Looking for a skilled Designer & Illustrator?

I have openings available for freelance and contract work. Looking for something more permanent?

Jan Urbanic (Jay)

Designer & Illustrator

Hello, I’m Jay an experienced designer and illustrator working professionally for 15+ years (print and digital). Originally from Melbourne Australia, now living and working in the US for 5+ years. Whether its website design and development, branding, identity, marketing collateral, promotional material, publishing design, advertising assets, signage, illustration or anything in-between. Feel free to reach out!

I also have extensive production and pre-press experience, create fine art and speak English and German.

Skills & Expertise

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INDESIGN

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illustrator

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PHOTOSHOP

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ADOBE XD

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ACROBAT PRO

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HTML / CSS

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WORDPRESS

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ADOBE ANIMATE

Work History

Present
May 2020

Janurbanic.com

Freelance Designer & Illustrator

Website design, development, prototyping and maintenance. Print design and production. Illustration, branding, identity, marketing material and retouching.

April 2020
July 2017

Pipitone Group

Designer / Production Coordinator

Print design and production. Website design, development and maintenance. Web ads, illustration, branding, identity, marketing material, trade show collateral, signage, press checks and retouching. Coordination of external vendors (printers, suppliers and manufacturers).

May 2017
June 2016

UPS Moon Twp & Cranberry

Senior Designer

Design & production of various print and web collateral. Client briefings, branding, identity, signage, advertising materials, illustration and retouching. Overseeing and training junior staff in design, production and bindery. Technical and creative support for multiple stores in PA.

December 2015
February 2014

Minuteman Press

Senior Designer and Pre Press Manager

Design & production of various print and web collateral. Product photography, advertising materials, branding, identity, indoor & outdoor signage, illustration, production, bindery, retouching and client briefings. Training and overseeing junior staff in design, production and bindery.

February 2014
May 2011

Pearson Asia Pacific

Designer Marketing and Publication

Publication design (books & magazines) for print and web. Marketing collateral, promotional materials and illustration. Trade show collateral and signage. Print production, retouching and image research.

January 2011
July 2008

Oxford University Press

Designer Promotions & Marketing

Design & production of various print and web collateral. Promotional materials, marketing assets and branding. Trade show collateral, indoor & outdoor signage, illustration and production. Image research and retouching.

June 2008
January 2006

Snap Printing

Designer & Pre Press Operator

Design & production of various print collateral. Client briefings, branding, identity, signage indoor & outdoor, advertising materials, illustration and retouching. Production including plate making, press checks and pre-press.

Education & Qualifications

Post Graduate Diploma

Communication Design

Swinburne University of Technology

2007 – 2008

Certificate 4

Electronic Publishing & Pre Press

RMIT University

2004 – 2005

Bachelor Degree

Interactive Multimedia & Design

Edith Cowan University

1998 – 2000

My Services

Web Design & Development

Fully responsive websites ranging from landing pages to full ecommerce sites. Prototyping and site mapping. I also setup hosting, domains, SSL and backend installation.

Print Design & Production

Extensive experience in all things print, whether it be marketing collateral, publishing material, packaging orĀ  signage. Well versed in specialty finishing and production.

Illustration (Digital & Traditional)

With a history in fine art, I pride myself in producing unique original artwork for digital and print. My range includes vector based illustration and traditional hand drawn work.

Branding & Identity

I specialize in business startups, creating full corporate identities including branding guidelines, logo libraries, marketing materials, signage and much more!