Get to know me

Nick Callan

Graphic Designer

Hey, I’m Nick and I live in sunny San Diego, California. I started using Photoshop for fun in middle school and fell in love with it. I began working as a freelance designer my senior year of high school and haven’t looked back. My work has brought me together with some amazing clients like: Target, Tilly’s, Atticus, Solid State Records, Gibson Guitars, Vic Firth and many other businesses, musicians and artist. I’m always learning and growing as a designer and a person. I can’t wait for what’s next!

Experience

January 2005 – Present – Independent Contractor, San Diego – Freelance Graphic Designer

  • Worked with many bands, artists and businesses to design logos and print collateral
  • Collaborated with a local artists and businesses to create website layouts
  • Designed trade show collateral

July 2011 – April 2014 – Damascus Apparel, San Diego – Graphic Designer

  • Created private label clothing lines for major retailers (Target, Tilly’s, Ross, Kohl’s)
  • Created clothing lines for major EDM artists and labels
  • Helped conceptualize and create pieces for the Damascus Apparel private clothing label
  • Worked with universities throughout the U.S.
  • Design 1300+ pieces of apparel
  • Color separation and print prep (Silk Screen/Large Format)

July 2008 – June 2009 – KJM Enterprises, San Diego – Color Separator/Graphic Designer

  • Computer color separated designs for three popular merchandise lines (Jedidiah, Atticus, Atonement)
  • Created designs for clothing and merchandise
  • Created designs for Gibson Guitar giveaways
  • Clients include: Solid State Records, Tooth and Nail Records, Vic Firth Drum Sticks, Washburn Guitars, Gibson Guitars, AP Magazine, PETA2, various recording artists, and many more.
  • Art direction for Atticus IV compilation CD

January 2007 – April 2008 – Vision Event Productions, San Diego – Freelance Graphic Designer

  • Worked with Marketing Manager to develop creative branding, logos and designs to tie in theme and message for large corporate events
  • Designed creative proposal themes and backgrounds
  • Designed corporate event ID badge themes and program books
  • Overall look and design of company web-based newsletter

Fun facts & maybe some boring ones

A few of the people who have trusted me so far

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Get in touch with me and let’s work together to get you and your business looking amazing.

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