Matthew Sherman

Graphic Designer


SKILLS


Calligraphy and Lettering
Pen & Ink
Vectorization

Typeface Design
–  Robofont – Design Software

Graphic Design
Typography
Print/Layout Design
Package Design
Art Direction
Branding

Interaction Design
User Interface/Experience
Information Architecture
Wireframing
Rapid Prototyping
–  Flinto and Proto.io
Research & User Testing
Iconography

Software
Adobe Suite
–  Illustrator
–  InDesign
–  Photoshop
–  Dreamweaver
–  Premiere Pro

Web Design
HTML5 & CSS3
Responsive Design
WordPress

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION


The Cooper Union, New York, New York, July 2014
Type@Cooper Condensed Program, Typeface Design Certificate

Seattle Central College, Seattle, Washington, June 2014
Seattle Central Creative Academy
Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design
Dean’s List

EXPERIENCE


AmazonFresh, Seattle, Washington, April 2015 – Present
Visual Designer – Contractor

  • Designed web merchandising visuals for AmazonFresh placements and thrid party vendors sold on site while maintaining brand standards and site guidelines.
  • Worked closely with vendor and marketing managers, design manager, and designers to strategize site merchandising and graphics.
  • Collaborated with Amazon Dash product manager and produced seasonal Amazon Dash catalogs for consumers, featuring products sold on AmazonFresh. Developed new templates and guidelines for catalogs.
  • Effectively prioritized and managed multiple projects simultaneously and delivered visual assets within tight deadlines.

 

Amazon.com, Seattle, Washington, September 2014 – December 2014
Visual Designer – Contractor, Kindle Accessories

  • Created prominent graphics appearing on Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, and the
    Amazon website in partnership with the Kindle Accessories marketing and business team while maintaining brand guidelines.
  • Conceptualized and executed production of advertisements for Special Offers
    edition tablets and e-readers, including Amazon branded products, warranties, and third party vendors.
  • Effectively prioritized and managed multiple projects simultaneously and delivered visual assets within tight deadlines.

 

Sureman Design, LLC, Seattle, Washington
Owner,  Graphic Design, Calligraphy, and Hand-Lettering

  • Such Sweet Tierney Seattle, Washington January 2015-Present
    “Self-Talk” themed collaboration with local Seattle company, Such Sweet Tierney. Developed a custom hand-lettering style for quotes which is currently sold as screen-printed posters at various sizes online and at local boutiques.
  • Karen Obrist Photography Seattle, Washington, 2014-Present
    Graphic Design and Hand-Lettering
    Created pricing guides and promotional graphics for business as well as
    hand-lettering for packaging. Designed the logo for KO on the GO, a part of Karen Obrist Photography with a focus on travel.
  • Sally’s Mermaid Garden Gig Harbor, Washington, 2014
    Graphic Design and Hand-lettering, Brand Identity & Packaging
    Created company logo and identity suite including business card and t-shirt design with hand-lettering and illustration. Designed bottle labels for hand and body oils.
  • Paper Source University Village Seattle, 2012-2013
    Taught calligraphy workshops with curriculum including the fundamentals of calligraphy, lettering technique, letterform anatomy, and various styles.
  • Fall Wedding Seattle, Washington 2012
    Collateral includes invitations, envelopes, fabric, menus, place cards, and table settings.

 

Doggie Lama Dog Care Seattle, Washington, 2013
Graphic Design, Brand Identity

  • Created company logo and business card design

 

Rosehedge/Multifaith Works Seattle, Washington, 2007-2013
Graphic Design and Calligraphy for Non-Profit; Volunteer

  • Appointed award designer/artist for the “Stronger Together” World AIDS Day Breakfast fund raiser, 2011-2013
  • Designed a 25th anniversary logo for web and print use, 2013

INTERESTS


Seattle Men’s Chorus
Seattle Volleyball Club
Amateur Elvis Impersonator