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Max Burgess


Graphic Designer / Production Artist


Saint Louis, MO


I’m an energetic, hands-on, goal-oriented individual. I believe my experience and skills will make me a great contribution to your team


Jr. Graphic Designer / Production Artist

Zoey’s Attic

Saint Louis, MO · Aug 2015 – Present

• Responsible for the design and production of apparel, promotional items, and other personalized gifts.
• Experience with DTG printers, die-cut plotters, commercial
embroidery machines, sublimation printing, and FTP systems.
• Primarily regulate their retail location in Webster Groves, MO. My duties include, but not limited to: product development, accepting orders which encompasses everything from customer inquiries to finished product, and limited managing of a small team.
• Attention to detail and adapting to customer needs are crucial to my success as a Graphic Designer at Zoey’s Attic.

Printing Specialist


Ballwin, MO · Jan 2012 – May 2014

• Full time: shifts spent individually maintaining the print center.
• Digital and offset printing experience.
• Pre-press, production, post-production, and quality assurance.
• Creating total solutions for small businesses and individuals while designing for their image and marketing needs.
• Multi-tasking and staying organized in a fast-paced environment.

Freelance Compositor

Graphic World Inc.

Saint Louis, MO · Jan 2011 – Sept 2014

• Worked exclusively with compositors on textbooks ranging in topics.
• Prepared files and provided edits to files before they were finalized.
• Helped speed up the workflow allowing the books to be published in a timely fashion.
• Knowledge of FTP systems.

Freelance Comic Colorist

Colortek Inc.

Saint Louis, MO · Oct 2010 – Sept 2011

• Colorized digital renderings of old comic stories using Photoshop.
• Projects were fast-paced and required quick turnaround.
• Great attention to detail.
• Knowledge of FTP systems.

Environmental Graphics Intern

Ronan Sign Company

Saint Peters, MO · Oct 2009 – April 2010

• Assisted their in-house graphic designer part-time while earning my degree.
• Responsible for creating the image of their subsidiary company “We Fix Signs LLC”.
• Small team atmosphere.
• Mostly pre-press tasks that involved creating graphics for flyers, billboards, vehicle wraps, window vinyls, and for the web.


B.F.A Studio Art with emphasis in Graphic Design

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, MO · 2006 – 2010

2005 Eagle Scout Award , Boy Scouts of America
Eagle Scout Project resides at the World Bird Sanctuary – Valley Park, MO
2008 Lindy’s Award , Lindenwood University
Best Animated Graphics – Full Program
2017 BB National Champion – Gold Medal , USAV
Volleyball National Champion – Team “Dimes”

Graphic Design, Production, Pre-press, IT field


Adobe Creative Suite, Wilcom Embroidery Studio, Microsoft Office Suite, Mac and Windwos OS, Customer Service, Adaptable, Attention to detail, Problem solving & critical thinking, Leadership