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billy nation

Personal Info

Production Artist | Designer | Podcaster --

Agile, innovative, detail-oriented production artist with 12 years' experience supporting major agency clients and accounts. Leverages wide-ranging skillset, including quality control (QC) and process improvement (PI) expertise, to maintain standards of excellence and consistent, high-quality brand experience.


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Billy Nation

Memphis, TN

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Brand Management

Brand experience2007 to Present

FedEx, AutoZone, Indie Memphis, Thomas & Betts, ABB, Hilton Worldwide, NFL, MLB, Univeristy of Memphis, Corvette, GM, Ford, Kroger, Helena Chemical, International Paper, Buckman Chemical, and more.

Experience

Senior Production Art Designer2016 to present

GreatNeck Saw

Interpret, communicate, and oversee brand direction, while also managing production and delivery of wide range of design and production deliverables. Support major marketing and product portfolios during key business expansion and new D2C sales initiatives. Identify and capitalize upon opportunities to develop digital touchpoints and systems. Develop standard operating procedures (SOPs) and establish digital routing to streamline delivery processes.

Senior Production Art Designer2011 to 2016

ODEN

Worked with internal technical and creative teams to plan, develop, and deliver high-volume assets meeting production-ready requirements across both print and digital media. Led brand development, stewardship, and imaging activities with minimal oversight, meeting all deadlines and client expectations. Handled client change requests and revisions. Directed layout preparations and managed fulfilment including die creation, 3D product applications, and printing.

Graphic Designer & Typesetter2010-2011

DocuMat

Provided communication design, visual concept planning, and typesetting for wide range of print and digital deliverables. Managed retail customer experiences for related design work, including floor plans and laminations.

Marketing Associate & Portrait Re-toucher2009-2010

Alex Ginsburg Photographics

Established studio's social media presence and created highly-polished final deliverables from camera RAW files.

Graphic Designer2008

MotorHead Products

Contributed to team development of product, packaging, and catalog design for major client accounts.

Education

The University of Memphis2007

B.F.A. with concentration in Graphic Design

Hobbies & Honors

How I spend my free time

FedEx Bravo Zulu (2016), Indie Memphis program production (2015-2016), Creative Memphis Podcast co-founder and host (2014 to present), Memphis Roller Derby creative committee chairman & HNSO (2014 to present), NEDO - Oden recognition of notable excellence (2012), Boy Scouts of America Eagle Scout (2000)

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Memphis, TN

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