In '96, was introduced to Adobe Photoshop and learned as much as I could (and still learning) . I started my own freelance company (Syre Grafix) in 1999. Since then, I've had the pleasure to design for various Recording Artists, Photographers, Entertainment companies, Business owners, Authors, etc. I specialize in designing: Flyers, Logos, Book Covers, Banners, T-shirt designs, Tickets, CD/DVD covers, Business cards, Website templates, Splash pages. Twitter pages
Photo retouching, and more.
216.253.1774 l SYREGRAFIX@GMAIL.COM
Highly creative, multi-talented graphic designer experienced in, entertainment, marketing, and handling a small business. A team player that is exceptional in written and verbal communications. Works hard at building and maintaining “win-win” partnerships. Accustomed to working in deadline-driven environments. Willing to learn new skills and technologies.
iWPS/National Poetry Slam Inc.
*Designing flyers, logos, passes, and other miscellaneous for the Cleveland, Ohio individual World Poetry Slam 2011.
Syre Grafix, Cleveland, OH
March, 1999 - Present
*Successfully manage and coordinate graphic design projects from concept to completion.
*Work closely with clients to create vision, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadlines and requirements.
*Establish trusting relationships with vendors and key clients.
Basheer Jones Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Graphic Designer/Writer for B Community News Magazine
November, 2010 - Present
Cleveland Free Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Volunteer Graphic Designer
20/20 Photography, New Jersey
January, 2010 - Present
Chief Rocka Entertainment, Cleveland, OH
Graphic Designer/Poet/Event Planner/Promotions/Security
January, 2005 - Present
University of phoenix
Masters of Business Administration
Graduated: June, 2009
*Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Access/Outlook/Publisher)
*Adobe CS5 (Photoshop/Illustrator/Acrobat/Flash-Catalyst /Fireworks,etc.)
*Contributing artwork for Haiti (Headshots For Haiti): New York - 2010
*Nominated: Best Graphic Designer” for the 2010 Ohio Hip-Hop Awards
*Humanitarian Award for contributing artwork for Breast Cancer Awareness - 2007
*Fine art gallery show: Images & Ideas- 2005/2006