Francine Houston

Freelance Billboard Designer & Ad Designer

Location:Flint, Michigan, United States
2 Skills
Motivated, driven and experienced.
Reliable, consistent, and focused.
Determined, able to execute design process from initial
concept to final presentation.
Ability to create conceptualize quickly and creativity.

June 2008- Associates of Fine Arts, Fashion Design
International Academy of Design and Technology, Troy, MI

2005- Bachelor of Fine Arts, Communication Design
College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
Minor in Art Therapy

2001- Associates of Applied Science, Graphic Design
Mott Community College, Flint, MI
Traveled with a team of graphic designers to display work
in the Fiji Islands museum and in other shows

Software Skills: Adobe Illustrator Adobe Fireworks Dreamweaver
Adobe Photoshop Quark Xpress Flash
Adobe In Design Microsoft Office HTML

Fashion Skills: Fashion Illustration Textiles Computer Generated Illustrations
Technical Flats Pattern Drafting Trend and Color Research
Concept Boards Photoshop Garment Construction
2009-Devon Promotions & Advertising
Graphic Designer
Designed forms, business cards,and postcards
Designed envelopes, and letterheads for company

2005-Present- Freelance Designer
Created business cards, developed,
Created T-shirt and corporate logos, informational and promotional flyers
Created invitations and corporate package, designed Cars and Stars program

2004-2006 Apparel Classics, Detroit, MI
Apparel Graphic Designer
Developed computer generated illustrations for clothing INK
(Imagine Not Knowing)
Created spec packages and select fabrics for each garment
Sketched prints, graphics, appliqués, beading, flats, and embroidery
Designed and prepared catalog, business cards, advertisement flyers,
and corporate package

2000-2001-WFUM-28 Public Television,Flint, MI
Created graphic designs for annual pledge drive.
Created television spots, logos, and story boards

References: References and portfolio available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Billboard Design
Ad Design