I've worked as Graphic Artist, Illustrator, in Toy design and Website design. In my spare time I've been learning Maya 2008. I would like to either get back into Toy Design or find a place in the Entertainment/Animation industry.
Qualifications Skilled artist with eleven years experience specializing in illustration, graphic design, and web design. Self motivated with strong skills in traditional and digital media. Proficient with a wide variety of current graphic software tools, including; Photoshop, Illustrator, Freehand, InDesign and Dreamweaver. Also general knowledge of Quark, Golive, Flash, Fireworks and Autodesk Maya. Knowledgeable of the Macintosh computer system, configuration, installation of software and hardware components, networking and troubleshooting. Professional Experience Graphic Designer for CivicPlus, Manhattan, Ks, October 2005 to May 2008. Created website designs and graphics for city, county, municipalities and schools nationwide. Illustrator and designer for Kid Stuff, PRG inc. Topeka, Ks, November 1999 to May 2004. Designed and produced family oriented material for children in a restaurant setting. Products included design and illustration for kids’ meal sacks, cartons, activity books, place mats and dimensional drawings for toys. Designed and managed internet and powerpoint presentation related material that promotes the company. Provide Macintosh technical support for the creative department. Also responsible for research and purchase of department hardware, software and training material. Illustrator and designer for N Zone Sportswear, Manhattan, KS, May 1997 to November 1999. Designed and produced screen print graphics for collegiate apparel company. Web designer for JC Onramp, Junction City, KS, August 1998 to August 1999. Designed and managed web sites for local internet service provider. Graphic designer, KSU Art Department visiting artists program, Fall 1997. Designed promotional posters for lecturing artists at Kansas State University. Illustrator for the Kansas State Collegian, Fall 1995 to Summer 1997. Staff illustrator for collegiate newspaper.