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k@kvndesu.com

Kev Hatanaka

Designer / Marketer

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" I am a life-long learner, constant creative, fun-loving, yet precision minded. I work for results and live for my family. "
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Hi, I'm Kevin.

Dedicated to my influences and those that have touched of my life. Thank you. Thank you.

My Family
Client: Self
Date: 12/06/2014
Photography
Photoshop

My journey

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”
Pablo Picasso

Clients
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Clients

Kevin is an a outstanding designer with a full set of design skills, the ability to drive projects to the finish with minimal direction - a total self starter!
-Aaron Martinez - Creative Director / LAB Holding

Kevin always thinks outside the box, is extremely efficient, and always willing to pitch in. He took projects and ran with them every single time.
-Melissa Seifen - Comm. Supervisor / Anaheim Public Utilities

Kev is creative, visionary, energetic and easy to work with. He'll do his utmost to see a project through. I wholeheartedly endorse him.
- B. Deguchi, Lead Pastor / Catalyst Christian Community

An awesome person to work with and excellent problem solver. Kevin empathizes with other perspectives and will do his best to work with them.
-Ashley Seo - Graphic Designer / Crunchyroll

Kevin has a great ability to communicate and take complex and very detailed issues and make them simple, clear & understandable.
- Tom Zoretic, Dir. Sales & Mktg / Blazar Comm.

Kevin was considered a mentor by many of his colleagues, and always held himself to higher standards. He is a true leader, and an asset to any company!
- Maria Ferris, MBA, AE / CCS Medical, Diabetes Div.

Kevin has determination and has the right attitude towards results. These attributes make Kevin stand out amongst many in his field.
- M. Santa Cruz, Corp. Recruiter / Community Bank

Kevin is awesome to work with. He is able to come up with creative solutions that benefit everybody. I'd work with him again in a heart beat.
- C. Peoples, Sys. Arch / MediaSpan

Page Layout
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Page Layout

Putting it all together.

Anaheim Public Utilities flyer for home gardening workshop
Client: Anaheim Public Utilities
Date: 08/26/2015
Indesign
Latino Utilities Coalition meeting flyer
Client: Anaheim Public Utilities
Date: 9/4/2015
Indesign
Animated GIF email Ad for the Camp in Costa Mesa, CA. Tenants were featured with this fun marketing piece showcasing the variety of food and shops available at the Camp. Added hand done elements, and Cupid's animated arrow.
Client: The Camp
Date: 2/2014
Photoshop
Illustrator
Wacom Tablet
2014_05 Anaheim Packing House Grand Opening Newspaper Draft page 1 & 9
Client: Anaheim Packing House Grand Opening Newspaper Draft
Date: 05/2014
Photography
Page Layout
InDesign
Ulta_10x17_Trifold_Sample
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Client: ULTA
Date: 08/09/2013
Illustrator
Photoshop
InDesign
Gelson's Market
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Client: Gelson's Market
Date: 07/29/2013
Illustrator
Photoshop
InDesign
Direct Mail Piece created for Metrolink.
Client: Metrolink
Date: 10/2013
InDesign
Page Layout
RMG_2013_Fathers_v3c
Client: private
Date: 07/05/2013
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
RMG_2013_Fathers_v2b
Client: private
Date: 07/05/2013
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
RMG_2013_Fathers_v1b
Client: private
Date: 07/05/2013
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
KHZ Offline Brochure
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Client: KHZ Corp Brochure
Date: 12/28/2012
Illustrator
Indesign
NewportFilmFest_Drift_brochure
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Client: Newport Beach Film Festival
Date: 04/29/2013
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Project Management
Page Layout
Aitan - SXSW Promo Flyer
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Client: Aitan
Date: 03/18/2011
Illustrator
Aitan Los Angeles Promo Flyer
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Client: Aitan
Date: 4/20/2011
Photoshop
Illustrator
Viva Kev and Tam Invite
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Client: Viva Kev and Tam Wedding Invite
Date: 04/23/2011
Photoshop
Illustrator
MLSOHG
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View MLS Open House Website
Client: Nelson Shelton & Associates
Date: 4/17/12
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Page Layout
Photo Retouching
Tri Emerald Trifold
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Client: Tri Emerald
Date: 02/14/2013
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Tech Factory Portal Brochure
Client: The Tech Factory
Date: 4/17/12
InDesign
Illustrator
Photoshop
Project Management


NelsonShelton_doubletruck
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Client: Nelson Shelton & Associates
Date: 09/12/2012
Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Clinica Medica Familiar Flyer
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Client: Clinica Medica Familiar
Date: 08/14/2012
Illustrator
Photoshop
Branding
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Branding

Have an identity all your own.

