John H. Carrell, Jr.
2303 Cliffs Edge Dr. • Austin, Texas • 78733
512.796.2355 •


10/99-03/02 — Senior Art Director VertaPort, Inc., Dallas Texas

   -Spearheaded the art department, designed the company logo and developed all graphic material      for the company.
   -Managed creative projects from concept to final production.
   -Directed programmers in a team atmosphere in developing graphics for their utilities.
   -Created, implemented, and maintained the graphics library.

12/97-10/99 — Graphic Designer BAE Automated Systems, Inc., Carrollton, Texas

   -Devised technique to replace 2D technical drawings with 3D images from Pro Engineering Design      files.
   -Produced and designed all the marketing communication materials, trade show materials, technical      illustrations, and newsletters.
   -Developed concepts for BAE, winning their largest account in 31 years.

08/96-11/97 — Graphic Artist Consulting Partners, Inc., Dallas, Texas

   -Redesigned and developed graphic material for the Consulting Partner’s web page.
   -Developed and created graphic material for Computer Based Training programs.
   -Offsite graphic art consultant to finalize client’s projects.

08/95-06/96 — Network/Computer Consultant Longhorn Collision Center, Austin, Texas

   -Set up and managed new computer system and network.
   -Worked in the office in any other capacity as needed.

05/95-08/95 — Set Dresser Dayton Way Picture IV, Inc., Austin, Texas

   -Worked with a team of set dressers to prepare the sets for the movie.
   -Reworked and redrew pages from the original storyboards and also created drawings for the hero’s      room for the final shot of the project.
   -Drove 15 ton moving truck to transport the sets from location to location.


The Art Institute of Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Associate of Applied Arts Emphasis: Computer Animation, September 1997

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
Bachelor of Fine Arts Major: Printmaking, August 1994


Mac and PC: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe GoLive, QuarkXpress, Flash MX, Dreamweaver 4, Director 7.0, 3D Studio Max, Lightwave, Adobe Premier, Adobe InDesign, Adobe AfterEffects, CorelDraw, Microsoft Office

Special Skills:

Photography, Storyboarding, Art Markers, Photo-manipulation, Painting, Airbrush, Screen Printing, and 4-color process printing.

Freelance Work:

XFormity, Inc., Dallas, Texas:
Created their Corporate Logo.

Tactical Data Solutions, Dallas, Texas:
In-house freelance designer. Designed webpages for network marketing organizations. Clients included: AMS, Fun-Time RV, Nutri-Health USA, Nutri-Health Russia and Diamond Treasury.

BAE Automated Systems, Inc.
, Carrollton, Texas:
Continued doing 3D renderings of their products.

Shaman Constructors/ Carrell Homes, Austin, Texas:
Created their logos and created their webpage. The webpage is a collaborative one for both companies.

Collective Arts of Mexico
, Austin, Texas:
Created images of their blown glass products for their webpage.

Longhorn Collision Center, Austin, Texas:
Created their logo. Plans for a new webpage are in the making.

Ivan Thompson, Dallas, Texas:
Illustrations for his privately published book “Cowboy Cupid”.


-National Association of Photoshop Professionals — 1998-Present
-Coach Dallas Youth Hockey League — Pee Wee division Polar Ice
   2001 Summer League Champions
   2001-2002 Winter League Champions
   2002 Summer League Champions — Bantam division Polar Ice