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PHILIP TRAVISANO - Graphic Designer



  • Expertise in Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat  

  • Photo-retouching, vector illustration, typography, layout, traditional drawing  

  • Managing and executing multiple projects simultaneously  

  • Copywriting for print ads and product packaging



Rev One Design, Burlingame, CA (September 2015–present)

Sr. Graphic Designer  

  • Design packaging, print ads, signage, calendars, and literature for pharmaceutical clients among others  

  • Design original packaging structures and graphics for promotional items and information kits  

  • Design original structures for unique point of purchase kiosks  

  • Design graphics for large format wall decor


Monster, Inc. (Monster Cable), Brisbane, CA (February 2011–September 2015)

Associate Art Director  

  • Designed packaging, point of purchase, and other printed materials for consumer electronics products  

  • Oversaw artwork done for multiple categories including HDMI cables, surge protectors, and musical equipment  

  • Managed and art directed projects assigned to up to five production artists and designers simultaneously  

  • Designed specialty print pieces such as event banners, signage, flyers, and email invites  

  • Supplied graphics for internal web designers and video artists


University Games Corporation, San Francisco, CA (February 2008–February 2011)

Sr. Graphic Designer/Art Department Manager  

  • Designed printed packaging and game components for traditional board games, puzzles, and toys  

  • Designed original logos, sell sheets, posters, trade show signage, and retail store displays  

  • Quick, accurate, detailed production work for electronic print files in all relevant Adobe applications  

  • Worked with product managers to invent and contribute to original game concepts and unique product features  

  • Guided and mentored other designers aesthetically and technically  

  • Interviewed and hired contract and staff graphic designers  

  • Managed all designers and daily functions of the art department


Twofish, Inc., Redwood City, CA (August 2007–February 2008)  

  • Contract Graphic Designer  

  • Designed icons, logos, and graphics for multiplayer online game and accompanying website


Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., Redwood City, CA (January 2003–June 2007)

Graphic Designer  

  • Designed video game packaging, manuals, sell sheets, posters, trade show signage, and retail store displays  

  • Conceived of, designed, and directed the production of multi-item product launch kits  

  • Designed Flash banner ads for external company website  

  • Designed templates and support graphics for PowerPoint presentations


Ubisoft Entertainment, San Francisco, CA (August 2002–November 2002)

Contract Graphic Designer  

  • Designed video game packaging, manuals, sell sheets, and retail store displays  

  • Designed support graphics for PowerPoint presentations


DIVA Systems Corporation, Redwood City, CA (March 1997–May 2002)

Graphic Designer  

  • Designed user-interface graphics for the first video-on-demand cable TV service  

  • Designed original logos, icons, and other graphic elements for use in video, web, and print  

  • Managed production of thousands of movie information screens from start to finish  

  • Designed print promotional materials such as program guides, signage, and ads  

  • Designed look and feel of internal and external websites  

  • Provided copywriting and editing assistance for consumer promotions


Adecco, San Francisco, CA (September 1995–March 1997)

Graphic Designer  

  • Temp work for corporations including: Galoob Toys, Jamison Cawdrey Advertising, Bechtel Group, Inc.


IVN Entertainment, Inc., San Ramon, CA (May 1995–September 1995)

Contract Graphic Designer  

  • Designed packaging and promotional materials for travel videos


Michael Friedman Publishing Group, New York, NY (May 1991–February 1995)

Production Artist  

  • Traditional paste-up and design for coffee table books


Adco, Elizabeth, NJ (May 1989–September 1990)

Production Artist  

  • Created hand-drawn and hand-cut vinyl letters and graphics for department store signage


Edrei Communications, Teaneck, NJ (January 1988–March 1989)

Production Artist  

  • Traditional paste-up and design for magazines and telephone directories



School of Visual Arts, New York, NY – Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Illustration – 1985



  • Author, designer, and self-publisher of the novel AND TRAIL MIX RAINED FROM THE SKY: A young man’s ordeal with coincidence and miracles  

  • Founder and organizer of the San Mateo County Poker League (March 2011–present)

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