Steady employment in the graphic art & web design fields


Computer & Equipment Skills -
Operates PC & MAC platforms, using:
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Pagemaker, QuarkXpress, Corel, Word, WP, Excel, WWW
Operates image scanning equipment & industrial cameras
Learns new software programs quickly & proficiently

Graphic Design & Web Site Production -
Creates web site design
Produces HTML code
Posts, updates & maintains websites
Color corrects & enhances photos
Creates original custom graphics for any type project
Revises existing artwork in any format
Plans, designs, & presents project layouts
Drafts architectural design & structural drawings
Generates creative desktop publishing

Illustration -
Produces commercial advertising art, software covers, book illustrations, maps, etc.
Creates exceptional original freehand artwork for business, home, & marketing strategies
Captures individual personality in lifelike portraits & fine art Displays expertise in mediums: charcoal & ink, pastel chalk, watercolor, acrylics, airbrush, oils
Creates innovative ideas
Depicts conceptual images into visual art for 100% client satisfaction

Administrative, Accounting & Other Skills -
Researches projects thoroughly
Works well independently & under pressured deadlines
Articulates superior English composition & report writing
Communicates well with public
Negotiates purchases, agreements, writes contracts
Markets promotions with enthusiasm
Develops organization systems, maintains records & job files neatly & orderly
Prepares grant packages, loan packages, & budgets for $12,000.00 to $250,000.00 projects
Manages full accounting, payroll, quarterly reports, year-end statements, AP/AR, & collections
Demonstrates attention to detail, ability to perform multiple tasks, problem solving
Learns & adapts to job routines quickly
Performs dependably
Instructed youth in private art lessons, worked with developmentally disturbed children & adults
Worked 1-on-1 at an Elementary School as art therapist (under local credentialed program)
Successfully designed & drafted speculation homes, negotiated building codes, investments, & completed residential building projects

Related Experience & Education:

Owner, Graphic Designer - Roses Illustration & Web Design '88-Present
Graphic Designer, Drafter - IDS Services '96-'98
In-House Illustrator - R.V. Advertising '93
Illustrator, Designer - Greatwave Software '92-'93
Land Developer, Vice Pres. - Redwood Mtn Co. Inc. '91-'93
Small Business Manager - Locatelli '87-'92

Santa Rosa Jr.College - Web Production Certificate Program
Santa Rosa Jr.College - Computer Graphics, Pagemaker, Desktop Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Back-Up & Virus Protection
Graphic Arts Institute, S.F., merit scholarship - Digital Prepress, Illustrator, Photoshop, QuarkXpress
University of CA.,S.C., - Fine Arts & Psychology Dual Major
Art College/Study of Still Life, Pasadena CA, - merit scholarship
CA. State University, Northridge - Summer Art Merit Scholarship Program
L.A. College of Art and Design, - merit scholarship
Hollywood Art Production School, - merit scholarship
L.A. Unified School District Art Scholarships, - received numerous merit awards

Rose Illustration website address: http://www.roseillus.com

References presented upon request

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