1987 June 1999
Part-time Freelance Graphic Artist
Full-time Freelance Graphic Artist
Work includes logo design, advertisements, identity packages,
brochures, annual reports, web site design.
Value City Department Stores
Colony Square Mall
Echoing Hills Village
American Legion Auxiliary
Dutro Mobile Homes
Muskingum Local Sch
Glenn High School Boys Varsity Soccer Coach
1997 June 1999
Mid-East Ohio Vocational School District
Commercial Arts Teacher
Taught basic drawing skills such as perspective, abstract and
still-life, along with graphic design and desk top publishing (including
electronic pre-press layout) using standard software such as Quark,
Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop (using both Macintosh and PC
1997 August 1997
Healthcare Systems Corporate Communications
Graphic Design Team
Worked on various projects from logo design to newspaper advertisements
to corporate brochures to newsletters.
1996 March 1997
Services by Vectra, Inc.
Project Coordinator / Customer Service Representative
one-on-one with sales representatives and production in setting up
production schedules, scheduling press checks with clients, and ensuring
the timely delivery of projects. Clients
The State Printing Agency
Crabtree & Strueson Design
1989 June 1996
Trail Printing Co.
Pre-press / Customer Service
1989 I started in the pre-press department where I gained important
knowledge of layout and design and cost effectiveness in running
projects. In 1994 I was
promoted into the customer service department because of my knowledge of
the pre-press process, production and the overall printing industry.
Echoing Hills Village
Wendys International (fulfillment)
The Longaberger Company
Genesis Healthcare Systems
1987 July 1989
Stamp & Printing
Camera Technician / Pre-press
included camera technician, plate making, stripping and maintenance of
all equipment in the pre-press department.
I work well
within the framework of a team and thrive in environments where we have
projects that call for problem-solving, teamwork, details and deadlines.
Skilled in web site development and online graphic design and
file optimization using: Adobe
Photoshop, Illistrator, Front Page, Dream Weaver, and Flash
Experienced in palette / image optimization, browser issues and
web graphics preparation
Expert at using todays essential print design software
including: Quark Xpress,
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator 8.0 and Adobe Acrobat.
I also have worked with Adobe Pagemaker, Freehand and Corel Draw.
Extensive design experience using high-end graphics software on
both Macintosh and PC Formats
Expert in color correction, file preparation and preflight file
Well-versed in traditional sketching, storyboarding, paste-up,
comping and preparing presentation boards
Zanesville Christian High School
Ohio State University
Professional Studies in Vocational Education for Class Management and
Professional Studies in Multimedia Production
Past Member of Riverside
Outdoor Soccer Association Board
Coach / Trainer for many different recreational and travel soccer teams
in the area.