Rich Ahlers

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  • Joined December 2015

Multi-disciplinary designer with over 15 years experience in digital and print. Grid obsessed with a high regard for typography.

  • Redding, CT, United States
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Rich Ahlers
Redding, CT, United States

Worked with

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 40hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years

Services

Categories

Design SEO Marketing Strategy Development

Experience

Summary

Multi-disciplinary designer and director with over 15 years of experience in logos / branding, packaging, print, marketing collateral, and website design. Well versed in all aspects of the creative process from conception to execution.

Work history

Chief Creator & Owner
Full Service Graphic Design Company. Wedding Stationery, Packaging Design, Print and Digital Collateral, Logos and Branding.
21st Century Fox
Freelance Designer
Freelance Designer commissioned to work on various digital and print projects including social media assets, internal communications collateral
U.S. Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan
Freelance Creative Director
Commissioned to design marketing collateral, logos, print and digital assets for the organization. Re-worked logo/identity as well as developed guidelines to brand identity usage.
Wind-Up Records
Senior Designer

Portfolio

Fit foundry logo final

Fit Foundry Brand Development

A boutique fitness company in need of industrial brand development for launch in 2017. I managed every facet of their branding and marketing. Including but not limited to logo design, brand strategy and message, e-newlsetter campaign templates, business stationery and merch.

Urban Sundry Candle Package

I was commissioned to design a logo and packaging concept for JG & CO's candle line - Urban Sundry. This product design has won an award with GDUSA's packaging design competition for 2015.

Rr 3 bagssm

Redding Roasters Branding / Packaging

Commissioned to re-brand and create a new logo and custom label/packaging design for retail and wholesale brands.

Jabox

Joseph Abboud Cufflink Box

I was commissioned to create a masculine, clean and fashionable cufflink box for Joseph Abboud/Men's Wearhouse. The box is wrapped with a distressed leather and branded with the Joseph Abboud Logo

Sw gallonnbottlesm

Saniwash Branding / Packaging

Tasked to recreate industrial product packaging for commercial clientele. Saniwash wanted to modernize their packaging with a fresh new look.

Pacp logo large

Pac Purchasing Alliance Branding

Hired to develop branding for Dining Alliance's new sister company, Pac Purchasing Alliance. The client wanted to step away from a traditional logo and create something more unique and different.

Education

Accreditations

University of Connecticut
Visual Communication

Skills

Skills

branding design graphic design logo web design wedding stationery

Tools

Facebook Advertising Basecamp Facebook Hootsuite Illustrator Photoshop InDesign iMovie Mailchimp Final Cut Pro Pinterest LinkedIn

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Entertainment Fashion Health & Wellness Media Food Medtech Music Photography Travel

What I read

Maclife, Design theory, Elements of Typographic Style, Fiction, Biographies, Historical, Fantasy

Side projects

Creative consulting for large and small organizations as well as non profits.

Ideal team

I am adaptable to any team size. Really enjoy being involved in creative and free thinking environments with motivational leadership.