Resumé

Skillset

  • Graphic design
  • Branding and identity development
  • Website development
  • Packaging design
  • Photo retouching
  • Small business marketing
  • Digital and traditional media illustration

Technical Abilities

  • Operating Systems: Windows, Mac OS
  • Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Bridge, Acrobat, Distiller, Flash)
  • Front-end web development (HTML, CSS3, JS, jQuery), including responsive CSS; some knowledge of back-end web development (PHP, mySQL)
  • CMS Systems (WordPress, Joomla)
  • Pre-press file setup

Other Assets

  • Self-motivated and independent
  • Works well in both self and team-directed environments
  • Highly organized
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Basic French language competency (written)

Experience

Owner, Graphic Artist, Web Designer
Savae Design and Illustration

October 2012 to Present; BC Interior
Graphic designer, website designer/programmer, and illustrator.

Senior Graphic Designer
Indulge Media

April 2010 to October 2012; Vernon, BC
Lead graphic designer and front-end web developer at Indulge Media.

Junior Graphic Designer
Triboda Printing Company

April 2009 to April 2010; Vernon, BC
Graphic designer and web programmer.


Education

Digital Art and Design Diploma, Graphic Design
Thompson Rivers University

September 2007 to April 2009; Kamloops, BC

  • Communications Graphics 1 (DAAD 1200)
  • Typography (DAAD 1300)
  • Digital Photography (DAAD 1500)
  • Graphic Apps and DAAD Systems (DAAD 1750)
  • Drawing 1 (VISA 1210)
  • Graphic Design (DAAD 1100)
  • DTP & DPP 1 (DAAD 1950)
  • New Media 1 (DAAD 1960)
  • Drawing 2 (VISA 2210)
  • Business Writing (ENGL 1810)
  • Graphic Apps and DAAD Systems 2 (DAAD 2750)
  • Project Management & Client Contact (DAAD 2880)
  • Desktop Publishing & Digital Prepress (DAAD 2950)
  • New Media 2 (DAAD 2960)
  • Business Writing (CMNS 2310)
  • Production Art (DAAD 2600)
  • Content Creation & Information Design (DAAD 2840)
  • DAAD Project (DAAD 2860)
  • Marketing (MNGT 1430)
  • Visual Culture (VISA 1500)

Charles Bloom Secondary School
Class of 2007; Lumby, BC