Lucritia Edgerton



Web applications

HTML5 CSS3 Javascript PHP

Organizational skills

Analyzing problems and proposing workable solutions Juggling multiple projects and deadlines with the flexibility to adapt to changing deadlines and priorities Planning and organizational skills with a high degree of detail orientation Taking initiative with minimal supervision Able to maintain composure under duress and changing deadlines, situations

Communication, marketing, and advertising

Translating raw data into cogent, concise visual and written presentation Proven success in teaching/training peers and students Adobe software and design while developing a climate of enthusiasm and cooperation Extensive experience in generating clear and informative training materials Over 14 years of experience in tight-deadline proofreading, editing, and copy writing Highly skilled in promotional concept and design over a variety of mediums and applications Researching, evaluating data and translating that summarized data into complete ideas

Newspaper, magazine design

Graphic design

Work experience

Work experience
Oct 2005 - Present

Section designer (Sports, A1, Metro, Business, Features)

Austin American-Statesman

Arrange layout of cover and section based upon aesthetic design concepts, news value. Determine size, arrangement, crop of visual material and copy. Produce and present mock-ups of live covers for daily editors’ meetings. Write copy, select art for promos, other display type. Use Photoshop as needed to generate centerpiece art for covers. Adapt layouts to breaking news. Determine placement of stories, art for entire section. Troubleshooting in pagination system, graphics in Illustrator on deadline. Edit copy and display type.

2003 - Present

Freelance designer

Designed annual donor report book for Amarillo United Way; T-shirts, newsletters and promotional materials for non-profit groups, including Rotary International and PASO Amarillo; promotional materials design (mousepads, booth displays, promotional flyers) for private companies.

Oct 1996 - Jan 2008

Copy editor/designer

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Copy editor/designer: Corrected errors in spelling, punctuation, syntax, style, libel. Wrote and rewrote headlines, captions, columns, articles, and stories to conform to publishing requirements. Verified facts, dates, and statistics, using standard reference sources. Selected state, national, international news copy, visuals received by wire from press associations. Coordinated, paginated 36-page Lubbock Business Monthly. Occasional front page design duties.

Jan 1998 - Oct 2005

Graphic artist, designer, copy editor

Graphic Artist/Designer: Researched, produced graphics (charts, graphs, illustrations), advanced design work, enterprise projects. Managed special projects and sections, including art direction, page content, visual styles, work distribution. Generated logos, other design projects as directed by publisher, including logo for Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts. Responsible for creation, maintenance of InDesign publication templates and libraries. Weekly front page design duties. Collaborated with marketing director on events, design of promotional items and materials.

Support Team/Editorial Systems Manager, DTI Installation: Part of core team to install DTI database pagination system, including PERL regular expressions, creating logins and user profiles, and user tech support. Creation of InDesign libraries and type styles, troubleshooting as each phase ofproject went live.