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Bowling Green State University

Bachelor's of Science in Technology

Visual Communication Technology Major

Class of 2016

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I am a graphic designer and art director based out of Denver, Colorado. I graduated with a degree in Visual Communication Technology from Bowling Green State University in 2016. My background is in design and photography and I have worked primarily in athletics for the past 8 years, working with college football programs from coast to coast. 


University of Colorado | Football

Senior Art Director

2022 - Present

University of Southern California | Football

Director of Creative Media

2021 - 2022

Michigan State University | Football

Creative Director

2020 - 2021

University of Colorado | Football

Graphic Designer

2019 - 2020

University of Toledo | Athletic Marketing

Assistant Director of Creative Services

2016 - 2019

Graphic Design Intern

2014 - 2016

Haas-Jordan Umbrellas

Senior Graphic Designer

2012 - 2016


Graphic Design + Art Direction

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Meet Derek Marckel, the man behind Michigan State football’s creative revival

by Colton Pouncy | May 29, 2020

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