SteveO

Freelance Technical Illustrator & Photo Editor

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Location:Grayslake, Illinois, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/steveo21043
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2 Skills
$37
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STEVEN OSOWSKI
829 Tylerton Ci rcle, Grayslake, I llinois 60030 847.548.8781 847.431.1925 steve5880@gmai l.com
www.linkedin.com/in/stevenosowski steve5880.wix.com/steven-j-osowski
TECHNICAL ILLUSTRATOR
Highly motivated, creative, and goal-driven professional, offering broad-based experience in technical and digital illustration, rendering, and photo retouching. Recognized for solid work ethic, along with exemplary ability to manage multiple priorities and creating innovative and dynamic designs aligned with client needs. Known for well-honed ability in producing photo-realistic renders using photo manipulation techniques to showcase visual aspects of proposed architectural, engineering, and construction projects. Equipped with articulate communication and interpersonal skills in building positive work relationships with clients and professionals of all levels.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
? Logo Design
? Corridor Map Design
? Custom Vector Art
? Photorealistic Rendering
? Quality Assurance
? 3D Modeling and Rendering
? Project Management
? Cross-functional Team Leadership and Collaboration
? Conceptual Thinking
? Digital Sketch Style, Line Art, and Marker Rendering
TECHNICAL SKILLS
3ds Max | Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator and Photoshop) | Google Earth | Microsoft Windows | Mac OSX
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Parsons Corporation ? Chicago, IL (1982–2014) Lead Engineering Technical Illustrator|2D-3D Graphic Designer 2003–2014
? Demonstrated expertise in using Adobe Illustrator to design graphs, technical charts, comprehensive cross sections, and highway improvement maps
? Applied colors on construction drawings to improve clarity and allow faster interpretation
? Created renderings, from conceptualization to final presentation, of proposed bridges, highways, railroad, tunnels, and aviation construction projects
? Utilized Adobe Photoshop to expertly combine the 3ds Max model and existing site photography, along with 3D modeling, computer rendering, photo retouching, and visual enhancements to establish a total sense of environmental realism while meeting client requirements
? Received 3D models made by the Visual Technology Team to develop final renderings for presentation
? Developed cross-sections, schematics, and colored working diagrams for the Graphic Design Group
? Maintained active communication with colleagues and project managers across all phases of the project, including participating in staff meetings, monitoring newly-received CAD or PDF working drawings, developing strategic action plans for the project, and establishing short- and long-term goals
? Initiated quality assurance audits on 3D models and renderings made by team members to ensure building and visual accuracy in accordance with working drawings and client requirements
Earlier Positions Held:
Senior Technical Illustrator | Graphic Designer
Technical Illustrator | Graphic Designer
Graphic Designer
EDUCATION
Associate’s Degree in Graphic Art THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ART ? CHICAGO, IL
Associate’s Degree in Architectural Drafting WILBUR WRIGHT COLLEGE ? CHICAGO, IL
TRAINING
Online Training on Adobe Illustrator and 3ds Max, Lynda.com
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP)
Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Wilbur Wright College