Freelance Digital Artist & Ad Designer
My name is Barb Novad. I have an Associates degree in Visual communications and worked for many years in the advertising business before changing venues and taking time out to raise my family. I recently have finished taking a diploma course at the Art Institute online division to update my skils with Adobe CS4, I would like to jump start my career as an illustrator, graphic designer. I have worked for 5 years now at a preschool as an art teacher, which has been the inspiration for my creativity, that and my three sons.
Design Freelance Experience:
Diversified Environmental Reclamation, LLC - Designed logo and business cards
U.S. Rolloff Inc. - Designed a logo and business cards
Seriouslly clean - Nixall product brochure for animals. Created the silloutte of animals and layed the page out. Also designed letterhead and envelope.
Proof of Life - Restaurant Advertising Organization I designed a placemat for 14 venders and the background
Sager’s Automotive - Designed their Logo, Then put together for them their Business Cards, Bargain Bulletin Ad, A restaurant ad in full color and T-shirt Design and designing his invoices.
Hi-Lo Farms - Designed a Logo for new meat company.
Lon G - Designed a business card for the local musician
Art Institute of Pittsburgh Online Division - Diploma course
October-09 / March-11 (graduating with a 4.0 grade average)
Ohio School of Broadcasting - Associates degree in Broadcasting
May-1989 / June-1991
Art Institute of Pgh - Associates degree in Visual Communications
June-1982 / September-1984
Adobe Creative Suites CS4 Microsoft Office 2007
St Paul’s Preschool - Art teacher and aide
A preschool Art instructor. Educating children ages 2 to 6 on Art and Art history and coming up with art projects that represented the artists we talked about.
September-2007 / current
Froggy 104FM / Lite 98.9 Utica NY Radio personality
Froggy- Morning show cohost.
Lite 98.9 - Parttime weekend radio host and also a stand in for when people were on vacation.
July 1996 - May 1997
WZKL Kool 92 - Canton OH Radio Personality
Morning show cohost of Caton's #1 radio show and coproducer.
June 1996 - March 1995
Business cards tomorrow -Tempe AZ Artist
Paste up business cards for full color to one color cards. Created logo's and artwork when needed.