Freelance Ad Designer & Graphic Designer

Location:Plymouth, Minnesota, United States
2 Skills
Walter Jackson

Graphic Designer
Web Designer

Creative. Skilled. Motivated.
Offering 15 years of experience in multimedia, marketing and print design.
Talented at building and maintaining "win-win" partnerships.

2011- 2013, Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park, MN
Graphic Design-Creative Emphasis in Web Design, Associate in Applied Science
Ball State University, Muncie, IN
Graphic Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Technical Proficiency
Adobe Creative Suite 6: Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Flash, Acrobat, Dreamweaver
Motion Graphics & Digital Sound: Flash, After Effects, Audition
Web Design: CSS, HTML, Javascript, WordPress

Theory & Working Knowledge: Typography, Color theory, Storyboard design concept,
Layout, Animation principles & techniques, and experience with Macintosh & Window computers

MS Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint

Design Proficiency
Commercial Advertising Design
Poster Design
T-shirt Design
Corporate Collateral
Logo & Identity Design
Brochures & Newsletters
Flash Animations
Digital photograpy
Digital & Traditional Illustration
Product Packaging
Web Design / Web Development
Creating storyboards for animations/video


Freelance Graphic Designer
Shiloh Temple International Ministries - Minneapolis, MN 2008 - Present
Translated subject matter into concrete designs for posters, static and digital displays,
fliers, directional signage, brochures, advertisements and promotional materials.
Involvement in creative team efforts to produce streamlined production of educational
materials and promotional products.
Production Artist

SGS International - Brooklyn Park, MN May 2013
Build client mock-ups of final files using appropriate substrates.
Perform electronic keylining functions preparing files for digital production.
Quality check all work performed following departments guidelines.

Graphic Designer
Dex One, Inc. - Bellevue, WA - Maple Grove, Minnesota, 1996 - 2011
Collaboration with clients to create design of high quality advertising.
Consistently meet deadlines and production requirements in a fast-paced work environment.
Trouble Shooting OSX hardware and software.
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Graphic Design