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John R. Hopkins

Curiosity Advocate



140 E 200 S Bountiful, UT 84010

Objective //

My goal is an amazing job where I provide value and learn something new everyday about your team, your company, your goals. My talent, skills and creativity will take your business to a broader audience using the latest electronic and traditional media.

Who I am //

I’m known to those around me as a problem solver–I know how to translate business goals into action plans which deliver positive results.

Experience //

Senior New Media Designer, CRT/tanaka, 2007 – 2009

Social Media Strategy for clients and agency. Support web and video-based initiatives for each practice area and the company as a whole. This includes video production, web design and development, Search Engine & Social Media Optimization and html email campaigns.

Virginia Department of Transportation, 2007, Web Designer

Updated the VDOT website to meet state-mandated accessibility standards across all major browsers. Implemented 508 compliant photo gallery system. Also designed and developed a state-wide alert display for use in all rest area locations in Virginia.

Program Chair of Drafting and Design, 2003 – 2007, ITT Tech

Oversaw instruction of 10 – 15 educators. Managed curriculum and course planning for about 150 students. Taught courses in animation, web development, 3D modeling and animation, user interface design, video production and design theory. Increased student attendance from 72 to 93%. Was honored as regional teacher of the year in 2006.

Art Director, 2001 – 2002, The Arizona Republic

Created B2B marketing print and web-based materials. These included designing a modular sales sheet system that not only was substantially more useful to the sales staff, it reduced printing costs by over 50%.

Senior Designer, 1997 – 2001, Experient Technologies

Created corporate identity systems for the company and many of its clients. Designed, built and managed several corporate websites. Designed graphical user interfaces for several software products

Education //

1996 – Bachelor of Fine Arts, Communication Arts + Design. Virginia Commonwealth University | Graphic Design and Photography

Blog: johnrhopkins.com

Portfolio:  johnrhopkins.com/john

Technical Skills: After Effects, Dreamweaver, Final Cut Pro, InDesign, Photoshop, Premeire, XHTML, CSS, 508 Compliance, 3dsmax

Other work: Social Media Club, Christopher Roberts Fund, Concepts Direct, Levy Racing, The Frog & the Redneck, Estep Construction, Lanier Foundation