Full name

Christopher Plumb

Title

Designer

Location

Ann Arbor, MI

Blurb

Heavy riffs, Mexican food, shmups, family life.

Biography

Chris resides in Ann Arbor with his rockstar son, super-cool wife, three magical hens, two mischievous felines, and one naughty boston terrier. He is a vintage videogaming enthusiast, vintage japanese toy collector, and practices meditation through the listening to and creation of extreme heavy metal.

Experience

Designer / Front End Developer

Amplifinity

Ann Arbor, MI · 03/01/08 – Present

I design the UI / UX for Amplifinity’s proprietary referral marketing platform, as well as oversee and execute the front end development of our customers' desktop and mobile websites.

Art Director

Spirit Shop Inc.

Ann Arbor, MI · 05/01/05 – 09/15/08

Designed artwork for custom garments marketed towards High School sports teams and clubs. Worked on improvements to both the business' home page as well as UI / UX for the online garment design tools. Managed a small team of both local and international artists and designers.

Design Intern

AlphaZeta Interactive

Chicago, IL · 05/01/05 – 09/01/05

Created website mockups for customers using Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as Flash-based animated intros for customers' sites. Assisted with redesigning the company’s homepage.

Design Intern

Lipman Hearne

Chicago, IL · 04/01/03 – 08/31/03

I prepared samples of print materials for clients, prepared materials for meetings and presentations, edited and color corrected images in Photoshop for print materials, and created vector art for logo designs in Illustrator based on scanned, hand-drawn images.

Education

BFA in Art & Design

University of Michigan School of Art & Design

Ann Arbor, MI · 2002 – 2006

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Chicago, IL · 1999 – 2001

Early College Program, Summers 1999 – 2001

Specialties

Digital Art, Front End Design

Skills

Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, CSS, Drawing, Identity, Logo Design, Videography, Digital Photography, Web Design, User Interface Design, Graphic Design

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