Richard Manship | Resume
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My objective is to pursue a rewarding career in commercial graphics, specifically in the field of graphic design. I have a wealth of design experience in multiple areas including: signage, apparel, packaging, promotions, and advertising. My biggest strengths are logo design, branding, and marketing. I enjoy building corporate identities and have been quite successful at it. I have helped multiple small business create, build and maintain their ID packages. I am a goal oriented designer with an eye for the big picture. I feel my skill-set is well suited for a wide range of commercial graphics jobs.

Frieling USA, Inc.

Digital Media Speicalist

2013 - Present
I manage the overall branding of Frieling USA, Inc. From internal documents to printed materials, to signs and trade show graphics. I developed an manage the company website ( One of my key roles is to create package designs for all Frieling branded items, as well as packages for vendors that Frieling represents. Sometimes this is means creating a US version of an existing EU package and sometimes this is creating a full line of packages from scratch. I am also responsible for creating and maintaining content for our asset library. This includes shooting and processing product photos for our own use and the use of our retail and wholesale partners.
Spaz Chicken Productions, Inc.

President / CEO / Designer

2005 - Present
SPAZ CHICKEN is a full service graphic design, print and apparel company which creates excellent, cost-effective print and apparel materials for our clients. We do this by combining our creative and technical skills along with our knowledge of business and marketing to conceive, design, illustrate and produce high quality branded items for your business.
Budget Sign Shop

Graphic Designer

2001 - 2005

At Budget Signs I was the lead Graphic Designer. I was in charge of day-to-day design work and general customer service responsibilities. In this position I created many types of signs including: Yard Signs, Banners, Vehicle Graphics, and more.

Central Piedmont Community College - Charlotte NC

Small Business Management

I attended a Small Business Management course when I decided to start my own business. I finished the course and received a certificate.
Trident Technical College - Charleston, SC

Commercial Design / 3D Animation

Associates Degree
At TTC I focused my studies on commercial graphics. Specifically Commercial Graphic Design. I received an Associates Degree upon completing my studies.
Art Institute of Atlanta - Atlanta, GA

3D Animation / Graphic Design

At AIA my major was 3D computer animation and commercial graphics.


Areas of experience:

  • Branding
  • Marketing Materials & Print Collateral
  • Packaging & POP Displays
  • Signs, Graphics & Trade Show Displays
  • Apparel & Uniforms
  • Promotional Items
  • Presentations
  • Web: Sites, Ads & Graphics



Areas of experience:

  • Business Management
  • Project Management
  • Team Management
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Research & Development
  • Quoting/Bidding
  • Sourcing & Fulfilment



Areas of experience:

  • PC & MAC platforms
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Sign Software (CasMate / FlexiSign / Gerber Omega)
  • Sign Equipment (Plotters / Printers / Laminators, etc.)
  • Output Preparation
  • Asset Creation & Management
  • Photography & Video (Shoot & Edit)
  • Web (WordPress / basic HTML)