W8887 State Hwy 11
Delavan, WI 53115


 New Media Designer/Developer

 OBJECTIVE Current objective is to obtain a position in Web/Multimedia Design and Development, with the opportunity to enhance my skills and grow with a company. My educational and experienced based background in Graphic Design and Computer Technologies demonstrates professionalism, creativity, direction, and track record for delivering positive results within an established time parameter.

 EXPERIENCE 8/2000 - present Brady Marketing Group Menomonee Falls, WI
  Internet Designer/Developer
  Worked on various projects including, web design, online/offline presentations, e-newsletters, interactive media, and new business ventures involving Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver and other video production programs. Worked on projects from concept to completion, ongoing projects in most cases. Overseeing of web production and processes.

  8/2000 - present   U.S
  Freelance Designer
  Opened up to freelance opporunities when time and work allows. Projects have included banner ads for Radio Stations and UPS. Also, worked on full web site designs for an organization. Freelance capabilites include web, multimedia and print. From concept to completion on all projects.

  11/1999 - 7/2000 Chicago.citysearch.com Chicago, IL
  Regional Field Art Director
  My role here was as designer for 7 major cities and manager of two graphic production associates. My designer role included designing guides, features, and templates using a multiple programs along with html and javascript for the region. Designs were used to grab the readers eye, be user-friendly, interactive, and bring the user deeper into the site and to make citysearch.com a site to visit often. My managerial role included setting up design standards for the Midwest region and training new designers in the company. I was the point person in a variety of areas for the company and welcomed it.

  7/1999 - 11/1999 Microsoft Chicago Sidewalk Chicago, IL
  Graphic Designer
  This was a fast-paced environment with the publishing of the site three times a day. Duties covered a wide range of what takes place in a creative department from designing, photo editing, setting up an archival system, to writing contracts.
Photo editing: Contact photographer(s) and venue(s) to set up the time and day of a shoot, process, edit, and prepare photos for the Internet.
Graphic Design: The creation of photo/graphic images for the site. Place photos and graphics on page(s) using html and in-house programs.
Sidewalk was bought out by chicago.citysearch.com where I continued employment.

  11/1998 - 7/1999 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Graduate school Whitewater, WI
  Graphic Designer
  Worked as a graphic designer producing Graduate School logo(s), advertisements, brochures, signs, and the beginning stages of a website. Worked with deadlines and on multiple projects at once.

 EDUCATION 5/1999 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater US-WI-Whitewater
  Bachelors Degree
  My Bachelor of Arts degree was achieved with a strong emphasis in the area of Graphic Design. My minor studies were in the business area of Computer Technologies. Together these two subjects have enhanced my working knowledge of computers and the designs I create. Minor GPA: 3.66 Major GPA: 3.56

  12/1998 University of Georgia Study Abroad Program (Cortona, Italy) Italy-Tuscany-Cortona
  This study abroad program included the study of Fine Arts in Italy including painting, sculpture, and art history. Required art exhibition for completion.

 SKILLS Skill Name Skill Level Last Used Experience
  Adobe Photoshop 5.5 Expert Currently used 6 years
  Adobe Illustrator 8.0 Expert Currently used 6 years
  Adobe Acrobat Intermediate Currently used 4 years
  Adobe After Affects Intermediate 1 year ago 2 years
  Macromedia Freehand Intermediate currently used 4 years
  Macromedia Fireworks Intermediate currently used 2 years
  Macromedia Flash Intermediate currently used 1.5 years
  Macromedia Dreamweaver Intermediate currently used 2 years
  In-house Web publishing programs Intermediate Currently used 1.5 years
  HTML/Javascript Intermediate Currently used 2 years
  DHTML/CSS Intermediate Currently used 1 year

 ADDITIONAL  INFORMATION Bell Award for millerwelds.com
Spirit Award from Chicago.citysearch.com
Senior Art Exhibition, Graphics Lab Monitor
Cortona, Italy Art Exhibition
Students for Advancement of Management
Career Day Committee, Publicity Liaison
Secretary (Executive Board)

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