Miles Linklater

Mac Artist/Production Designer
  • Mount Pleasant, Vancouver, Metro Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, V5T, Canada
  • miles@24pt-helvetica.com
  • 604-999-8960 604-999-8*** show

About Me

With more than 20 years of experience as a production artist/graphic designer, I am completely fluent in the use of Adobe products in advertising, design and marketing, specifically for the planning, design and production of print and digital materials. My ability to create perfect production files is well known within the industry. I’m an avid linguist, vegan chef and opera aficionado.

Education

Incomplete Bachelor of Education Degree

Univerwity of Winnipeg

Double major in French and Music

Performing Arts Graduate

1989-1990
Banff Centre for the Arts

September to April Opera programme

Work & Experience

Production Designer

06/16/2016 - 10/09/2020
Carter Hales Design Lab

Responsible for all production of print materials and initial layout of packaging and print/digital advertising, as well as copywriting, web animation, html5 ads, image retouching, proofreading, and editing, working with a staff of five full-time designers. Clients include YVR Airport Authority, Rocky Mountaineer, Bard on the Beach, The Wickaninnish Inn, TransLink, Salvation Army.

Graphic Designer/Mac Artist

01/01/2011 - 07/03/2020
Wexford Festival Opera

Responsible for developing concepts and designing all season materials (season brochure, newsletter, posters, 164-page programme books) including original art for all staged operas and concerts. Working in tandem with the editor on copy/headline creation and proofreading. Working with the web development company on website design/copy/proofreading. Coordinate the design and production of various print and digital materials for the Development department.

Freelance Mac Production Artist/Art Director

03/01/2006 - 06/15/2016
Various Clients/Companies

Developing concepts for various Blitz Direct/Cossette clients (Manitoba Telephone Systems, BC Lottery Corporation), and taking initial concepts to final press production based on marketing goals.

Skills

Adobe InDesign
100%
Adobe Photoshop
100%
Adobe Illustrator
100%
Wrodpress
60%
Proofreading
85%
Editing
85%

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