Harley

Freelance Graphic Designer & Illustrator

2677
Location:Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
Website: http://wix.com/harleyyee/portfolio
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/harley
22
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
OBJECTIVE: Graphic/Web Designer

• 15+ years of extensive experience in packaging, marketing and print design.
• Exceptional rapport with clients, vendors and peers in negotiations.
• Accustomed to performing multiple jobs in deadline-driven environments with an emphasis on working
within budget requirements.
• Excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills; team player with well-developed written and verbal
communication abilities.
• Passionate work ethics.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

PRINT
Product Packaging; Marketing Materials; Flyers & Promotions; Logo development

PHOTOGRAPHY
Directing Photoshoot; Image Manipulation; Retouching; Color Correction

MULTIMEDIA
CD Cover Design; Video Editing; Powerpoint; Web Design

PROGRAMS
Creative Suite; Muse; Dreamweaver; Acrobat; Word; Flash

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Paragon Designs, Thornhill, Ontario 2010-present
Freelance


Transcontinental Inc., Markham, Ontario 2009-2010
Packaging/Creative Designer
• Collaborated with co-workers in various departments to meet deadlines and requirements.
• Initiated recommendations which improved the workflow of avoiding potential errors.
• Provided valued proposal layout and design for Canadian Tire brands.
• Established trusting relationships with designers, coordinators and superiors.

Canadian Tire Corp., Toronto, Ontario 2001-2009
Packaging/Creative Designer
• Developed creative designs for corporate and vendor packaging.
• Directed photoshoots of products for multiple brands for packaging layouts.
• Contributed in managing policy guidelines for the various brands of Canadian Tire.
• Proactivly identified and resolved potential challenges for new projects.
• Managed and produced the creative design for the first Gift Card Program nation-wide.

Xerox Canada, Mississauga, Ontario 1998-2001
Packaging/Creative Designer
• Created new design themes for marketing and collateral materials.
• Ensured quality and accuracy for packaging layouts to meet government regulations and corporate brand
guidelines (GlaxoSmithKline).
• Trained junior/new designers and ongoing coaching.
• Consistently met or exceeded customer satisfaction targets.

Zellers, Brampton, Ontario 1996-1998
Production Artist
• Created various designs for all marketing materials.
• Produced weekly layouts for flyers.
• Teamwork support within creative department and copywriters.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Web Design 2012
Herzing College, Toronto, Ontario

Web Page Design I & II, Advance HTML 2009
Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario

Flash 2008
Seneca College, Toronto, Ontario

Dreamweaver Level 1 2001
Elgin Training Centre, York, Ontario

Computer Applications in Graphic Design 1995
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

Color Theory 1988
Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario

Graphic Design 1985
George Brown College, Toronto, Ontario
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Illustration