billy nation

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Production Artist | Designer | Podcaster --

Billy prizes being an all around creative with multiple outlets for creative energy. The moment of hope as a project beings and power of the idea keep him burning mental fuel into every hour of the day.



Billy Nation

Memphis, TN

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Brand Management

Brand experience2007 to Present

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


Production Art Designer - ODEN2011 to present

Brand development, communication, and stewardship. Execute client revisions and file preparation on a wide variety of layouts for pre-press, interactive PDF, and web viewing. Occasional fulfillment involving die creation, three-dimensional product application, printing, and binding. Logo manager - Logo suite building and maintenance for FedEx logos (300+). Image manager - maintain Oden stock accounts, ensure quality control for purchased imagery as well as proper internal documentation. Oden clients include FedEx, ABB, Thomas & Betts, International Paper, Metropolitan Bank, and Hilton.

Typesetter & Designer - DocuMat2010-2011

Provided an array of typesetting and design in the form of business cards, letterheads, envelopes, flyers, brochures, logo design, embroidery format, and image scanning among others. In addition to design I also managed retail customer experiences for floor plans, lamination, and fulfillment on spiral bound and comb bound books.

Retoucher - Alex Ginsburg PHOTO2009-2010

Developed camera RAW files for every project. Edited client files from camera RAW to a perfected retouched final and prepared for upload. Created e-mail campaign & setup Facebook business account along with Facebook marketing initiative successfully connecting a large selection of clients with the studio's online presence and promotional material.

Designer - MotorHead Products2008

Collaborated with graphic department on product design, package design, promotional material, and catalog design. Created original design for high end licensors including MLB, NFL, NHRA, Ford, Mustang, Chevrolet and Dodge. Updated company's marketing image database, fulfilled on the fly product photography and in house graphics requests from other departments.


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)



Contact Details


Memphis, TN

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