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  • lisa shima.

    New York, NY

A graphic designer who travelled over 3,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean from the tropical island of Oahu, Hawaii. I landed here in the jungle of New York, with nothing but warm clothes*, big dreams and a macbook in hand. *cause i'm freezing my okole off here!

Work Samples

  • logos

  • Vector

  • ads

Work History

INDUSTRY SKILLS Familiar with Mac and PC Platforms. Knowledgable in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and Quark. Familiar with Microsoft FrontPage, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash (some), Constant Contact and basic HTML. Able to prep files for layout and print, understands typography and the importance of concepts. OTHER SKILLS Some Japanese reading/writing/speaking skills. Familiar with photography from camera to photo production process. Has experience in signage and packaging design. WORK HISTORY Assistant Art Director JW News, June 2007 - Present Photo preparation, editorial layout, ad, in-house promotional material, e-newsletter and web design. Creative Designer Honolulu Star-Bulletin Newspaper, February 2006 - March 2007 Create ads and prep them for publishing in the newspaper. Worked with tight deadlines. Student Graphic Designer Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training (PCATT), 2004 - December 2005 Create ads, brochures, booklets, and posters for classes and services offered by company. Graphic Design Support Intern RIM Architects Hawaii, Summer 2005 Create brochures, ads, web design, and other marketing materials. Take stock photos, Organizational duties. Photo Lab Tech/ Digital Imaging Tech Aiea International, 2002 - 2004 Develop and process film and photos on digital photo equipment. Prepared, fixed, and scanned photos in Photoshop and readied them for print on digital photo equipment. Retouched photos, created overlays, and digital wedding albums on Photoshop. Photo Lab Tech PhotoWorks Hawaii, 1998 - 2001 Develop/process film and photos on standard photo equipment. Prepare photo chemistry, handle stock management. REFERENCES Available Upon Request.


University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu Community College



HCC AIGA student chapter Treasurer 2005 Deans List recipient 2003-2005