John Fields, Lead Graphic Designer

John T. Fields

Lead Graphic Designer

John was born in Knoxville, TN and grew up on the Gulf Coast. As a kid he was obsessed with comics and video games. His first computer was a Timex Sinclair zx81. He enjoyed playing little league baseball and soccer but ditched organized sports altogether after discovering skateboarding and music.

Biography

John was born in Knoxville, TN and grew up on the Gulf Coast. As a kid he was obsessed with comics and video games. His first computer was a Timex Sinclair zx81. He enjoyed playing little league baseball and soccer but ditched organized sports altogether after discovering skateboarding and music.

After graduating from Gulf Breeze High School, he spent several years working at a bar and playing bass with local bands. After a friend introduced him to Photoshop and Quark; he decided to move to Chicago to study graphic design and eventually graduated from International Academy of Design and Technology (IADT) with honors.

John lived and worked in Chicago for the next 20 years. Some of the agencies he worked at include Taylor Johnson, Zipatoni, Digitas, ARC Worldwide, Leo Burnett, Havas, FCB, Torque Digital and BatesMeron Sweet Design.

Some of brands he worked on include Kellogg’s, Jamba Juice, SAAB, KitchenAid, Maytag, MillerCoors, Sprite, Mikes Hard Lemonade, CitiBank and Disney.

In 2019 John moved back to Gulf Breeze to be closer to his family and is happy to now be working at Bit-Wizards!

Operating systems

  • Windows
  • MacOS

Software/Technology

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Blender
  • Apple Logic

Professional

  • Graphic Design
  • Retouching
  • Marketing

Random Skills

  • Clumsy juggling
  • Skateboarding 
  • Music
  • Cooking