LYNN LUZANO BRYANT

LYNN LUZANO BRYANT

General info
Freelance Artist
San Francisco
Freelance Interactive Art Director and Sculptural Artist. Available for contract and commissioned works.
Experience
San Francisco
Jul 2016 - Present
Freelance Interactive Art Director
Mobile design for playable advertising, brand development and marketing design.
San Francisco
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
Freelance Art Director
Art direction for social media campaigns. Client: Intel
San Francisco
Oct 2010 - Dec 2014
Art Director
Art direction and design for mobile advertising apps. Works closely with engineering, account management and clients to deliver customized product builds.

Clients include: Ebay, Wells Fargo, American Apparel, United Airlines, Skechers, Hyundai, Chevy, Mattel, Tracfone, Staples, Lionsgate, Time Warner, Estee Lauder, Aveda, Dell, Intuit, Walgreens, American Express
Oakland, CA
May 2010
Graphic Designer (freelance)
Designed sell-sheets, direct mailers and shelf-talkers for POP in bookstores. Also designed Lonely Planet’s Twitter page for the US division. Design and production for email newsletters. Prepared files for press for office door vinyl decal.
Oakland, CA
May 2010 - Sep 2010
Designer for Visual Merchandising (freelance)
Designed in-store signage, print advertising for various publications and web advertisement tiles. Performed color retouching on product lines and released files to print.
Emeryville, CA
Apr 2010
Graphic Designer (freelance)
Production and design edits to campaign presentations for Agilent Technologies, both print and web designs. Used Agilent style guide to create new sell-sheet designs. (The Linus Group is an ad agency specializing in biotech industry clients.)
Redwood City, CA
Mar 2009 - Jul 2009
Web UI Production
Working with the design and web content team, converted product artwork into format for end user interface. Projects included: June Stationary release, holiday stationary 2009 and photobooks. Over 2000 assets created.
San Francisco, CA
Sep 2008 - Aug 2009
Graphic Designer for Visual Merchandising (freelance)
Designed in-store signage for Pottery Barn Kids and Pottery Barn Teen stores working with the visual merchandising team. Additionally designed product labels for bedding and furniture, in-store product binders, and window decals. Updated visual merchandising guides and photoshopping of products.
San Francisco, CA
Aug 2008 - Sep 2008
Graphic Designer
Designed all environmental graphics for corporate branded event, including umbrellas, area rug, aprons, buttons, coffee dispenser wraps and truck wrap (interior and exterior) for Peet's Coffee tasting tour. Communicated with vendors for sourcing and costing. Clients: Peet's Coffee, Nike
San Francisco, CA
Oct 2007 - Aug 2008
Graphic Designer (freelance)
Heller Ehrman LLP
Supported senior designer in design and production of all marketing items for global law firm. Updated email newsletters, designed brochures, advertisements, and display booths in both traditional and simplified Chinese. Created invitations and signage for special events. Designed logos as needed for related international projects.
San Francisco, CA
Feb 2006 - Oct 2007
Senior Graphic Designer
Design of marketing department collateral for US division of this global law firm. Additional responsibilities for Chinese advertising and html coding for email newsletters. Participated in complete re-branding project, support in developing new print design standard guidelines. Website production.
Malibu, CA
Jan 2006 - Feb 2006
Graphic Designer for Packaging (freelance)
Created dielines, artwork and comp packaging containing product samples for major toy company. Designed packaging for boys’ toy division: Monster Trucks, Remote Control Racers and Extreme Sports brands. Designed new logos for Monster Truck packaging. Created mock-ups and helped to greatly reduce workload in sample & prototyping departments.
San Francisco, CA
Aug 2005 - Jan 2006
Production Artist (freelance)
Production artist for print collateral and html production work. Aided art directors in creating all mechanicals for major PG&E print campaign including bus wraps, bus posters and billboards in various languages.

Clients: PG&E, Fresca (Coca Cola)
Brisbane, CA
Nov 2004 - Aug 2005
Graphic Designer for Visual Merchandising
Assisted in all aspects of merchandising for Bebe and Bebe Sport stores. Supported weekly fashion direction by updating the floor set at the Bebe and Bebe Sport prototype stores. Produced the weekly publication of Bebe and Bebe Sport’s merchandising guide for implementation in all company stores. Assistant to Visuals Director creating mood boards for design direction.
Redwood City, CA
Nov 2003 - Mar 2004
International Database Development
Assets management of graphic files for reproduction in Electronic Art’s international territories. Streamlining and development of on-line assets management software by working closely with IT staff, marketing, creative, and international representatives. Optimum functionality focus through weekly user council meetings.
San Francisco, CA
Jun 2003 - Aug 2003
Production Artist
Freelance production artist for direct mail, catalogs, collateral and print advertising. Coordinated with account representatives, creative team and traffic department to adhere to deadlines. Converted composition files to mechanical format, corrected image placements, colors, file sizes, and resolutions.

Clients: Hewlett-Packard, Heller Ehrman
San Francisco, CA
Jun 2000 - Sep 2006
Production Artist (freelance)
Frankel Brand Marketing
Constructed and worked on mechanicals, comps, pre-flight and file release to print for ad agency. Worked closely with creative and ad traffic departments to ensure quality production standards.

Clients: Visa, Dreyer’s and Edy’s
Education
San Francisco, CA
Sep 1996 - Jun 2000
Industrial Arts
San Francisco State University
Industrial Arts major included: Fashion Design, Engineering Graphics, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Painting & Photography. Minor in Asian American Studies.
Berkeley, CA
Jun 2001 - Jun 2003
California School of Professional Fabric Design
Surface Fabric Design
Cupertino, CA
Jun 1993 - Sep 1994
DeAnza Community College
Photography, Painting
Davis, CA
Sep 1990 - Jan 1992
University of California, Davis
General Education, Studio Art, Geology, Landscape Architecture
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