Graphics & Design

About

Direct yet conceptual. Provocative and engaging. Design & illustration for brands, publications, and people.

 

Professionally—graphics & design.
Mostly—spoofs & goofs.
Occasionally—deep dish & deep threes.
Obligations—cats & a wife.

 
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SERIOUS BIZNESS

My approach can be characterized as rational and sensible; an approach that promotes research, functionality and efficiency of the message.

 

CASUAL HONESTY

I believe humility and vulnerability allow for great connections and ultimately greater compassion, which in my experience leads to sincere, relevant work.

 
 

 
 

EXPERIENCE

Foote, Cone & Belding
Associate Design Director | March 2018 – Present

One Design Company
Senior Designer | August 2015 – March 2018

Trisect
Senior Designer | August 2014 – July 2015

50,000feet
Designer | October 2012 – July 2014

Madhouse
Art Director / Designer | November 2010 – September 2012

Davis College
Adjunct Professor | August 2011 – December 2011

Trait
Freelance Designer | June 2010 – November 2010

Camp Firebelly
Camper / Designer | June 2010

 

 
 

EDUCATION

Bowling Green State University | School of Art
BFA in Graphic Design | June 2010

 

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

PRINT Regional Design Awards | 2017
Chicago Public School Job Shadow Program | 2016 – 2017
Work featured on Awwwards, Hoverstat.es & SiteInspire | 2016
Design Debates Collaborator | 2016
Typeforce 7 Participant | 2016
Best of Show Gold ADDY Award Manet Campaign | 2013
Featured on under Construction’s Brand New | 2012
Silver Regional ADDY Award Collateral Material | 2012
Gold ADDY Award Collateral Material Annual Report | 2012
Under Construction’s Best of FPO | 2010
Appearance within Los Logos 5 Compass | 2010
AIGA Chicago: Peer Proofs, First Place | 2010

 
 
 

 
 

©2017 Michael Gump Jr. & respective parties.