Hi, my name is

Cyrus Crossan

About

Personal Info

My name is Cyrus, and I love to create in various fields of design. I am currently a rising 5th year Senior Graphic Design and Digital Video double major at James Madison University,in Harrisonburg, VA. Here are some of my recent projects and personal work. Please look around and if you're interested in working together, get in touch!

Programs: Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro X, HTML 5 / CSS3, DSLR Photography

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Skills

    Graphic Design 80%

    Web Design 70%

    Videography 75%

    Photography 75%

Services

Work Experience

2013
Discovery Dukes Program, Discovery Communications, December - Present

Assist and lead in a marketing campaign for an upcoming Discovery show.

2013
Digital Media Contractor, Touchstone Energy, December - Present

Creation of graphic and video assets for Touchstone Energy.

2013
Graphic Design Intern, Metropolis Recording Studio, August - December

Assist and lead in creation of graphics and advertisements in relation to Metropolis's rebrand.

2013
Web Development / Graphics Intern @ Touchstone Energy, NRECA, May - August

Assist and lead in creation of graphics, websites and videos. Graphics range from print, digital and vehicular. Familiar with CMS (Drupal) and HTML5 / CSS3. Videos include promotional videos and web adverts.

2012
Machine Technician / Marketing Advisor @ Sweet Frog Frozen Yogurt, August - May

Supervision over 7 yogurt machines, cashier, stocking and creation of store advertisements for the town of Harrisonburg and James Madison University. To view work.

2012
Graphic Designer / Photographer @ The Forbes Center, January - August

Creation of graphics, adverts, posters, programs, and imagery pertaining to the TFC. Photographer of special events and masterclasses. To view work.

Education

Education

2009 - 2014
B.F.A in Graphic Design @ James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

The graphic design program at JMU provides professional education within a liberal arts environment. Students learn the vocabulary, visual perception, methods, processes, theory, craft and technology of graphic design, which includes specialized courses in print design, computer graphics, illustration, web design, package design and special topics courses addressing contemporary design issues and problems.

2010 - 2014
B.A in Digital Video / Cinema (SMAD) @ James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

This professionally oriented program helps students develop practical skills in the converging media of high definition television and film, while instilling a critical understanding of how those media are used to tell stories, convey information and persuade audiences. The program offers preparation in writing, production and post-production within an ongoing examination of how new digital technologies are reshaping the commercial and artistic potential of visual media.

Exhibitions

2012
Transitions Gallery, James Madison University

18 photos exploring the hidden side of Oahu, Hawaii. Exhibition Write-Up. flickr Gallery.

2010
Prism Gallery, James Madison University

22 photos taken to explore the the human element and natural world. Journey Photography.

Other

2010
Camino de Santiago (Way of St. James)

Studied abroad in Southern France 2010 through James Madison University. Subsequently embarked on an 800-mile trip (Camino de Santiago) on foot to Santiago, Spain. As an independent, self-driven project, took over 4000 pictures exploring the interaction between the human element and the natural world, both indoors and outdoors. Journey Photography.

2009
International Baccalaureate Graduate – James W. Robinson High School, 2009

2008
Eagle Scout, Troop 1347

Excellent intercultural / interpersonal skills

Lived in Pohnpei, Micronesia as a child for 4 years as father served in Peace Corps. What is this place?

Resume PDF

Portfolio

Graphic Design

Contact

Cyrus Crossan
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Please contact me with any questions, comments or ideas!