RYAN DAUKSIS

Work Experience
Allebach Advertising Associates
August 2002- Present
Art Director/Animator/Copywriter

Successfully manage and coordinate graphic design projects from concept through completion.  Collaborate with clients and other designers to create vision, conceive designs and consistently meet deadlines and requirements. Effectively build, motivate and direct design and production teams as well as copywriting. Coordinate with account executives and vendors to meet all project requirements. Successfully translate subject matter into concrete design for various printed and digital projects. Create design theme and graphics for marketing and sales presentations, training videos and corporate/consumer websites. Provide art direction for photo shoots and shoot photos for printed pieces. Responsible for training new designers and managing their workload.

Awards: 
Multiple Philly Gold, Silver and Bronze
Multiple Silver Addy's
Gold Art Directors Club

Pa Production Associates Inc.
January 2000- August 2002
Graphic Designer/Production Assistant

Created graphics and animations for CD ROMs, videos, movies and TV shows. Collaborated with editors on music selection and special effects during editing. Edited videos and programmed CD ROMs. Assisted the setup of cameras and lighting for inhouse and on-location shoots.

Freelance Graphic Design

Marketing, branding, copywriting, design through completion.

Skills

PhotoShop
InDesign
Illustrator
After Effects
Audition
Premiere Pro
Excel
MS Office
Brand Building
Conception
Copywriting
Photography

Education

Higher Ground Consulting Group, LLC. August 2017
Participated in one-on-one leadership classes from Higher Ground Consulting Group, LLC., which focused on management and leadership tactics. Learned about how to read people using their DISC profile, which enables me to interact with and manage all types of personalities as well as navigate individual differences and tailor communications in the most effective way. 

American Graphics Institute
October 2001 - November 2001
Completed web classes

Art Institute of Philadelphia
October 1997 - September 1999
Associate Degree in Specialized Technology Graphic Design Major

Luzurne County Community College
September 1996 - February 1997
Photography Major