4713 Aspen Court
Charlotte NC 28210
Provide full spectrum of creative and technical graphic design. Fifteen+ years of design experience,
with emphasis in concept development. Develop brochures, identities, packaging, posters, and all aspects
of creative print design. I also have a working knowledge of website design/UX experience.
:::: PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Graphic Design Consultant, August 1997 - Present
Contract independently and through a variety of design agencies and local clients to provide comprehensive art
direction and graphic design services (including concept development, illustration, photo-manipulation, custom
trapping, scanning, press checking, image masking, and final production) . Clients include Chadwick Investment,
Acuity Technologies, Health Care Advisory Board, Albrecht Publication Services, APICS— The Educational Society for
Resource Management, Arthur Anderson, Carter Cosgrove, Discovery Channel, Global Link Inc., Kircher and
Associates, Morris Beecher, National Geographic, On Target Media Group, Omni Digital, Price Waterhouse, Widmeyer
Baker Group, Wonder Media, and Watson Wyatt Worldwide, Charlotte Observer
Senior Graphic Designer, December 2004 - April 2010Pilot Media.usAssisted editor with layout of 6 x 9 marine guide. Duties included ad creation, GPS map creation, complete layout in Indesign, approving color matchprints and updating web content on a monthly basis.
Finishing Supervisor, April 2005 - October 2009Industrial Sign & Graphics Inc.
Supervisor of seven employees, maintain quality control of fleet vinyl graphics and 3M Océ 4-color Process Digital Prints for a multi-million dollar graphics company. Clients include, but are not limited to R&L, Estes, U.S. Express, SouthEastern, Harris Teeter and Global Express. Software used is Flexisign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
Senior Graphic Designer, April 2004 - November, 2004Set? Communicate!Created educational collateral for major universities in the south east, including Johnson C Smith University, North Carolina State University, Wingate University, North Carolina A & T University and UNC Charlotte. Responsibilities included but not limited to Art Direction, photo retouching, logo design, press inspections and layout.
Graphic Image Separator, July, 1995 - July, 1997SGS/Reynolds MetalDesigned and produced graphic images pertaining to the packaging industry. Transferred individual color separations to engraving cylinder, electronic file, and photo-composed film. Graphic production responsibilities included adding traps, correcting colors, building masks, proofing cromalins and matchprints, and scanning reflective and transparent art, clipping complex masks and pilot proofing with can graphics.
:::: TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
Proficient in PC and Mac environments: Illustrator, PhotoShop, InDesign, Acrobat, Microsoft Word and Microsoft
PowerPoint and Dreamweaver.
Degree: B.F.A., Communication, Arts, and Design, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia.
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