Tom Freeland

Lodi, NJ • (908) 834-1022 • •



To obtain a position where I can utilize and improve my skills in the fields of art, design, illustration & animation and grow with your company. Print and interactive design in the areas of: consumer packaged goods, pharmaceutical, health and beauty, automotive, technology & communications & publishing.



professional experience:


graphic designer - 12/17 - present - That's how we roll - fairfield, NJ

Designing and producing a variety of print assets such as sell sheets, mockups, packaging, POS materials and planograms for a variety of
snack food brands.


freelance production artist - 8/17 - LIPPINCOTT - NEW YORK, NY

Worked on various internal and client-based projects, including modifying vector files for wall graphics, editing branding guidelines,
retouching head shots and creating hand comps.
Clients: Citibank, Google, Bain Capital, Chevron


freelance PACKAGING production artist - 7/17 – 8/17 - DIADEIS - NEW YORK, NY

Creating and editing packaging and labels to adhere to branding guidelines for CPG, pharmaceutical and beauty clients.
Clients: Bayer Healthcare, Pinnacle Foods, Estee Lauder


Freelance Packaging Production Artist, 5/16 – 3/17 - Chobani, New York, NY

Creating and editing packaging and labels to adhere to branding guidelines, along with the design and production of ads, banners
and photo mockups.


Freelance Graphic Designer, 10/15 – 3/16 - Daron Worldwide Trading, Fairfield, NJ

Creating original packaging, artwork, and product drawings, preparing files for production, photographing new product and creating
marketing materials.
Clients include: Alaska Air, Southwest, American Airlines, NASA, Boeing


Freelance Packaging Production Artist, 3/15 – 9/15 - SGS International, Mahwah, NJ

Recreating existing packaging and labels and updating them with new branding guidelines.
Client: CVS


Freelance Prepress Graphic Artist, 9/14 – 3/15 - Challenge Printing Company, Clifton, NJ

Creating packaging components such as medicine bottle/carton labels, inserts, info pamphlets, work and meeting with clients to ensure
project details are accurate.
Client: CorePharma, Actavis, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Roxane Laboratories, Inc.


production Artist, 4/09 – 10/14 - clark printing, saddle brook, NJ

Typesetting and laying out supermarket circular and window signs with stylesheets, uploading files to FTP, communicating with
printers and clients.
Client: Met Foods, Giunta’s Meat Farms, Pioneer, Modern Foods


graphic/production Artist, 11/05 – 12/08 - giovatto advertising and consulting, paramus, NJ

Resizing, updating, and arranging automotive and phone ads for the east coast.
Client: T-Mobile, Bruce Bennett Nissan, Major World, JMK BMW


graphic/production Artist, 11/05 – 1/06 - monte printing, roselle park, NJ

Creating various print items and prepping jobs for press.
Clients included: Cuts, Charlie Brown's, NAACP


production Artist, 7/05 – 11/05 - consulting - myron corporation, maywood, NJ

Typesetting and reproducing bitmap and vector logos for various promotional products.
Clients included: Merrill Lynch, Embassy Suites, Motorola


graphic/production assistant, 3/05 – 6/05, 3/06 – 5/06 - Clark printing, saddle brook, NJ

Cleaning up and laying out images and text for yearbooks in Adobe Photoshop.


graphic designer, 10/03 – 2/04 - martin luther king commemorative commission, trenton, NJ

Designed brochures and pamphlets, typed newsletters, answered phones.


graphics assistant, 8/03-9/03 - all color graphic systems, new york, ny

Matting, framing, cutting, digitally retouched images, output to large format Epson printers.


freelance projects (highlights):


Jackpot Energy Beverages - woodcliff lake, nj - 4/10 – present - offsite

Creating label design and branding for upcoming energy drink including packaging design, business cards, presentations,
website design, displays, and product retouching.


GLR Graphics - River Edge, NJ – 3/15 – present - offsite

Designed print collateral and web banners for financial services client.


Better Health Lab, Inc. – Hackensack, NJ – 6/13-9/13 – offsite

Redesigned label and packaging for existing line of electrolyte water.


REACH3 - Verona, WI - 6/10 – 11/11 - offsite

• Designing brochures and mailers for healthcare companies.


noah's ark animal welfare association - 4/10 – 1/11 - offsite

Designing print collateral for animal shelter on a volunteer basis.


Elevated Consulting, Burbank, CA – 4/10 - 2/11 - offsite

• Designing interior, cover and illustrations for upcoming child psychology book.


Energex Systems, Allendale, NJ – 12/07 – 7/09

• Designing and printing several posters for an open hour for a medical device company, creating annual report for past year as well as charts and CD labels.


Cascadia Consulting Group, Ramsey, NJ – 12/08 – 1/09 - offsite

• Recreating Powerpoint presentations from PDFs.


New York Loft Hostel, Brooklyn, NY – 10/08 – 11/08 - offsite

• Creating a map in Adobe Illustrator to direct customers to location with a directory of nearby eateries, bars, and subway locations., New York, NY – 8/08 - offsite

• Created web banners and subway maps for major cities in Adobe Illustrator in vector format.


EM Diagnostics, Inc., Short Hills, NJ – 2/07 - 4/07

• Created a two-sided booklet and website design promoting x-ray equipment.


Aurora Technologies - New York, NY – 11/03-12/03

• Created animated CD-ROM presentations for Canon and retouched images.



3D Studio Max, Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Premiere, Adobe Dreamweaver, Filemaker Pro, HTML, iMovie, Adobe Flash,
Macromedia Freehand, Microsoft Office, QuarkXpress, Quicktime, Squarespace, Wordpress, Xerox Freeflow, data visualization, pre-press,
page layout, photo retouching, comping and resizing, mechanicals, vector and technical drawing



The Art Institute Of Boston At Lesley University, Boston, MA
B.F.A. in Animation/Illustration, May 2003


School Of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Coursework in Cartooning, 2000 - 2001


Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY
A.A. in Graphic Design, May 2000