Adjunct Faculty, Commercial Art
Owens Community College
Aug 2010 - Present (11 years 1 month)
• Teaching classes in Photoshop, InDesign, QuarkXpress, Digital design/typography and History of Graphic Design.
Dec 2009 - Apr 2010 (4 months)
This was a contract position doing art production, design, layout and proofing of new and redesigned labels for various Abbott products, such as Ensure, Enlive, Polycose, etc. I used Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat along with many other graphics programs such as CadMover and Digital Page. I assured Abbott branding, colors, & fonts were used correctly as well as ingredient and legal information.
Dynamic Dies, Inc.
Sep 2002 - Feb 2009 (6 years 5 months)
Created art and layouts for a variety of packaging styles. Used Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft excel, and various scanning software.
Apr 1993 - May 2002 (9 years 1 month)
In this position I was responsible for cleaning up existing art for printing and creating new designs and art for customers’ products. I typically would scan customers’ existing art and re-create a nicer version of it in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop. If a customer was looking for new art I would create it from sketches or idea roughs.