I have been in the graphic design industry for over fifteen years. My work experience has ranged from Art Director of a newspaper to managing a graphic business that supplied customers with t-shirts, trophies, plaques, and the embroidery of various items.
Native Sports, Choctaw, MS?April 2013 – Present
My position as store manager has been designing various t-shirt art, either supplied by the customer or inventing a new idea for them, designing art for team jerseys and applying the number for each player to the jersey. I work in the program of Corel Draw.
Graphic and Print Technician
MS Band of Choctaw Indians, Choctaw, MS?January 2006 – June 2012
My position with the tribe has been designing various t-shirt art, either supplied by the customer or inventing a new idea for them, embroidery of hats, blankets and tote bags, the assembling of trophies and plaques. I worked in the programs of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat.
Freelance Graphic Artist
Whirlwind, Butler, AL?February 2006 – September 2006
While freelancing for this company, I designed t-shirt art and logos for companies. Once the design was approved by the client, I would convert the art to PDF format and perform color separations and send it then to the printer. I worked in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Acrobat.
Cefco, formally Conoco Super Stop, Meridian, MS?November 2004 – September 2006
This was a marketing tool used by Super Stop to check the customer service, store appearance, and the employee’s performance. Purchasing at least $1 worth of merchandise, checking the store, I would then fill out the appropriate paper work and return it to the main office.
Southern Publishing Company, Meridian, MS?July 2002 – November 2004
The Southern Horseman and Paso FIno Horse World are nationally published magazines. I designed the layout of the ads promoting the horse, the layout of various news articles and also design ads for other publications for the current advertisers in the magazine.