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Sendy Williams

Freelance Book Illustrator & Graphic Designer

Location:Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, United States
Phone: 717-376-8230
2 Skills
I have had rigorous training and practice in illustration, studio painting, conservation and restoration. As well as 5 years experience in the field of graphic design particularly in the desktop publishing. The privilege of working in the Patriot News, the top leading news paper in central Pennsylvania, heightened my skills and abilities in the desktop publishing, customer advertising, print production and custom publication. My work have been appreciated and recognized for teamwork and flexibility to meet customer schedules. You will find that I have excellent interpersonal skills, highly and dynamic creativity, a precise detailed planner, illustrator, designer, that have the ability to work well in a team environment, the ability to multi- task with a “can do” attitude, and an eagerness to learn. My expertise lies both on technical and digital art, with proficient user of major computer page layout, image creation/editing, illustration, and word processing software on both Macintosh and PC platforms. My skills include: strong knowledge in Adobe Creative Suits 6 (particularly Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator). Adept in PageMaker, Multi-Ad Creator, Quark XPress, Publisher, Corel Draw, Dreamweaver, Flash.

Marywood University • Scranton, Pennsylvania • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration

• Full tuition Gates Millennium Scholarship
• Who's Who in the American Colleges & Universities
• Illustrator for Graduation Program Book Cover

• Design a radio poster ad for the Diocese of Harrisburg, PA • 02/2013 thru 03/2013
• Illustrate children's book page for Darlene Crouse (Author), Harrisburg, PA • 9/21012 thru 10/2012
• Enhance logo and photographic color correct images for Boy Scouts, Diocese of Harrisburg, PA • 01/ 2011 thru 06/2011 • Create logo for Youth Ministry office in the Diocese of Harrisburg, PA • 04/2010

The Patriot News • Harrisburg, PA 2007- 11/15/2007 to 02/03/2010
• Lay-out ads and modify error changes of advertisements using Multi-Ad Creator, Distiller & Expance program
• Create/redesign graphic images and photographs using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
• Set obituary pages and enhance color correct photos to fit layout for the news paper

Fry Communications Incorporated • Mechanicsburg, PA 2005-2007
• Design and build pages for weekly ads using Multi-Ad Creator and Photoshop
• Revise changes to the design and layout The Guide News City/Suburban and Dillsburg Edition in Quark XPress
• Perform Postscript and Distill upon completion

Albert Michaels Conservation • Harrisburg, PA 2004-2005
• Stencil floor cloths for the Georgia Governor’s Mansion, and decorative walls East Wing of the
Pennsylvania State Capitol Building
• Paint ornamental plaster ceiling using faux technique in the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building
• Conserve interior wood, marble surfaces, and ornamental plaster in the Capitol Building

Intern, Marywood University Publication • Scranton, PA 2002-2003
• Create brochures and Impressions using Illustrator and Photoshop
• Formulate illustrations of the Marywood buildings, archways and other sketches for the University using pen & ink and other medium
• Paint oil on canvass of the Marywood Memorial Commons, as well as enhance color photographic images
• Illustrate greeting cards using pen & ink for the Alumni

Volunteer, Holy Trinity Catholic Church • Williamston, North Carolina 2003-2004
• Render an illustration of St. Bernadette Church in Butner NC using pen & ink
• Create print design greeting cards, flyers, and brochures, as well as complex media such as signage for Holy Trinity Catholic Church
• Mentor and supervise young adults within the parish community, as well as provide assistance for the Pastoral Administrator
Skills (2) Rating
Book Illustration
Graphic Design