My name is Kenny Nonthaweth. I am an Art Director, Production Artist, Graphic Designer, Prepress Designer and Retoucher. I currently work at McCann Detroit as a MAC Artist working on print ads for ALDI and Digital websites for GM Fleet. Please, feel free to download my resume and contact me below, thanks!


Kenny Nonthaweth
616-402-1116
kenny@khamla.com


+SOFTWARE
Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Quark Xpress, Powerpoint

+EXPERIENCE
2016-PRESENT
McCann Detroit
360 West Maple Road, Birmingham Michigan
MAC Artist. Responsible for creating materials for print and other media from the specifications and guidelines provided. Work spans a wide range of design such as: ads, weekly retail inserts, catalogs, retail displays, vehicle graphics and web design.
2009-2016
VIVA Beverages / Marley Beverages
27777 Franklin Road, Southfield Michigan
Lead Graphic Designer and Production Manager at a in-house beverage company for brands such as Quick Beverages and Marley Beverages. Wearing many hats with the company as I led all creation artwork design materials for our company, building both brands from the ground up.
Project responsibilities creations such as: the packaging, logos, POS, vehicle wraps, posters, web graphics, brochures, sell sheets, trade show booths, in-store displays, wearables and more. Manage each project as a solo designer from beginning to end with little supervision while using my expertise and being in charge of pre-press, print production, photo retouching, creation of brand management standards, assistance of label compliance, assisting our sales staff with needs for the field. 
I also expanded my role as a Production Manager creating purchase orders, sourcing materials, budgeting costs, and partnering with vendors on execution of final outputs. Played a key role in helping Marley’s Mellow Mood sell over 1 million units in its first year, breaking records for a start up beverage company.

2007-2008
Solomon Friedman Advertising
40900 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills Michigan
Graphic Designer and back up Pre-press. Assisting Creative Director and Senior Art Directors in all executions of designs for MGM Grand Detroit and other accounts. Also serve as a back up prepress person prepping files and sending them out.

2005-2007
MARS Advertising
25200 Telegraph Road, Southfield Michigan
Production Artist and Junior Art Director. Helped develop creative and graphic concepts in collaboration with assigned team. Assist Creative Director in all aspects of execution. Also prepping and correcting files for prepress.

2004-2005
Graphic Design Intern, The Design Center
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Michigan
A unique experience of using the classroom environment for research and design experimentation using practical issues; solving problems for clients, pre-production, production supervision, and budgeting cost.

+AWARDS
2011
World Food Awards
Best Packaging of the Year for Marley’s Mellow Mood.

+EDUCATION
1999-2005
BFA in Graphic Design, School of Art, College of Fine Arts
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Michigan
Dean's List 2003-2005

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