14 years experience in graphic design, fashion and home décor industries. As a Design Artist I produce technical drawings, garment sketches, art for fabric prints, embroidery, appliqué, screen print, placement print, bead work, sequins and laser design.
I maintain production records using product lifecycle management software, correspond with vendors and factories about design and garment production, work with fashion designers and fashion houses to produce highly customized products. I also create designs for labels, tags, gift cards, specification manuals, store signage, catalogs.
I am proficient using the following computer programs: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite and Quark.
Additional skills include illustration (both hand and computer), package design, print set up, advertising, web design, and marketing experience.
Information Technology – Visual Communication
University of Phoenix - Online
Advertising and Graphic Design, AAS
McDowell Technical Community College
4.0 GPA, Presidents List 8 Semesters
Statistical Process Control
Clemson University Extension Program
University of North Carolina at Asheville
Dale Carnegie Management
Asheville, North Carolina
Medical Laboratory Technology, AAS
Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College
ASCP certification CLA & MLT
Relevant Experience – 14 years
Design Artist, 2006- Present
Bon Worth, Hendersonville NC
Graphic Designer / Illustrator, 2013-present
Windswept Marketing, Asheville, NC
Graphic Designer, 2013-present
GolfSkor, Asheville, NC
?Adjunct Multimedia Instructor, Flash and Director, 2003-2005
McDowell Technical Community College, Marion NC
Illustrator, Product/Packaging Designer, 2002-2005
Manual Woodworkers and Weavers, Hendersonville NC
Illustrator, Baby Bedding, 2004-2006
Regal, Johnston SC
Graphic Designer, 2000-2002
EB Wall and Associates, Lenoir NC
Graphic Designer, 1999-2001
McDowell News, Marion NC
Great Smokies Diagnostic Laboratory, Asheville NC
Clients include national and local clothing, baby bedding, furniture, medical, banking, religious, theatrical, arts and adhesives manufacturers.
Print and web design, identity systems, logo development, packaging, annual reports, catalog, national furniture ads, magazines, newsletters, and CD design.
14 years Supervisory Experience in Manufacturing as a Quality Control Manager for a large dairy processing facility.
Adobe Photoshop Certification
Adobe Illustrator Certification
Adobe Flash Certification
Garment Construction & Design
Notary Public Course & certification
Small Business Administration Certification
Selling on EBay I & II
Amazon Web Store Set up & Maintenance
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