EDUCATION:
The Art Institute Of Seattle
Seattle, WA
Associate Degree In Applied Arts, 12/1994
Visual Communications, Graphic Design & Illustration specialization


The Art Institute Of Seattle
Seattle, WA
Continued education in Multimedia and Animation, 2001 to 2002

Pikes Peak
Community College, Colorado Springs, CO
Certificate in Web Design 5/2013


SKILLS:
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe Dreamweaver
• Adobe InDesign
• Adobe Animate
• Adobe Fireworks
• Procreate
• Luxology Modo & Pixologic Sculptris
• Advertising Design/Layout
• Logo Design
• Graphic Design
• Web Layout/ Design
• Web Motion Graphics
• Illustration
• Vector Illustration
• Web Ready Graphics
• HTML & HTML5
• CSS & CSS3
• JQuery
• WordPress & CMS
• ActionScript3
• Character Design
• Concept Development

Awards:
2005 Winner of the
Simon & Schuster
Design the U.S.S. Titan Contest


Qualifications Profile

Highly creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in multimedia, print design,Illustration and logo design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed communication abilities. Highly skilled in client and vendor relations. Passionate and inventive; accustomed to performing in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working within budget requirements.
PRINT WEB & MULTIMEDIA ILLUSTRATION &
CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT
• Advertisng Layout
   & Design
• Logos & Business Cards
• Posters
• Corporate Identity
• Web Layout & Design
• Banner Advertisements
• CD Covers
• Digital Design
   & Illustration
• Cartooning & Comic
• Character Design
• Spot & Editorial
• Vector or Rastor

EXPERIENCE:

Zmot Automotive - Freelance Graphic Designer
7/2016 to Present - Greater Los Angeles Area - Remote from Colorado Springs, CO.
Work with the Account Executives and other key personnel to design graphic/point-of-sale/logo/banner/print ad designs
& daily project management, as well as creating web content.

- Branding
- SEM and Retargeting banner ad design
- Web slider design
- eblast design
- Webpage design

Jon Eddy Productions - Freelance Illustrator/Graphic Designer
11/2015 to Present - Colorado Springs, CO.
Creation of custom illustrations and designs for local events and charities.

Ballyhoo Advertising - Freelance Graphic Designer
9/2015 to Present - Colorado Springs
Work directly with the owner and other key personnel to design graphic/point-of-sale/logo/banner/print ad designs & daily project management, as well as creating web content.

Earth-link Origins - Concept Artist
6/2016 to Present - Colorado Springs
Work with the Producer/creator to create concept illustrations and designs for the production Earth-link Origins.
Provide proposal layouts and designs.

- Create concept illustrations and designs for the production.
- Work with the Producer and Creative director on proposed designs

3GEngagement - Graphic Designer
1/2016 to 5/2017 - Colorado Springs
Utilizing various graphical software tools and technologies to transform graphical concepts into specific electronic applications on and off-line.

Axanar Productions - Concept Artist
7/2011 to 12/2015 - North Hollywood CA. - But work remote from Colorado Springs, CO.
Work with the Producer, Director and Art Department leads to create concept illustrations and designs for the feature production Axanar. Provided proposal layouts and designs.

- Created multiple concepts of the hero ship to be featured in the film.
- Designed the logo for the production.
- Created multiple costume concept illustrations.
- Created multiple alien concept illustrations.
- Created multiple digital effect graphics to be used as giveaways at conventions.
- Created multiple ship schematic illustrations to be used on set.

AdPro Results Advertising - Senior Graphic Designer
11/2013 to 9/2015 - Colorado Springs, CO.
Work with the Account Executives and other key personnel to design graphic/point-of-sale/logo/banner/print ad designs
& daily project management, as well as creating web content.

- Created weekly print advertising layouts.
- Created weekly eblasts for various automotive dealers.
- Created digital display advertising.
- Created web sliders and landing pages to be displayed on multiple client websites.
- Created Point-Of-Sale items for various clients.
- Created web sliders and landing pages to be displayed on various client websites.
- Created monthly theme logos and graphics.
- Created event graphics such as: vinyl banners, mirror danglers, posters,
   and other various required items.
- Worked directly with local vendors to get custom artwork printed and to clients
   in a timely manner.
- Created custom illustrations for special events.

High Mountain Hay Fever Bluegrass Festival - Contract Web Designer
12/2012 to 6/2013 - Colorado Springs, CO.
Work with director and software engineer to redesign the festival web site from the ground up.

- Created comp designs and digital wireframes.
- Created the landing page using HTML, CSS3, and JQuery.
- Created art for sub pages and work with software engineer to integrate the images into the site.
- Optimized graphics for use within the site.

Tourangeau Creative - Art Director,Graphic Designer, Illustrator,
                                     Concept Artist

12/1994 to Present - Washington State & Southern Colorado
Work with clients on small or large projects to help them make their ideas stand out in a crowd.
- Provided proposal layout and designs.
- Successfully completed special requests for unique designs digitally or by hand.
- Designed new logos or recreated logos from client provided concepts.
- Create detailed illustration from client provided concepts.

DexOne - Graphic Designer
11/1997 to 3/2002 - QwestDex (US West)- Bellevue, WA
6/2003 to 9/23/2011 – DexOne - Denver & Colorado Springs, CO.
Member of the Graphics Customer Care Center that provides customer and agency support
for 37 Sales offices in the 14 state region.
2007-2011 primary artist for the Colorado Springs, Grand Junction & Ft Collins Sales Offices.

- Provided proposal layout and design for many high profile corporate clients under
  extremely tight deadlines.
- Performed one-on-one consultations with sales reps and external customers to create
  effective customer driven layouts.
- Successfully completed special requests for unique designs by hand drawing, designing, sizing,
  scanning and cleaning art to be used in final advertising.
- Designed new logos or recreated logos from client provided concepts.
- Established trusting relationships with designers, vendors and key clients.
- Created accurate advertising for clients by working within directory schedules, specifications
  and designated applications.
- Participated on special assignments in other DexOne offices.
- Assisted with beta testing on the Keystone operating system prior to the company wide
  release (3 month project).

USGS - Technical Illustrator
9/2002 to 5/2003 - Denver, CO
Worked with the World Energy Team that provided detailed information on the status
of world energy (oil and gas) resources.

- Successufully created digital technical illustrations from source material provided
  by geologists.

Microsoft Corporation - Contract Web Production Artist
10/1995 to 3/1997- Redmond, WA
Work with the Interactive Media Production Team that created online games and
content for the Microsoft Network (RE-man Interactive On-Line Comic Book Project

- Created animations used on the Microsoft Network (MSN). -Produced the color for the
 "Covers", "Pop-up" and "What-if Panels" for RE-man.
- Created and placed text bubbles and assorted navigation icons and resized final artwork
  that provided for faster download.
- Converted final artwork into proper formats for accurate display on the internet.
- Designed background tiles and placement maps that were aesthetically pleasing
  and promoted easier navigation.
- Selected to design the "RE-man Desktop Theme" for the "Kids Plus Pack" for Windows 95.

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