Brenton Brookings Brenton Brookings

Résumé

About Me

I’m a multidisciplinary graphic designer, web designer, front end developer, musician, beer enthusiast, and all around know-it-all located in Seattle, Washington. My personal style is sometimes described as a balance of order and whimsy, although I always strive for versatility in my work. I take great pride in my endeavor to always be an expert at what I do.

Experience

Web Designer and Developer (freelance)

Luna Park Cafe, Seattle, WA, May 2016

Fully redesigned site to appropriately vibrant and fun aesthetic. Hand-coded custom WordPress theme from scratch. Used Advanced Custom Fields to provide robust client-editability. Incorporated user-generated content via Instagram feed plugin to encourage customer engagement. Used HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, and the Bootstrap responsive framework.

Logo Designer (freelance)

Haute Philosophy Salon, Kirkland, WA, September 2011

Worked with client to determine personality of brand. Created logo incorporating wordmark and hand-drawn element. Composited digitally as a vector graphic.

Skills

Visual design, Layout, Typography, Composition, Conceptualization, Package design, Motion design, Branding and identity, Web design, Front end development, Bootstrap, Custom WordPress theme development

Software

Photoshop

Illustrator

InDesign

After Effects

Premiere Pro

Coding languages

HTML

CSS/Sass

JavaScript

jQuery

PHP

Education

Seattle Central Creative Academy, Seattle, WA.

Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design. 2014–2016.

Recognition

Portshowlio 2016 website

Nominated for CSS Design Awards “Website of the Day”, June 8, 2016

Featured on CSSAWDS, June 15, 2016

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