Seeking full time position.
I'm very interested in enhancing my Flash animation and Dreamweaver Web design skills by working in an agency with an interactive department with highly skilled creative and technically adept people who are willing to share their experiences and knowledge.
Well-rounded veteran graphic artist seeking full time graphic design, print and Web design and production position.
Highly organized and able to work efficiently on multiple projects to meet tight deadlines, and known for implementing urgent and accurate revisions. Experience includes: file preparation and layout, entering and editing layout copy, creating printer or reader spread layouts, image retouching, color editing and compilation, pre-release quality control and uploading finalized files.
Seeking to enhance and develop recently learned interactive skills in two-dimensional animations and front-end Web designs in to real-world experience. Able to produce basic to intermediate functionality and interactivity for online content. Possess creative skills in producing images and graphics for online content.
Sep 2010 - Present
On call for contract production art assignments.
Feb 2010 - Present
On call with local temporary agencies for on and off site graphic design and production assignments.
Nov 2006 - Jan 2010
Quality Control: Ensured brand standards, styles, templates and specifications, image proofing print production and color adjustment. Pre-flighted and corrected job files prior to package and release.
Presentations: Created print and online Powerpoint presentations. Produced duplex-printed, collated and bound pitch materials. Laminated, mounted and cut presentation boards.
Digital Illustration: Produced vector and/or raster image detail and profile illustrations of aircraft and vehicles for soft cover books and catalogs. Created assembly instruction graphics for model kits.
Print Production: Produced print mechanicals and Web advertising pieces for catalogs, collateral pieces, and direct mail. Utilized as color artist, graphic designer and image-retoucher.
Information Graphics: Create or improve existing information tables, charts and graphs applying appropriate brand standards
Oct 2005 - Nov 2006
Prepress Mac Operator
Second shift production artist and plate-maker.
May 2004 - Oct 2005
Provided on site security for Honda Parts Center.
Mar 2002 - Apr 2004
Graphic Department Manager
Apr 1998 - Mar 2002
Jun 2009 - Present
Associate of Arts
Enhancing Flash animation and Dreamweaver Web design skills.
Feb 1985 - Mar 1987
Associate of Applied Arts
Unaccredited course work in graphic design and illustration.
Jun 1981 - Apr 1983
Contracted with ROTC and Texas Army National Guard in accelerated program completing MS I and MS II during first and second summer semesters, advancing to MS III during freshman year while serving with B Company, 1/112th Armor, 49th Armored Division as a tank crewman, subsequently promoted to MS IV after attending Cadet Advanced Camp at Fort Riley, Kansas during first summer semester before sophomore year.