Kevin is an artist and designer based in his native Southern California. He's worked on a widening variety of projects as an illustrator, graphic designer, creative director, and fine artist. Have a question or want to get in touch? Shoot him a message or email at email@example.com
Illustrator and Designer (contract)
at eLearning Mind
May 2016 - at Present
Consulting and collaborating with project managers and animation teams to produce icons, animation assets, and design elements for eLearning's clients. Maintaining a high standard of organization and cleanliness to ensure assets are usable and easy to locate.
Creative Director, Illustrator, Designer
at Kevin Bannister Illustration & Design
June 2006 - at Present
Full service illustrator and designer. Visual development, consulting, branding, and ideation for local, remote, and international clients including Nestle and Batchmaster Software LLC. Check out www.kevinbannister.com for samples and contact information.
June 2016 - August 2016
Generating a body of original artwork for use in a mobile app. Creating final art from provided sketches as well as generating new sketches in a predetermined isometric style, while maintaining technical standards.
Lead Designer, Art Director
at Lakeshore Learning Materials, LLC
April 2010 - February 2015
Worked with product developers, production artists and led teams of designers and illustrators to make engaging, functional, award-winning educational products for home and classroom use. • Presented concepts to developers and senior AD’s. Directed design teams on a variety of print and digital projects, producing over 400 products a year from concept to final production. Executed illustrations, page layouts, packaging design, 3D turnarounds, color comps, concept sketches, scale mockups and product photos among other duties. • Refreshed existing brands and products to reflect contemporary cultural, social and technological trends. Developed and designed over 30 highly complex, multi-age interactive games for desktop and mobile devices as part of a multi-functional design, asset-generation, animation team. • Managed and directed small cross-functional teams to complete several large-content projects, budgeting time and directing creative execution to meet tight deadlines.
at California State University, Long Beach
2002 - 2007 (5 years) California
Creating digital and traditional art for any and all applications. Vector designs, spot illustration,s, character design, visual instructions, diagrams, icons, etc. in a variety of distinct styles.
Drawing, Painting, Concept work, and ideation.
Providing expert advice and guidance for visual development and branding of various projects and products, including company logos, character design, packaging, mission statements, spot illustrations, t-shirt graphics, and UI design.
Design for print and digital media, including educational materials, marketing collateral, packaging, icons, logo design, and UI design.
Knowledge and keywords