Tim Reynolds

Hello, I’m a Graphic Designer currently located in Chicago, IL.

Open to all projects, contact me at tim@reynoldstim.com

Motion

Identity 

Print

Packaging

 

Apparel

Resume

Contractual Graphic Designer

Reynolds Design LLC
June 2019 - Present

Working with small businesses in several industry sectors and musical artists throughout the Chicago area. Projects include creating unique and exciting print campaigns, social media assets and websites to strengthen visual presentation.

Creative Manager

Polyvinyl Record Co.
May 2018 - June 2019

Coordinated with musical artists and external designers for art direction and album packaging across several formats. Additionally worked internally with a Digital Asset Creator and Merch Creator to create materials for client print, web, and video campaigns. 

Personal projects included creation of internal templates and forms to create easier workflows. As well as video & motion graphics for numerous projects.

  •  Collaborated on projects with acts such as Japandroids, Alvvays, of Montreal, and The Rentals

  • Experience with layout of over 100 LPs, CDs and cassettes

  • Helped launch a complete redesign of the company website and estore

  • Created several internal logos and identities

Principle Graphic Designer

Polyvinyl Record Co.
May 2013 - May 2018

Performed a variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment, meeting deadlines and client expectations for creativity and accuracy. Worked closely with production, social media and e-store departments to produce quality work representing both the label and artists. 

Junior Designer

University of Illinois Admissions
May 2011 - May 2013

Worked closely with a Creative Director and a small interdisciplinary team within the UIUC Admissions office to produce a variety of content for print, web and film. Clients included the office of Admissions, UIUC Study Abroad Program and Office of General Studies.

 

Education

BFA Graphic Design 2012
University of Illinois
Champaign-Urbana, IL

Technical Skills

  • Advanced usage of Photoshop, Illustrator, and Indesign.

  • Extensive experience with After Effects and motion graphic development for web.

  • Experience producing imagery for large outdoor graphics, digital advertisements and printed materials.

  • Strong background in Illustration and image making.

  • Extensive knowledge of Final Cut Pro and footage editing.

  • Photo composition, lighting, dark room techniques, and digital retouching.

Interests

  • Typography

  • Logo design

  • Abstract and Minimalist Art

  • Folk & Outsider Art

  • Motion graphics and animation

  • Audio Recording