20+ hands-on years design experience in ad agencies, inhouse corporate, magazines and newspapers. 8 years in web design/maintenance.
Graphic/Web Designer/Art Director
Oct 2011 – Present
Graphic/web design, magazine/publication and marketing collateral, ads, logos, PPTs, proposals, packaging/labeling, websites, banners, landing pages, illustration and copywriting. From concept through finished piece, whatever it may be.
Dec 2011 – Jan 2012
4 Weeks Contract
Jul 2000 – Sep 2011
• Was responsible for customizing look and feel for B2B CMS websites
• Developed style guides to ensure contributed articles conformed to well-defined criteria.
• Leveraged extensive graphic arts expertise to execute all art and web design activities in a fast-paced environment... See more
Jul 1998 – Jun 2000
• Brought on board to apply design knowledge in creating the layouts for all print collateral including magazines, newsletters, newspapers, brochures, and other print pieces
• Produced a high volume of bottle product package and box package designs and labels.
• Collaborated with Clients and internal management to review design requirements... See more
Nevada Appeal Newspapers
Graphic Designer/Graphic Supervisor/Ad/Editorial Designer
Aug 1995 – Jun 1998
Carson City, NV
• Increased the paper’s ad revenue by 32% as a result of an increase in auto and real estate customers going to full page ads
• Delivered performance-focused direction in designing and producing a variety of professional, compelling display advertising for clients and prospects... See more
The University of Texas at Austin