Resumé

Skillset

  • Graphic design
  • Branding and identity development
  • Website development
  • Social media setup
  • 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)
  • Front-end web development (HTML, CSS3, JS, jQuery), including responsive CSS; some knowledge of back-end web development (PHP, mySQL)
  • CMS systems (WordPress, Shopify)

Other Assets

  • 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 + Illustration

October 2012 to Present; Vernon, BC

Graphic designer, front-end website programmer, illustrator

Senior Graphic Designer – Indulge Media

April 2010 to October 2012; Vernon, BC

Lead graphic designer, front-end web developer
Worked independently on projects as directed by sales
Developed brand and design concepts for a wide spectrum of clients
Directed other designers on creative outcomes of various projects

Junior Graphic Designer – Triboda Printing Company

April 2009 to April 2010; Vernon, BC

Graphic designer, front-end web developer
Assisted the Lead Graphic Designer
Worked independently on projects as directed by sales
Assisted with setting up files for press


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