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I am a skilled visual arts professional with 10 years experience in helping companies achieve business objectives through creative design and effective visual communication. With a bachelor’s degree in photography and a technical certificate in graphic design, I am experienced in design industry programs, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat.

My professional experience includes eight years with Moore Wallace, an RR Donnelley company working with government, healthcare and consumer customers to create and design customized, effective business form solutions using the MECCA 2000 design platform. During my tenure, I was trusted to work on high-profile, security-sensitive government orders to carry the production process from concept and creation to prepress.

I have also worked at Bay Area Imaging where I was responsible for crafting and building trade show displays and signage as well as delivering creative design solutions to deliver company messages and branding. Most recently, I have worked as a freelance designer for Romar Learning Solutions, where I used my talent and creativity to help customers like Pfizer, EMD Serono and Bayer Diabetes Care, visually communicate to their internal audiences. I have also worked on several projects for Solitaire Creative Services designing projects for PaPa Joe's BBQ, Denis' Seafood House and Prince's Hamburgers. As a serious designer, I feel I deliver a wealth of experience, an eye for detail and dependability under tight deadlines to any creative department.

Work experience

Feb 2011Present

Forms Developer

Precision Document Solutions

• Composed new and revised existing customer medical forms.

• Maintain constant and clear customer communications with customer contacts while supplying Proofs in

  a timely manner.

May 2009Feb 2011

Graphic Designer/Photographer

Self Employed

Graphic Artist – Romar Learning Solutions

  • Design and layout information graphics utilizing graphic standards and font management for corporate 

    training presentations and employee communication/newsletter templates. Clients include EMD Serono,

    Bayer Diabetes Care and Pfizer.

Graphic Artist – Solitaire Creative Services

  • Design and layout information graphics utilizing graphic standards and font management for newsprint and

    magazine advertising. Clients include Prince’s Hamburgers, PaPa Joe’s BBQ and Denis’ Seafood House.

Graphic Artist – Bay Area Imaging  • Set up more than 2,000 names for printing individual award plaques utilizing InDesign in conjunction with

    Microsoft Excel.  • Created two wall-sized photo montages from customer-supplied photographs for the Children’s Museum of

    Houston - one measuring 14’ x 21.5’ and the second 14’ x 17.8’.

Photographer – Vollmer Public Relations   • Photography for client website. Photos included portraits of executives as well as location photos of the

    construction site. Also processed photographs with Photoshop for optimal viewing.

Aug 2008May 2009

Production Associate

Bay Area Imaging

• Maintained high levels of customer service and satisfaction in a retail sales environment.• Designed, laid out and adjusted customer-supplied digital artwork to meet customers needs prior to final print

  production.• Applied various materials, such as board backing and laminates, to customer artwork and banners per customer


Oct 1997Jul 2006

Electronic Composition

Moore Wallace, an RR Donnelley Co.

• Composed new and revised existing customer business forms using the Mecca 2000 computer platform.• Utilized Photoshop to scan and/or alter customer-supplied artwork and Camera Ready Copy as required.• Laid out copy following set specifications as needed or as requested.• Scanned customer supplied Camera Ready copy using a flatbed optical scanner.• Performed formsetting and pre-flight of orders for direct-to-plate output.


Jan 2007May 2008

Visual Communication Certificate of Technology

San Jacinto College

Outstanding Graduating Student - Visual Communications Award, San JacintoCollege Art Department, 2008

Sep 2006May 2007

Certificates of Completion

Rice University School of Continuing Studies

• Certificates of completion from Rice University School of Continuing Studies in:    - Introduction to Photoshop, 2006    - Introduction to Illustrator, 2006    - Introduction to InDesign, 2007

Sep 1988May 1993

Bachelor of Fine Arts

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