Freelance Graphic Artist/Designer (Remote)
Winston Brands/Collections Etc.
Elk Grove Village, IL
Jun 2016 - Present (5 years 4 months)
• Creates original graphics for quilted textile printing.
Freelance Graphic Artist
Mar 2016 - Jul 2016 (4 months)
•Designs fabric prints utilizing licensed art for quilting, crafts and apparel
Textile Graphic Artist
Los Angeles, CA
Nov 2015 - Feb 2016 (3 months)
•Designed prints for fabrics utilized in current and
future Junior and Missy markets.
•Updates pre-existing artwork via Photoshop and
• Created original artwork via hand painting,
drawing, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
Apparel Graphic Designer
Dec 2014 - Aug 2015 (8 months)
Develops images, CADs and other graphic elements for women's garments using various methods including sublimation printing, glitter, flock treatments, painting and airbrushing. Prepares computer-generated visual materials with appropriate textual explanations, sketches, detailed drawings, illustrations, and artwork.
Textile Print Artist/Designer
Morgan Fabrics Corp
Jul 2008 - Oct 2014 (6 years 3 months)
CAD textile print artist. Trend research and implementation. Creates graphics for upholstery fabrics via Photoshop, Illustrator, hand drawing and AVA Color Matching Software. See my online portfolio: http://www.coroflot.com/MichelleReyes/textiles
Aug 1998 - 2002 (4 years 2 months)
Directed all creative aspects of running the gallery including:
curating and organizing art exhibits
web site art direction
writing and distributing press releases
design gallery promotional material
contruction and janitor!
Designer/ Sole Proprietor
Random Merry Thoughts / Freelance CAD Services
1996 - 1998 (2 years)
Marketed and created graphic art for textiles across the US.
Designer/ Graphic Artist
Carter and Holmes
1995 - 1996 (1 year)
Developed planning, layout and design - utilizing logos, trademarks, products and concepts for promotional apparel: Men's neckwear, vests, aprons, scarves, wrist watches, mugs, pens etc. Computer design, illustration, marker renderings and hand drawn original art/concepts.
Apprentice Graphic Designer
Grazziano, Krafft and Zale
Sep 1994 - 1995 (1 year 1 month)
Assisted Graphic Designers in keyline paste up, ran errands, researched projects for developement