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Education

Sep 2010Dec 2010

Certificate in Adminstration

Foothills Adult Education Center
  • Creating  Word documents from memorandums and fliers to newsletters and outlines.
  • Creating Excel databases and documents.
  • Using mail merge to to do mailings and labels from Excel data base.
  • Creating PowerPoint presentations.
Sep 1998May 2000

Bachelors

Skills

Fotofusion
Microsoft Office Suite
Quark
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop

Interests

Photography and photo preservation, scrap-booking, reading, dance, writing short stories & poems and sewing & needlework.

References

J.D. Dudek

LuAnn Wherry has completely, creatively and on time developed graphic designs for my company, Western Mission Properties and Western Mission Mortgage also for our charity, The City of Hope.  As CEO, I highly recommend her work and professionalism. J. D. Dudek CEO Western Mission Mortgage and Properties 1003 Isabella Ave., #C Coronado, CA 92118

Eleanore Steward Griffith

Glenda Gerde

Drawings

Experience in Brief

  • Editing old and discolored photos to make clear, clean copies for informational posters.
  • Photos, logo, and brochure design for groups and companies.
  • Creating campaigns for label collection drives.
  • Formatting and designing curriculum units for children.
  • Publishing informative articles for target audiences.
  • Creating forms for print and on-line use for schools, businesses and other other groups.
  • Teaching Graphic Design skills to students in the 4th through 8th grades.

Design Experiences

Innovations Academy [ Charter School with San Diego Unified]:  Graphic Design Class 2011

  • Teaching students basic color & line theory, page layout design, typography and design skills.
  • Helping students understand design principles.
  • Educating students about design field careers

City Tree Christian School [First Presbyterian Church]: Yearbook 2006 - 2007; 2009-2010; 2010- 2011

  • Photography, photo editing and page layout for the 2006-2007 yearbook.
  • CO-Advisor: Teaching students photography, photo editing, page layout and copy writing. 2009
  • Co-Editor: Responsible for content and design. 2009-2010; 2010-2011.

First United Methodist Church: Mission Sewing 9/08

  • Designed logo, did photography & design for current brochure

First United Methodist Church: Covenant Circle 3/08

  • Edited old and discolored photos to make clear, clean copies for informational posters.

First United Methodist Church: Earth Care Group 4/08 & ongoing

  • Designed group logo.
  • Designed current brochure.

Western Mission Mortgage: 12/06-3/07, 8/09

  • Designed brochures for Astoria, Alta & Palazzo for mortgage products.
  • Created a template In Design according to client's request. 

Inspire! 

Formerly, Soul of San Diego Magazine: 2/06 – 7/06

  • Responsible for preparing ads for magazine layout which included redesign to fit ad space.
  • Included logo clarification and simplification for ads. 

Covers & Flyers

Work experience

May 2008Present

Sunday Receptionist

First Untied Methodist Church of San Diego
  • Direct inquires by phone and in person.
  • Process requests for sermons, altar flowers, etc.
  • Provide directions and assistance.
  • Handling cash transactions. 
Mar 2011Present

Afternoon & Explorations Teacher

Innovations Academy
  • Teaching graphic design skills to students from 4th to 8th grade.
  • Guiding students in use of MS suite, Adobe Creative Suite and other design software.
Apr 2010Jun 2010

Enumerator

US Census 2010
  • Responsible for locating and assisting respondents in completing the questionnaire for the US Census.
Jan 2005Apr 2005

Auditor

  • Responsible for verifying product inventory for clients using handheld scanners. 
Jan 1988Sep 2004

Teacher

Children's Growing Center

  • Developed successful multimedia scientific exploration curriculum on whales, dolphins and porpoises for young children resulting in a multi-sensory experience for children expanding their knowledge of the subject. 

logos

Photos & Refinishing