Aaron M. Swafford

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Aaron M. Swafford

I lead a double life as a tech enthusiast and creative soul, embarking on a quest to uncover and comprehend the latest technologies and future trends. My unwavering determination helps move me forward, fueling an obsession with not just keeping up, but getting things done.

Currently working in Battle Creek, MI, where I helm the creative realm at a design studio where I'm responsible for multimedia development, illustration, and animation. I leverage my programming expertise and knowledge of latest cutting-edge technologies to ensure best practices in producing a diverse array of on-screen products and applications that captivate and innovate.

In addition to my professional pursuits, I am a graphic design major at Full Sail University. With my love for learning, I am constantly on a quest for more knowledge. This journey has enriched my creative endeavors, offering a platform to refine my skills. Beyond technology and creativity, my commitment to excellence propels me towards a future where innovation knows no bounds.



  • Creative Cloud: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Audition, Premiere Pro, XD, Acrobat
  • Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook
  • Other: Figma, Keynote, Procreate


    Brand Design • Logo Design • Page Layout • Drawing • UI/UX Design • Iconography • Photography • Illustration • Web Design • HTML • CSS • Bootstrap • WordPress


Graphic Design, Bachelor of Science degree

2020 - 2024

Full Sail University - Winter Park, FL

  • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)
  • Top Emerging Talent of 2021 by Pangea
  • Professional Experience

    Freelance Graphic Designer

    October 2019 - Present

    Self Employed - Battle Creek, MI

    • Logos for construction, asphalt, and apparel companies.
    • Motion graphics animation for small-business interior painter.
    • Website landing page using WordPress for a local ride-sharing car service.
    • Family portraits and retouched photos.

    Professional Experience (cont.)

    Graphic Designer

    September 2021 - February 2023

    Quest Car Care Products - Zeeland, MI

    • Worked closely with the CEO to develop new branded assets such as logos, labels, posters, and other marketing material for new cleaning agents.
    • Kept company Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube accounts up to date with marketing material.
    • Created signage for J & H Family Stores Car Wash in partnership with Quest Car Care Products.

    Digital Pre-Press Graphics Coordinator

    May 2021 - September 2021

    The KalBlue Group - Kalamazoo, MI

    • Prepared files using software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign for clients in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects at once. Oversaw proofreading, staying on brand using style guides, design specifications, and sometimes over saw print production and lastly Proofing and approval process.

    Graphic Designer

    January 2020 - August 2020

    Climax Marketing - Kalamazoo, MI

    • Helped small to medium sized businesses reach their full potential. Worked closely with clients to develop a personalized brand presence through immersive web design, innovative social media strategy, and individualized marketing campaigns.
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    • All
    • Branding
    • Page Layout
    • Photography
    • Poster
    • Sketchbook
    • UI/UX Design
    North Carolina
    Mobile App
    Creed III
    Homes Chila Branding
    True Power Tour
    Magazine Layout



    Battle Creek, Michigan


    +1 (269) 275-8464