Daniel Chittum

Freelance Website Designer & Graphic Designer

Location:Redondo Beach, California, United States
Website: http://www.danchittum.com
2 Skills

Visionary and award-winning designer dedicated to producing cutting-edge web sites, corporate/brand identities, marketing collateral, multimedia presentations, and print materials. Known for exceptional front-end development and web site improvement. Track record of meeting the most demanding deadlines, communicating effectively with cross-functional teams, and finding creative solutions for all challenges. History of taking a hands-on approach when collaborating with clients and bringing creative concepts to life. Proven talent for optimizing communications, generating significant website traffic, and translating complex concepts into dynamic designs.


User Interaction (UI) Improvement • Multimedia & Graphic Design • Illustration & Typography • User Experience (UX) Design • Website & Interactive Design • Front-End Development Content Management Systems • E-Mail Graphics & Banners • Information Architecture • Usability Standards & Testing • Site Maps & Process Maps • Navigational Structures • Photography & Photo Editing • User Flows Enhancement • Logos & Icons • Project Management • Wireframe Creation • Video Promotions • Client Interface


• Senior UI/UX Web Designer | Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, CA | 2001 to Present: Design highly effective corporate intranet websites. Establish online branding standards, integrate interactive content, and comply to stringent programming standards. Develop powerful content including web/email graphics, video promotions, logos, and icons. Provide exceptional designs for corporate communications, branding initiatives, and enterprise-wide CMS integration using a WordPress driven web-publishing system. Implemented uniform branding process for all intranet sites. Designed 50+ custom websites from scratch.

• Creative Consultant | DC-Designz, Redondo Beach, CA | 1987 to Present: Provide expert creative/art direction and design services. Generate compelling websites, print collateral, packaging, logos, and tradeshow graphics. Collaborate with advertising agencies, marketing firms, and design teams to meet tight deadlines; produce creative solutions under budget.

• Senior Web Designer | Creative Computers, Torrance, CA | 1997 to 1999: Designed impactful online promotional graphics, banner ads, and logos for MacMall, PCMall, and DataCom Mall. Supervised junior designers in web graphics production.

• Freelance Web Designer | Motorcycle.com, Redondo Beach, CA | 1997: Redesigned homepage, effectively increasing site traffic by 17%. Designed promotional web graphics, developed HTML, and created vendor web site comprehensives.

• Past Success | Senior Graphic Designer for Directware and Creative Computers: Produced direct mail, catalogs, logos, promotional graphics, and advertisements. Scanned, edited, and retouched photographs for reproduction.


2001 - Golden Web Award: antiagingforme.com, 1999 - Academic Scholarship, Otis College of Art & Design,
1999 - Golden Web Award: descomproductions.com, 1998 – Int’l Surf Festival, Logo Design Contest Winner


Adobe CS5 (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Premiere, After Effects), QuarkXPress, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, WordPress, Facebook, Transmit, Firefox, Camtasia Studio


athertonbc.org, danchittum.com, daugerresearch.com, antiagingforme.com, planetarydefense.info, fairbornbakerclassof77.com


Academy of Art University, MFA Graduate studies, Web and New Media Design, 27 credits, San Francisco, CA

Thomas Edison State College, Bachelor of Arts, 2006, Trenton, NJ


United States Navy, Honorably Discharged, Secret Clearance
Skills (2) Rating
Website Design
Graphic Design