Freelance Graphic Designer
January 2000 - Present
Interpret client ideas and concepts and take them through completion of the creative design process to satisfy their desired print or web media needs.
Pearson Lead Graphic Design Specialist
October 2011 - March 2016
Iowa City, Iowa
Responsible for the formatting of test items as well as development of electronic tests and associated design activities within the publishing department. Work with developers to test and trouble shoot technology associated with QTI code the new base line standard for online testing.
The Douglas Stewart Co. Marketing/Designer LTE
June 2010 - August 2011
October 2009 - March 2010
Collaborated with the marketing team to design and layout a variety of print, web, e-marketing and product catalogs as well as other marketing materials. Shot product photography and maintained the image library to be used in marketing material for an international market audience.
Wisconsin State Legislature Senior Graphic Designer
June 2000 - October 2005
Worked directly with legislators and staff to develop print media, and visual aids. Designed and maintained websites for legislative offices.
B&M Tower Tech 1
July 2007 - September 2008
Worked in a team environment in the telecommunications industry on cellular transmission towers for various wireless carriers.
Technical Skills and Areas of Expertise
Mac and PC, Adobe CC collection, WordPress, Microsoft Office Suite, QuarkXPress, Dreamweaver, Oxygen XML Editor. Graphic design, technical and art skills:
page layout and design
trouble shooting XML/QTI photography
The Art Institute of Houston
October 1997 - June 1999
Associate of Applied Science in Graphic Design: 3.8/4.0