Michelle Grant

Freelance Logo Designer & Multimedia Freelancer

1865
Location:Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
Phone: (678) 337-1369
Website: http://www.hyperglyphix.net
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/michellegrant
5
Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
Hello. I am seeking a position as a web or graphic designer, which would make use of my proven abilities in event coordination; web, graphic and multimedia design; and marketing. I love design, and am very enthusiastic about using my skills in a wide variety of venues, including web, print, and video. Please check out my website for examples of my work.

Summary Of Skills

* Dynamic website development utilizing HTML, CSS, and Flash
* Page layout and image editing using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
* Video production with Flash, Camtasia, and Premiere Pro
* Able to analyze complex and detailed material and solve problems
* Effective oral and written communication skills
* Strong computer skills, including detailed knowledge of Microsoft Office

Education

WESTWOOD COLLEGE, Online Campus
B.S., Web Design and Multimedia, Magna *** Laude, March 2011

KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY, Kennesaw, GA
Continuing Education, Graphic Design, Ongoing

Employment Experience

Multimedia Designer
2011 - Present
* Freelance designer. Utilize creative and technical skills to bring clients' visions to digital reality.
* Brand development, website design and implementation, video, interactive presentations, print and digital collateral.
* HTML, CSS, Flash, ActionScript 3.0, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, Camtasia, InDesign.

Verendus, LLC Atlanta, GA
2009-2010
Web Designer
* Primarily responsible for the implementation of the KDH Homes website using HTML and CSS.
* Assisted with execution of TheGiftionary.com website, reducing the need for an external vendor.
* Designed and created promotional and help documentation for TheGiftionary.com using Adobe In-Design.
* Created and produced video to assist vendors with registration using Camtasia.
* Utilized Adobe Photoshop and Dreamweaver to create the design for a website and logo for JoScrubs.com.

Boy Scouts of America Kennesaw, GA
2003-2009
Administrative Assistant/Multimedia Designer
* Assisted in coordination and planning for regional events, including the production of electronic and printed promotional materials.
* Created regional publications and multimedia for distribution to regional professionals and board members.
* Designed and implemented regional website increasing quick communication between regional councils and volunteers.
* Expedited regional conversion to electronic formats through the redesign of documents and newsletters.

Surebridge, Inc. Atlanta, GA
Winter 2002-2003
MIS Administrator
* Provided desktop support for local and remote users for Windows 98, 2000, and XP.
* Responsible for creating phone and voicemail extensions for new employees on a Definity switch.
* Performed full license audit for the company, preventing violation of software licensing agreements.
* Implemented email conversion from Lotus Notes to Microsoft Exchange.
* Wrote technical documentation detailing the procedures for Operations department.

CryoLife, Inc. Kennesaw, GA
2001-2002
IT Support Specialist
* First line of contact for the Help Desk resulting in a 30% increase in the resolution of trouble tickets.
* Responsible for creating phone and voicemail extensions for new employees utilizing Definity Administration software.
* Appointed the primary technician for the new corporate multimedia system reducing the need for costly professionals.
* Worked with the multimedia installation contractors to resolve problems and get the system operational in time for CryoLife’s Gala dedication ceremony for the new auditorium.
* Rewrote the Information Technology Orientation materials for accuracy and ease of understanding.
* Trained new employees in usage of computers, phones, and the multimedia system.
* Negotiated with vendors for product discounts resulting in a savings of over $20,000 in 2001.

Professional Affiliations

National Association of Photoshop Professionals
Member 2008 to Present

American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA)
Member 2008 to Present

References Available Upon Request
Skills (2) Rating
Logo Design
Multimedia