Pexter

Freelance 3D Graphic Designer & Ad Designer

1174
Location:Mesa, Arizona, United States
Website: http://www.ablstudios.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/pexter
2
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$30
Rate/Hr
R E B E C C A L. B O H A N O N

P R O F E S S I O N A L P R O F I L E

I am an accomplished graphic & web designer. I have over 15 years of professional experience as a visual communicator with additional experience in web, marketing, business development and multi-media. My career started back in the pre-digital era of art and design. Along with my traditional skills and knowledge, I have also passionately pursued the newest technologies used in today's web, interface design and graphics industry. I have a broad array of experience communicating with many medias and solutions. I strive to create dynamic original works that stand out and get noticed. Strong proficiencies include:

• Web Design HTML/CSS/jQuery
• Graphic Design
• User Interface Design
• Vector Graphics
• Flash Animation & Interaction
• 3D Modeling & Animation
• Technical Illustration
• Creativity & Innovation
• Corporate Identity/Marketing
• Efficient Project Management
• Photography
• Instructional & CBT Design

S K I L L S AND P R O G R A M S

HARDWARE
• PC & Macintosh Compatible Computers

SOFTWARE
• Adobe CS6 (Acrobat, After Effects, Bridge, Dreamweaver, Edge Animate, Flash, Fireworks, GoLive, Illustrator, Image Ready, InDesign, and Photoshop)
• FileMaker Pro
• Fontographer
• Lightwave 3D
• Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint LiveLink & Visio)
• Symon Design Studio
• QuarkXpress
• Quicktime Pro
• VMWare Fusion

SKILLS
• Vector Graphics
• User Interaction / User Interface Design
• Instructional Design & CBT Creation
• Web Site Creation, CSS/jQuery/Javascript & CMS
• Search Optimization (SEO)
• Broadcast Graphics / Animation
• CG Animation
• Three Dimensional Rendering
• Marketing Support / Graphics
• Digital Imaging (photo re-touch and enhancement)
• Digital Photography
• Typography
• Illustration
• Layout Design & Color Correction
• Project Management

P R O F E S S I O N A L E X P E R I E N C E

GENERAL DYNAMICS C4 SYSTEMS • Scottsdale • AZ • Web Developer Senior • 2011 – 2013
• Responsible for internal and external web sites and interfaces from the design stage to completion using Dreamweaver, SharePoint, custom CMS, XHTML, XML, XLS, CSS, jQuery, Javascript, Illustrator, Flash & Photoshop.
• Responsible for icons, user interface designs, proposal graphics, and instructional design for various products used by the DoD and civil agencies. Working closely with engineering, marketing and management to present strong visuals that make all materials easy to use and navigate using originally designed vector graphics created in Illustrator, and set up in Photoshop, Flash & Dreamweaver.
• Responsible for creating a variety of high-end marketing materials including: print/web ads, trade show materials, identities, web design, animations, logos, advertisements, posters, banners, newsletters, proposals, flyers, brochures, displays and multi-media presentations using originally designed vector & raster graphics created in Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, InDesign and PowerPoint.
• Responsible for closed circuit television graphics, animations, programming and broadcasting using Design Studio.
• Responsible for corporate digital photography (product, studio and event) using photography equipment, Photoshop and Bridge.

INILEX, INC. • Chandler • AZ • Graphic Designer / Web Developer • 2009 – 2010
• Responsible for all web sites and interfaces from the design stage to completion using Dreamweaver XHTML & CSS, Illustrator, CSS, Flash, with current web standards and optimization resulting in high Google rankings and growing analytics.
• Responsible for all software user interface design and instructional design for various products and demonstrations used by national sales teams and dealerships. Working closely with engineering, marketing and management to present strong visuals that make the software and products easy to use and navigate using originally designed vector graphics created in Illustrator, and set up in Photoshop, Flash & Dreamweaver.
• Responsible for creating a variety of high quality marketing materials including: print ads, trade show materials, identities, web design, animations, logos, advertisements, flyers, brochures, displays and multi-media presentations using originally designed vector & raster graphics created in Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, InDesign.
• Responsible for marketing research, patent & trademark research, contacts and all visual materials. Created marketing positioning reports, data analysis and implemented marketing and business development projects.

