R E S U M E

Scott Alan Roberts
(651) 468-8115

 

ATTRIBUTES & CAPABILITIES

• Excellent illustration and visual design skills

• Erudite grasp of the relationship between content, visual design, user interface and technology, possessing seasoned creative and conceptual problem-solving skills

• Design, illustration, web development, photography, copy writing - stylistic breadth, consistency, attention to detail balanced with elegance, simplicity and innovation

• Possess strong communication skills with the ability to listen, articulate concepts and designs and advocate the very best practice solutions

• Create visual concepts and solutions that support my clients' online products and services

• Collaborate to improve the user experience

• Own and implement significant design and production responsibilities

• Art direct projects to refine, develop, and enforce interface design, branding and user experience guidelines

• Focus on implementation process improvements that make the project more efficient and effective

• Orchestrate the culture of communication, collaboration and inspiration, from conceptualization to implementation.

• Plays well with others.

 

APPLICATIONS

Adobe Creative Suite, PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXPress, DreamWeaver, Flash and many others

MEDIUMS

Digital, WEB, graphite, water colour, oil, acrylic, colored pencil, some airbrush


E X P E R I E N C E

Intrepid Magazine
Position: Founder & Publisher / Creative Director - December 2010 - Present
Direct and manage operations, editorial and feature content for international magazine; director of Public Relations, marketing and communications for the magazine. Acting creative director, columnist, public speaker.

The Paradigm Symposium
Position: Founder & Organizer- October 2012 - Present
The public event arm of Intrepid Magazine, featuring seasoned authors, speakers and presenters within the fields represented in Intrepid Mag.

The Intrepid Radio Program
Present
Scotty Roberts and Dr. John Ward, every Sunday night from 9:00PM 'til 11:00PM (CST), on the Intrepid-Paradigm Broadcasting Platform.

TAPS ParaMagazine - official magazine of SyFy's Ghost Hunters
Position: Editor-In-Chief - October 2009 - December 2010
Direct and manage editorial and feature content for the official magazine of the popular television show, Ghost Hunters. Acting director of Public Relations, marketing and communications for the magazine. Acting creative director, columnist, public speaker.

Hare Brained Ideas, LLC - Freelance Design
Position: Art Director - 2001 - Present
Daily interactivity with a wide array of clientele and vendors; advertising spec and design implementation for clientele including web development, illustration, design, photography, copywriting.

MPG Creative, Woodbury, MN
Position: Creative Director - 1999-2001 - 2 years
Hired with mandate to "build" creative department. Daily interactivity with clientele and sales execs; advertising spec and design implementation for clientele including illustration, design, photography, copywriting Extensive WEB/ internet design.

RUDISILL ADVERTISING & WISE BUY MEDIA, Roseville, MN
Position: Creative Director - 1998 - 1999 - 2 years
Daily interactivity with clientele and sales execs; advertising spec and design implementation for clientele including illustration, design, photography, copywriting Extensive computer and WEB/ internet design.

ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS, St. Paul, MN
Position: Art Director - 1997 - 1998 - 1 year
advertising spec and design implementation for clientele including illustration, design, photography, copywriting Extensive computer and WEB/ internet design.

UPTOWN MARKETING GROUP, Minneapolis/ St. Paul, MN
Position: Art Director -1992 - 1997 - 5.5 years
Sales and marketing program implementation for clientele including illustration, design, photography, copywriting, consultation.Extensive computer and WEB/ internet design.

(Consultancy) DEVINE MULTIMEDIA, St. Paul, MN
Position: Consulting Art Director/Consultant - 1993 - 1994 - 1 year
Concept, design, marketing strategy and implementation of children's multi-media educational books and videos. Illustration, set and production design for "Library Land" series of children's books and videos. Extensive Mac.

GUARDIAN/QUALEX, Detroit, MI
Position: Art Director and Promotional Marketing Manager- 1991 - 1992 - 2.5 years
Concept, design, implementation of customer POP/POS for nationwide photofinisher.
Extensive Mac.

ALDEN DESIGN GROUP, Detroit, MI
Position:Art Director - 1989 - 1991 - 2 years
Concept, design, illustration and implementation of advertising and graphicsmaterials for a wide range of clients. Extensive Mac.

 

F R E E L A N C E     C L I E N T S

National Car Rental, DisneyWorld, Disneyland, Pepperidge Farm, Northwestern Products, Augsburg Publishing, Star Pics, Ryan Partnership, Hormel Spam, Pete's Wicked Ale, Pepsi, Kraft Foods

I N D U S T R Y     A W A R D S

Golden "Reggie" - Pepperidge Farm Goldfish Cracker Promotional Campaign
Silver Adrian - Disney/National Car Rental Kid's Funbook


E D U C A T I O N

PILLSBURY COLLEGE, Owatonna, MN
Majors: Bible and ancient history
Minor: photography
(incomplete Bachelors)

VALLEY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY,
Golden Valley, MN
(incomplete Masters: Mdiv)


References upon request

 

 

 

 


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