WHAT I DO BEST.

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Natalie P ickup

APPAREL GRAPHIC DESIGNER+

ILLUSTRATOR

npickup@mac.com

(248)-686-6856

  • Apparel Graphic Designer

 BACKGROUND.

I'm Natalie, a fashion loving, font obsessed, graphic designer and illustrator from the Mitten State. I have a passion for creating great looking graphic tees for retail, resort and collegiate markets

SKILLS.

Illustrator

Photoshop

Typography

Trends and Treatment

Separations

Screenprint

Embroidery

Branding

Creative Direction

Experience.

Nov 2006-July 2020

RMR Designs

Creative Director and Designer

Responsible for creating and directing apparel graphics for resort, zoo/aquarium, theme park and airport markets. Customers include Dollywood, Paradies, Silver Dollar City and Shedd Aquarium

Oct  2005- Aug 2006

J America Sportswear

Apparel Graphic Designer

Designed for retail, resort and college apparel markets. Researched market trends, prepared separations for print, and worked with salesforce to create art appropriate for their territory.

Aug  2003 - Oct 2005

Perrin Inc.

Apparel Graphic Designer

Designed for retail, resort and collegiate apparel markets with an emphasis on ladies resort and western apparel graphics.

Sept  2002- June 2003

Great Arrow Graphics

Silk-screen printer and Freelance greeting card designer

CLIENTS.

Bravado- Harley- Davidson 

Rolling Stone Magazine - Macy's

Crazy Shirts

The Mitten State

Anna Grace Tees

West Michigan Whitecaps

Flying Colors

New Life Industries

Jim Morris Environmental Tee Shirt Co.

Great Arrow Graphics

Education.

1998-2002

University of Michigan School of Art and Design

Achieved a BFA with a focus in Illustration and Arts and Humanities

references

Ed Szumlas

Creative Director at Perrin Resortwear

Seth Bussert

Separator

T: 616.460. 5219

E: edszumlas@comcast.net

T: 616.260. 1113

E: smbussert@comcast.net

James Hollander

Apparel Graphic Designer 

T: 616.558. 4330

E: hollander528@gmail.com