Gary Halpin


Graphic Designer

I have been working as a designer for a few years while pursuing my Bachelors online at SNHU. I am always looking to work on new creative outlets that will best use my skills while continuing to learn and develop.
24 Cherry St,
Quincy, MA 02169
(857) 318-7659


Southern New Hampshire University

Jan 2016 - Dec 2020
Media Arts w/conc. in Web Design

Courses include: Graphics and Layout in Print Media, Digital Graphic Design for the Web, Advanced Digital Imaging and Digital Publishing.

Dublin Institute of Technology

Sept 1999 - May 2001
Design Presentation

Graphic Design • Photography • Model Making • Illustration • Packaging Design

Skill Set


Work Experience

Compass Health Brands

Feb 2019 - Present
Jr. Graphic Designer

My position as Jr. Graphic Designer is to support the Sr. Graphic Designer and Marketing Manager in creating packaging and sales material designs. I have taken part in some rebranding designs for some new retail products.

SpeedPro Imaging

Feb 2016 - Feb 2019
Print Production Manager/Graphic Designer

My position as Print Production Manager/Graphic Designer was to produce a variety of wide format print products with the highest quality and efficiency. I was in charge of two wide format printers and two production assistants. I occasionaly did installations of vehicle wraps and decals for walls and windows. Seeing designs that I have created out on the road and accross Boston is very rewarding.

WB Mason

May 2013 - Dec 2016
Print Representative

In this position I learned to create Web2Print templates using FusionPro software and to create mail merges. I used Adobe Illustrator to design and prep many artwork files for a variety of print and promo items. Some of my other duties were to quote and spec print orders, including data entry of order information into Microsoft Dynamics AX ERP System, and processing customer billing and vendor invoices. I was proud of keeping clear communication with Customers, Sales Representatives and Vendors.

Staples Copy and Print Store

Feb 2009 - May 2013
Production Specialist

I was in charge of print production and inventory management. This job helped me develop communication skills, from working directly with customers at the point of sale, to communication via email. I was able to use my skills in adobe creative suite in file preparation and pre-press work and gained a thorough knowledge of digital print.

Freelance Design

May 2009 - Present
Graphic Designer

As a freelance Graphic Designer I have had the opportunity to work on many varying projects including Branding and Logo design, Illustration, Booklets, Brochures, Invitations, Photo manipulation and Web design. I have done work for many different clients including Non-profit organizations, Art galleries, TV & Film production companies and Small businesses.