I excel in being a creative catalyst and love working on art/design across varying mediums.

12

YEARS IN

ART/DESIGN

SOPHOCLES GRAFAS

703.899.8658

sophoclesg@gmail.com

All art done below was in collaboration of a team with initial design coming from Art/Creative Directors, followed by my role as Senior Designer. My roles in the following pieces were:

 

 

Interpret Art/Creative Directors designs and provide creative solutions also with feedback by client/accounting on layouts and adjustments to design elements.

 

Image research, up-sample, modification and placement.

 

Preparing files and linking graphics for final use by vendor specifications.

Civilian Careers - Air Force Sustainment Center -

Conceptual Print Ad and Web Design

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, illustration of background map design, color styling and layout for these conceptual designs.

Civilian Careers - Air Force Sustainment Center -

Print Ads and Banner Stand Design

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, illustration of background map design, color styling and layout.

Civilian Careers - Air Force Sustainment Center - Tri-Fold Brochure

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, illustration of background globe design, color styling and layout.

Civilian Careers - Nuclear Weapons Center - Recruiting Ads

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout.

Civilian Careers - Nuclear Weapons Center - Responsive Web Design

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout.

Civilian Careers - Air Force Test Center - Tri-Fold Brochure

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout.

Civilian Careers - Air Force Acquisition - Social Network Integration

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout for employment opportunities via social networks.

Capital One - College Recruitment Ads and Web Design

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout for ads to include diversity and equal opportunity employment. Worked with existing style guide/corporate identity supplied by Capital One to keep cohesion throughout all the elements.

Cartography and Data Analysis - Conceptual Designs

Designed these samples as a visual representation of data analysis of cartography information. Showing various ways to layout the data helped the client visualize how they could have a varying amount of information and locations.

EXELIS (ITT EXELIS) - 2012 Internal Promotional Video

“Station Domination”

Animated text, filmed and edited video of the over 60 ads I worked on with a team by TMP Government to be placed all over the Mount Vernon Metro Station.

Lockheed Martin - Concept Motion Graphic Video

Using existing material I animated lower thirds, transitional elements and text to show a “Prezi-style” for a promotional video project that was going to be geared towards college graduates. This video shows a variance of my skills using primarily Adobe After Effects.

Civilian Careers - Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center -

Conceptual Ad and Web Design

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout for these conceptual designs.

Civilian Careers - Air Force Sustainment Center -

Responsive Web Design

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, illustration of background globe design, color styling and layout.

Civilian Careers - Life Cycle Management Center - Tri-Fold Brochure

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout.

Civilian Careers - Nuclear Weapons Center -

6” Square Folding Brochure

Designed custom 6” square folding brochure and template. Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout.

Civilian Careers - Air Force Test Center -

Banner Stand and Recruitment Ads

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout.

Civilian Careers - Air Force Centers -

Table Top Display and Table Throw

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, illustration of background globe design, color styling and layout. Along with final preparation of files via vendor specifications.

American Aero - Conceptual Logo Design

Worked with a team to design logos for American Aero. The owner bought an old American Airlines hangar and wanted a logo that could have reference to the history while having a solid brand for his new company.

Capital One - RWD Web Design

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout for ads to include diversity and equal opportunity employment. Worked with existing style guide/corporate identity supplied by Capital One to keep cohesion throughout all the elements.

EXELIS - Full Page Recruiting Ads

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout for ads to include diversity and equal opportunity employment. Also was a part of the mechanical process preparing files for final output via vendor specifications. QR code was generated by a vendor for tracking.

EXELIS (ITT EXELIS) - 2011 Internal Promotional Video

“Station Domination”

Animated text, filmed and edited video of the over 60 ads I worked on with a team by TMP Government to be placed all over the Mount Vernon Metro Station.

Naval Air Systems Command - Web Design based off Print Ads

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout for ads to include diversity and equal opportunity employment.

NAV/AIR Civilian - Full Page Recruiting Ads

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout for ads to include diversity and equal opportunity employment. Also was a part of the mechanical process preparing files for final output via vendor specifications. QR code was generated by a vendor for tracking.

NAV/AIR Civilian - Full Page Recruiting Ads

Assisted in image research/texture/object fixes, color styling and layout for ads to include diversity and equal opportunity employment. Also was a part of the mechanical process preparing files for final output via vendor specifications. QR code was generated by a vendor for tracking.

NASA - Tri-Fold Brochure

Assisted in texture/object fixes, color styling and layout. Also was a part of the mechanical process preparing files for final output via vendor specifications. QR code was generated by a vendor for tracking.

NASA - Aurasma Interactive Banner Stand

Assisted in layout and final image preparation from vendor specifications for an Aurasma enabled banner stand. Edited the video for use via the app once enabled.

NASA - Aurasma Instructional Video

Filmed/Animated and edited video for the instructional video of the Aurasma interactive banner stand.

NASA - Aurasma-enabled banner stand video

Animated text and edited video for  the Aurasma-enabled banner stand. Was exciting using existing footage from NASA’s library.

NASA - Print Ads

Full page ads for a recruiting campaign, assisted in image research, texture/object fixes, color styling and layout. Also was a part of the mechanical process preparing files for final output via vendor specifications.

TMP Government - Internal Photography and Event Designs

From designing custom gifts, shirts, cards, video taping events, viral networking campaigns, and also Waffle Wednesday, a monthly morning waffle making in the office. I had a blast keeping up moral at the workplace along with the balance of fun and work.

Older Work

Browse through some of

my previous work below.

ASAP Walls - Web Design, Print Production and Video Editing

Needed custom business cards and webdeign for promotions of a partnered sub-brand along with custom reels edited of existing material.

Kingdom Security - Animated Training Program

This is a selection of the work done for Kingdom Security in 2009 for a project I was the main creative lead doing 3d modeling/animation/rendering, video editing and UX/UI development and menu creation along with preparing custom demos for the company. Did original animation along with later compilation of 3d simulation animation from outside vendor along with other elements.

 

Weaponry Modeling/Animation by
Paul McLellan - borgman47@gmail.com

Number One Company - ZAGROS promo video

Edited existing materials and filmed for ZAGROS Construction along with helping with business development and as creative director. Also designed and compiled materials for a multiple partner international RFP for construction of residential, commercial and insdustrial applications.

Number One Company - CIFIT promo video

Edited existing material, filmed and photographed at CIFIT 2008, along with helping with business development and acted as creative director for all promotional materials.

Number One Company - Web designs

Collection of some of the web designs I did for the various sub companies of Number One Company which was the prime.

Web Designs

These designs were made and coded for friends portolio, restaurant and 2 animation/video festivals.