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Resume

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Education 

 

Virginia Commonwealth University

 

Department of Communication Arts and Design, BFA

Concentration in Graphic Design

Minor: Religious Studies (May 2002)

 

 

Virginia Beach Technical and Career Education Center

Advertising Design (June 1998)

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Employment

 

Company Partner/ Creative Director

RevoVision Designs (Newport News, VA)

Provide clients with estimates and ‘Plan of Action’ schedules for design items (proposals, catalogues, sell sheets). Advise clients on procedures, equipment, and production costs for design projects (from low budget to high-end). Design concept websites, print materials and promotional items. Communicate directly with clients and printers.

September 2005–Present Day 

 

Graphic Designer/ Product Designer

Design Master Associates (Toano, VA)

Primary job duty as lead designer for the marketing team was to brand product lines, create flyers, brochures, magazine ads, and high-end catalogs. Jobs involved medium format digital photography and studio set-up and breakdown (minor photo-editing to major glamour shot manipulations), concept development and presentation, execution and vendor prep. Secondary job duty involves product design (for magnets, ornaments, and toys) package design and illustration. Experienced in project development from concept to execution to presscheck/sample review. Some of my clients included; Biltmore, Colonial Williamsburg, Edison Ford, Fox Theatre, The National Baseball Hall of Fame, and The White House Historical Association.

August 2002–March 2006

 

Graphic Designer

VCU Division of Student Affairs, Communications Department (Richmond, VA)

Photographed special events and departments for documentation and use in designs. Updated and designed brochures, flyers, posters and webpages. Worked directly with VCU departments (Office of Health Professionals and Multi-cultural Student Affairs) from concept to production. Quoted and finalized work for printing.

September 1998–May 2002

 

Sales Representative

Gold Key Resorts (Virginia Beach, VA)

Gave 2 to 5 hour professional, multimedia sales presentations with the intent of selling a vacation home.

May 1999–August 2001

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Significant Educational Experiences 

 

Media Production Intern

Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (Williamsburg, VA)

Contributed to digital photo documentation by drum scanning, color correcting, and organizing collections. Created graphic renderings for the Electronic Fieldtrip Program. Helped set-up large scale photography shoots.

May 2002–August 2002

 

Editorial/Design Intern

Richmond.com (Richmond, VA)

Assisted in creative thinking projects, photographed local events, edited current images, created illustrations for on-line columns, designed advertisements and processed graphics for the web.

January 2002–May 2002

 

Co-Photographer

Addy Awards (Chesapeake, VA)

Photographed guests at an award ceremony presented by the Advertising Federation of Greater Hampton Roads at the Tidewater Society of Communicating Arts.

April 1998

 

Graphic Artist Intern

Contship Containerlines, Sales Department (Virginia Beach, VA)

Designed and created still and animated presentations for prospective customers and internal meetings.

January 1998–August 1998

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Exhibition 

 

Guerrilla Graphics, Uncommon Café and Books (Richmond, VA)

February 2002–March 2002

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