Vegan Faire logo and banner design was created using Illustrator, incorporating existing Healthy Junk logo - created by Paulifornia. Vegan Faire has taken a life of its own as a large scale local event.
Client: Healthy Junk
Date: 7/25/2015

Animated GIF email Ad for the Camp in Costa Mesa, CA. Tenants were featured with this fun marketing piece showcasing the variety of food and shops available at the Camp. Added hand done elements, and Cupid's animated arrow.
Client: The Camp
Date: 2/2014
Photoshop
Illustrator
Wacom Tablet
Original Design of the Anaheim Fest of Ales logo design. Illustrator.
Original Design of the Anaheim Fest of Ales logo design. Illustrator.
Client: Downtown Anaheim Association
Date: 12/2014
Illustrator
Aitan - iTunes - Always Be Around
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View in iTunes
Client: Aitan - iTunes
Date: 11/02/2012
Photoshop
Illustrator
Nothing Without You - iTunes
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Check out iTunes
Client: Aitan - iTunes
Date: 02/02/2012
Photoshop
Illustrator
Top of the World
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View in iTunes
Client: Aitan - iTunes
Date: 02/11/2011
Typography
Photoshop
Illustrator
The Tech Factory Logos
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Client: The Tech Factory
Date: 05/15/2012
Illustrator
Toast Masters - Upper Crust Ad
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Client: Toast Masters - Upper Crust
Date: 04/17/2013
Illustrator
Photoshop
Cindy Hanson Logo
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Client: Cindy Hansen
Date: 11/23/2012
Illustrator
Work done for KHZ Corp
The Trendz Logo
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Client: The Trendz Jewelry
Date: 02/15/2012
Illustrator
Photoshop
EMS Business Cards
Client: EMS
Date: 10/29/2012
Illustrator
Photoshop
InDesign
Surf Shop Logo
Client: Small Local Shops
Photoshop
Illustrator
TechFactory_displaypanel
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Client: The Tech Factory
Date: 01/23/2013
Page Layout
Photoshop
Illustrator
Project Management
Direct Mail
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Direct Mail

With 8 years of experience, I have grown to appreciate the science behind direct mail... a true mail nerd.

Ulta_10x17_Trifold_Sample
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Client: ULTA
Date: 08/09/2013
Illustrator
Photoshop
InDesign
Gelson's Market
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Client: Gelson's Market
Date: 07/29/2013
Illustrator
Photoshop
InDesign
Direct Mail Piece created for Metrolink.
Client: Metrolink
Date: 10/2013
InDesign
Page Layout
Pure YL Organics Mailer
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Client: Pure YL Organics
Date: 06/13/2012
Illustrator
Photoshop
Allen Chiropractic
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Client: Allen Chiropractic
Date: 04/14/2012
Photoshop
Illustrator
Keller Williams Postcard
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Client: Keller Williams
Date: 11/22/2012
Illustrator
Photoshop
Coldwell Banker Direct Mail Postcard EDDM
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Client: Coldwell Banker
Date: 02/20/2013
Illustrator
InDesign
PTI Fusion Pro
Satori Bulk Mailer
Max Black Postcard
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Client: Max Black
Date: 11/14/2012
Illustrator
Photoshop
Tri Emerald Direct Mailer
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Client: Tri Emerald
Date: 01/16/2013
Illustrator
InDesign
PTI Fusion Pro
Satori Bulk Mailer Pro
Photography
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Photography

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop to look around once in a while, you could miss it." - Ferris Bueller

Photography
Photograph of Wheat and Sons doing food prep for The Overlook fine dining event.
Photograph of Wheat and Sons doing food preparation for The Overlook fine dining event.
Client: Wheat and Sons
Date: 2/16/2014
Photography
Photoshop
Urban Tibetan
Client: KVN
Date: 10/2014
Photography
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Client: KVN
Date: 10/2014
Photography
Photoshop
Bamboo
Client: KVN
Date: 08/2007
Photography
Baby Flowers
Client: KVN
Date: 04/11/2009
Photography
Beautiful Accident
Client: KVN
Date: 01/05/2007
Luck
On the way to Scottsdale
Client: KVN
Date: 06/17/2010
Photography
Photoshop
Abby
View Gallery
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Client: Self
Date: 02/22/2012
Photography
Photoshop
Xmas 2012
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Client: Self
Date: 11/29/2012
Photography
Photoshop
Salzburg
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Client: Self
Date: 04/14/2005

Zurich Fog
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Client: Self
Date: 04/14/2005
Photography
Zurich Train Station
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Client: Self
Date: 04/14/2005
Photography
Brugge View
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Client: Self
Date: 04/14/2005
Photography
Brugge Bar
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Client: Self
Date: 04/14/2005

Brugge Centre
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Client: Self
Date: 04/14/2005
Photography
Île Saint-Louis
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Client: Self
Date: 04/14/2005
Photography
Paris Tulips
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Client: Self
Date: 4/14/2005
Photography
Viva Kev and Tam
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Client: Viva
Date: 04/23/2011
Photography
Photoshop
Cary Brothers - The Hotel Cafe Tour 2008
Client: KVN
Date: 10/11/2008
Photography

Will work for money

Freelance Design and Marketing

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Contact Me

714.8686.KEV

k@kvndesu.com