Résumé

Objective:

Seeking part-time, full-time, or project-based graphic design/production position (onsite or offsite), leveraging the complete Adobe Suite to create custom art, logos, collateral, marketing materials for print production deliverables or web-based work.

Technology Skills:

  • Adobe CC: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat.
  • Microsoft Office 365: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Responsive UI, UX: CSS, HTML, CMS, SEO
  • Print production: Technical, mechanical, graphical elements, retouching images,
    pre-flight and final press-ready files, schematic drawings for assembly, vector art layout, vector art for production, color correcting.

Production Skills:

  • Website wireframes, responsive UI design, comps, redlines, and production art.
  • Architectural way-finding signage and printed materials.
  • Book, advertising, and corporate messaging (for print and web).
  • Web distribution management and site upkeep.
  • Social media, management of various sites, rich media content production, touchpoints.

Summery of Qualifications:

  • Domain knowledge of Adobe CC: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro; Microsoft Office 365: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint within both Mac and PC platforms.
  • Production experience for web; including WordPress, UX study, responsive UI, redlines, mechanicals, iconography, animation, and social media rich content, including accessibility optimization.
  • Extensive design and production experience for print; including technical, mechanical, graphical elements, concept design and development, retouching images, preflight and final press-ready files for catalogs and books.
  • Proven experience with corporate brand identity, licensing for marketing collateral and rich content ads for various media.
  • Experience with corporate style guides and the adherence to existing brand guidelines, with implementation of new design elements, and the adaption of existing content, to LOC concerns.
  • Resourceful and imaginative problem solver with a talent for instilling design appreciation, technical skills and promoting creativity.
  • Proven ability to provide individual support and positive encouragement in a variety of client and workplace environments.
  • Technical and design support for a wide client base, including national and international corporations, using in-person, digital, and written communications.
  • Instill motivation for project creation/production through “can do” attitude and personal design achievements.

Project Highlights:

  • Various responsive web design projects for Microsoft Corporation including Microsoft Virtual Academy, Microsoft Flight, Microsoft Surface, and Microsoft Dynamics.
  • Creation of new style guides with adherence to existing Microsoft brand guidelines.
  • Art editor, illustrator, and print production manager (art books, children’s travel books).
  • Las Vegas production graphic designer (marketing materials, logos, collateral, merchandise)
  • Programmatic and individual training for various clients/corporations using digital signage programs, Adobe products, website management protocols (FTP, Pre-Production Environments, Staging), and design “best practices”.
  • “Train the Trainer” program member—used to assess and train new employees in technical proficiency, along with defining and implementing efficient production strategies.
  • High-profile sports celebrity image enhancements and work with the USA Olympic Committee.
  • Designed and co-wrote training materials for nationwide event marketing campaign, including videos, websites, training manuals, and tutorials.

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