Graphic Designer with over 7 years of experience in both the public and private sectors. Currently a DoD contractor with Computer Sciences Corporation.

Work Samples

  • Public Enemy - Harder Than You Think (Secret 7" Cover)

  • Elton John - Benny and The Jets (Secret 7" Cover)

  • Belfast Hammers Logo

Work History

OBJECTIVE: To obtain a mid-level Graphic Design position to utilize experience in print and website design, in a challenging environment that values strong communication, technical, and artistic skills. A committed professional, who is highly organized and creative, adjusts well to all types of environments, learns and applies new procedures quickly, and is knowledgeable in commercial and federal industries. SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS: • Security Clearance: Active Secret • Seven years of experience in federal industry graphic design • B.A. in Graphic Design from George Mason University • Ability to produce a wide variety of professional graphic products, specializing in the use of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office Suite • Strong technical propensity to quickly learn and apply new media software • Creative designer with strong communication skills, professionalism, and ability to consistently meet deadlines PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Computer Sciences Corp (CSC), Arlington, VA 2007 – Present Graphic Designer Currently supporting the design, editing, preparation and production of graphic visuals for the US Department of Defense: Missile Defense Agency. Exhibiting strong prioritization and communication skills to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. Capability to work well independently or collaborative with a team. Design work includes: briefings, posters, booklets, brochures, business cards, illustration, and photograph restoration/retouching. High quality production work includes: printing and print troubleshooting; punching and binding; cutting and laminating. COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficient Skills: • Adobe CS6 Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign) • Microsoft Office 7 (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook) • Flexible with both Mac & PC Environments COMPUTER SKILLS (CONT): Basic Knowledge: • Dreamweaver • Flash • After Effects • HTML / CSS • Quark Xpress EDUCATION: George Mason University, Fairfax, VA Fall, 2006 Bachelors of Arts, Graphic Design VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE: Cherrydale Volunteer Fire Department, Arlington, VA June 2008 ¬– June 2012 Volunteer Fire Fighter / EMT-B

Education

George Mason University - BA in Graphic Design

Specialties

Awards

Public Enemy - Harder Than You Think (Secret 7") - Design chosen for 2013 Secret 7" Project/Gallery Washington Nationals "T-Shirt of the Fan" Contest, August 2012 - Winning Design Hispanic Heritage Month Poster - CSC Hispanic Heritage Group, 2010 - 2nd Place Missile Defense Agency, June 2010 - Annual Administrative Support Team Award DoD...
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