Resume

Profile

Graphic Design and Website Design professional with 10 years’ experience, focused on product and event design, promotional planning/administration, brand management and communications. Developed ongoing projects in collaboration with major organizations and government agencies, including DreamWorks Animation, NASA, and the National Park Service.

Experience

Lead Designer - 02/2010 to present
Showtime Pictures (Space Center Houston), Houston TX

  • Oversaw rebranding of all Showtime Pictures locations.
  • Designed, developed and implemented external graphics, print and digital products, and promotional material.
  • Secured licensing rights from third parties to develop new products.
  • Maintained quality control with print contractors to execute product within financial resources.

Contract Graphic Designer - 01/2009 to present
Self-employed, Houston TX

  • Designed and developed websites and promotional materials, using editing software, markup languages, and work aids to produce layouts and graphics.
  • Prepare notes and instructions for workers who assemble and prepare final layouts for printing.
  • Confer with clients regarding layout design and content.

Illustrator - 09/2006 to 05/2009
The Daily Cougar, Houston TX

  • Composed weekly editorial cartoons with Adobe CS.
  • Composed editorial articles on various political and cultural subjects.
  • Developed ideas for execution with the creative team.

Education

Master of Arts in Digital Media Studies - 2011
University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston TX

  • Grad Project: Created a multimedia advertising campaign for a fictional company, including print and web marketing.
  • Honors: Teaching Assistant for Video Production and Editing Course

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Applied Design - Visual Art - 2010
University of Houston Clear Lake, Houston TX

  • Honors: Graduated cum laude

Skills

Hardware

35mm/DSLR cameras, studio lighting and wiring, commercial printers (Kodak, Fujifilm, HP Designjet, DNP), 3D scanners

Software

Mac/PC, Adobe CS6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, ImageReady), Final Cut, Audacity, Microsoft Office

Languages

HTML5/CSS3, jQuery