Experienced Graphic Artist
Well-rounded designer with focus on print media and desktop publishing. Approximately fourteen years experience as an individual contributor for in-house design departments and advertising agencies. Recent experience in desktop and web-based applications.
Macintosh and Windows proficient using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign). Familiar with HTML and CSS.
Demonstrate concepts through thumbnail sketches and layouts. Creative problem-solving skills from thumbnails to high comp stage. Able to produce excellent layouts from rough ideas. Can effectively handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Illustration in various media.
Graphic Artist | Melo International, Cleveland, OH. 1/01 to present.
Design direct mail pieces and print ads. Create layouts and assemble monthly and quarterly publications directed at retailers. Retouch photos as needed. Scan and adjust materials for print or web use. Design store signage and promotional posters directed at consumers.
Graphic Artist | Brown & Miller Advertising, Beachwood, OH. 4/00 to 12/00.
Design Spitzer automotive materials and newsprint ads as well as materials for other clients.
Cuyahoga Community College; Parma, OH. 6/17 to present
Certificate in Web Design & Development
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA. 10/97 to 9/99
Associate in Specialized Technology Degree, majoring in Graphic Design.Download PDF