Welcome

Jedart.com showcases graphic design and illustration by Jed Olsen of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Below is a portfolio of Jed’s art & design work, a brief resume, and contact information. Plus a few tutorials for designers and illustrators.


Summary of qualifications:

  • Dependable, knowledgeable, creative, and dedicated
  • Well versed in computer graphics creation using Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Quark Express, Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML, and CSS. Plus many hardware and software utilities for computer and network maintenance.
  • Experienced in art direction and art staff management, photo retouching, graphic design, composition, and color; with an emphasis on commercial applications (advertising, direct mail, brochures, logos, collateral, and web graphics).
  • Knowledgeable in screen, letterpress and offset printing techniques, and print specifications.
Updated March 9th, 2013

Print Collateral

Point of Purchase Promotional Poster Point of Purchase Poster Ladies Night Banner Outdoor Sport Festival Poster Player’s Club Promotion including cards, parking tag, brochure, and collectable coins In Room Collateral including room service menu, amenities brochure, “Do Not Disturb” door hanger, and “Water Smart” information card Advertising Poster Point of Purchase Display A Variety of Rack Brochures

Entertainment Posters

CD Release Poster CD Release Poster Sunset Sessions Festival Poster Sunset Sessions Festival Poster CD Release Poster CD Release Poster New Year’s Eve Concert Poster CD Release Poster CD Release Poster Concert Tour Poster New Year’s Eve Concert Poster Rock Festival Posters Fictional band posters used on a backdrop for video shoot Various Entertainer Handbills
Updated March 9th, 2013

Direct Mail & Special Invitations

Slot Tournament Invitation Direct Mail Marketing Direct Mail Offer - Casino Casino Purse Party Invitation New Year’s Eve Party Invitation New Year’s Eve Party Invitation Baccarat Tournament Invitation New Year’s Eve Party Invitation New Year’s Eve Party Invitation KENO Tournament Invitation Slot Tournament Invitation Blackjack Tournament Invitation Race Weekend Postcard Sale Mailer Blackjack Tournament Mailer Slot Tournament Mailer Golf Tournament Invitation
Updated December 24th, 2012

Résumé

jed

Phone: 702.396.2444
Email: Email: jedolsen@netscape.net


Native of Las Vegas with many years experience as a graphic designer. Worked in gaming, advertising, illustration, web and print. Recipient of the DeVos Scholarship in Art; earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Experienced in art department management, and directing design crew. Understand computer hardware and software, maintenance, networking, and troubleshooting.

Education

University of Nevada Las Vegas

Major: Fine Art

Skills

Tools of The Trade

  • Adobe Photoshop · Expert
  • Adobe InDesign · Expert
  • Adobe Illustrator · Expert
  • HTML / CSS · Intermediate
  • Adobe Dreamweaver · Intermediate
  • Quark Express · Intermediate
  • Adobe Flash · Intermediate
  • Traditional Illustration · Ink · Pencil · Paint
Specialties
  • Graphic design and illustration for direct mail, special events, brochures, advertising, and other print and digital marketing materials
  • Logo design and branding
  • Print specification
  • Photo retouching
  • Email campaigns and website design
Experience

GRAPHIC ARTIST/WEB DESIGNER · Capriotti's Sandwich Shop

September 2012 to present

  • Create graphic designs and illustrations for point of purchase displays, direct mail, menus, brochures and other marketing materials for Capriotti's Sandwich Shop franchises
  • Compose and produce final art on Macintosh computers using Adobe CS 6
  • Create electronic media for web, email, and video displays using Photoshop, HTML, and CSS

GRAPHIC DESIGNER · Specialty House of Creation, Inc.

October 2011 to September 2012

  • Create graphic designs and illustrations for point of purchase displays, direct mail, special events, brochures and other marketing materials for the gaming industry
  • Compose and produce final art on Macintosh computers using Adobe CS 5
  • Write print specifications
  • Photo retouching for print and web
  • Create and maintain website using Photoshop, HTML, and CSS

ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR · ITT Technical Institute

September 2009 to March 2011

  • Taught the “Rapid Visualization” drawing technique

ART DIRECTOR · DigiStock Design       

September 2006 to February 2010

  • Graphic design and illustration for the gaming industry
  • Wrote print specifications
  • Photo retouching for print production and sale as stock photography
  • Created email campaigns using Photoshop, HTML, and CSS
  • Maintained and troubleshot software, hardware, and network connections for 10 Macintosh computers (client and server configurations)

To download a complete PDF resume click here
(Acrobat Reader is available as a free download from Adobe Systems)


Updated December 24th, 2012

Contact


Jed Olsen

5365 Riverboat Court · Las Vegas, NV 89130
Cell Phone: 702.324.1174

jedolsen@netscape.net