Melissa Foster

Freelance Ad Designer & Album Designer

Location:United States
2 Skills

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.


Store Manager
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.

Mystery Shopper
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.

Graphic Designer
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.
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Album Design