professional bio

Hello, my name is Rich Hart, as President of Design Squad I am responsible for many aspects of the creative process, working closely with clients in guiding project development.

In eighteen years of professional experiences, I have worked with agencies, design firms, and a broad range of businesses and organizations – interfacing with creative directors, marketing managers, designers, owners, presidents and ceo’s.

An insatiable desire to look, listen, learn, and grow, has allowed me to function in these situations in numerous capacities – from graphic designer, to web site developer, planner, producer, and technology consultant.

history of tasks

project planning, ideation, graphic design, web site design, html coding, copy writing, marketing strategy, retail image management, naming, identity development, packaging design, product design, promotion development, sponsor coordination, photography, public relations

primary software tools utilized

Flash, Dreamweaver, Director, Fireworks, Aftershock, Cold Fusion, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Quark, BB Edit, Quicktime VR, FileMaker Pro, Excel, Netscape Navigator, Internet Explorer, Entourage, Word, Emailer, Fetch

professional education

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

History of Titles

Production Artist

Painter

Graphic Designer

Art Director

Website Developer

Photographer

Event Planner

Board Member

Sponsor Coordinator

Investor Coordinator

Marketing Director

Creative Director

Copy Writer

History of Tasks

project planning

ideation

graphic design

web site design

html coding

copy writing

marketing strategy

retail image management

naming

identity development

packaging design

product design

promotion development

sponsor coordination

photography

public relations

primary software tools utilized

Flash

Dreamweaver

Director

Fireworks

Aftershock

Cold Fusion

Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Quark, BB Edit, Quicktime VR, FileMaker Pro, Excel, Netscape Navigator, Internet Explorer, Entourage, Word, Emailer, Fetch