Jenny Walker

Freelance Ad Designer & Poster Designer

Location:Marysville, Michigan, United States
2 Skills
4319 Vincent Road • North Street, Michigan 48o49 • (810) 300-0223 • (810) 985-6002
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Cass Tech High School, Detroit, Michigan
Diploma, December 1970

St. Clair County Community College, Port Huron, Michigan
Associates of Science; Phi Beta Kappa, December 2010
Communication Design

Operating Systems: Windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7/10
Software: Adobe Illustrator, In Design, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office 1997-2003/07/10, Quicken, Adobe Acrobat Reader
Computer Graphics, Web design, corporate design, typography

Advertising production
Art: 2-D design; 3-D design; color theory; canvas and mural painting; pen and ink; oil, acrylic, and water color painting

Walker & Walker Arts & Crafts, North Street, Michigan
Artist, Owner, Manager, March 1980-Present
• Creates traditional and modern works of art. Designs and paints original art work on canvas, wood, metal(i.e. antique milk cans, mailboxes) etc. specifically; scenery, homestead, portrait, etc. Creates pen and ink drawing, colleague scenery, and chalk drawing.
• Created and manages business and personal website, featuring collegiate and professional works of art.
• Displays and sells works of art at Studio 1219.
• Designs brochure displaying merchandise, creates a photographic inventory of merchandise.
• Manages business income and expenses, booth at craft shows selling artwork, and orders supplies.
• Taught adult art education classes in fine arts. Volunteered as Head judge for Junior Fine Arts Division K-12 for the 4-H.
St. Clair County Community College Erie Square Gazette, Port Huron, Michigan
Photograph/Production Editor, April 2009-December 2010
• Wrote “Pet of the Week” and various sporting event articles. Took photographs for staff journalists. Edited photographs for articles.
• Laid out stories, photographs, and advertisement in each issue. Designed advertisements for consumers.
St. Clair County Community College Public Relations, Port Huron, Michigan
Poster Designer, April 2009-April 2010
• Designed a variety of posters for events sponsored by the art department.
• Created posters to advertise concerts located on campus.
Bon Worth, Port Huron, Michigan
Store Manager, October 2006-April 2008
• Managed store and employees; consisted of product inventory, daily/weekly/monthly banking and accounting, interview/hire/exterminate employees, and make schedules. Designed appealing and organized clothing displays; decorated, cleaned, and organized store.
• Assisted customers to select outfits based upon their needs and proper sizes.
• Coordinated Red Hat Society, retirement community, etc. fashion shows by choosing models, apparel, and choreographing the event.
• Organized a charity raffle for an employee with kidney failure and the National Kidney Foundation.
Dunham's Sporting Goods, Port Huron, Michigan
Apparel Department Coordinator, November 2004-October 2006
• Designed appealing and organized clothing displays for new merchandise, unload and price freight, and straighten apparel department, report claims on damaged merchandise.
• Assisted customers to locate store products and cashier using XP computerized cash register.
Main Street Bridal, Port Huron, Michigan
Bridal Consultant, September 2004-April 2005
• Assisted customers to select and accessorize wedding/formal apparel and accessories, took measurements to properly fit customers, and sales of gowns, along with tuxedo rentals.
• Assisted customers by completing order forms; steamed, cleaned, and stored gowns; basic secretarial duties.
• Designed and created displays for gowns, accessories, and other merchandise and set manikins.

Studio 1219, Port Huron, Michigan
• Premièred as Student of the Month (twice) for the Art Department at the Spiral Studio. Displayed student works of art including graphics, oil painting, water colors, 2-dimensional design, color theory design, and posters created for the art department.
St. Clair County Community College Erie Square Gazette, Port Huron, Michigan
• Michigan Community College Press Association Awards; received third place for the best overall design for production editing.
Bon Worth, Port Huron, Michigan
• Received the Bonnie Award for superior performance in 2007, through exceeding the sales plan for 2007 by $40,000, maintaining the appearance of the store, and staying within the store budget.
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Poster Design