Scott Kruger, Graphic Designer
Kruger Imagination & Design Studios
An American Advertising Federation ‘Addy Award’ winning graphic designer that earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and Marketing from the Art Institute of California – Inland Empire. He worked for several years in the marketing department for San Manuel Casino in Highland California; as the Art Director for HyattWard Advertising in Redlands, California; former Art Director and Co-Owner of Desert Barn Brewery in Hesperia, California; and currently as a Graphic Design/Publicity Specialist for California State University San Bernardino’s Department of Theatre Arts.
(January 2013 – Present)
Publicity Specialist - Theatre Arts Department
Created artwork, press releases, marketing & collateral materials, environmental lobby designs and photography for theatre productions and events. Responsible for securing season rights, communication with local school districts for recruitment, management of ticket sales, staff management for the box office and front of house operations. Taught students the fundamentals of graphic design through an independent study class. Member and designer for the Arts & Music Festival Committee, staff advisor for the Players of the Pear Garden student club.
Freelance Graphic Designer
(2008 – Present)
Heritage Medical Group; Stage Crafters Productions; Cavanaugh Homes; War Machine Marketing; Williams Audio; Sarlacc Digest Podcast; Nerd Tunes Podcast; So. Cal. G.I. Joe Show & Toy Convention; Nerds With Attitude Podcast; End Zone Deli; Hoffman Homes; Rogue Toys-Las Vegas; Anaheim Hilton; Riverside Land Conservancy; Art Institute of California, Inland Empire.
Desert Barn Brewery & Grill
(2014 – 2020)
Art Director / Co-Owner
All branding and advertising from initial conceptualization of the business to present day, including: Logo & branding material design, weekly advertising, product photography, menu design, product labeling, and product naming.
(March 2012 – October, 2012)
Worked with Creative Director to conceptualize, execute, and traffic logos, billboards, brochures, posters, motion graphics, newsletters, and more, based on client needs. Clients included: Altura Credit Union, Water and Power Community Credit Union, Honda Federal Credit Union, Riverside Physicians Network, and Empire Physicians Network.
San Manuel Indian Bingo & Casino
(2009 – March, 2012)
Graphic Designer, Marketing Department
Worked with a team to Create highly successful concepts and designs. Model & event photography, billboard, poster, and brochure design, video editing, illustrations including a quarterly comic for the San Manuel employee magazine, event organization & execution (including set up / tear down of promotional materials & environments), and web site maintenance.
Born & raised in Southern. California.
Husband, Graphic Designer, Artist, Nerd, Podcaster, Collector of things.