Carolina this past May. I am currently employed as an in-house designer for a manufacturing company in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but I am taking on freelance work and looking for my next step on my career path.

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Résumé

  • Education
  • University of South Carolina; BA in Journalism & Mass Communications; Major: Visual Communications, Minor: Media Arts
    • May 2012
    • GPA: 3.2
    • Life Scholarship
  • Experience
  • Freelance
  • Designer at Glendinning Products
    • August 2012 – present
    • Update and create sales literature, instruction manuals, and various print materials
    • Take product photos for media library
  • Band Tour Photographer
    • July 2012
    • Travelled with Australian pop-rock band New Empire on Van's Warped Tour
    • Took, edited and posted photos daily from travels and shows on tour (photos can be found on their tour blog or here)
    • Assisted with daily tour and travelling needs
  • Student Graphic Designer, USC Campus Recreation – 2yrs
    • October 2010 – August 2012
    • Concept and create all print promotional materials
    • Manage, create and maintain website and its attributes
    • Create monthly newsletter
    • Create and maintain photo catalogue
  • Internship with Oblong & Sons Design Firm – 6wks
    • June – July 2011
    • Worked alongside the small team in Brisbane, AU
    • Updated their online portfolio with recent projects
    • Helped brainstorm concepts for book and advertising projects
    • Created manuals for clients' websites
    • Made various print projects for deadlines
  • Student Assistant for Director of Creative Services, College of HRSM at USC—8mo
    • September 2009 – May 2010
    • Create promotional materials such as brochures, posters, menus, and invitations
    • Assist in finishing requested design projects from within the school for deadlines
  • Photographer for USC Student newspaper, The Daily Gamecock—1.5yrs
    • January 2009 – May 2011
    • Take photos of assigned stories
    • Format photos to be sent in for publishing
  • Extracurricular Activities
    • South Carolina Student News Photographer of the Year, 2012
    • Secretary, VP and President for USC Student Chapter of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) – 3 yrs.
    • The Daily Gamecock photographer – 2.5 yrs
    • The Shack Campus Ministry, Council position – 3 yrs
  • Skills
    • Using industry standard software to create graphics, posters, newsletters, logos, websites, videos, animations and print ready advertisements. Software includes:
      • Photoshop
      • Illustrator
      • InDesign
      • Dreamweaver
      • Flash
      • Distiller
      • Final Cut Pro
      • Final Draft
      • DVD Studio Pro
    • Using DSLR cameras to take photos and video
    • Video production from concept to storyboarding to editing
    • Writing HTML & CSS code for custom web pages
    • Using Wordpress CMS
  • References
    • Please contact me to request contact information for my references