Skilled, hard-working individual that takes charge on projects. Enjoys working on a team with competitive spirit, while typically works alone with little to no direction and uses self motivation.
Software and Design: Typography, Photography, Illustration, Advertising Design, Layout Design, Color Theory and Correction, Pre-Flighting, Adobe Creative Suite CS4, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML,
Platforms: Mac OSX, Windows XP/NT
Graphic Designer/Project Manager
FASTSIGNS Naperville, IL
2008 – Present
Designed successful signage solutions for universities, marketing firms, and Fortune 500 companies. Excelled at keeping high expectations and tight deadlines in small business environment. Handled electronic files from concept to completion. Created vehicle graphics, tradeshow materials and other large format printing. Other tasks included customer service, hiring, managed inventory and production processes.
Illinois State University Recreation Services Normal, IL
Lead student leaders by improving enrollment in different sports leagues and added new sports. Planned awards dinner and recruitment events. Interviewed and evaluated new candidates for all positions in Recreation Services. Awarded Outstanding Employee Award 2006-2007
Illinois State University RecSports Normal, IL
Judged college level team sports in a competitive atmosphere. Trained 40+ new employees on rules and operations through presentations and drills. Lead team of officials as the head referee in all sports. Established fun, safe and engaging playing experience through preventative officiating. Awarded Employee of the Year 2006-2007
AWARDS, CERTIFICATES AND TITLES
2006 - Won CollegeHumor.com Photoshop Contest Sponsored by Mike's Hard Lemonade
2008 - Graduated with College Honors from College of Fine Arts
Illinois State University
2008 :: Bachelors in Science :: Art Technology
Graduated with College Honors
References upon request.