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Skills

Graphic Design
Proficient with the use of Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Acrobat), CSS Edit, Wordpress, Color Schemer Studio
Communication
Team Analysis, Conflict Resolution, and documentation with clarity through writing
Computer
Proficient in Macintosh and Windows machines: Web based Applications, Adobe Creative Suite, PowerCADD/AutoCAD, Maya, Rhinoceros, Sketchup, V-ray Rendering and XHTML Web Design in addition to the Wordpress platform. 
Artistic/Architectural
hand drafting, sketching, painting, drawing, collage, photography, 3D rendering, 3D modeling (both physical and computer) in addition to layouts, pamphlet design, and logos. 

Education

Work experience

Oct 2007Present

Freelance Graphic Design

Kelli Franklin Communications LLC

- plan, analyze, and create visual solutions to communications problems.- seek the most effective way to get messages across in print and electronics using a variety of methods such as color, type, illustration, photography, and various print and layout techniques.

- consider cognitive, cultural, physical, and social factors in planning and executing designs for a target audience.  

Mar 2010Present

Contracted Graphic Designer

MAPC Inc.

- Braindstorm and mock up design ideas- Consult with clients to present ideas- Adjust designs to fit the client's needs or taste- Project budgets and schedules for the design- Use computer software such as Adobe Suite to execute designs- Work with others, such as printers, programmers, developers, or other technicians to complete the final product.

Mar 2009Mar 2010

Account Manager

Cellular Sales of North Carolina

- work by appointment to pursue aggressive sales quota- perform as a wireless consultation expert that provides excellent customer service- participate in new equipment and software training monthly- operation of sales receipts, inventory accountability, cash sales and payments 

Jun 2008Jan 2009

Bartender

Verona Lounge

- mix and serve a wider variety of beverages by combining ingredients such as liquors, soda, water, sugar, bitters, and fruit garnishes in a quick and efficient manner- operation of the bar, receipts, and inventory accountability- familiarize with customers, acknowledging their wants and needs as they become regulars to the bar 

Jun 2007Sep 2007

Architectural Intern

Site Solutions

- work with a principal architect to edit and render construction documents for final review. - participate in team schematic design involving recreational and park buildings in addition to the development of building system concepts for projects 

References

Martin Donate

Dale Brentrup

Jeffrey Dickash

Luke Fletcher

Certifications

Dec 2008Dec 2009

CPR

American Red Cross
Dec 2008Dec 2009

First Aid

American Red Cross
Dec 2008Dec 2009

AED

American Red Cross

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Interest

Music, Soccer, Movies

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Objective

It is my objective to obtain a position in design by utilizing the skills obtained in education and previous job experiences. I am excited about the opportunity to work with a team to develop career and personal goals within a creative environment.