Creative Graphic Designer with over 3 years experience in Print Design looking to network. Key strengths include: · Effectively able to communicate complicated concepts in an understandable manner, matching the message to the audience by translating concepts into product. · Adept and experienced in problem solving and providing solutions. · Persuasive, with an ability to communicate effectively with culturally diverse audience. Specialties: Logo Design, Illustration and Page Layout

Work Samples

  • Black Doctoral Network Conference Poster

  • Regal Tresses Business Card

  • Peacock Illustration

Work History

  • Director of Media

    • Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church
    • Jan 2012 - Present (2 years 3 months)

    • Organize and train individuals for operation of worship, fellowship and portable media equipment.
    • Research, purchase and/or develop on screen graphics for Sunday worship.
    • Work with creative artists in the implementation of graphics and video for worship presentation.

  • HR Administrator

    • BOSS Technologies
    • Mar 2011 - Present (3 years 1 month)
  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    • misu design
    • Dec 2010 - Present (3 years 4 months)

    • Provide new and innovative ways to express the key message of emerging companies and small businesses through Logo Design and Illustration through the use of Adobe Illustrator.

    Clients include:
    • misu design - GA and NY
    • Oasis Creative Group - Findlay, OH
    • Immortal Corn Radio - Long Island, NY
    • Marvelous Woman Footwear - Atlanta, GA
    • mocha yum! - Norcross, GA
    • HMBC Media Ministry - Norcross, GA
    • Black Doctoral Network, Inc -New York, NY

  • Media Production Assistant and Graphics Coordinator

    • Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church
    • Feb 2009 - Dec 2011 (2 years 10 months)

    · Provided audio, video, and graphics assistance for Production staff.

    · Created graphic slides using Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Photoshop.

    · Operated and controlled DataVideo SE-800 digital video switcher and software program EasyWorship to place on-screen graphics, video and song lyrics projected to two screens for audience to view.

    · Record audio and video of services onto CD and DVD.

  • Chart Aquisition Specialist (Temp)

    • RemX OfficeStaff - Outcomes Health Information Solutions
    • Dec 2010 - Mar 2011 (3 months)

    · Assisted medical health plan payors in review and/or auditing of medical record data by contacting medical facilities to obtain commitments to send medical records to Outcomes via fax or mail.

    · Research and resolution via search engines when medical records are not available or demographic data is incorrect, and recorded documentation of all contacts using database scheduling system.

  • Print Production Assistant

    • BUCKBLUE Printing & Graphics
    • Jun 2010 - Sep 2010 (3 months)

    · Process and complete large numbers of large and small format digital production orders for black/white and color copies ensuring highest quality of production deliverables and on time delivery.

    · Operate production printers, copiers and finishing equipment (3-hole punch, bindery, cutting) according to job ticket instructions including inputting job-processing settings and managing job queues.

    · Create invoices and monthly statements for accounts receivable using QuickBooks.

  • Customer Accounts Support Lead

    • Todays Office Professionals
    • Jun 2009 - May 2010 (11 months)

    · Trained and managed Customer Accounts Support staff on proper procedures in creating cure letters sent to customers with delinquent accounts.
    · Assisted the Collections Department to collect past due payments on accounts by creating cure letters using Microsoft Word.
    · Assisted in reducing the Region‘s delinquency rate by ensuring collection letters are sent in a timely manner.

  • Graphic Design Intern

    • ColloCue
    • Oct 2008 - Mar 2009 (5 months)

    Internet magazine for students focused on the environment, the economy, globalization, politics, culture, and society as a whole.

    · Designed articles submitted by writers using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign.
    · Created promotional packets and brochures used to promote sponsorship.

  • Office Clerk

    • PC Richard & Son
    • Oct 2001 - Jul 2008 (6 years 9 months)

    · Answered incoming phone calls and made outgoing calls to customers to confirm status of orders, delivery and product service.
    · Decreased amount of incorrect deliveries through a concentration on accuracy.
    · Operated and balanced computerized cash register and operated AS400 computerized point of sale system to assist in processing sales orders and customer inquiries.
    · Assisted in different locations when needed, often pulling double shifts.

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    • Oasis Creative Group
    • Feb 2007 - Apr 2008 (1 year 2 months)

    · Designed and redesigned company logo and multiple logos for
    separate divisions of the company.
    · Developed brand identity in accordance with client's needs.
    · Created promotional products such as posters, flyers, and
    advertisements to promote gallery functions.

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    • Motion Imaging, Inc.
    • Jun 2005 - Jun 2005

    · Utilized Adobe Photoshop to create hologram posters and cups for NASCAR.
    · Assisted art department increasing production of poster and cups to ensure on time delivery.

Education

  • Art Institute of Atlanta

    • Video Production
    • 2013 - 2014
  • Briarcliffe College

    • BFA Graphic Design
    • 2004 - 2007

Specialties

Awards

MWCA Diamond Award

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