About Angel: • Expertise - Graphic Design, Front-End Website Design, and Website Management. • Resume - http://www.angelnelson.biz/Angel-Nelson-Resume-forweb.pdf • Portfolio - www.coroflot.com/angelnelson • Freelance website - http://angelnelson.biz Highly Knowledgeable: • HTML, CSS, WordPress, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Acrobat, Website Management, Information Architecture, User Experience (UX) and Graphic Design. Working Knowledge: • SEO, Bootstrap, Responsive Design, Moodle (Learning Management System), Video Editing (via Camtasia), Website Analytics and Tracking, Social Media, and Advertising. Relocation: • I'm looking to relocate to cities with mild/warm climates. :)

Work Samples

  • ICHAD 2012 Promotional Materials

  • Chesapeake Bay Flavor Advertising Rates Card

  • State of Maryland DHR Website

Work History

  • Digital Media Advisor

    I design, manage, and work to improve the effectiveness of the websites of Optima Health. I also assist with all of Optima Health's digital marketing efforts. I work with the following tools : SharePoint Designer 2007, Microsoft Expression Web, Adobe Creative Cloud, HTML, CSS, jQuery.

  • Independent Graphic Designer and Web Developer

    • Angel Nelson Design
    • May 2007 - Present (7 years 7 months)

    Since 2007, I’ve been helping businesses develop their print and web promotional efforts and their websites. Select clients below:

    • Jacob’s Ride, www.jacobsride.com
    Jacob’s Ride is a non-profit that raises awareness about cochlear implants. I contributed to the project by developing, designing, and maintaining their website, press room, blog, and social media presences.

    • ICHAD 2012 Conference, ichad.com
    I developed the promotional materials for the first annual ICHAD 2012 Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. This conference was produced by Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health.

    • Uganda Empowers, ugandaempowers.org, cafepress.com/ugandaempowers
    Uganda Empowers is a non-profit organization that educates the village communities in the Lwengo district of Uganda about HIV and AIDS. Uganda Empowers also provides counseling and financial assistance to those living with HIV and AIDS. At Uganda Empowers’ inception, I created its name, logo, and visual identity. Currently I maintain Uganda Empowers’ blog, online shop, and social media presences.

  • Webmaster Trainee

    I joined the Communications Office of the State of Maryland Department of Human Resources (DHR) as they were converting their public internet and private intranet websites to WordPress. I transitioned into a role where I developed and managed the online presences of all of the human service agencies in the State of Maryland.

    Public Websites: dhr.maryland.gov, news.dhr.maryland.gov, training.dhr.maryland.gov, mdconnectmylife.org. Private internet websites are not included in this list.

    Essential Duties:
    (1) Creating, editing, and/or maintaining website text, graphics, stylesheets, documents, spreadsheets, presentations, videos and intended user experiences of all DHR webpages and websites.
    (2) Recommending & implementing technical tools, software, and upgrades to DHR Communications staff.
    (3) Collaborating with vendors, contractors, and DHR offices on technical and communications projects.
    (4) Creating forms and other information-gathering tools to support the offices of DHR in their projects.
    (5) Training and supporting employees, vendors, and contractors with administrative access to DHR websites.
    (6) Keeping track of changes that have been implemented on all DHR websites. Reverting websites, if needed.
    (7) Monitoring website traffic via StatCounter and Google Analytics.

  • Graphic & Web Designer via Graduate Assistantship

    Students awarded Graduate Assistantships have the opportunity of working within multiple departments. I’ve worked for the Technology Help Desk as a Web Designer and Switchboard Operator and with Study Abroad as a Graphic Designer. As a Web Designer, I’ve used HTML, CSS, and jQuery to edit Philadelphia University’s website (philau.edu/oir) using Cascade Server. As a Switchboard Operator, I’ve handled both technological and non-technical requests from clients. As a Graphic Designer, I’ve drafted promotional fliers, brochures, and posters.

  • Circulation Promotional Designer

    I have designed, edited, and printed promotional materials for The Capital Newspaper & the Maryland Gazette. Promotional materials include newspaper advertisements, inserts, direct mailers (letters and postcards), fliers, rack cards, posters, signs and web advertisements.


  • Philadelphia University

    • Master's of Science Interactive Design and Media
    • 2010 - 2012
  • Morgan State University

    • Bachelor's of Arts Graphic Design
    • 2003 - 2007