EXPERIENCE

Freelance Graphic Designer for nonprofits - Portland, OR
I am dedicated to working with the nonprofit sector by providing much needed design services at reduced rates of 50% or more. I have produced many national and international projects in web design/coding, print design, identity & branding, collateral packages, brochures, posters, invitations, advertisements, photo retouching, illustrations, and email & newsletter marketing. I also create oil or acrylic paintings and donate 50% of sale prices to the charity of the client's choice. This also applies to commission based projects.
(2003 – Present)

Senior Technical Designer at adidas for NBA and NCAA - Portland, OR
I executed design direction for the brand through final presentation of NBA and NCAA uniforms and on-court apparel. I collaborated with design, pattern, development and marketing to set direction for color, presentation formats and materials. I built and managed complex line art techpacks and trim files while managing a team of 2-4 employees along with very complicated overlapping calendars and project assignments.
(February 2013 – February 2017) Please ask me for reference contact details.

Graphic Designer at Nike - Portland, OR
I oversaw digital Mac file construction, technical processes, and final file prep from design concepts for vendors of NIKE GOLF Brand Design department. Projects included packaging design, brand guideline documents, iPad application UI design, PowerPoint presentations, email design creation, layered 3D graphic displays for global retail spaces, and print collateral ranging from small signage to large print graphics. 
(April 2012 – February 2013) Please ask me for reference contact details.

Graphic Designer at Nixon Peabody, LLP - Rochester, NY
I was the sole designer for one of the largest international firms in the world. I did everything from brochures and identity branding to email campaigns and t-shirts. 
(April 2010 – September 2010) Please ask me for reference contact details.

Graphic Designer at Fusion Productions - Webster, NY
Designed and developed client websites and email campaigns using heavy CSS, HTML and Flash. 
(Nov 2008 – April 2010) Please ask me for reference contact details.

Graphic Designer at Powis Parker, Inc. - Berkeley, CA
Designed and prepared collateral for trade shows, advertisements and packaging. Redesigned and rebuilt the company website. Shot and cleaned product photos to use in all projects. 
(Oct 2006 – Jan 2008) Please ask me for reference contact details.

Web Designer at ClientReady Ecommerce Websites - Davis, CA
Managed clients, projects and office processes while taking every new site through the design process from the initial design appointment to production. 
(Aug 2004 – Mar 2006) Please ask me for reference contact details.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Design from the University of California, Davis, 2004
Emphasis in Visual Communications & Interior Architecture - 3.6 GPA

SKILLS

Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
Flash
Dreamweaver
HTML
CSS
Word
PowerPoint

QUALIFICATIONS

In depth knowledge of design, art and photography.
Organized problem solver in all arenas with a strong attention to detail.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Enthusiastic positive attitude with a drive to produce exceptional results.
Retained close and trusted relationships with all previous employers and professors.

REFERENCES

Cheryl Miller :: Former Project Manager at Saturno Design :: Portland, OR

Dave Jackson :: Owner of iMarketSolutions :: Webster, NY

Colleen O’Rourke :: Former VP, Product Development at Powis Parker, Inc :: Berkeley, CA

Contact information provided on request.
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