Matt Yamane

mattyamane808@gmail.com

808.722.4837

linkedin.com/in/mattyamane808


Education

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Loyola Marymount University

Bachelor of Studio Arts,
Graphic Design

Graduated May 5, 2013

3.78 GPA

 


Honors

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Scholar of Distinction in Graphic Design
2013

Dean’s List
2009-2013

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
2009-2013


Experience

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SKILLS GAINED

  • Corporate graphic design
  • Branding and Identity
  • Marketing campaign creative directing
    (concept to publication)
  • Digital and print marketing collateral creation
    (concept to publication)

Fluke Corporation

GRAPHIC DESIGNER II

May 2017 – Present
Everett, WA
  • Created inspiring and strategic designs for a variety of internal marketing, sales and corporate clients.
  • Collaborated with peers and clients to deliver compelling brand experiences and solutions used in marketing, education and promotion of company products and services.
  • Prepared master artwork for print, environmental, mobile, social and other web-based projects.
  • Ensured projects accurately met design and media specifications.
  • Project type included, but not limited to: Brochures, web banners, emails, landing pages, responsive web design, application notes, data sheets, product guides, infographics, trade show graphics, merchandising, and advertising.
  • Responsible for the selection and direction of quality vendors, press checks and photo shoots.

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SKILLS GAINED

  • Web Content Migration
  • Responsive Web Content Creation
  • Compliancy Verification
  • Quality Assurance
  • CMS Implementation

CDK Global

INSIGHT GLOBAL, WEB DESIGN SPECIALIST

July 2016 – Feb 2017
Seattle, WA
  •  Migrated web content to new CMS platform using content migration tool
  • Strategized and built content layout, styles, and user experience of web pages under new platform contraints
  • QA’d team members’ websites and provided compliancy feedback
  • Reported issues to Development Team to resolve bugs and implement platform enhancements

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SKILLS GAINED

  • Website Creation and Editing
  • Digital Marketing
  • SEO Strategies
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • Cross Functional Teaming
  • Process Improvement
  • Client Consultation

CDK Global

INSIGHT GLOBAL, WEB DESIGN SPECIALIST

November 2015 – March 2016
Seattle, WA
  • Built 35 websites implementing text, graphics, and code based on client’s sales strategy
  • Enhanced UX and UI with cross-device compatible design options, while adhering to compliancy guidelines
  • Consulted with client via multi-department interactions to resolve issues
  • Test new tools and helped process development through feedback

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SKILLS GAINED

  • Web/Mobile Front End Updates
  • Data Analysis
  • Project Management

Google Inc.

RANDSTAD, VISUAL DATA SPECIALIST II

May 2014 – October 2015
Bothell, WA
  • Modeled 150+ Google Maps features using vector graphics
  • Led 5 person team triaging data in search of systemic errors
  • Developed workflow for company policy in a fast paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Worked with remote teams via verbal, video conferencing, and written correspondence
  • Assessed work of Google Maps operators

Freelance and Internships

Pekelo Publishing LLC Illustration


SKILLS GAINED

  • Magazine Ad Production
  • Webpage Maintenance
  • FTP File Upload

Pekelo Publishing, LLC

GRAPHIC/WEB DESIGNER

December 2013 – November 2014
Seattle, WA
  • Magazine ad publication
  • Updated website content via Dreamweaver and HTML

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SKILLS GAINED

  • Print Production
  • Web/Social Media Banner Production

Totally Rad Prints

PRODUCTION ARTIST

July 2013 – August 2013
Los Angeles, CA
  • Vectorized bitmap images for t-shirt printing
  • Created web banners for digital marketing

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SKILLS GAINED

  • Photo Editing
  • Image database management

Luxury Link

PHOTO EDITOR – INTERN

Blocks provide you with everything you need to build a larger page. They contain a variety of content elements, such as images, buttons, headings, and more. These elements are arranged in rows and columns, which provide a useful structure, as well as a sense of balance within the overall composition. You can modify this structure using our intuitive drag and drop interface, which allows you to rearrange content to your heart’s content.

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SKILLS GAINED

  • Corporate design
  • Client communication

Startegic

GRAPHIC DESIGNER – INTERN

Blocks provide you with everything you need to build a larger page. They contain a variety of content elements, such as images, buttons, headings, and more. These elements are arranged in rows and columns, which provide a useful structure, as well as a sense of balance within the overall composition. You can modify this structure using our intuitive drag and drop interface, which allows you to rearrange content to your heart’s content.


Skills

Graphic Design

Illustration

Branding

Typography

Information Design

Web Design

HTML/CSS

UI/UX

Photo Editing and Manipulation