Resumé


Qualifications

+ Graphic Design, Photo Retouching, Catalogue/Flyer, Commercial Art, Technical Illustration, Product Packaging, Advertising, Corporate Identity, Basic Photography, Basic Multimedia, Basic HTML/CSS, E-commerce
+ Proficiency in Mac and PC based platforms
+ Adobe Creative 3-6: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Lightroom, basic knowledge of Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver
+ Knowledgeable across social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
+ Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint
+ Heiler, Winsol, Clickback, Websphere
+ Excellent Computer Skills
+ Strong Creative and Design Skills
+ Excellent Communication/Customer Service/Organizational Skills
+ Honest/Intelligent/Responsible/Efficient
+ Knowledgeable across social media platforms (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

Work Experience

Basics Office Products – National Office (Contract: January 2012 – present)
+ Graphic Artist
Design, create and revise flyers, catalogues, logos, advertisements, web eBlasts, web eSpots, web promos, web eNewsletters, upload ad content and keep up to date, retail signage and posters, image/graphic management, dealer and vendor involvement. Involved in trade show events. Involved in creative for 2013-2015 Catalogues, creating and designing character experts to be introduced and used for all upcoming marketing materials, page layouts, revisions and more. Experience working with French copy and translations.
www.basics.com
Trudezign Graphics and Marketing
(August 2009 – July 2011)
+ Graphic Designer
Design and revise business cards, postcards, logos, brochures, door hangers, posters, books, programs, and other promotional items. Involved in project management, client meetings and communication, project estimating, project follow up, production meetings and various administrative duties. Involved in product shoots and photo editing.
Stantec (June 2008 – present)
www.stantec.com
+ Data Entry/Video Editing/Administrative
In charge of video editing, scanning documents and photos, entering data, organizing files and training new employees on current content.
Freelance
RoundOne Kickboxing/Rock Body Bootcamp (October 2008 – present)
www.roundoneboxing.ca
Design and develop business card, flyers, membership card, punch card, gift certificate, T-shirt designs,
brochure design and new logo concepts.
N/A Nothing Added (February 2011 – present)
www.nothingadded.ca
Design and develop business card, panel card, company profile PDF, set up and design of labels, pamphlets, postcards and fill-able PFD order forms, photo retouching.
Joy Annett Designs (July 2011 – present)
www.joyannettdesigns.com
Design and develop business card, tag, postcard, posters, line book and gift certificate.
Provision Sports (July 2010 – March 2011)
www.provisionsports.ca
Design and develop flyers, T-shirt designs, brochure and catalogue design. Create business card files, in charge of merchandise/apparel photography, staging, edits and photo retouching.
Grand Philharmonic Choir (July – August 2009)
Design ads for client for multiple publications (Music Times, Grand Magazine, Wholenote, and Opera Canada) redesign, update and adjust older ads.
Mark Ferrari – Musician (May 2009)
Design new logo for cover, label, download card, and inserts for CD. Enhance and modify supplied images.
R. Anderson Holdings (January 2009)
Design new business card for client, tweak and edit images.
Hutton Forest Products Inc. (August 2008)
www.hfpi.ca
Design new company logo with multiple logo options for client.

Education

Fanshawe College (September 2006 – April 2009)
London, ON
Diploma in Graphic Design

Elmira District Secondary School (September 2001 – June 2005)
Elmira, ON
Honors and Affiliations
+ Deans Honor Roll (Fanshawe College 2008)

Volunteer Work

Circles Cafe (May 2010 – present)
Volunteer with mentally and physically challenged people to broaden their artistic talents.
House of Friendship (Sept 2011 – January 2012)
Helping to pack emergency food hampers.
Wild Woolwich Challenge (May 2010)
London Humane Society (September 2008 – April 2009)
Operation Christmas Child

 

References available upon request