PREST-O-FIT, INC. • Chandler • AZ • Visual Communications Specialist • 2004 - 2009
• Responsible for all web sites from the design stage to completion using Dreamweaver XHTML & CSS, Illustrator, CSS, Flash, with current web standards and optimization resulting in high Google rankings and growing analytics. Implemented optimization that has
increased all web stats from original site analytics.
• Responsible for creating a variety of marketing materials including: instructional design, 3D renderings, plan-o-gram (design, layout & render), packaging design, trade show materials, identities, digital photography, photo manipulation, web design, logos, advertisements, flyers, brochures and catalogs using originally designed vector graphics created in Illustrator & Lightwave Modeler and set up in Photoshop, Flash, Lightwave Render and Dreamweaver.
• Responsible for marketing research, patent & trademark research, databases, contacts and all visual materials. Have worked with Marketing VP on positioning, data analysis and implementation of marketing projects.

CHIPWORKS/INTEGRATED CIRCUIT ENGINEERING INC. • Scottsdale • AZ • Senior Designer • 1999 - 2004
• Created all circuitry lab reports from Scanning Electron Microscope photos and engineering data. Created all technical drawings, schematics and charts for circuitry and reverse engineering reports catalogs using originally designed vector & raster graphics created in Illustrator, Photoshop & Quark Xpress.
• Produced all marketing materials including: CD-ROM faces and covers, seminar art and materials, multi-media presentations, trade show display materials, and holiday cards and labels. using originally designed vector & raster graphics created in Illustrator, Photoshop & Quark Xpress.
• Responsible for producing advertising brochures, publications, publication covers, promotional posters and materials.
• Created and animated the company mascot and characters for screen savers and web. Designed the web site graphics using Illustrator and Flash.

F R E E L A N C E & C O N T R A C T A S S I G N M E N T S

ARIZONA MARTIAL ARTS LION DANCE ASSOCIATION • Gilbert • AZ • Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Photographer & Illustrator • 2008 - Present
• Responsible for producing the association's corporate identity and materials using original vector graphics created in Illustrator.
• Created all advertising materials, association vector art, screen savers and vinyl-cuts using Illustrator & Photoshop.
• Designed, built and maintained association web site and interfaces using Dreamweaver XHTML, jQuery & CSS.
• Responsible for photography published in international print magazine and online using Bridge and Photoshop.

I.C. LAB SERVICES • Phoenix • AZ • Graphic & Web Designer • 2004 - Present
• Create all circuitry lab reports from Scanning Electron Microscope photos and engineering data. Created all technical drawings, schematics and charts for circuitry and reverse engineering reports using Photoshop & InDesign.
• Responsible for corporate identity, including web site, business cards and technical report design, layout & structure using vector graphics in Illustrator with layout in InDesign and Dreamweaver.

JVG CONSULTING GROUP • Phoenix • AZ • Graphic Designer • 2004 - 2008
• Responsible for corporate identity and website using Dreamweaver XHTML & CSS.

VAS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. • Phoenix • AZ • Graphics Manager • 2003 - 2004
• Responsible for producing various projects for diversified clients including: flyers, brochures, advertisements, trade show designs, signage, and corporate identities using originally designed vector & raster graphics created in Illustrator, Photoshop & Quark Xpress.
• Created all three-dimensional design & CGI rendering of interior spaces & fixtures using Bryce 3D.
• Responsible for producing and maintaining all web sites using Photoshop and Go-Live.

A W A R D S & A C C O M P L I S H M E N T S
• Multiple Eagle Awards for design & service at General Dynamics C4 Systems
• Colorado Institute of Art Deans List 3.5 GPA or higher for 3 years
• Recipient of numerous Merit Scholarships
• Volunteer work that includes:
- Instructor Aide for Kids and Adults Martial Arts Classes in Gilbert, AZ and Tempe, AZ
- Fundraiser Cartoonist at School Fairs & Carnivals in Scottsdale, AZ and Aurora, CO
- Cartoon & Illustration Instruction in Chandler, AZ, Tempe, AZ, Denver, CO and Aurora, CO

E D U C A T I O N
THE COLORADO INSTITUTE OF ART • Denver • Colorado • 1997
Associate Degree of Applied Science in Visual Communications; illustration major 3.78 GPA

METROPOLITAN STATE COLLEGE OF DENVER • Denver • Colorado • 1991 - 1993
General education, art & production classes; 60 credit hours completed
Skills (2) Rating
3D Graphic Design
Ad Design