a downloadable pdf of my resume is available as well.

PO Box 36
Columbus, OH, 43068
henson.graeme (at) gmail (dot) com
(six-one-four) eight-five-nine five-two-nine-nine


The Ohio State University
summa cum laude, Bachelor in Visual Design Communication; 3.9 GPA

Columbus State
Associate in Science; 3.7 GPA


Abbott Nutrition
labeling specialist (contract)
Summer 2011-Autumn 2012
• Lead packaging development and print production of labeling and displays for
the ZonePerfect and EAS brands with internal and external partners and ensure
proper documentation for successful job completion.
• Project Manage development of artwork from initiation through to print execution
to match project scope and meet timelines (multiple projects at a time).
• Maintain on-going relationships with other areas of Abbott Nutrition such as
Engineering, Package Development, Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing
Plants and Research & Development.

The Ohio State University
graphic design intern
worked with the Office of International Affairs and the East Asian Studies Center
to produce wide range of graphic materials for marketing projects, environmental
signage for conferences, identity, and internal communications.

The Ohio Society of CPAs
graphic design/ marketing intern
Autumn 2010
interned with the marketing department to create various marketing pieces
such as brochures, postcards, and fliers. Also produced environmental signage
for frequent conference events.

graphic design intern
Summer 2010
helped in designing conceptual material for environmental & wayfinding signage
for such clients as the Columbus Museum of Art and OhioHealth, along with a
variety of identity and advertising work.

franchise owner
have maintained and grown an office cleaning business since 2006 and learned
to value and appreciate the responsibility it takes to be a full-time business owner.

technical specialist
worked as a technical specialist in charge of a production line in the weld
department. Learned how to work as a team and make the most efficient use of
co-workers in order to accomplish goals.


visual design fundamentals
typography, grids & layouts, color theory, ideation, design research techniques,
visual hierarchies, critical thinking, problem-solving skills, overly self-critical analysis

graphic design software
adobe CS5 (photoshop, illustrator, indesign, after effects, dreamweaver, flash,
acrobat), quarkXPress

technical expertise
windows PC, mac OSX, linux (Ubuntu), basic HTML, FDA Food Labeling guidelines,
extremely basic working knowledge of CSS, javascript, applescript, & coding in general

art production / prepress
design file etiquette, color management, print quality management, industry standard
printing methods

packaging design
literate in CAD visual terminology, translate 2D dielines into 3D physical models

35mm film and digital SLR

design research
design research methods & techniques; SPSS statistical analysis software

communications / project management
sales techniques, customer service, team-oriented work ethic, self-guided project
management & completion, develop and manage a portfolio of agency partners,
slightly OCD organizational skills

Awards & Exhibitions

June 7—June 14, 2011
senior thesis work displayed at OSU Urban Arts Space, Columbus, Ohio

Summer, 2010
award of merit, Creative Best 2010, Columbus Society of Communicating Arts

June 30—August 30, 2010
design 555 infographic panels displayed in University Hall of the OSU campus

May 4—20, 2009
project work selected by Prof. Tony Renaldo for the gallery installation:
“In Tandem II: Departments of Art and Design Foundation Exhibition”

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