Senior graphic designer with a wide variety of experience including fast-paced ad agency, packaging design and commercial printing. I am familiar the complete design process, from conceptualization thru to pre-press. Skilled with the Adobe Creative Suites (InDesign, illustrator and Photoshop) and QuarkXpress. I am easy to work with, creative, enthusiastic and reliable.
AS, Graphic Design Technology. Graduating with Highest Honors, MDCC North Campus, Miami, Florida.
A level Math, Biology and Design Technology. Cirencester College, England.
10 GCSE’s general subjects. Fairford High School, England.
July ‘20 - present: VP Press, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Graphic designer with family owned commercial printing press. Creative design work for clients.
Press check and fix all incoming artwork. Work with walk-in clients and communicate with
clients over the phone. Deadline and detail orientated work environment.
Jan ‘03 - present: HM GRAPHIC DESIGN
Freelance graphic design. Current and recent clients include; Hollywood Kia, Palm Beach County Roofing, Broward Paper & Packaging, Miami Carnival Center, G2 Health & Gentisse, Imperial Point Home Owners Association, Goldwell, Keller Williams, Coldwell Banker, Panache Trading, Downtowner Saloon, Luxe Property Management, Revelations Salon, KC Clinical Consulting, Guys & Dolls Salon.
April ‘14 - July ‘20: PCA Delta, Pompano, Florida.
Part-time art director at a commercial printing press. Handle and correct artwork files for all
incoming print projects. Check quality for pre-press and correct all files as needed. Consult with
clients and set up artwork for clients as needed.
March ‘09 - April ‘14: Lipof Advertising Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Contracted graphic Designer. Worked on a wide range of print design including store front
and in-store displays, direct mail, magazine and newspaper ads for many local and national
companies including Pet Supermarket and Flanigans Restaurants.
Feb ‘05 - March ‘09: Traut Advertising Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Graphic Designer. Automotive advertising including newspaper, direct mailing pieces, postcards
and magazine ads. Worked on Targa set up for TV commercials and animated web ads. Fast
paced, deadline orientated work environment.
May ‘03 - Feb ‘05: Broward Paper & Packaging Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Graphic Designer. Advertising/catalog department. All in house advertising including product
catalog layout, newspaper ads, direct mailing and business cards. I currently still freelance work
for Broward Paper, creating custom vector artwork for custom packaging.
Jan ‘03 - April ‘03: PK Graphics Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Graphic designer. Fast paced working environment. Worked directly with clients on layouts for
flyers, business cards, and brochures.