About

Background and overview of my experiences, skills, education, honors and awards. Scroll down or download my résumé.

About Me

I'm Paul Conrad — a creative thinker, problem solver and visual designer with interests and experiences in print/digital layout, branding and UX/UI design. I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) with a degree in Advertising & Graphic Design and a minor in Copywriting.

Throughout my collegiate and professional career, I have been fortunate enough to experience working with a range of companies, on a variety of projects, through supportive and leadership positions. These experiences have better influenced me for what I plan to do with my creative skills, and why.


Education

Columbus College of Art & Design
August 2012 – May 2016
Major: Advertising & Graphic Design (Magna Cum Laude)
Minor: Copywriting

The Ohio State University
August 2011 – May 2012
Major: Visual Communications


Skills

User experience (UX) research and design, User interface (UI) research and design, Advertisement design (print and digital), Editorial design, Wireframe design, Interactive prototype development, Usability testing, Agile methodology, Iconography design, Package design, Presentation development and design, Leadership and creative direction, Animation, Design system management, Video editing, Verbal and visual communication, and more.

Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Muse, InVision, Mockup.io, Webflow, Microsoft Office and more.


Honors & Awards

2016 CCAD Chroma Chair’s Award
Thesis selected by Advertising & Graphic Design Chair Josh Bodman for the 2016 CCAD Chroma Chair’s Award.

2014 Student Silver Addy Award
Titan Infographic

Magna Cum Laude, President’s List, Dean’s List, Faculty Awarded Scholarship, Wolfe Associates Scholarship