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DAVID TUCKER DESIGN

David L. Tucker

OBJECTIVE 

I am a Savannah College of Art and Design graduate with over 20 years of professional experience as a multimedia artist, freelance photographer, illustrator, and graphic designer; I am seeking a full-time position in a work environment that challenges me mentally and creatively, while giving me the opportunity to advance in my career as a Graphic Specialist. 

Professional EXPERIENCE

Army Counter Drug Task Force, Jacksonville, FL 2014 – Current 

Graphic Artist/E-Learning Developer 

• 2D/3D graphic design, photography and animation to pre/post video and web production services. 

• Assisted in the creative design of military Training courseware for military and civilian tasks forces including, FBI, CIA, DEA, SWAT, Special Forces, Military and several other organizations 


Carley Corporation, Jacksonville, FL 2013 – 2014 Graphic Artist/Advanced Multimedia Designer 

• 2D/3D graphic design and animation to pre/post video and web production services. 

• Assisted in the creative design of flight training for the Navy’s new P-8 Poseidon as well as the P-3 contract with the Navy. 

• Secret clearance 

 
LPS/FIS, Jacksonville, FL 2012-2013 
Graphic Artist/E-Learning Developer
 

• 2D/3D graphic design and animation to pre/post video and web production services. 

• Assisted in the creative design of Bank Lender Processing training. 

 
SSE Inc., Jacksonville, FL 2011-2012 
Graphic Artist/Advanced Multimedia Designer 


• 2D/3D graphic design and animation to pre/post video and web production services. 

• Assisted in the creative design of flight training for the Navy’s new P-8 Poseidon contract with Boeing. 

• Secret clearance 

 
Logistic Services International, Inc. Jacksonville, FL 2005-2009 
Graphic Specialist 3   /Advanced Multimedia Designer 


• Completed illustrations and layouts representing all design disciplines from 2D/3D design and animation to pre/post video and web production services. 

• Assisted in the creative planning and storyboards for $1.5 M P3 aviation contract, and other multimillion dollar contracts which include the following: UH-60, Apache, MH-53, Cobra, Osprey, E68, F-18 Hornet, and other United State Military Aircraft and Naval vehicles. 

 
FHM Magazine New York, NY 2004 
Guest Editor 

• Worked on editorial photo shoots and head shots with professional models and actresses for the magazine. 

• Helped with magazine layout and design using Illustrator. 

• Adjusted photos, as per the needs of each client, using Adobe Photoshop. 

• Won Guest Editors Contest out of 3000+ submissions. 

 

United States Army, Army National Guard & Reserves Various 1997 – Present 
Infantry (Sergeant) Multi-Media Artist/ photographer/ courseware developer and instructor

Florida Army National Guard 

• Units of assignment 108th training Brigade, 111th Aviation Brigade, 3rd of the 20th Special Forces Support Group, Camp Blanding Joint Training Center 

• Trained soldiers at Ft. Lewis, WA Officer Candidate School, Ft. Benning, GA/Ft. Jackson, SC 

• Coordinating range control Camp Blanding Joint Training Center operations including opening and closing all training ranges to ensure Standard Operating Procedures are met. 

• Support units in day to day operations and safety protocol for medical evacuations. 

• Conducting and participating in annual unit training. 

• Instructing Basic Rifle Marksmanship, Land Navigation, and other basic skills as a soldier. 

• Unit photographing documenting various activities at Camp Blanding such as Change of Command ceremonies, holiday celebrations, Flight Ops, and various training exercises 

• Arranging military remembrance ceremonies for fallen soldiers including counseling for families and soldiers, postmortem support for friends, and family support groups. 

 
TECHNICAL qualifications/ARTISTIC SKILLS 

 

Entire Adobe Creative Suite 
Photoshop
Flash
Illustrator
Corel Painter  
3D Studio Max
Maya 
Texture mapping for 3D animation
Traditional illustration 
Matte Painting 
3D computer animations 
Offset printing/screen printing press 
Traditional airbrushing 
Stop motion/digital photography
Microsoft Office
Theatre set design
And more