Graphic design & production of web interfaces, marketing material, packaging and direct mail. Additionally, providing training and support for colleagues who wish to jump from print design to web design, site development, maintenance and security. Provides site programming troubleshooting and hacked site clean-up and support to clients (and web design colleagues to help better their toolkit.)
Goal and detail oriented, adapts well to changing technology and software. Experienced troubleshooter and enjoys helping others. Top software and programming languages supported:
- HTML 5 / CSS 3
- WHM / cPanel
- BBEdit / TextWrangler
- Photoshop CC
- Illustrator CC
- InDesign CC
- Flash CC
- Dreamweaver CC
- Final Cut Pro
- Soundtrack Pro
- Microsoft Office
July 2005 - Present / September 2001 - December 2002
Some businesses I freelance for include Tailwind, Cigna, Henkel (Loctite), Burndy, IvyRehab, General Physics, Phoenix Investments, AW Direct, MossWarner, Casual Corner and Electric Smarts. Projects range from graphic design and production of marketing material, instructional and educational flash animation, video and sound production, web design, maintenance, security set-up and infected site-cleaning as well as basic front end web programming. I also offer personal training, classes & workshops on how to build and protect custom content managed websites.
Studio 775 (Known previously as DeLand Design, LLC), Windsor, CT
December 2002 - July 2005
Responsible for conceptualization and design of graphic applications such as collateral materials, ads, corporate identity and packaging. Interactive work included website, multimedia and graphical user interface design using front-end development tools to produce dynamic web sites and portable marketing media.
Direct Response Inc., Tolland, CT
July 1998 - September 2001
Animation, design and authoring of web sites, utilizing Flash, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop and ImageReady. Prior to this, within the same company, created award winning direct mail for elected officials.
Computer Graphics Operator
Image Processing, Branford, CT
February 1997 - April 1998
Trapping and die creation of packaging and promotional (POP/POS) material for Kal Kan and M&M Mars companies. Extensive Illustrator and Photoshop experience. Complex trapping in Illustrator, Scitex PS/2 and PCC.
Best Electronic Prepress, Austin, TX
February 1995 - January 1997
Designing pamphlets, packaging, labels and various other printed material. Extensive Quark experience. Training employees and clients in Quark, Illustrator and with font management. On site press checks.
TypeHouse, Wallingford, CT
August 1993 - September 1994
Preflight of customer files using Quark and PageMaker. Mechanical paste-up of digital output. Working with vendors to order film and materials as well as perform maintenance for in-house processing equipment.
Northwestern Connecticut Community Technical College
Associate in Science, Major: Graphic Communication Design
Manchester Community College:
- Java Programming
- Advanced Computer Animation
Austin Community College:
- Computer Animation