10/14/2008 - Present | Senior Visual Information Specialist
US ARMY Serve as the senior graphic designer for the US Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District and I provided both graphical and visual support to Corp elements. responsible for layout and design of electronic and printed materials in which they include brochures, the employment of the Corp logos, letterheads, envelopes, certificates, posters, flyers, business cards, stickers, signs, note pads, labels and all other forms of marketing materials.
Fully engage in the use of Adobe CS4, design and production suite, and Corel Draw graphic suite X 3, software, Microsoft Office and other U.S. Army proprietary software.
Ensure rules and regulation on the production of visual art products such as pass port photos, formal certificates awards, and display of organizational logos and emblems.
Provide Visual Information services to customer in sponsored event such as town hall meetings, Corps Christmas party, picnics, retirements and awards ceremonies. Edited and converted brochure Booklet for EEO, and Mobile District Regulatory Field office from PowerPoint to prepress for the printing.
02/2003 - 10/2008| Visual Information Specialist
US Army Responsible for planning, creating and designing Visual Information material such as booklets, placement cards, business cards, brochures, logos, flyers, charts, displays, and banners.
Depiction of depot activities such as Equal Opportunities, special events, Public Affairs Office, Depot newspaper, retirement, and award ceremonies.
Decide on layout and design of images and typographical format for charts, posters, banners, signs certificates, tickets, programs, program covers and logos.
02/2001 - 05/2001 | Graphic Designer
AniVision, Huntsville, AL 35801
Develop and execute graphic solutions for new packaging for online game software, advertising and marketing support for Anivision marketing department.
Work closely with other designers to develop texture for real-time models that are currently used in Anivision's online games.
Adhere to production schedules set by the Production Manager.
Maintain the department art materials library in electronic and hard copy format.
Develop graphics to support internet commerce initiatives and direct mail pieces for company sales force.
01/2001 – 02/2001 | Graphic Artist
AAA Printing, Hazel Green, AL 35750
Responsible for creating a wide varieties of print projects including brochures, order forms, self-mailers, Invitations, business cards, newsletters, flyers for client. Prepress work for 1-4 color offset printing, and responsible for the organization and quality control.
Resolved printing issues to a variety of different output devices, including a digital image setter. Use independent judgment in developing creative solutions to the design of printed and electronic presentations that reflect the high design standards of AAA Printing.
Knowledgeable of both Mac and PC platforms and proficient in related programs, including Quark Express, Adobe Acrobat, Macromedia Freehand or Illustrator, PageMaker, Photoshop, QuarkXPress, and Word
08/1998 - 05/2000 | Digital Image Technicians
DTSV, Inc / OMNI Government Services, LP, Redstone Arsenal
Used desktop computers and adjoining hardware such a Kodak or Nikon negative scanner, AGFA flat bed scanner, CD recorder to archive large volumes of image for future use. Read PCMCIA card from digital cameras, print photos by using KODAK and Fuji printers.
Digitally color corrected and manipulated photograph, remove unwanted background, or combine features from different photograph with the aid Adobe Photoshop software.
Laminated large prints and mounted them on foam core.
Balboa High School, Republic of Panama, Panama, city; 1988 High School Diploma
Alabama A & M University, Normal, AL; Bachelor in Commercial Art , 1993; 3.5 out of 4 Point GPA; 146 Semester Hours
PROFESSIONAL RATINGS, AWARDS, AND RECOGNITIONS
Certificate of Achievement for Creative Excellence
Certificate of Academic Honor in recognition of the Citation Awarded the Tennessee Valley Advertising Federation
Photography, Adobe CS4 software, Microsoft office software, building story boards, power point presentation, operating lager format printer, video editing.