NICHOLAS DAL PRA...
Art Director, Designer, creator, planner, deviser, inventor, originator, maker, architect, builder, illustrator, artist...

EDUCATION...
Northern Illinois University, Bachelor of Fine Arts. Major: Visual Communication. Study Abroad: Design, Art & Architecture in Italy.

ART DIRECTOR EXPERIENCE...
Brainstorming, conceptualizing, sketching and creating storyboards. Opening retail environments, directing casting calls and photo shoots, working with and managing creative teams. Translating ideas and concepts into meaningful imagery and products. Overseeing the creative process from concept to production.

DESIGNER EXPERIENCE...
Agency, in-house, and freelance experience. Display design and production, product packaging, web design, catalogs, retail graphics, event graphics and various marketing materials.

Extensive work with visual standards and brand management including building brands from scratch, rebranding, designing brand standards and brand standard manuals and guidelines.

Typography and page layout experience, (print & web), including experience creating catalogs, brochures, newsletters, instruction manuals, and magazines.

PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY EXPERIENCE...
Direction & styling, product photography, color correction, photo touch-up and manipulation.

ILLUSTRATOR EXPERIENCE...
Creating sketches and converting them to digital renderings, product illustrations, conceptual sketching, painting, drawing, drafting, technical drawing, photography.

PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE...
Creating mockups, presentation books, model construction and manufacturing, creating photo outlines and paths, photo retouching, and page layouts.

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For more information about Nicholas DalPra or to request an estimate for work call 815-608-9502 or send an email to nick@dalpradesign.com