2017 RESUME

Seth Kinkaid is a San Diego designer who is multitalented in many fields but not limited to; graphic designer, illustration and photography. He has 10 years of experience in designing solutions for clients and branding new identities. Seth has worked on projects such as Vogue advertisements, branding energy drinks for The Biggest Loser, starring in a Sony Windows 8 commercial, and writing a film review for Gizmodo.

SKILLS

GEAR
SOFTWARE

Apple, Wacom, Canon, GoPro, Steadicam
Acrobat Pro, Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Word, Excel

EXPERIENCE

SAN DIEGO, CA
JUN 2016 – CURRENT

 

 

ENCINITAS, CA
APR 2015 – JUN 2015


 

RANCHO BERNARDO, CA
FEB 2013 – APR 2014

ART MUSEUM OF SAN DIEGO

- In-house designs for print collateral and exhibitions
- Web banners and misc. website design

AMERICAN SPECIALTY HEALTH

- Monthly advertisements for third-party companies
- In-house designs for company newsletters and emails
- UI concepts and implementation

LIVE RELAY

- Branding of LiveRelay's set-top box; RelayTV
- Create complete set of emoticons
- Sketch, design, and presentation of comps
- UI concepts and implementation
- Use knowledge and design to innovate a new experience in television 

SAN DIEGO, CA
MAY 2012 – OCT 2012

E FACTOR MEDIA

- Work with companies; Sony Entertainment, GE Lighting, & Mirage Las Vegas
- Use Adobe products for high quality brochures and posters - Conceptualize and vectorize logos
- Work with photography for small photo shoots 
- Modeled and acted for Sony’s Windows 8 Tablet commercial 

CARLSBAD, CA
JAN 2012 – MAR 2012

USAOPOLY

- Work with a variety board games; Monopoly, Jenga, Trivial Pursuit, and dozens more
- Use Photoshop and other Adobe products to give the highest quality design
- Drew several illustrations for Monopoly Disney Vacations
- Play-tested many up-coming new games for 2012 releases 

CHULA VISTA, CA
JAN 2010 – JAN 2012

XLNC1 104.9 FM

- Conceive new promotional material for all of XLNC1, IIPA, and ColorPhotoArt
- Voice recording for 104.9 FM advertisements and radio promotions
- Design both iPhone & iPad apps for XLNC1 104.9 FM
- Developed logo, letterhead, cover letter, and business cards 
- Designed branding and new website for IIPA.org and ColorPhotoArt.com

CARLSBAD, CA
APR 2009 – JAN 2010

NEXT PROTEINS / BEVENT

- Design branding for new drink lines for company and The Biggest Loser
- Branded XAPP energy drink line, packaging, and XAPP.com
- Worked with Xyron machine to mock up new drinks, boxes, etc.
- Stock photography of newly mocked drinks

CHULA VISTA, CA
OCT 2008 – FEB 2009

PARTNERS IN LEARNING

- Manage all banner and sign orders
- Helped design and produce Chargers Stadium banners
- Design and send out all banners and signs
- Take all incoming/outgoing calls to High Schools and Grade Schools

LA JOLLA, CA
MAY 2007 – OCT 2008

A'LOR INT'L CHARRIOL

- Designing layouts for advertisements and billboards
- Photographed and designed jewelry
- Submitted ads to large magazine companies (e.g. Vogue, Gotham, Town&Country)
- Involved in handling spot-proofs and printer check

AWARDS

PARK CITY, UT
JAN 2013

GIZMODO

Reviewed JOBS at Sundance Film Festival, wrote follow-up article for Gizmodo.com

LOS ANGELES, CA
July 2013

INSIDE EDITION

JOBS article quoted in film debut trailer, followed up by Inside Edition interview

EL DORADO, KS
2001 – 2002

BUTLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE

1st Place in 2001 and 2002 BCC Art Show

EDUCATION

SAN DIEGO, CA
2005 – 2008

THE ART INSTITUTE OF SAN DIEGO-CALIFORNIA

Bachelors of Science in Graphic Design

EL DORADO, KS
2002 – 2004

BUTLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Associates of Arts in Liberal Arts