Dawn Sims

Freelance Graphic Designer & Book Designer

Location:Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
2 Skills

Art Institute of Pittsburg
Bachelor of Graphic Design
Graduated September 2011

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College
Associate of Art
Graduated August 2006

Software Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Dreamweaver, and Acrobat.
Creative Suite 4 and 5.
Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access
Knowledgable with PC’s and MAC’s operating systems

Job Experience

Beemans Resturant
Waitress- dealing with customers on a day to day basis and solving problems
while handling a product they wanted.
Employed from October 1999-January 2000

United States Navy
Mess Specialist Third Class- cooking, prepping and paperwork for 3 meals a day/7 days
a week. Leading and training soldiers who were in the same feild.
Employed from January 2000-January 2004

MWR Youth Activity Center
SAC Provider/Art Director- organize and teach youth art. This job entitled me to
interact with children of ages 5 years old up to 18 year olds who were interested in
art and also preparing for everyday life.
Employed from August 2006-January 2008


Navy Acheivement Medal
Awarded for reorganizing a base wide Housing structure. This incorporporated
a new bar coding system for all of the furniture, office equipment, and vehicles
within the CBC base in Gulfport, MS.


Hard Working, Thorough on Research, Creative, Dilligent, Team Player,
Leader as well as Follower when needed, Find inpiration in everything, and
Find a solution to everything that can be solved. Quick at learning and very
organized within my work. Adaptable to any situation that need to find a solution.
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Book Design