Samantha Willner

Samantha Willner

Custom

Full Graphic Design and/or Photography portfolio and references available upon request.

Objective

I am seeking new opportunities to further myself in a career which I'm passionate about -- design. I want to expand my horizons and start fulfilling the ability and potential that I have. I want to continue to grow and provide increasingly great design for a company which encourages growth, creativity and innovation.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2007 - Jan 2009

Graphic Designer / Typesetter

Inkognito, Inc

Design logos, graphics, posters, flyers, presentations and publications using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS2. Create brand identities for new business and work with customers to create design solutions for their companies.

Dec 2006 - Mar 2007

Planograms and Presentations Team Member

Target Corporation

Constructing new product displays from planograms. Stocking and restocking shelves and pegs. Cleaning displays and creating an orderly environment for guests. Keeping all utility rooms neat and orderly. Providing customer service for guests. Having a good working knowledge of Target products.

Dec 2002 - Dec 2006

Multimedia Specialist - Photography/Graphics

US Air Force

Design logos, graphics, posters, flyers, presentations and publications using Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop CS2-photographic assignments such as architectural, investigative, studio, publication, ceremonial and documentary photography-Digital production; print and electronic presentations-extensive customer interface; often dealing with high-ranking officials. Provide training, supervision and instruction to subordinates. Fulfilling safety and security checks.

Education

Education

Honor Graduate

http://www.dinfos.osd.mil

The Digital Multimedia Course (DMC) trains students in the principles, techniques, and skills required to perform the duties and functions of a digital multimedia specialist. DMC provides training in the knowledge and skills needed to create text, graphics, sound, animation and full-motion video, and then integrate these elements into multimedia and web-based packages. The course includes instruction in the operation of computer systems, input and output devices to acquire, enhance, design, manage, output, and archive digital imaging, graph design and multimedia files. Students use software to create, manage and output the following: composite layouts, graphic designs, page layouts, video productions, web pages and interactive multimedia solutions. The Digital Multimedia Course also includes theoretical and working instruction of computer fundamentals and functions, troubleshooting, networking, communications, color theory, and the principles and implementation of color management. Ethical considerations and practices are discussed as they pertain to the Department of Defense. -From www.dinfos.osd.mil

Feb 2003 - Jun 2003

Honor Graduate

http://www.dinfos.osd.mil

The Basic Still Photography Course (BSP) provides class instruction and practical exercises in theory and application of photographic fundamentals, captioning, optics, light sources, camera operations for standard and studio photography, electronic flash, automatic paper processors, and picture story. Students also become skilled at using electronic imaging systems including digital cameras and imaging and graphic software. Students are introduced to combat documentation and field imagery transmission, editing, and archiving digital images depicting all aspects of the U.S. military, including military operations, exercises, training and military life. - From www.dinfos.osd.mil

Skills

Skills

Quark

PC Proficient

Mac Proficient

Digital Photography

Nikon D1H, D1X, D2H, D70, D200 studio photography forensic photography photojournalism ceremonial photography inventory photography editorial/illustrative photography

Microsoft Office

Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft Publisher Microsoft Powerpoint

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Illustrator