Mike

Freelance Digital Artist & Print Ad Designer

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Location:San Jose, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/cysgraphics
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Graphic Artist
Conceived designs, page layouts, and coordinate editorial illustrations, cartoons and information graphics? for magazines, brochures, and posters. I then translated the facts and features of subject material into ?graphic terms that best convey intended meaning. Prepared animated gifs, flash ads and? web pages for trade show events.

APPLIED VARIOUS ARTISTIC TECHNIQUES: Including pencil, marker, colored pencil, pen & ink, gouache, acrylics & other related media to illustrate products, people, and various abstract renderings. Scanned finished artwork into Photoshop, added filter effects, color corrected image and saved?as CMYK tiff files.

PROVIDED GUIDANCE WITH GRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY: Assisted GCN Lab reviewers with digital cameras, hand held devices, scanners, graphic software package upgrades, correct use of file? formats, and color correction. Directed the photo shoots of products to be used in Washington Post related properties.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
• Created computerized filing system to locate illustrations and photos by issue date.
• Guest Speaker at FOSE 2005. Discussed the process of taking editorial cartoons from ink to digital image.
• 2001 Post-Newsweek MVP Award
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Digital Art
Print Ad Design