Kara Thompson Creative

Client List & Experience

Graphic Designer
MassMutual Financial Services 4/2014 - 4/2015

Identity System Design for Blue Chip Circle Financial Advisors providing concept and design of logos, business cards, letterhead, bios, and brochures
Layout support of corporate branded literature
Job placement by The Creative Group

Graphic Designer
The LEGO Group, Enfield, CT 10/2013 - 2/2014

In-Store Graphics and Product Catalog
Freelance designer for Internal In-store Agency
Job placement by The Creative Group

Sr. Pre-Press Production Graphic Artist
Hasbro Games, East Longmeadow, MA 3/2003 - 12/2011

Focus on product design and production.
Game products include: Candyland, Yahtzee, Monopoly, Scrabble, Battleship, Clue, Trivial Pursuit and many more.
Licensed clients incude: Littlest Pet Shop, My Little Pony, Transformers, G.I. Joe, Disney brands, Nickelodeon brands, George Lucas films and more

Freelance Graphic Designer/Illustrator
The Creative Group, Hartford, CT 8/2002 - 2/2006

Clients vary from Insurance to Catalog and Fashion: CIGNA, A.W. Direct, Casual Corner Group, Hasbro Games

Graphic Design & Production
Graphic Impact, L.L.C., Avon, CT 5/1998 - 11/2001

Product package design, Business to Business Collateral, Logos and Signage
Clients incude: Esselte Corp., Stanley, Guinness/UDV, Eastern Bag and Paper, Danaher Tool for Craftsman, Harvest Cafe and Bakery

Marketing Communications/Trade Show Coordinator
TRC Environmental Corp., Windsor, CT 4/1996 - 4/1998

Internal and external communications literture and trade show coordination for an international environmental engineering corporation.


BFA in Illustration, Rhode Island School of Design
Graphic Design Certificate, Tunxis Community College
Web Design Certificate, UMASS Lowell