John Hamilton AKA Sketch

Freelance Graphic Designer & Ad Designer

Location:Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
Career Objective

I am seeking a challenging position that will employ some or all of my skills to their fullest capacity.


Graphic Art:
Photography, graphic arts, drawing, illustrations, technical drawing, logo design, interior design, poster and magazine design, calligraphy, airbrush, computer graphics, web page design.

Mechanical, structural, civil, hydraulics/pneumatics design, surveying, house component design, building knowledge, quality control inspector.


Graphic Art:
Photoshop, Illustrator, 3D Studio Max, Flash, Dreamweaver, Some Quark ex.,
Windows 95/98/NT/2000/Me/Xp/7/8 and Mac

Mitek, Keymark, Truss Joice, Key Beam, AutoCAD 2D/3D, Mechanical DeskTop, Fastlook, Dlib, CVS Pro.


9.88-6.92 Granby High School with Vocational Degree.
9.90-6.93 Norfolk Technical Vocational Center, for Commercial art and drafting.
9.93-1.94 Norfolk Technical Vocational Center, for 1 year of AutoCAD training
2.97-3.97 CVS pro training. A structural program.
9.99-11.99 T.C.C; 3D Studio Max Training
3.02 Advitech. Center; Mechanical Desk Top/ custom 4 day class
9.12 Currently a junior at DeVry University in progress of earning a Bachelor’s of Science in multimedia graphic design. 2 year completed.

Work Experience

10.13 – 12.14 Self employed with Hamilton Logistics
Hampton, Va
Logistics Specialist
Contract driver for Diligent Delivery Systems to deliver merchandise to customer.

02.13 - 09.13 Busch Gardens
Williamsburg, Va
Culinary operations
To serve customers food with the best service, and to accommodate their every need in order to make them feel as guest.

11.12 - 12.12 UPS
New Port News, Va
Seasonal position delivering packages to customers.

09.26.05 - 04.04.12 Babcock Lumber
1294 N. Lewis St.
Glenville, WV 26351
Truss Technician
Design roofs and floor systems for homes and businesses. Quality control inspector of finished products.

11.04 - 12.04 Viking Pools
176 Viking Drive, Industrial Park
Jane Lew, WV 26378
Pool Designer / Detailer
Pool designing, detailing of pools and molds for entire company.

2.04-11.04 Destination Marketing
2819 Murdoch Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Art Director / Graphic Specialist
Director of website design, magazine layout and printing, brochures, postcards and any art needed for publication or promotional use.

1.98-12.03 Plasser American Corp.
2001 Myers Rd.
P.O. Box 5464
Chesapeake, VA 23324-0464
Graphic Engineer
Working as a hydraulic, pneumatics, mechanical design graphic engineer using 3D based programs along with Photoshop, digital photography and other programs to produce an array of visual information used for production of railroad maintenance vehicles.

11.96-11.97 Mineral Fabrication & machine Co., Inc.
P.O. Box 21
Keyser, WV 26726
Employed as a structural & mechanical detailer. Assisted in the design of a five story Kingsford plant; located in Luke MD.

7.93-7.94 Glenn and Sadler Associates
20 Kroger center, suite 100
P.O. Box 13226
Norfolk, VA 23506-0226
Employed as a technician in AutoCAD. Assisted in the design of the Nauticus pier Norfolk, VA. Surveying experience.

12.91-7.93 The Sports Authority
Janaf Shopping Center 23513
Retail sales and merchandizing
Selling health and exercise equipment.

References upon request.
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Ad Design