Experience

I am currently a creative and energetic intereactive professional as a full-time graphic/web designer, as well as a freelancre with a passion for creative and attractive visual design. With over 20 years of combined graphics and web experience, I am committed to helping clients achieve their goals, and I know what works to help their business grow.

With creatively and functionally strong graphic and web design skills, fast turn-around times and production at an inexpensive rate, I guarantee to exceed client's objectives.

Feel free to contact me regarding your project, and I will quickly get back to you with a free quote. No project is too big or too small.

Professional Experience

freelance graphic artistFreelance Graphic / Web Designer 1993 - Present
Graphic Designer / Web Designer
  • Translate ideas and strategies of diverse complexity into easily understood and attractive visual design simultaneously and at various stages of completion
  • Develop creative solutions that target appropriate audience in a timely manner and under budget
Herzing University 2009 - Present
Graphic / Web Designer III
  • Design and create ads for print and web, flyers, brochures, logos, billboards, bus wraps, exhibits and displays, landing pages and html emails, newsletters, and direct mail
  • Lead, manage, and coordinate multiple projects for 12 campuses with good judgement, initiative, and follow-through
  • Quickly develop creative solutions that target appropriate audience and contain brand and message consistency
  • Handling deadlines while maintaining attention to detail and accuracy
  • Work directly with clients/vendors to discuss their project needs/specifications and execute on-time and within budget
  • Helped develop, refine, and maintain branding strategies, corporate logos and colors, and standards guide
  • Collaborate, conceptualize and create engaging interfaces for landing pages, websites, microsites, social media, and email campaigns
  • Create system wide marketing collateral that allows the Herzing campuses
    to customize and execute for marketing purposes while maintaining the Herzing University brand
  • Photo manipulation, touch-up, and color correction
  • Organize and maintain extensive library of all creative, resources, internal documentation, and forms
Top Floor Technologies 2000 - 2008
Graphic Designer / Web Production Specialist
  • Design and develop standards compliant XHTML and CSS websites
  • Strong web design skills
  • Well versed in web usability standards and usability testing
  • Developing and documenting site architecture
  • Created hundreds of effective marketing print ads designed to increase client sales
  • Design and develop 4 color print materials while maintaining brand guidelines
Merit Printing 1997 - 2000
Graphic Designer
  • Ability to produce, design and preflight typesetting jobs of the highest complexity
  • Knowledge of printing requirements, processes and composition
  • Photo scanning, touch-up and clipping paths
Heritage Printing 1994 - 1997
Graphic Designer
  • Full range of typesetting assignments while using independent judgments to make decisions regarding the application, procedures and guidelines to specific situations
  • A wide range of graphic design services for print, including newsletters, brochures, posters, event flyers, signs, banners, logos and more
Minuteman Press 1991 - 1994
Typesetter / Designer
  • Using the latest in printing and document management techniques
  • Provide fast and professional results for all print collateral
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