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  • Marcus Lawhorn of miracgraf

    Graphic Artist

    Charlotte, NC

Specializing in album cover art and flyer promotional artwork. Painting, line drawing and computer graphic art. Contact me at miracgraf@gmail.com or 704-266-0483.

Work Samples

  • Logos

  • Layouts

  • Promotional flyer pt2

Work History

MARCUS LAWHORN 7806 Waterford Ridge Drive, Apt. 414 Charlotte, NC 28262 Phone: (803) 427-1652 Cell: (803) 427-7984 mlawhor@hotmail.com EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE Beaty’s Printing Charlotte, North Carolina June 2005 – Present Graphic Designer / Pre-Press Operator · Creates and designs logos and jobs upon customer request using various programs such as Adobe CS6 and QuarkXPress. · Responsible for managing the complete production workflow for both prepress and print production. This includes preflighting, typesetting, file preparation, imposition, color separation, and quality control. · Maintains all prepress equipment and manages mechanical and technical troubleshooting relating to the prepress and print production department. · Communicates with customers on a daily basis through the various stages of the production process. Miraculous Murals Charlotte, North Carolina July 2000-Present Freelance Artist/Owner · Self started freelance artist company, which involves design and development of customer logos and murals. · Provides customers with quality art work in which they can produce business stationery and/or business related products. · Works with an interior design firm providing their customers with mural work for their homes or business. Southern Graphic Systems Minneapolis, Minnesota May 2004 – August 2004 Virtual Ticket Operator/Implementer (Internship) · Involved in testing and implementing new virtual job ticket software for one of the largest Southern Graphics Systems plants · Analyzed information corrected and eliminated program errors within the job ticket software. · Trained 50+ customer service representatives and employees on the program. NBC6 WCNC Charlotte, North Carolina January 2003 – May 2003 Graphic Arts Designer (Internship) · Designed various graphics for the four different newscasts during the 3 pm to 11 pm weekly shows · Attained first hand experience of the television station’s daily workflow · Shadowed the differing departments throughout the news station, to understand the details of news casting and producing. SKILLS AND ACTIVITIES Proficient with computer programs · Adobe Creative Suite6, QuarkXPress, Microsoft Office, Windows XP, Windows 7, Mac OS X. · Macintosh and PC platforms Laboratory work Hands on laboratory work experience that includes running a press, creating designs, stripping, developing film, creating proofs, processing both lithographic and flexographic plates, and color correction. EDUCATION Clemson University Clemson, South Carolina December 2004 Bachelor of Science Degree in Graphic Communications & Co-op certificate

Education

  • Clemson University

    • B.S. Graphic Communications
    • 1999 - 2004

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