C. West Richins CURRICULUM VITAE
Independently and through partnerships with other agencies,
I have produced identity pieces, advertising and marketing
materials, website design, for clients and have been
involved in their brand development.
I have seen projects through from onset to completion:
making initial contact, assessing needs and opportunities,
pitching project ideas, developing creative comps and
sketches, refining designs with the client
and with team members, and executing final work.
experience & skills
Freelance 1994 to Present
Richins & Company — Graphic Design Studio Graphic Design,
Production, Art/Creative Direction for all projects,
including:Logos, Corporate ID, Brochures, Print ads,
Branding Consulting, Packaging, Direct Mail, Calendars,
Sales and Trade Show Materials, Books, Magazines, Menus, Posters and Website Designs.
Handle all phases of design and production to meet deadlines and budget.
Research and evaluate bids for all printing, photography
and software/hardware needs. Maintain and troubleshoot Mac network.
Editorial and book illustrations.
Some limited 3-D illustration, Flash animation, etc. Product photography and retouching.
Freelance Clients include:
Pacific Aquascape, DecsionInsite/MissionInsite, DVM
Management, Rauhaus Architects, Roseen Builders,
AquaBrew/Caféjo, MegaComfort, WealthWise Financial, Scott
Wealth Management, VETZ Magazine, VMSG, VPMG,
FullPetential, Viviglo, Glozone, FijiVacations, B.
Kirk Law, Pamco, New Life Foundation, Olive Branch
Counseling, Paramount Panels, Citation Precision, Vega,
Royal Angelus Pasta, Structural Composites Industries, Mr.
Homefinder Realty, Awareness Magazine,
Resources Magazine, YMCA Center for Family Counseling.
In-House Clients include:
Dailey and Assc. Advertising, The Andelman Group, Krupp
•Ajay, W K Advertising, Conner Enterprises,
Hollingberg & Associates, DSI Graphics, Media Site.
software & training
Adobe CS3/CS4 InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Golive, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, LiveMotion, Quark Express, etc.
Brigham Young University
BFA Visual Communications Design-Illustration
honors & awards
2006 Communicator Award- Award of Excellence
2005 and 2006 MARCOM Platinum Award
2008 Davey Award
Available for viewing: www.richinsco.com.
Physical samples and references are available upon request.
949-457-1869 • 22656 Shady Grove Circle
• Lake Forest, CA 92630 • www.richinsco.com • firstname.lastname@example.org
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