PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

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.

 

EDUCATION

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.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

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.

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