RESUME

RON EDWARD UPPERMAN JR.
(908) 242-4134
ron@leroyjenkinslimited.com
ronupperman@yahoo.com (E-mail)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

LEROY JENKINS LIMITED
New York, New York

Garment/Graphic designer for men’s apparel (March 2005- present)

Develop themes , concepts, and pruduct for LJL a fashion forward streetwear brand for each season. Job intales developing product from concept all the way to production. Keeping track of the sampling proccess with the factory as well as merchandising the line and marketing it to the retailers.

MADSOUL CLOTHING/DREWPEARSON MARKETING (Sept 2005 – January 2006)
New York, New York

Art Director for mens domestic t-shirts. Develope and design images for mens t-shirts according to the themes for each season. Devoping tech-packs for production, color cordinate t-shirt bodies and graphics to co-inside with the fashion line. Also deigning lisence t-shirt program for DP Marketing.

ECKO UNLIMITED (August 2004 – February 2005)
New York, New York

Graphic Designer for mens domestic t-shirts 
Develop and design images for mens t-shirts according to the themes for each season.
Devoping tech-packs for production, color cordinate t-shirt bodies and graphics to co-inside with the fashion line.

FREEZE Clothing (December 2002 – August 2004)
New York, New York

Head Graphic Designer/Artist 
Create and design images on apparel for a large amount of licensed cartoons, which include:
Cartoon Network, Warner Brothers, and Nickelodeon, WWF, Gravity Games, Movie T-shirt Designs, as well as Freeze Generic Designs.

Designer/Artist (December 2000 – December 2002)
Revisionist (Feb. 2000 – Dec. 2000)

Correcting all apparel designs created by artist for final production.

MTV Animation “Down Town” (Oct. 98 – April 99)

New York, New York

Production Assistant 
Collected, organized, copied and dubbed artwork for shipping.

FREELANCE EXPERIENCES

WEATHER PROOF JACKET CO. (July 08 – present)

graphics for infant/kids outer wear. 

developing patterns for mens sports wear.

 

MADSOUL CLOTHING (Feb. 05 – Feb. 08)
graphics for all mens tops

Guess By: Marciano (April 2005- May 2005)
Los Angeles, CA

Develop patterns for Guess accessories the coincide directly with the line.

MSKEEN womens (March 2004 – June 2004)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
New York, New York

Designed graphics for the womenʼs line for the first season of Mskeen originals

 

MZB – Watches (Dec. 2000 – Feb. 2001)
New York, New YorkComputer illustrated renderings for conceptual design. Brought designs and concepts to life for production. 

Global Hue
New York, New York
Computer illustrated designs for Verizon
Graffiti layout for Verizon commercial

ON THE GO (Street Soldiers) Video Series, Brown & Hayes Production
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Created trademark characters for the animation segment of the video.
Created a full color 2 ½ minute short storyline

What Comes Around Goes Around–

(Vintage Designs LTD)
New York, New York
Hand-painted fabrics and clothing with urban art, graffiti, scenery, and catch phrases.

EDUCATION

The Art Institute of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Associate Degree in Specialized Technology
Major: Animation March/1999

REFERENCES
Upon request

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