Nikie Crawford

Freelance Digital Artist & Illustrator

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Location:Tempe, Arizona, United States
Phone: 602.525.0663
Website: http://www.monsterillustrations.com
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/nikiecrawford
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I have worked for Tinyprints for nearly a year as a production designer, but really would prefer to pursue my passion instead, which is designing cards. I know this is my niche, and really enjoy this line of work. I'd love the opportunity to show you my work.

Nikie Crawford
1038 E Broadmor
Tempe, AZ 85282
602.525.0663

EXPERIENCE
Production Designer, Tiny Prints, Tempe, Arizona (September 2010-present)
Proofing all customer text, color correcting and sharpening photos for excellent print results. Work in a timely manner while maintaining accuracy and achieving a higher than average production rate.

Freelance Designer and Illustrator, Tempe, Arizona (2008-present)
Worked for graphic designers doing contract work as needed, such as websites, brochures, business cards, logos, and branding. Created websites, logos, collateral, invitations, and T-shirt designs for my own clients.

Landscape Designer, Production Manager, Rain Dance, Chandler, Arizona (2006-2008)
Designed landscape plans using a Visio based program. Developed work schedules for all landscape installations and maintenance work. Managed workflow, sales, and commissions for entire sales team. Created and managed pivot table reports in Excel to track all sales by office personnel.

Senior Logistics, PMI/Carry Gear Solutions, Seattle, Washington (1998-2005)
Ensured accuracy on all documents for exports, imports and domestic shipments. Responsible for all shipments from factories in China to clients all over the world, including Nike, Starbucks, Eddie Bauer, and Target. Involved with the implementation of electronic ordering system and solely responsible for all order processing and fulfillment. Assisted in development of a comprehensive inventory management system, which facilitated the expansive growth from 40 million to 60 million dollars in annual sales.

EDUCATION
Mesa Community College, Mesa, Arizona. Art and Design, 2008-2010
Won Best in Medium and 2 juror’s awards for charcoal, web design, and animation.
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. BA , Business, 1998

APPLICATIONS + OTHER PROFICIENCIES
Highly proficient with Illustrator, Photoshop, and Microsoft Office Suite. Good working knowledge of and experience with Indesign, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Premiere, and prepress concepts. Good time-management skills, very detail-oriented with excellent follow -hrough. Excellent communication skills, creative problem solver, work well under pressure, and very personable.

COMMUNITY
Current board member on the Tempe Municipal Commission for the Arts and Tempe Public Art Commission..
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art
Illustration