Miles Fujimoto / Graphic Designer

A graphic designer focused on clean, functional and accessible design. Experienced in branding and identity, UI and web design, typography, illustration, animation and photography. Strengths in clear, researched and audience-focused design; rapid ideation and prototyping; digital and analog media and tools; collaboration with and direction of creative teams.

Expert in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator and XD; and Microsoft Office Suite.

Experience

Graphic Designer
University of Arizona, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
June 2017 to present

The University of Arizona College of Social and Behavioral Sciences encompasses 34 unique academic units and centers with a mission to advance research on people, engage new generations of scholars and share discoveries with the community through public education and outreach.

  • Serve as lead graphic designer supporting all 34 academic units and centers, including faculty and staff professionals.

  • Collaborate with the SBS marketing team, which includes marketing directors, web content editors, copy writers, an animator and videographers, to carry out projects and events.

  • Partner with other SBS departments and personnel daily, including web developers, business professionals, project managers and external stakeholders.

  • Participate and present in weekly strategy and website meetings.

  • Design and launch email campaigns focused on students, faculty, staff and community members.

  • Launched and continue to record the podcast SBS Major Steps.

  • Acted as creative director and design lead for the 2018 Downtown Lecture Series, “Soundscapes: Music, Place and Identity.” Worked with four presenters on focusing and designing their presentations; created all marketing materials for the event which spanned four weeks, including posters, email campaigns, surveys, PowerPoint presentations and social media graphics.

  • Designed, printed and collaborated with copy writers to create and distribute the 44-page 2018 Developments magazine.

Freelance Graphic Designer
October 2013 to present

As a freelance graphic designer, I have worked with small businesses and other creatives, including eevee music, Now or Never Shop in Tucson, Ariz., Arizona Master Naturalists and WineBlock.

  • Develop creative briefs with clients to understand their vision and branding.

  • Communicate with clients in person, over the phone and email.

  • Design logos, social media and blog posts, email campaigns and websites.


Professional Panelist of the 2019 Adobe Design Achievement Awards

  • Reviewed, scored and provided feedback to over 200 submissions from aspiring designers, illustrators and animators from around the world.

Collaborative Designer for the Arizona College of Fine Arts x CREAM Design and Print Event

  • Designed and prepared screen printing files for the 2019 incoming Fine Arts student orientation.

  • Participated in live screen printing demo event held at the University of Arizona School of Art.

Awards & Achievements


Skills

  • Fluent in Adobe CC (Creative Cloud)

  • Wireframing and prototyping: Adobe XD

  • Microsoft Office Suite; Pages and Keynote

  • MailChimp

  • Mac and Windows OS

  • Basic HTML and CSS

  • Print design and delivery; publication design

  • Layout for print and digital media

  • Illustration

  • Digital and film photography

  • Video and audio recording


Education

Bachelor’s of Fine Arts
University of Arizona, College of Fine Arts
Graduated May 2017

Hybrid major in Graphic Design/3D and Extended Media
Minor in Astronomy