I'm a jack of all trades artist/designer currently looking for any kind of freelance work or artistic projects. I promise to be dedicated to achieving your vision. Satisfaction is of utmost importance, so you'll find no attitude here. Working with me you'll receive prompt and immediate attention, excellent designs that address your particular needs, and as many revisions as needed until we get it right. Cheers! -T

Work Samples

  • T-shirt Designs

  • Business Cards & Promo Flyers

  • Logo Designs

Work History

______________________________________________________________ -->>>TARA LEE GRADY<<<-- E-MAIL: taraleegrady@gmail.com http://coroflot.com/taragrady ______________________________________________________________ ||PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE|| >>>TRUCKERDELUXE.COM Nov. 2010-Present ----[In-House Graphic Designer] >>>SAMPLE ROOM 2009-Present ----[Graphic Designer] >>>FIFTH SUN, CHICO, CA, Summer 2009 ----[Apparel/Graphic Designer/illustrator] >>>IVORY TRENDS INTL, MIAMI, FL, 2008-2009 ----[Apparel/Graphic Designer (freelance-vendor)] •Design art and graphics for toddlers, juniors, young men's, and sports apparel •Color separations & cad design/tech packs >>>MR. CHIPS CLOTHING, North Miami Beach, FL, Feb. 2008-Dec. 2008 --[Apparel/Graphic Designer (full time)] http://mrchipsclothing.com/ •Design and create apparel graphics, labels, logos, layouts, & cad sheets •Color separations & cad design/tech packs •Innovate creative concept and design production Experience working directly with top clothing companies including: Fight Capital Punishment American Fighter Aeropostale Grail American Rag Enyce INC Urban Outfitters Lulus.com Truckerdeluxe.com Perry Ellis Route 66 Structure Casual Male Alfani Calvin Klein IZOD Journey's Hot Topic Buckle Redsand Gotcha Foot Locker Lady Foot Locker Champs Steve & Barry's Rue 21 MACY'S >>>ART FOR MARKET INC, Delray Beach, FL, 2006-2007 --[Web/Graphic Designer (internship)] www.artformarket.com •Efficiently designed & managed client websites •Coordinated and organized all updates •Efficiently executed site alterations •Consistently met deadlines and requirements •Designed production from concept through completion >>>OTHER FREELANCE WORK, 2003 - Present •Apparel design/label creation •Business card / promotional flyer / logo & letterhead design •Corporate Branding / Marketing •Webpage Creation / Layout & Design •Custom user interface layouts •Photography / Photo editing & retouching •Traditional portraits (various mediums) •Children's book illustration ______________________________________________________________ ||TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY|| >>>SYSTEM PLATFORMS •Windows VISTA/XP/NT/2000/98 •Mac - ALL systems >>>SOFTWARE EXPERTISE •Adobe Creative Suite CS3/CS4 •Macromedia Dreamweaver •Microsoft Office Suite ______________________________________________________________ ||EDUCATION/TRAINING|| >>>FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY - Boca Raton, FL --Graphic Design Major (2003 - 2007) --Degree in Graphic Design >>>HONORS & EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES --Selected Participant of: The Graphic Imperative & Graphic Noise poster show (Fall 2006) Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL --Wallpaper contest winner for www.vampirefreaks.com – 2 designs selected (2007) --Full Athletic Scholarship at Florida Atlantic University (2003-2007) --Awarded All-Academic Team Atlantic Sun Conference (2004-2007)

Education

Florida Atlantic University

Specialties

Awards

*see resume

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