Brooke McKaig has been a professional in the design industry for the past twenty years along with teaching Graphic Design at Bollman for the past seventeen years. She has an innate passion for education and design and brings real world knowledge and experience to her classroom. She obtained her Masters Degree in Education Media Design and Technology at Full Sail University in 2010. As a former student of Bollman's Graphic Design program she truly understands the benefits of such a program at the high school level. Ms. McKaig is active in her industry working for national and international musicians, record labels and promotional companies as well as growing brands such as Cousins Maine Lobster from ABC's Shark Tank.
Expertise / Proficiency
Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat) • MAC OS • Microsoft • iMovie • Garage Band • ScreenFlow
Hand Illustration (All mediums) • Vector (digital) Illustration • Photo manipulation • Typography • Color theory • Extensive layout and conceptual design experience • Logo/Branding/Corporate ID design • Concept to print production • CD packaging • T-shirt design • All promotional and supporting design materials for print publication • Direct mail • Newsletter and Brochure • Front end web graphics and animated banners • Book covers
Exemplary time management skills • Reliable • Fast • Work well in a team environment • Self motivated • Always meet deadlines • Strong understanding of target markets and distribution of advertising media to those markets • Cultural literacy • Analytical skills (math, logic, rhetoric - figuring it out) • Pubic Speaking • Empathy • Leadership • Curiosity • Drive and Ambition • PASSION!
Full Sail University
Masters - Education Media Deign and Technology - 2011
Colorado State University / CSU
Vocational Teaching Credentials - 2004
Colorado Institute of Art / AI
BA - Graphic Design & Marketing • Minor Illustration - 1998
University of Denver / DU
Major: Graphic Design Minor: Theatre / Set Design - 1995-1997
Colorado Institute of Art / AI
AS - Visual Communication & Marketing - 1995
AIGA - American Institute of Graphic Artists
ADCD - Art Directors Club of Denver
Client List: Hair I Go Again, Kivel Records, Tango Down, Skull Fest, WolfPack Productions, LA Guns, Cousins Maine Lobster, Floyd Fest, DTEA, Street Eats Magazine, Beautiful Distractions Modeling, Wilhelmina Denver, 303 Magazine, 5280, Shawn Cain Films, Music Network USA, W Studio, Premier Image Agency, MV Couture, Caribbean Automotive Group, Stranz, Boulder Philharmonic, Lotus Concepts, 24K, Monrak, Suite Two-Hundred, 5 Degrees, All American Male, Kids In Tune, Phil Lewis, Paul Reed Smith Guitars, Legacy, Mårten Andersson, The Cavern Club (Liverpool, UK) Lizzy Borden, Stacey Blades (of LA Guns), White Lion, Homes Illustrated, Core, That Eighties Band, Siamese Plate, Boulder Stove, Colorado Bear, Scarlett Rose, Wild Birds, Rock Creek Laser, Water on the Rocks, Morrell Graphics, Lafayette Florist, Dinner Shoppe, Martini's Bistro, Becoming Mothers, Foothills Dental, All Seasons Dental, Colorado Coal Company, Woody's Wood-Fired Pizza, Closet & Storage Concepts, Scottish Stained Glass, Tidy Paws, Four Winds, Worldly Possessions, Fuzzy Antler, Photos by Bridgette, Mathnasium, Kangaroo Kingdom, Beck Construction, Bahama Bronz, Fit N' Tan, Carpet Line, Fantasy Orchid, Casa Alvarez, TLC Animal Hospital, VORC, Finer Points Accounting, Body Therapy, Maid Pro, Lighthouse Bookstore, Karen's in the Country, Spa Specialist, Arbonne, Sunless Tan Shack, Holbury's, Hunter Douglas, Now & Then Antiques, Colorado Pure Air, Spiritual Scents, Legacy Limo, Golden West, Positive Transitions, Noble Treasures, PJ's Deli, Goldie's, Invisible Fence, Louisville Florist, Catherine's Skin Care, FlatIrons Dental, Mr. Handy Man, Lafayette Flea Market, Crocks, Travis Paint, Mattress Outlet, Chef Aimee Dill, Stephen Oliver, Front Range Decks, State Farm, Margolis Team, Keller Williams, Medi Spa, Thyme for Dill, Love N’ Touch, The Wave, Light Connection, Browns Shoes, Mickey’s Steak House, Crowning Glory Hair Salon, Shrapnel Records, Fun Services, Bear Rock, Bugga Bee Baby, Village Bistro, Hi-Tech Fireplaces & Appliance, Memories to Digital, Ultimate Revenge Magazine, Simpson Photography, The Melting Pot, and many more...