Bryan D. Wheeler Designer
Designer with 25+ years experience ranging from graphic to 3D to industrial design.

Lead Graphic Designer for Navajo Incorporated, Eyewear Division
(Piranha Eyewear, Piranha Optics, Piranha ReVision, and Maxx Eyewear)
Create and design marketing materials for both print and digital production, including catalogs, brochures, POP displays, product graphics, new product concepts, email marketing campaigns and eblasts, advertising campaigns, packaging, and website graphics. Maintain and expand library of product photography and other visual assets. Oversee custom printing services. Establish and maintain relationships with outside vendors, including print houses and product manufacturers.

Senior R&D/New Products Designer for Commemorative Brands, Inc.
Design and develop recognition jewelry for manufacturing. Create and design graphics for customers, sales staff, product development, and marketing managers. Create 3D models for CNC manufacturing, rapid prototyping, and large scale applications. Create textured 3D models for concept review, promotional materials, and animated video presentations.

Notable Accomplishments
Designer of the current NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame ring, as well as numerous championship rings including the University of Texas, the University of Southern California, Louisiana State University, and the University of Kansas.

Designer of fashion rings for Walmart including 2005 and 2006 Mother's Day exclusive rings.

Creator of digital models and animated presentations for several collegiate and professional athletic teams, including the University of Alabama, Auburn University, Baylor University, the University of Oregon, the University of Texas, Texas A&M, the Boston Celtics, the New York Yankees, the San Francisco Giants, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Creator of digital solid models used in the production of campus statues including Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Virginia Tech, and the Citadel.

Joint U.S. Patent holder for Commemorative Ring with Flip-Top: 20080314081

Software Proficiencies
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Autodesk Alias Design, NewTek LightWave, Microsoft Office, Apple Mac OS, Microsoft Windows OS

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