EXPERIENCE
Google / Adecco, Inc.                                                                                  2016 - 2018
Senior UX/UI Production Designer
• Developed and produced mobile and desktop UI for Google Maps
• Created Illustrations, icons, and various UX/UI elements
• Managed asset library for iconography and interface components
• Oversaw training for new employees and maintained on-boarding documentation
Apple / Schawk, Inc.                                                                                    2012 - 2016
Production Designer
• Produced high-resolution UX/UI files for marketing and communications.
• Responsible for mechanical layouts for Apple store signage in the US,
Europe, Asia and Australia.
• Design Lead on studio support documentation for Apple stores
• Created in-house illustrations and developed work-flow improvements
Acuvue / RR Donnelley                                                                                2005 - 2009
On-Site Art Director / Print Production and Studio Manager
• Designed print and web collateral for Johnson & Johnson’s Acuvue Brand
• Managed a variety of tasks; design, illustration, art direction, design
implementation, 
print production and file archiving
• Produced product photography and renderings
• Completed projects meeting tight deadlines in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
 
Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose                                              2000 - 2004
Studio Manager / Production Designer
• Designed company branding, collateral materials, marketing assets,
promotional brochures, direct mail and exhibit signage
• Managed a high-volume of graphics development, design and illustration as
well as oversaw print production and project planning for multiple departments
• Provided support for the museum’s Mac-based hardware and software
 
EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts in Illustration - Savannah College of Art and Design - Savannah, GA
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design - San Jose State University - San Jose, CA
 
TECHNICAL SKILLS
• User Experience and User Interface development and design
• Prototyping and typography excellence
• Expert level user in Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Sketch
• File prep experience with both digital and offset printing deliverables
DEVELOPMENT
• Hiked the Appalachian Trail's 2,192 miles from Georgia to Maine - 2019
• Member of the 2000 Milers Appalachian Trail Conservancy - 2019
• Gallery installation and for London Design Museum Exhibition, 2017
• Illustration published in LDM Exhibition Book, 2017
• “Over the Counter” Gallery Show, June 2011
• Society of Illustrators - Gallery Nucleus
• SI-LA Show in Los Angeles, April 2011 and 2012
• HOW Design Conference 2001 - 2004
• Adobe Creative Suite Training, Fall 2000 - Fall 2002

CONTACT

408.218.7267

rustygaechter@gmail.com

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