Joe Collins



B.A. in Studio Art/Art History - Indiana University at Bloomington - May 2006


Production Assistant
King Tutankhamun Exhibition (May, 2010 to present)
Performed various tasks for Production Crew and served as chauffeur and personal assistant to Egyptian Couriers.

Freelance Graphic Designer
(September, 2008 - Present)
Designed marketing materials for Fitness Concepts, Lehman Bookkeeping, Drapery Street and Gateway for Cancer Research.

Graphic Designer/Production Coordinator
United Water (January 2007 - September 2008)
Created all infographics for United Water’s wining $1 billion contract proposal to the city of Indianapolis. Also involved in the formatting, layout and proposal-writing process.

Marketing Coordinator
Katz, Sapper & Miller (October - January 2006)
Created ads, brochures, and promotional material for the firm.

Graphic Designer
Cassis Design (September - October 2006)
Illustrated medical instruments for major medical catalog, created ads and newsletters.

Graphic Designer/Graphic Editor
The Indiana Daily Student (January 2003 - May 2006)
Created the majority of the illustrations, tags and informational graphics, using primarily Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. Garnered several awards (see below).

Training/Operations Supervisor
United Parcel Service (June 2000 - July 2002)
Trained and supervised 14-18 sorters and loaders on a 9-door outbound area. Was responsible for volumes (packages) of 14,000+ per shift.


Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, PowerPoint, Word, Excel

College Activities

•Floor President- Willkie Residence Hall - Indiana University - 2002 to 2003

•Radio DJ at WIUS AM 1570 - September 2002 to December 2005

•WIUS Production Committee Member (Promos and PSAs) January to May 2005

•Director/Designer for WIUX 100.3 FM-LP “Frequency Magazine” - Spring 2006


The Columbia University Scholastic Press Association - Gold Circle Award
1st Place “Information Graphics in black and white” for “Little 500 Break-Away Guide” (March 2006)

The Columbia University Scholastic Press Association - Gold Circle Award
2nd place “Information Graphics in black and white” for “Surviving Skin Cancer” (March 2006)

Society of Professional Journalists – “Best of Indiana Award”
1st Place for “Little 500 Break-Away Guide” (April 2006)

Associated Collegiate Press – “Best Informational Graphic”
1st Place for “2006 Little 500 Race Guide” (October 2006)