I LOVE TO DESIGN

I AM

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Hello,

I'm Sam Olive

Art Director/Creative Director


Recent Awards:
Graphic Design USA, 2017 American Package Design Awards: Sports, Toys, Games
Graphic Design USA, 2016 American Package Design Awards: Sports, Toys, Games
Graphic Design USA, 2016 American Package Design Awards: Hangtags, Labels, Bags


Experience:
Senior Art Director, Bass Pro Shops
Creative Director/Co-Owner, Olive and Harkins Creative Group
Art Director, Doug Kelly and Associates
Art Director, Commerce Publishing
Graphic Designer, Paradowski Design


A national award-winning designer, Sam Olive offers more than 20 years experience as a leader and designer for nationally recognized consumer packaging designs, logos, branding and corporate identity. Through the years, Sam’s work has included thousands of SKUs in product packaging design, a portfolio that has garnered many national awards, and recognition by top national graphic design magazines.


An advertising and branding veteran, Sam has had the good fortune to create memorable works for such diverse brands as Dairy Farmers of America, Williams Foods, John Q. Hammons Hotels and Properties, Diamond Pet Foods, Doane Pet Foods, Bass Pro Shops, Jimmy Dean Foods, Gilmore Entertainment, Duck Commander, Tracker Boats, Big Cedar Lodge, Boyd Aluminum Windows, American Dehydrated Foods, Lowe Boats, and many other companies.


Career Highlight: Beating out Leo Burnett, Flair Marketing, and a few others to design the new corporate logo for Dairy Farmers of America, an $8 billion dairy cooperative.


Education
Missouri State University

Bachelor of Fine Arts


Experience
Art Director
Creative Director
Web Developer
App Developer

My Skills
Design
Illustration
Branding
Marketing
Awards Won
2016 GDUSA Packaging Awards
Catagory: Sports, Toys, Games
2016 GDUSA Packaging Awards
Catagory: Hangtags, Labels, Bags
2017 GDUSA Packaging Awards
Catagory: Sports, Toys, Games
PORTFOLIO

First Night Springfield

Gift Card POP

Pig Iron Smokers

Offshore Angler High Tide Spinning Reel

Carbonlite Baitcast Reel

Browning Spinning Reels

XPS Ski Gloves

Lune Fly Reels Poster

Field Outfitters Hangtag

Fight Club

CONTACT
Sam Olive
Springfield, Missouri