Employment History
08/2001 - Present, Freelance Graphic Artist and Illustrator
Worked with clients on a wide variety of projects including logos, album & t-shirt art, signing, flyers, web graphics, and site design. Focused on working closely with clients to ensure customer satisfaction.
Samples: Web Site Design - CD Artwork - Illustration

10/2005 - 02/2009, Oak Patch Gifts, Graphic Artist
Assisted in the development of products, packaging and advertising materials for the gift market. Used a wide variety of software to design and create these items including Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, InDesign and Macromedia Freehand. Combined computer generated graphics along with traditional artistic methods to create fun and innovative designs. Laid out, shot photography and assembled catalogs and flyers for sales and marketing departments.
Samples: Catalog - Recipe Book - Toy Display - Placemat - Mug - T-Shirt - Hang Tag - Catalog Photography - Packaging Photography

03/2001 - 11/2001, Terra Cotta Corp., Creative Services Director
Designed and produced a variety of paper products, packaging, and
catalogs using PageMaker and PhotoShop. Worked with printers in USA and Korea to see that the products were produced according to company guidelines. Using Net Objects Fusion and Flash, maintained and designed the three company web sites, with a focus on interactivity and visual content.
Samples: Stock Certificate - Flash Animation - Poster

07/1996 - 02/2006, Wal-Mart #212, Photo Department Manager
Operated, maintained, and repaired photo imaging equipment. Engaged in the hiring, scheduling, and training of employees. Worked in conjunction with store management to promote and advertise the Digital PhotoCenter and merchandise sold throughout the camera department.
Samples: Animated Slideshow - Signing