Contract Web Builder via The Creative Group
The Cobalt Group
Oct 2012 - Present (8 years 10 months)
Migration of GM websites from older formats to a robust HTML5 Flex design. Creation of new digital assets and HTML/CSS code as needed.
Print and Web Desginer (self employed)
2007 - Present (14 years)
Brochures, business cards, catalogues, invitations and websites.
Contract Production Artist via The Creative Group
Washington Athletic Club
Sep 2012 - Oct 2012 (1 month)
Print design and layout. Worked with staff to update event posters, in-house magazines and in-room TV elements.
Jun 2011 - Jul 2012 (1 year 1 month)
Print and web design. Direct mail advertising.
Contract Feelance Designer via The Creative Group
Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
Production Artist for Hang Tag program. Used Adobe Illustrator CS5.5 to clean up line drawings and InDesign to create hangtag templates for automation.
Feb 2006 - Feb 2011 (5 years)
As a graphic designer at the Little Nickel my responsibilities included ad design, color correction and image processing with strict weekly deadlines. Collaborated with design and sales teams to successfully translate materials into an effective multiple page product.
• Lead Designer for the North Sound Living Guide.
Mar 2008 - Apr 2008 (1 month)
Hired as a contact designer. My responsibilities were to create phone book advertising and listings in a very short deadline.
Sep 2003 - Jan 2006 (2 years 4 months)
Charged with brand and collateral development for an new ballet company. Successfully promoted the companies first and second season into award winning productions and membership drives.
Graphic Artist/Commercial Services Manager
Lee Northwest Publishing
Aug 2004 - Jan 2006 (1 year 5 months)
Created new and innovative ad content and commercial print collateral in very tight deadlines. Effectively balanced commercial print traffic around internal product on two presses when promoted to supervisor.
• Converted a commercial publication, the Tomlinson Black Real Estate guide from Quark 4.1(MAC) to InDesign CS (PC) with XML tags, cutting overall production time in half and saving .
• Created an InDesign CS training program using interactive PDF’s utilizing short movies and sound.
Master's & Company Printing
Jan 2004 - Aug 2004 (7 months)
Managed multiple small press projects, successfully processed client content in a fast paced pre-press environment. Participated in several large promotional campaigns for local city transit and government.
• Lead designer for the Spokane Rotary Club’s 2004-05 State Governor’s Conference, District Conference promotional brochures and directory as well as the 2005 Anniversary programs.