Resumé

Education

Kent State University

Kent, Ohio

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design

Graduated Cum Laude, December 2002
3.489 GPA
President’s List
National Golden Key Honor Society member

Experience

Golfpac, Inc.

Altamonte Springs, Florida
February 2008–Present

Graphic + Web Designer

Responsible for all aspects of the design process from concept to launch of consumer-facing websites maintained by Golfpac, Inc. Conceptualize and design fully formed webpage mock ups, including forms and graphics. Provide clean, valid HTML and CSS for implementation. Maintain all assets, including on-going ad campaigns, e-mail newsletters, banner ads, and photography.

Lead Designer

Wyndham Vacation Ownership

Brand Management
Orlando, Florida
August 2006–July 2007

Graphic + Web Designer

Designed printed materials for business partners according to Wyndham Vacation Ownership Brand Standards. Designed online related promotional material, maintained site-wide graphics, flash animations, and CSS. Added graphic assets through a content management system, or supervised those additions. Provided HTML and CSS to IT Department for implementation.

Wyndham Vacation Ownership

Web Technologies, Information Technology
Orlando, Florida
March 2004–July 2006

Graphic + Web Designer

Designed consumer facing websites for the world’s largest vacation ownership company. Designed and created HTML mock ups, CSS and graphics for online projects assigned to the Web Technologies group. Worked directly with project sponsors to understand their goals and objectives. Collaborated with project managers, business analysts, and Java developers in all aspects of implementation from requirements to launch. Used a content management tool to manage creative assets, and provided training to business partners.

The Morning Journal

The Buckeye Publishing Company
Lisbon, Ohio
February 2003–September 2003

Graphic Designer

Designed ads for print in the Morning Journal, a daily newspaper in Columbiana County, Ohio. Scanned and color corrected photography in a Macintosh environment, and collaborated with sales staff to ensure high quality advertisements under tight deadlines.

DigiKnow, Inc.

Cleveland, Ohio
January 2001–July 2002

Graphic + Web Designer

Collaborated with account, design, technical, and production staff to design websites from concept to launch—included initial concepts, subpages, forms and graphics. Tested for cross platform and browser compatibility, and handled multiple projects on time and within budget. Clients included The Ohio Ophthalmological Society, Invacare Corporation, Henkel Consumer Adhesives, The Ohio Division of Travel and Tourism, MDI Entertainment and Nationwide Arena.

Freelance

Jason Forthofer Marketing

Atlanta, Georgia
April 2014

Chris Baranyi Sound

Orlando, Florida
April 2014

Keynote Tuning

Tampa, Florida
November 2012

Speak Spanish Live

Orlando, Florida
March 2007–Present

Transition Consulting, LLC

Orlando, Florida
March 2007–Present

Strategic Construction Solutions

Ann Arbor, Michigan
March 2007

LMNO Theatre Company

New York, New York
2004–2005

The People’s Opinion Project

St. Paul, Minnesota
May 2003–January 2005

The Foundation for Environmental Research

Washington, D.C.
October 2002

Skills

  • HTML 4.1, HTML 5
  • CSS 2.1, CSS 3
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Basic JavaScript, JQuery
  • Dreamweaver
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Microsoft Office
  • Macintosh OS