Jeremy Kistler Illustration & Graphic Art
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design and Illustration
 Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri
 Graduated Magna Cum Laude, May 2015
 GPA 3.76/4.0


Graphic Designer—Taylor Martin Group, Dec 2015–Present
 Design advertising for print and web applications
 Strategize marketing tactics with a team
 Update websites and create marketing emails
 Direct social media accounts
 Photograph product

Shift Leader—Einstein Brothers Bagels, Aug 2013–Dec 2015
 Performed end of day safe count and filed daily report
 Satisfied customer requests quickly and with a smile
 Displayed strong team leadership qualities
 Prepared food and beverages

Gallery Assistant—Student Exhibition Center, 2013
 Managed student pieces and tracked student hours
 Supervised during gallery hours
 Prepared walls for mounting work and designed lighting

Colorist Intern—Hazmat Studios, 2013
 Trained by artist Gerry Kissell to digitally shade/color line art
 Learned Photoshop as a painting tool
 Traveled to conventioned and supervised booth

Store Assistant—MSU Photo Supply, Jan 2012–2013
 Sold students photo materials
 Checked equipment in/out to students
 Gained stronger knowledge of photography principles


Design & Illustration—Private client, in progress
 Creating interior/exterior designs for short book
 Illustrating and illuminating text in traditional mediums
 Working with printer to have copies made

Art & Animation—Mighty Sharp, Oct–Nov 2015
 Added texture, light, and effects to preexisting artwork
 Animated Swing Low music video

Design & Illustration—Et Alia Press, March 2015
 created interior/exterior for novella Ring of Five

Design & Illustration—Moon City Press, 2012–2013
 Created cover design and illustration for Edgar Allan Poe:
  A Guide for Readers Young and Old

 Created sculptural 3D illustration for Moon City Review 2012

Professional Skills

 • Design for print and web
 • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite CC
 • Digital and traditional illustration
 • Photography and photo editing
 • Writing and communication
 • File handling and attending to details
 • Comfortable with both Macs and PCs
 • HTML and CSS coding languages

Shows & Galleries
76 Semensters MSU student show, New York City
 Student Show 2013, Morris Center
 Design and Image 2012, Student Exhibition Center
 Art Walk 2012, Canvas Gallery

  Printed in Sarajevo 100 with designer Milton Glaser
  Awarded the Art+Design Department James L. Richardson scholarship
  Attended typography workshop with Martin Majoor
  Coded my own website

A full list of references can obtained on request