SIMON LAGUË CREATIVE THINKER
FREELANCE THROUGH THE YEARS

– From brainstorm sketch & creative exchange to design project completion – Able to provide the client with a creatively unique & aesthetically design while remaining within the budget requirements & timeline – Knowledge in print traditional graphic design and production, illustration and experience In the digital space – Enjoy working with a team to create a nice design.

EXPERTISE: Logo & Branding | Ads concept | Promotional items | Collateral Work Tradeshow Graphics & Exhibits | Poster | Magazine/Editorial Brochure | Prospectus Signage | Packaging | Technical sale sheet | Illustrations | T-shirt Design | Cartography | Point of Purchase Displays | Point of Sale

CLIENTS: SOCAN CANADA, ANTHEM WORLDWIDE, HOGEYE FESTIVAL ELGIN TEXAS, BEYOUBETRUE, AUSTIN MOTO, RANSERVE, UNITEC, ARLYN STUDIO, SOLIDBOX, KIOWA CASINO OKLAHOMA, ADVENDURO TOURS, CITY NEIGHBORS CHARTER SCHOOL, QUEBEC LABRADOR FOUNDATION,TORCHY’S, PTERRY BURGER STAND, TACO RANCH, WESTLAKE CBD BOTANICALS, UPLAND SOFTWARE.

EXPERIENCE

SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER 2014/2018 > 2019 freelance 
ANTHEM WORLDWIDE
BATTLE CREEK MICHIGAN anthemww.com
Assist in the development and oversee the Execution of art from concept through production that meets client needs – Create print collateral, advertising, Point of purchase Displays, Point of Sale, Packaging, Promotions, and Event Marketing pieces – Work with account team to Understand Assignment objectives and participates in development process – Develop ideas through Writing, Sketches/thumbnails or Digital Designs, and presents to team Develops creative from initial concept through digital layout and fulfills steps Recommend/manage art vendors including Photographers, Illustrators, and Retouchers, and assist in handling photo shoot.
CLIENTS: KELLOGG’S CORN FLAKES, FROSTED FLAKES, RICE KRISPIES, SPECIAL K, COCOA KRISPIES, KEEBLER, PRINGLES, ENERGIZER, POP-TARTS, FROOT LOOPS, KASHI, CHEEZ-IT, EGGO, NUTRI-GRAIN, MORNINGSTAR FARMS, KASHI, AMWAY, PURE ORGANIC, PAW PATROL, DOVE CHOCOLATE, BOOKER’S WHISKY, GATORADE, KEEBLER, CLUB, FRUIT HARVEST


GRAPHIC DESIGNER 2007/2008 > freelance 2008/2011
AMD ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES
AUSTIN TEXAS amd.com

Part of the Global Internet marketing team – graphic design & production of the AMD website, promotional banner, Intranet and product launch events. Develop & Design concepts with the internal client across Print, Online & Interactive, Video, Event Marketing Pieces & Trade Show and Packaging.


GRAPHIC DESIGNER 2006/2007
JH&A ADVERTISING
AUSTIN TEXAS jhaadvertising.com

Graphic Design of Logo Branding, Ads Campaign, Packaging, Promotional Items, Illustration, Trade Show, Point of purchase Displays and Point of Sale
WINNING AWARDS with JH&A
– Marcom Awards 2007 Gold Medal – Wilsonart Ads Campaign
– Marcom Awards 2007 Gold Medal – Buffalo Technology Ads
– Marcom Awards 2007 Platinum – Gas Innovation Branding + Pocket Folder
– Communicator Awards 2008 Awards of Distinction Alereon Pocket Folder
–  Communicator Awards 2008 Awards of Excellence – Wild Basin Direct Mail Invitation
CLIENTS: BUFFALO TECHNOLOGY, GAS INNOVATIONS, 3M, JORDAN VALLEY, ALEREON, WILSONART


GRAPHIC DESIGNER 2003
L’ORÉAL PARIS
MONTRÉAL QUÉBEC lorealparis.ca

Graphic Design Production of print ads of l’Oréal Paris, Packaging, Point of purchase Displays, Point of Sale, Technical sale sheet for merchandise.

LANGUAGES

English | French

COMPUTER SKILL

Adobe CC | Illustrator | Photoshop | Indesign | Keynote | Microsoft Office | Quark Express | Sharepoint | Basecamp | WordPress | Quickbooks 

SEMINAR

– Leadership and Starting a Small Business Class Montréal SAJE Institute.
– Entrepreneurship Designer at the Montréal Design Institute
– Microsoft SharePoint Training

EDUCATION

BACHELORS IN GRAPHIC DESIGN 1993/1994
MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART (MICA)
1300 Mount Royal Avenue Baltimore, Maryland 21201 mica.edu


ASSOCIATES IN GRAPHIC DESIGN 
1992/1993

ALTOS DE CHAVON La Escuela de Diseño
Apartado Postal 140, Apartado Postal 140, La Romana Dominican Republic c/o Parsons School of Design New York altosdechavon.com 


D.E.C.IN FINE ART 
1998/1992

C.E.G.E.P.ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU
C.P. 1018 St-Jean-sur-Richelieu Québec, Canada J3B 7L2 cstjean.qc.ca