Freelance Contract Artist
Jan 2016 - Present (6 years 4 months)
YMCA USA: Design and production of booklets for corporate use.
People’s Resource Center: Design and production of annual report and various direct mail pieces.
Valspar: Packaging print production and CGI creation.
American Equity: Graphic design for collateral pieces; ads, promotional logos, business cards and emails.
Zebra Technologies: Designed posters and e-Learning materials.
SENIOR PRODUCTION ARTIST
Crate and Barrel
2014 - 2016 (2 years)
Implement production solutions to support the direction and focus for print projects including catalogs, in-store signage and mailings. Accurately interpret rough layouts and verbal direction, prepare editorial content, images, color and design layouts from start to finish requiring clear team and vendor communications throughout the process.
GRAPHIC AND WEB DESIGNER
Mastech Digital Staffing
2007 - 2014 (7 years)
Placed at the following:
U.S. Cellular: Creation of heros and other web elements for uscellular.com. Responsible for About Us section of website. Wireframe development for site redesign efforts. Design of banner ads, graphics for signage used in U.S. Cellular field and elsewhere, as well as digital billboards.
Culligan: Design and production of marketing materials: brochures, sell sheets, postcards, packaging, posters and manuals, as well as web graphics and banner ads.
Kraft Foods: Design and creation of graphic elements for Articulate training modules and web-based training materials, in collaboration with instructional designers. Interface design and HTML development for training websites. Design of logos and print materials for internal clients.
Center for International Rehabilitation
2004 - 2007 (3 years)
Design of periodical publications, collateral pieces and annual reports. Creation of promotional materials, event invitations, press packets and posters. Interface design for corporate and subsidiary websites. Development of new vendor contacts and maintenance of existing contacts. Coordination of all print production schedules and proofing.
LEAD VISUAL DESIGNER
2000 - 2004 (4 years)
Creation of animations, illustrations, graphics, logos, interactive pieces and mock web sites for Ellis College and Cardean University. Developed various collateral materials for the two accredited online schools. Responsibilities include: project management, lead creative, design from concept through to final product. Worked closely with learning architects, user experience analysts, editors and subject matter experts.