Position in the art field where my experience and natural creative abilities will add value to operations.
Certificate In Computer Graphics, August 2005
Westchester Art Workshop / WCC, Valhalla, NY
4.0 GPA / President's Honor List
Bachelor of Fine Arts, May 2003
Purchase College / SUNY, Purchase, NY
Product Designer, August 2008 - current
Crown Awards, Hawthorne, NY
Conceptualize, research, generate ideas, develop, test and
implementation of award products.
Design original product art, from concept to completion, in vector and
image files, for various awards including medallions, award pins, dog
tags, patches, trophies, mylars, etc.
Create proposals, presentations and digital mock ups for potential
clientele in order to gain new contracts.
Maintain website using AS/400 software, basic HTML and File Transfer
Protocol(FTP); implement and create/redirect page links and images.
Graphic Specialist, June 2004 - August 2008
The Blue Book, Jefferson Valley, NY
Produce innovative and creative ad layouts for a growing construction
Promoted February 2007 from Graphic Designer to Graphic Specialist;
scan/touch-up photos and redraw low-resolution artwork.
Creative Designer / Custom Painter, October 2002 - February 2004
Charlotte's Web, Thornwood, NY
Created hand painted artwork for children's furniture. Custom work
mainly based on customer request, using own creative judgment in design
Proficient in latest Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop software packages. Knowledgeable in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress and Pagemaker. Experienced in web production, basic HTML, AS/400 software and File Transfer Protocol(FTP). Skilled on both Mac and PC operating systems.
Professional experience in advertising, marketing, typography, logo design, product design/development, photo retouching and restoration. Freehand painter and illustrator. Accurate, high attention to detail with a trained eye for shape and color.
Extremely creative and organized. Reliable. Responsible. Motivated. Team Player. Ability to multitask, work within budgets and meet deadlines.