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  • Dawn Dove

    Creative Professional

    Plano, TX

As a designer, Dawn exhibits capabilities and skills that cross more than one industry. With a passion for visual art, she understands the relationships between architectural design, product design, traditional art and illustration, graphic concept and design, etc. and sees how all these industries are intertwined. Bringing that artistic and aesthetic experience into her work has allowed her to broaden her talents, as well as, explore other industries. Dawn has experiences working with graphic design services as page layout and design, hand and digital illustrations, perspective renderings, design and drafting new custom homes, spec. drawings, new product designs, prototyping, to children's luxury playhouse designs. Project Management 2D & 3D Design Color Rendering Illustration (Hand & Digital) Sketching Perspective Drawing Concept Design Branding Drafting Prototyping Presentation Maintains Budget Restrictions AutoCAD 3D Studio Max Adobe Creative Suite SketchUp Manual Drafting & Sketching Microsoft Office PC/Mac Platforms

Work Samples

  • Computer Illustration


Work History

  • Freelance

    • DoveGraphics
    • 2002 - Present (15 years)

    Designer and Graphic Artist designing architectural / graphic design concepts and development through contract labor.

    Graphic Illustrator for new home designs.

  • Senior Multimedia Designer

    • RMG Networks, Inc.
    • Oct 2014 - Mar 2015 (5 months)

    RMG Networks is a global leader in digital media signage solutions. Designing for video and interactive kiosk display.

  • Experience Designer

    • Freeman
    • Jul 2011 - Jul 2014 (3 years)

    2D & 3D Designer of tradeshow, exhibit, corporate event diplays and brand concept proposals for leading companies in their industries.

  • Illustrator | Designer

    • Iron Stop, Inc
    • Oct 2010 - Dec 2010 (2 months)

    Iron Stop, Inc. is a product development company specializing in outdoor products, as wind chimes and spinners. Consumer product development for new animation series, an illustrator and designer for upcoming 2011 spring catalog.

  • Designer / Graphic Artist

    • Don R. Moore & Associates, Inc.
    • 2002 - 2009 (7 years)

    Don R. Moore & Associates is a Architectural Design Studio that designs concepts through computer application from hand sketches to finished working drawings. First established a great relationship with the firm by teaching new software techniques to old-school drafting personnel and helping transform an all manual design facility into a computer friendly facility. Other duties include advanced concepts in Architectural Design and Illustration and Graphic Art handouts for each finished concept.

  • Store Planner / Graphic Artist

    • CompUSA, Inc.
    • 2001 - 2002 (1 year)

    CompUSA, inc. is a retail store supplying the latest in computer and audio technology. Short-term placement with in-house architectural design department making revisions to working drawings for new store layouts under the direction of the Marketing team. Also collaborated with Interior & Graphic Designer for new fixture design presentations.

  • Designer / Drafter

    • Hampton Homes Enterprise, Inc.
    • 1996 - 1998 (2 years)

    In-house architectural design department designing and developing new custom homes under direction of Sales Team. Also coordinated with Superintendent for code restrictions, as well as, trained other drafters in AutoCAD and techniques.

  • Store Planner

    • la Madeleine de corps, Inc.
    • 1995 - 1996 (1 year)

    la Madeleine de corps, Inc. is a world-wide food restaurant chain. Short-term placement with in-house architectural design department developing system for executing out-of-state new restaurant working drawings. Also trained other drafters in print development and participated in team effort to produce new store layouts.


  • The University of Texas at Dallas

    • BA Psychology
    • 2004 - 2006
  • Art Institute of Dallas

    • AAA Visual Communication/Graphic Design
    • 1998 - 2000



2000 -"Honorable Mention"- Best Portfolio (The Art Institute of Dallas) 1997 - "Designer of the Year" award - Hampton Homes