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OBJECTIVE:Seek the Position of Senior Graphic Artist
Highly Gifted, creative, energetic and enthusiastic Graphic Artist with eight years experience in creating highly compelling computer-drawing and paint illustrations for various media to explain or adorn print or spoken word; designing literature, point-of-sale, graphics and advertising for print and online media as well as maintaining websites and designing monthly print/online newsletters.
Sound ability to design web and print media.
Uncommon ability and experience in the use of graphic design software.
Excellent knowledge and ability to use Flash, and HTML, and related Web design software/tools.
Unmatchable degree of creativity as well as technical production skills.
Excellent verbal communication skills including the ability to convey ideas and information clearly, concisely and persuasively.
Flexibility, good judgment and attention to detail essential.
Remarkable entrepreneurial spirit and strong desire to participate in a high-energy, motivated team
Solid Project management experience.
Excellent knowledge and use of Quark, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Netscape Navigator, and Print Scanners.
Media Resources Atlanta, Atlanta, GA 2002 - Present
Assist Art Director in design process from concept to execution; including layouts, updating font/ clip art libraries, and copy writing for ads, product design, and any other requested marketing materials.
Work with print vendors.
Study layouts, proposed illustrations sketches, and other related materials in order to become familiar with assignment.
Involve in the creative process to determine style, technique, and medium best suited to produce desired results, conforming with reproduction requirements, or following specific instructions concerning these variables.
Participate in the creative process to formulate concept and render illustration and detail from models, sketches, memory, and imagination.
Discuss illustrations at various stages of completion, making changes as necessary.
Select type, draw lettering and lay out materials.
Draw or paint graphic materials and lettering to be used for product packaging, advertising layouts, and signage or collateral at counters.
Prepare art layout for employee business cards, company letterhead and specialty cards.
Tom Pen Inc., Minneapolis, MN 1998 - 2001
Junior Graphic Artist/Web Designer
Designed literature, point-of-sale, graphics and advertising for print and online media.
Maintained three websites.
Designed a monthly print/online newsletter.
Assisted in developing new product designs and packaging and the related marketing and ecommerce components to support product sales.
Assisted in creating a unified design identity throughout the print and web media and explored opportunities to add value to company products and increase sales.
EDUCATION: New York University, 1998 B.A. in Fine Arts (Graphic Design)