Joshua D. Phillips
Phone: 864.706.7704

Currently Lead Art Director, Director of Product Development, and Director of Web Development. Always eager to challenge my own abilities, but being able to become part of a group where I can advance in both my artistic and tech career is my primary goal. Experienced in various types of design, strong team building skills, positive motivation, and the ability to quickly learn and solve problems are what I consider my strongest abilities. I am confident that I will become a vital member to any team.

University of South Carolina Upstate, Spartanburg, SC
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, emphasis in Graphic Design – 2009
Minor in Art History
Dean’s List

Spartanburg Methodist College, Spartanburg SC
Associate of Computer Science Degree – 2005
Dean’s List

Woodruff High School, Woodruff, SC
Graduated, Life Scholarship – 2003

Personal Qualifications
Proficient and knowledgeable working with various computer systems and software:
– Design/Animation: Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark, Flash, InDesign, Lightroom, Roland Color, Corel, CAD, Gimp, Hype, Separation Studio, AccuRIP
– Office/Presentation: Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Works, Acrobat, ESP Online, etc.
– Web: Word Press, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, HTML, Flash, SEO, Social Networking
– Photography and Film MakingNikon DSLR Cameras

Personal works are continuously displayed in the southeast and web galleries including: Hub-Bub, USC Upstate, Newberry College, Erskine College, The Carolinian, Wofford College, Converse College, Writers Inc.,,,,, etc.

Earned the rank of Eagle in the Boy Scouts of America.

RSN Promotionals . 2013 – Present
Lead Art Director, Director of Product Development, and Director of Web Development
Duties include market based campaigns, stationary, web development, graphic design, mobile design, screen print design, illustration, product management, management of graphic designers, management of screen printers, and all art scheduling.

JDP Creations 2012 – present
Designer/Photographer/Graphic Designer/Illustrator
Co-founder of JDP Creations. I have produced identity systems, Web design, photo shoots, Illustrations, Animations, Concept Art, Builds, Photo Manipulation and Custom Furniture.

The Palladian Group . 2010 – 2013
Art Director and Director of Product Development
Duties include logos, stationary, products, websites, banners, eblasts, packages, animations, trade show booths, CAD drawings, pencil renderings, annual reports, advertisements, videos, photo editing, apparel, and technology management.

MyStikU / Bluprint Medical . 2009 – 2010
Lead Graphic Designer and Printer
Created all banner, catalog, logo, and webpage design. Projects included player cut outs, advertisements, logo creation, custom banners, flyers, catalogs, animations, dry erase boards, signs.

University of South Carolina Upstate Gallery . 2006 – 2008
Gallery Assistant
Met featured artists from around the world and set up the gallery to their exact specifications. Gave me the opportunity to interact with cutting edge designs and ideas.

Eckerd’s Photo Lab . 2006 – 2008
Lead Photo Technician
Developed and enhancing photos, repaired machines, worked cashier, opened and closed lab, full knowledge of photo papers/films/chemicals.

BBA Fiberweb . 2005 – 2006
Computer Maintenance Coordinator
Maintained the organizational operating system for the inventory lab. Edited documents and programs for the main office.