D'Artagan Winford

Freelance Poster Designer & Ad Designer

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Location:Brandon, Mississippi, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/dartaganwinford
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$75
Rate/Hr
Objective
Creative professional with more than ten years of experience in graphic design and advertising; pursuing a Senior Designer or Graphic Artist position with a dynamic team. My positive attributes include, but are not limited to, meeting deadlines, communicating ideas, handling multiple projects, dreaming in Pantone color and playing well with others.

Education
Mississippi Valley State University
Bachelor of Art in Fine Arts
3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Capabilities
Strong Communication Skills.
Multi-tasking with specific attention to detail.
Mac/PC
Adobe Photoshop CS6
Adobe Illustrator CS6
Adobe Indesign CS6
Adobe Acrobat Professional CS6
Dreamweaver CS6
Macromedia Flash CS6
Microsoft Word
Power Point
Final Cut Studio
Quark Express 8.0

Experience
2007 - Present - Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena, MS
Senior Designer, Responsible for the conception and completion of all University marketing material. Job duties included overseeing the design projects of the graphic designer, designing logos, brochures, posters, billboards, stage backdrops, publications, some web design and all other university promotional needs. Also responsible for establishing relationships with printers.

2003 - 2007 - Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena, MS
Graphic Design Coordinator, As the sole designer in the Office of Public Relations I was Responsible for the conception and completion of all University marketing materials. Job duties included designing logos, brochures, posters, billboards, stage backdrops, publications, some web design and all other university promotional needs. I was also responsible for establishing relationships with printers.

2002 - 2003 - Garden Park Adult Day Center, Greenwood, MS
Activity Director, Supervise Program Assistants, develop and maintain monthly calendars for program events, plan and assist with daily calendars of therapeutic activities, provide care with activities of daily living, transport participants and develop quarterly newsletter and marketing material and bidding print jobs.
2000 - 2001 - The John Richard Collection, Greenwood, MS
Graphic Designer and Intern, Responsible for the completion of brochures, Multi-media CDs and other advertising material.

Achievements
2012 CPRAM First Place - “MVSU Football Media Guide Cover” Print
2012 CPRAM First Place - “MVSU Football Poster” Print
2012 CPRAM First Place - “MVSU Football Media Guide Cover” Photo Illustration
2012 CPRAM First Place - “MVSU Football Media” Media Guide

2010 ADDY Graphic Designer of the Year
2010 ADDY Gold - “MVSU Keeping The Faith CD” Packaging Design
2010 ADDY Gold - “MVSU Renaissance Logo” Logo
2010 ADDY Silver - “MVSU Annual Report” Collateral
2010 ADDY Silver - “MVSU “Inaugural Program” Brochure Design
2010 ADDY Silver - “MVSU Inaugural Invitation” Special Event Invitation
2010 ADDY Silver - “A Funny Way of Showing It” Advertising for the Arts & Sciences
2010 ADDY Silver - “MLK Convocation Poster” Advertising for the Arts & Sciences
2010 ADDY Silver - “Valley Renaissance Ad” Arts magazine
2010 ADDY Bronze - “MVSU VS Logo” Logo
2010 ADDY Bronze - “MVSU Senior Basketball Poster” Illustration
2008 CPRAM First Place - “MVSU Football 2k7” Print
2007 CPRAM First Place - “The future: The Quest for Preeminence” Power Point
2007 CPRAM First Place - “B. B. King International Workshop” Print Advertisement
2007 CPRAM First Place - “MVSU Calendar Girls 2006-2007” Print
Personal Growth
2006 How Conference, Las Vegas, NV
Affiliations
Mississippi Delta Ad Federation
(CPRAM) College Public Relations Association of Mississippi
(CASE) Council for Advancement and Support of Education
References
Available Upon Request
Skills (2) Rating
Poster Design
Ad Design