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Hello, my name is Ryan Thorp and have I been studying and practicing graphic design for the past decade. I graduated from Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) in New Britain, CT with both my Bachelors and my Masters in Graphic Design related fields. I am currently the Graphic Designer for Legrand, North & Central America, whose headquarters is located in West Hartford, CT.
West Hartford, CT
April 2016 - Present
Graphic Designer for Legrand, North & Central America. Develops and communicates brand guidelines, brand templates, and brand assets for the Legrand brand and its included brands and product lines.
Design work includes printed and digital.
Ryan Thorp Designs
April 2014 - Present
Freelance Graphic Designer
Freelance Graphic Designer for Ryan Thorp Designs. These include personal portfolio projects, commissioned projects, and freelance projects (depending on availability).
January 2016 - April 2016
Part-Time Graphic Designer
Part-time Graphic Designer for Foley Carrier Services (later changed to "Foley"). Updated and created brand materials including stationery, corporate presentation, multi-media motion graphics, and signage.
Master of Arts
M.A. in Information Design
August 2014 - December 2015 Connecticut, United States
Thesis topic: Wayfinding
Bachelor of Arts
B.A. in (Graphic/Information) Design
August 2010 - May 2014 New Britain, Connecticut, United States