Ken Devaney

Freelance Ad Designer & Copywriter

Location:Peabody, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
Last Update: May 25, 2011

Kenneth Devaney
1 Joyce Road
Peabody, MA 01960
Cell Phone: (978) 998-5295


Experienced background spanning over 10 years in the design, development, and production of numerous web sites and their diverse assortment of components.

Excellent knowledge in the creation and editing of vector based and rasterized artwork.

Expert knowledge in the creation of structural templates containing HTML, Javascript, CSS files, XML documents and other files used to produce standardized text, colors, styles, layouts, logos, and navigation that remain constant throughout a website.


Expert Knowledge: HTML, CSS, XML, PhotoShop, Illustrator, DreamWeaver, Flash, Word, Excel, PowerPoint , Acrobat (PDF)

Excellent Knowledge: JavaScript, Bridge, InDesign, Fireworks, Premiere, Lotus Notes, Outlook, Quark Express

Base Knowledge: Flash ActionScript (2&3)
Currently studying several professional tutorials on the latest versions of Flash CS4 using ActionScript 3.


Boston University: Corporate Education Programs, Boston, MA
Web Designer Program
Information & Media Design for the Web
Planning Web Sites
Final GPA: 3.66 (All certificates available on request)


Salem State College (University): Salem, MA, 9/96 - 5/99
Degree: B. S. Communications
Major: Advertising Minor: Graphic Arts
Status: Magna *** Laude, 3.54 (credentials available on request)
Awards: Received finalist award for concept and design in a national MasterCard campaign competition.

North Shore Community College: Danvers, MA, 9/93 - 5/96
Degree: Associates, Liberal Arts
Status: High Honors, GPA: 3.56 (credentials available on request)

CURRENT: freelancing web sites for the company below and 2 others.
January 2009 - Present
Aborn Custom Automotive Machine: Company Manager
Administrative position managing the day-to-day operations of the company such as accounting, inventory, purchases, and sales. The company is relocating to Maine. I now desire to return to the field of WEB production and design.

February 2001 - October 2008
Houghton Mifflin Publishing Co, Boston, MA
Over 7 years of employment with Houghton Mifflin is described below.
With the approximate dates involved, the 4 major positions I held at Houghton Mifflin are as follows:

1) Final Position: Web Producer (Sept. 2005 - Oct. 2008) Supervised and participated in the production of college book web sites based on the author/professor criteria, budget considerations, scheduling flexability, and several other factors.

2) Flash Developer/Designer (Feb. 2003 - Sept. 2005) Created Macromedia Flash movies, Actionscript files and XML documents to design multi-media exercises, interactive maps and video presentations for college book sites, CDs, and other ancillaries.

3) Digital Publisher (Feb. 2002 - Feb. 2003) Created frameworks, layouts, navigation, etc. for interactive web sites to be used as multimedia versions of college text books for students.

4) Entry Position: Assistant Web Producer (Feb. 2001 - Feb. 2002) Originally hired as a 6 month temp to redesign existing static college book web sites to include updates of navigational features and interactive content.
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design