Introduction

Expressive and imaginative graphic designer with years of experience creating visual concepts that successfully communicate, inspire, and inform. Intuitively understands how design is a benefit in expressing and communicating a message, and how good design flows and captures the eye. Skilled in designing various print collateral including national magazines, tournament journals, directories, special advertising/editorial sections, and classified advertisements. Excels at refining and enhancing clients’ and

Core Competencies

​•    Design and layout

•    Typography

•    Photo correction

•    Charts and graphs

•    Illustrations

•    Logos

•    Presentations

Technical Skills

•    Mac computing

•    Adobe Photoshop CS6

•    Adobe Illustrator CS6

•    Adobe InDesign CS6

•    Adobe Acrobat X Pro

•    Adobe Bridge CS6

advertisers’ ideas while maintaining integrity and established design concepts. A disciplined, independent, and determined worker who thrives in fast-paced environments. Does not shy from suggesting alternative ideas and doesn’t take it personally when those ideas are challenged. Dedicated to staying current with the ever changing design software and technological world.

Education

BFA in Graphic Design

Corcoran School of Art

Washington, DC

Volunteer

Boys & Girls Club of Central Fla.

Orlando, Florida

January 2007 to Present.  

Earned Volunteer of the Year, 2012.

Experience

Turnstile Media Group

Orlando, Florida
(Total at firm March 1999  –  October 2016)
Graphic Designer

(August 2007  –  October 2016)
Designed and laid out two national golf magazines as well as several golf tournament journals includes: Golfweek’s Ultimate Guide travel magazine, Chicago District Golfer magazine, Encompass Championship Official Special Guide, Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic Official Program, Deutsche Bank Championship Guide, Portland Classic Spectator Guide, and more. Also created graphs, maps, and logos as required. Worked closely with editors from concept to completion in communicating visual messages, meeting all deadlines and requirements. Worked with photo stock agencies; prepared photographs including retouching for best reproduction results.

Production Artist, Art Director

​(March 1999  –  July 2007)
Designed and laid out four magazines: SuperNews and TurfNet magazines for golf superintendents, Masters Athlete magazine, and Arizona, The State of Golf magazine. Also designed and laid out of classified and special advertising/editorial sections. Other projects included calendars (TurfNet Dog Calendar) and magazine wraps. Conducted Adobe Photoshop lessons for editorial staff. Won 2004 Design Award Merit, Printed Special Products from The Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA).

US Greiner Woodward Clyde

Orlando, Florida
Marketing Coordinator

(July 1997 – February 1999)
Prepared proposals and presentations for civil engineering firm, including production and design from the ground up. Worked directly with engineers and consultants. Tracked marketing information. Maintained data for sales and expenses reports.

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