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Julian Gelvezon: Web/Graphic Designer
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
Experienced web and graphic designer since 2002. Specializes in web design, interface design, banner advertising and print design. Bilingual English/French.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE _Freelance Web Designer | Graphic Designer | Production Artist_ 01/2002 â€“ Present Independent Professional - Designed, created and produced HTML/CSS sites and brand identity systems. - Customized WordPress template according to client specifications. - Responsible for design concept through to final production, art direction of creative assets and managing client expectations. _Web Designer_ 10/2002 â€“ 10/2008 LetsTalk, San Francisco, CA E-Commerce, Wireless Industry - Developed and produced user interface design concepts for HTML/CSS web pages and promotional graphics according to primary site and affiliate brand guidelines. - Implemented enhanced features to design, content and functionality to meet marketing requirements. - Produced marketing emails, promotional graphics and splash pages to improve sales for high-traffic affiliates including Alltel, BlackBerry/RIMM, MyPoints, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, T-Mobile and Walmart. - Collaborated with marketing team, designers and web producers to develop promotional campaigns and suggest enhancements. - Updated primary site and affiliate site content for accuracy. - Tested code for cross-browser compatibility. - Design team was recognized by marketing team for exemplary work. - Skills used: Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, some Flash. _Web Production Artist_ 05/2001 â€“ 10/2002 Green Home, San Francisco, CA Environmental Retailer - Produced and updated seasonal promotional graphics and HTML content. - Assisted with production of monthly online newsletter. - Updated content to meet the business needs of a growing enterprise and to ensure accuracy. - Collaborated with CEO to suggest new ideas. - Diagnosed and reported content, functionality and performance issues. - Supported daily web production requests with quick turnaround times. - Skills used: Dreamweaver, HomeSite, Photoshop and ImageReady. EDUCATION B.A., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles City College of San Francisco: Multimedia Studies Certificate, May 2005 LANGUAGE SKILLS Written and spoken: English, French, basic Italian