Richard Hudson

Richard Hudson


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.


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.


Seeking full time position.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2010 - Present


The Image Studio

On call for contract production art assignments.

Feb 2010 - Present

Commercial Artist

Self Employed

On call with local temporary agencies for on and off site graphic design and production assignments.

Nov 2006 - Jan 2010

Studio Artist

Hawkeye Communications

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

May 2004 - Oct 2005

Security Officer


Provided on site security for Honda Parts Center.


Feb 1985 - Mar 1987

Associate of Applied Arts

Art Institute

Unaccredited course work in graphic design and illustration.

Jun 1981 - Apr 1983


University of Texas

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.



Web Design

Flash Animation

Digital Illustration

Image Retouching

Quality Control

Check and edit electronic files prior to release and upload.

Mechanical Pasteup

Began career in production art prior to advent of electronic graphic arts. Cut and pasted type galleries, line and half-tone art, and graphics on boards using Exacto knives, T-squares, and amber color overlays.

Adobe Creative Suite

Started with Adobe products almost from the begging progressing in skills and abilities as versions progressed until today with CS5, anticipating CS6.