Experienced Creative Designer with a passion for elevating brands and building successful campaigns.

Earned reputation as a reliable, innovative designer and creative problem solver with a commitment to excellence, a talent for turning ideas into visual stories, and a solid track record of delivering successful design solutions for a large range of clients.
Justin Hite Art  |  Covington, KY
Owner, Designer  |  January 2010 - Current
As a creative/graphic design freelance/independent business owner, I have the opportunity to work directly with clients and establish their brand/team goals while taking care of design and content production. My role involves brainstorming and conceptualizing ideas, creating designs for various mediums such as web/digital, print, logo/brand, audio/video, and developing creative copy. By working closely with clients, I am able to deliver on their specific design needs and contribute to the growth and success of their business.  - see work
SoLo Funds, Inc.  |  Los Angeles, CA
Brand & Design Marketing, UX/UI Designer  |  January 2018 - January 2019
As a Design Marketing Manager, I have experience in web and mobile design for both iOS and Android platforms. I have also developed design systems, conducted user testing, created brand style guides and identity packaging, and designed pitch decks. Additionally, I have experience managing social media and developing creative copy. My contributions have been instrumental in helping our company raise the first $5MM.   - see work
Outback Concerts  |  Nashville, TN
Graphic Designer, Design Marketing  |  August 2013 - August 2018
In my role as a designer, I supported the marketing manager by assisting in creative concepting with Performing Artists and Artists' Management. I was responsible for creating and editing layout design admats and designing advertisements for national touring acts. My work was published nationally across all major cities in North America.   - see work
Town Talk Headwear  |  Louisville, KY
Creative Director  |  February 2014 - October 2015
Collaborated with executives and production teams to develop and produce design materials for various channels, including social media marketing, web and e-commerce platforms, and an annual company sales catalog.  Created monthly print advertisements and had artwork featured multiple times in the PGA of America Magazine.  Established Creative Department, hired and trained full team.   - see work
Antonelli College of Art & Design  |  Cincinnati, OH
Applied Associate of Science, Graphic Design (2010)
4.0 GPA
Dean's List Honors

Presented Commencement Speech at Class Graduation Ceremony
Northern Kentucky University  |  Highland Heights, KY
Fine Arts, General Studies  (August 2002 - October 2003)
Lloyd Memorial High School  |  Erlanger, KY
Graduate, Class of 2001
AP Art Student (Honors)
Creative Writing Scholar (Honors)

Contributing Writer, "The Tatler," School Newspaper (Junior/Senior Years)
Contributing Writer, School Literary Magazine (Junior/Senior Years)

Cover Artist, School Yearbook (Senior Year)
Logo & Brand Identity, Print/Design Layout, Digital/Web/Mobile Design, User Experience & Interface Design (UX/UI), Visual Communication, Product Design, Apparel/Merch Design, Social Media Management, Copy & Creative Writing, Keynote, PowerPoint, & Google Sheets presentation.  Great with independent and team setting, Agile & Waterfall methods + fully remote capability.
Adobe Creative Cloud (CC), Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Bridge, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe XD, Sketch, InVision, Figma, Adobe Audition, Adobe Premiere, Apple iMovie, Apple GarageBand​​​​​​​, Mac OSX, Apple iOS, Windows/PC, Google Drive, Apple iCloud, Dropbox, Adobe Creative Cloud (Drive), Microsoft OneDrive, Microsoft Teams, Slack Messenger, Google Workspace, Asana Task Management, Trello
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