experience
Bill Reilly Design, L.L.C.
Principal/Art Director/Designer
October 2007 Present
Freelance graphic design business providing brand enhancing design solutions
to integrate seamlessly within client’s marketing strategies.
Clients: Avery Dennison, Cutter & Buck, REI, Robinson Oil Corporation,
Watchguard Technologies, and Wood Smith Henning & Berman.
Cutter & Buck
Contract Senior Designer
April 2011– Present
Design and produce branded print and interactive materials to include: annual
100+ page clothing catalog, four semi-annual workbooks, sales flyers, web site,
email templates, and banner ads.
WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.
Contract Design Consultant
August 2008– April 2012
Designed and produced a variety of marketing collateral to support domestic and
international sales/marketing teams. Projects included print ads, trade show booth
graphics, brochures, packaging, product graphics, signage, email templates, web
graphics, web banner ads, and retouching.
HL2 (Formerly Horton, Lantz & Low)
Senior Designer
October 2005 - September 2007
Managed the creative process from concept to completion on national print
advertising, local newspaper advertising, brochures, photography, rack cards,
and various collateral for Suncadia and Vail Resorts. Also designed packaging
and point of purchase displays for other agency clients.
Clients: Vail Resorts, Suncadia, Seattle’s Best Coffee, Microsoft, and Corbis Images.
RPA
Art Director
September 1999 - April 2005
Designed automotive brochures, launch-kits, DVD packaging, interactive screens,
posters, in-dealership point of purchase panels, and flyers. Managed projects
from concept through to completion, presented work to clients, art directed
photographers/illustrators, and attended press checks.
Clients: Acura Automobiles, American Honda Motor Corporation
Renie Design/Allydog Art
Production Artist/Designer
July 1997 - September 1999
Built electronic produciton files for VHS and DVD packaging, sell sheets,
style guides, and DVD menu screens for entertainment industry.
Clients: MGM Home Entertainment, Columbia TriStar Home Video, and
Fox Home Entertainment
RPA
Traffic Manager
April 1995 July 1997
Developed schedules and tracked budgets to accommodate concepting, design,
photo shoots, and approvals in order to meet deadlines for print ads, brochures and
sales training materials. Created estimates and generated weekly status reports for
all active projects. Maintained and updated budgets and schedules constantly.
Clients: Honda, Kubota Tractors, Los Angeles Kings, American Century
skills
Advanced knowledge on Mac platform: Adobe CS4 - InDesign, Photoshop,
Illustrator, QuarkXpress, Microsoft Office
Intermediate Knowledge on Mac platform: Dreamweaver
education
University of San Diego · B.B.A. Business Administration & Marketing · 1989
University of Pittsburgh · Semester at Sea, Global Educational Tour · 1988
The Bookshop · Advertising Concepting Courses · 1998 - 1999