Rap Sheet: Rich Hart

Professional Bio

Hello. My name is Rich Hart.

I am Design Squad.

As Leader of Design Squad I am responsible for most aspects of the creative process, working closely with clients in guiding project development.

When the job involves special operations or services, Design Squad utilizes strategic alliances with other industry specialists to assemble teams on a flexible, project basis.

In my years of professional experiences, I have worked with Agencies, Design Firms, and a broad range of Businesses and Organizations – interfacing with Marketing Directors, Creative Directors, Designers, Owners and Management.

An insatiable desire to look, listen, learn, and grow, has allowed me to function in these situations in numerous capacities.

Professional Education

Attended Iowa State University, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Graphic Design. Areas of focus; Fine Arts, Environmental Design, Advertising, Marketing, Sociology, Film and Media Critique.

History of Titles

Production Artist, Graphic Designer, Art Director, Website Developer, Tech Consultant, Photographer, Event Planner, Board Member, Sponsor Coordinator, Investor Coordinator, Marketing Director, Creative Director, Project Manager, Futurist

History of Tasks

Project Planning, Project Management, Concepting, Graphic Design, Website Design and Development, Multimedia, Copywriting, Marketing Strategy, Retail Image Management, Naming, Identity Development, Packaging Design, Product Design, Promotion Development, Sponsor Coordination, Photography, Sales

Tools Utilized  (a few at least)

Acrobat, Aftershock, BB Edit, Cold Fusion, Director, Divi, Dreamweaver, Emailer, Entourage, Excel, Fetch, FileMaker Pro, Firefox, Fireworks, Flash, Google Chrome, Illustrator, InDesign, Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, Quark, Quicktime, Sound Edit, Photoshop, Safari, Word, WordPress