Apple and PC Operating Systems
Adobe Creative Suite 6
Large Format Printers
Onyx Printing Software
FastSigns: Columbia, MO (April 2007 - December 2012 )
Senior Graphic Designer and Production Specialist
Designed and produced signs and banners for customers. Installed graphics and signage on vehicles and buildings. Maintained printers, computers and other machines to help alleviate problems in the future. Researched and recommended new materials and/or products that could be used. Maintained stock of materials used to make the signs, ink for the printers and materials for installs and applications.
Joe Machens Ford: Columbia, Missouri (June 2006 – April 2007)
Pulled vehicles from the service lane and parked them in the service area parking lot. Filed Work Orders that had been completed and scanned.
Sunrise Sign Co.: Fulton, Missouri (April 2006 – May 2006)
Shop Assistant/ Temporary help
Jackson Hewitt: Columbia, Missouri (January 2006 – April 2006)
Prepared and filed the clients' taxes.
Master Graphics: Upland, California (September 2004 – December 2005)
Graphic and Web Designer
Developed corporate identity packages, logos, web page design, and window front layouts for local clients. Installed designs and lettering on vehicles, storefronts, banners, RVs, trailers, and signs.
Platt College: Ontario, California (January 2003 – July 2004)
Teacher Assistant / Tutor
Instructed students in graphic design software applications.
Sam's Club: Columbia, Missouri (November 2001 - September 2002)
Stocked and maintained merchandise in assigned area. Assisted customers who had questions. Operated the cash registers and preformed work in the check out lanes.
Kmart: Columbia, Missouri (May 1999 - November 2001)
Customer Service: Helped customers who had questions about merchandise or where to locate merchandise. Stock and maintain merchandise in various departments.
Assistant Receiving Manager: Maintained a clean and orderly receiving area. Unloaded and sorted merchandise as it arrived.
Grocery Department Manager: Helped customers who had questions about merchandise or where to locate merchandise. Stocked, ordered and maintained merchandise. Created and put up sale signage. Made sure inventory matched what was listed in the system.
Platt College, Ontario, California, December 2002 - May 2005
Graphic Arts program with emphasis in Computer Graphics
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Visual Communication and Video, May 2005
Multi-media Certificate, June 2004
Associate of Arts Degree, January 2004
Union College, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1997-1999
Completed two years of studies with an emphasis in fine art and computer science.
David H. Hickman High School, Columbia, Missouri, 1994 - 1997
Completed three years and graduated in 1997. Was active in CASA (Columbia Aeronautics and Space Association).