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Melissa Beck

Freelance Graphic Designer & Website Designer

Location:London, Ontario, Canada
2 Skills
Aspiring digital artist, with background in graphic, website, print and illustration design.
I have won many artistic competitions which included: website, graphic and illustration designs.


Personal Statement
I strive to provide my clients with exceptional and customized service that brings their vision to life. My clients can be assured that I will use my artistic abilities to provide them with a unique design for their print documents and/or website. Customer satisfaction is essential and has helped me to develop a reputation of being an artist who is customer-focused.

Work Experience

Freelance Graphic Designer 2004 – present
• Used effective consulting skills to assist clients with vision and design requirements for variety of print documents and website banners.
• Competently used my understanding of planning a project and using original ideas to deliver outstanding results on time and on budget.
• Demonstrated the ability to effectively use form, space, colours, and gradients with artistic precision.
• Delivered exceptional customer service through effective communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, and effective listening.
• Maintains ongoing technical and artistic knowledge of my field

Freelance Web Designer 2005 – present
• Creatively developed themes and graphic designs to provide clients with unique web site that met their needs.
• Effectively used artistic ability to create interesting websites that encourage repeat visitation.
• Competently used utilized various imagine sources as well as create original art
• Delivered exceptional customer service through effective communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, and effective listening.


• Creative Business Design
• Paul Meaney, RoyalLePage Real Estate Agent
• Gary Shura, salesman
• Hawk for the Cure: Fundraiser for Breast & Prostate Cancer
• Lionbridge Technologies, Ireland
• Miss Universe Canada
• Thompsons
• Free To Play MMORPGS
• Puss N Boots Cat Lodge
• Hillsdale Investigations & Film
• Niagara LARP
• Niagara College: Glendale Campus Horticultural Department

Software & Coding Experience

• Interactive Multimedia
• InDesign CS4-CS6
• Adobe Photoshop 7- CS6
• Adobe CS-CS6
• Quark X-Press
• Macromedia MX-2004
• MS Office
• Cute FTP
• Skype
• Forums
• Wordpress
• Blogger
• PHPbb3
• Javascript

Education & Certifications

InDesign Vancouver Island University, Nanaimo, BC
• Update course for Adobe InDesign CS4

Interactive Multimedia Certificate Niagara College, Welland Campus, ON
• Macromedia MX 2004 Collection, Adobe CS Collection, HTML, Intermediate: DHTML, XHTML, Java Script, and CSS, Beginner: 3D Studio Max 7.
• How to write up technical papers like business proposals & contracts.

Graphics and Design Diploma Niagara College, Welland Campus, ON
• Packaging, 2D & 3D Perspective Drawing, Graphic Design, Airbrushing, Life Drawing and Typography. Illustrator, Quark X-press. Adobe Photoshop 7. MAC and PC.

Ontario Secondary School Diploma Lakeshore Catholic High School, Port Colborne, ON
• Four years of Art Program
• Six Classes of English including Media & Writers Craft
• Animation class and basic coding class.

References Available Upon Request
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Website Design