Experience


AmeriMark Direct
Cleveland, Ohio – 12/2016-Present
Production Artist


Innovairre
(formerly International Data Management)

Akron, Ohio – 02/2010-12/2016
Mail Merge Programmer/Graphic Designer

Programmed letters using GMC® Inspire with emphasis on design layouts for clients in the fundraising industry.

Designed business cards and letterhead as well as other marketing materials like tradeshow banners, advertisements and transactional or marketing emails.

bullet Used Adobe® Creative Cloud Software (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Acrobat Pro) for all graphics related projects.

Jasmine-Jade Enterprises, LLC
Akron, Ohio – 11/2004-10/2009
Graphic Designer/Illustrator

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Designed and illustrated various graphics for print and web applications for Jasmine-Jade and its subsidiary companies: Ellora’s Cave Publishing, Inc., Cerridwen Press, The Lotus Circle, Lady Jaided Magazine and Gothik Grounds Coffee Shoppe.

bullet Illustrated cover art for the Cerridwen Press Cotillion line.
bullet Designed monthly ads for print in Romantic Times Book Reviews Magazine.
bullet Developed and maintained catalogs for Jasmine-Jade Enterprises and three of its companies.
bullet Designed and illustrated various stages of the Ellora’s Cavemen 2006, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09 and ‘10 Calendars.
bullet Printed cover art using an Océ CPS900 printer and Command Workstation defining print quality.

Breen & Company
(formerly Breen & Fox)

Cleveland, Ohio – 4/2004-11/2004
Graphic Designer/Administrative Assistant

Designed graphics for a real estate broker while assisting the building manager with office organization.

bullet Designed floor plan brochures for potential lessees.
bullet Designed ads/announcements for print in Crain’s Cleveland Business Magazine.
bullet Assisted in office organization with labels, file folders and typing lists/charts.
bullet Answered calls and emails from tenants to address questions or send maintenance to their suite for repairs.

Education


The University of Akron
Akron, Ohio – Fall/1999-Spring/2002

Bachelor of Arts / Graphic Design / GPA: 3.093

Kent State University
Kent, Ohio – Spring/1995-Fall/1998

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Studied Fine Arts / Visual Communication / GPA: 3.08

Skills and Interests


Adobe CS4, Microsoft Office, Mac & PC platforms, Printnet T Designer, WordPress, digital illustration, photography, drawing, painting and dancing.