Eric Nielsen

Freelance Graphic Designer & Website Designer

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Location:Lake Worth, Florida, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/ericnielsen
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ERIC NIELSEN
420 South B Street • Suite A1 • Lake Worth, FL 33460
Web Site: http://www.neovizion.com • Email: ernielsen@gmail.com • 561-350-8247

SUMMARY: Creative, versatile, designer with excellent leadership and problem solving skills. Three years technical illustration, 8 years graphic design, 15 years web design, 4 years UI design, 1 year mobile design and 4 years lead generation. Hard work ethic, self starter, and easy going personality compliments my communication and organizational skills.

COMPUTER SKILLS/SOFTWARE (PC or MAC):

• Adobe Creative Suite CS4
• Visual Studio 2010
• Filezilla (FTP)
• WS_FTP
• Homesite
• UltraEdit
• Coffee Cup
• Camtasia
• Microsoft Office
• Corel Draw/Photo-Paint
• Quark

Other Skills:

• Designing for Mobile Phones, iPad and other tablets
• Wordpress blog, Twitter, Facebook, RSS Feeds etc.
• Hand Coding: HTML, XHTML and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
• PHP (templatizing web sites, no dev.), CGI, DHTML, Javascript and Jquery
• Time estimating, coordinating/managing projects for in-house or out-of-house clients.
• Browser compatibility: Opera, Explorer, Google Chrome and FireFox.
• WEBTRENDS tracking software, illustration of original graphic images, scanning, FTP, optimizing images
• MicroDigital and Itek Graphics 435 stat camera operation, Use of Repro Technology, Blueliner 5000,
HP Designjet 650C Plotter, Textronics printer, and HP Scanjet IIcx Scanner.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Saveology: Interactive Designer : 6/11 - 10/7/11
Completing a variety of projects for web and graphic design using Adobe Suite CS4 and Visual Studio. Utilizing
user interface design skills to increase lead generation sales. Working with project managers, SEO and content co-workers to assess design requirements, timelines details for projects.

Designs included: landing pages, websites, email, mobile, logo, graphic design projects for trade shows and company marketing. Debugging and updating current websites, landing pages and email creative. Working closely with Developers to make sure corrections to web files are pushed from development to quality assurance, and then production.

WebSite Home page Redesigns:
http://satellitesales.com (redesigned home page except header and footer.30% increase sales and 10% SEO)
http://www.neovizion.com/client_samples/buyatt/ (redesigned home page before lay off. Current site buyatt.com)

NEOVIZION, Inc.: Web/Graphic/UI Design Consultant : 11/09 - present [ http://www.neovizion.com ]
Completing a variety of projects on time and within budget utilizing skills such as: providing creative direction, design
and development of web sites, UI interfaces from start to finish, designing marketing materials, working under tight deadlines, time/cost estimation, and providing feedback to enhance the outcome of the projects.

User Interface Design for Putnam Investments: http://www.neovizion.com/client_samples/rangerdemo/

Latest Web Sites: http://neovizion.com/clients/

Mobile Sites: http://neovizion.com/mobile-design/

Landing Pages: http://neovizion.com/portfolio/landing-pages/
Email Creatives: http://neovizion.com/portfolio/email-campaigns/
Branding Logo Design: http://www.neovizion.com/branding-strategy-logo-design/
Portfolio: http://neovizion.com/portfolio/

Synervation Global - Director of Technology and Creative Services: 12/06 to Present:
Marketing and Affiliate network company – SynervationGlobal.com, Synervation.net. Create and add campaigns to network, develop/design web sites and landing pages, set up co-registration paths, banner creation, HTML newsletters
and maintain the company websites. Utilizing user interface design skills to increase lead generation for clients.

Web sites:
http://www.synervationgreenhosting.com/
http://www.coreg-software.com

QClix.com Working as a Web Design/Developer: 12/05 – 12/06
Affiliate network company – SynervationGlobal.com, Synervation.net. Create and add campaigns to network, develop/design web sites and landing pages, set up co-registration paths, banner creation, HTML newsletters
and maintain the company websites. Utilizing user interface design skills to increase lead generation for clients.
(Out of Business)

Web Design/Developer Consultant (NEOVIZION, Inc. See below) : 11/04 – 12/05:
Completing a variety of projects on time and within budget utilizing skills such as: providing creative direction, design and development of web sites from start to finish, designing marketing materials, working under tight deadlines, time/cost estimation, and providing feedback to enhance the outcome of the projects.

Global Partners Group: Web Designer/Developer , Graphic Designer : 10/03 – 11/04:
Redesign, maintain and update 5 company web sites (in 2 languages) as well as prepare print material. Daily responsibility: Website coding which includes HTML, Javascript, DHTML, FLASH, some Coldfusion. Creating Mock-up images for redesigning websites. Complete development of websites after mock-up stage. Print ad design and PDF creation. Animated ad campaigns using GIF or Flash.

Web sites:
http://www.NAIB.com Bought by Vfinance.com ( See website here: http://www.neovizion.com/client_samples/naib )
http://www.level2.com Bought by Vfinance.com ( See website here: http://www.neovizion.com/client_samples/level2 )
http://www.equitystation.com Bought by Vfinance.com ( Website is Still up)

Monitor Outlet: Web Designer/Developer Contractor (PT) : 3/03 – 10/03:
Maintaining and updating products for e-commerce web site. Daily functions include: providing feedback to enhance the way the web site functions, searching partner web sites for new product updates, interacting with partners to collect appropriate content, updating/maintaining MS Access database, creating consistency in page layouts, optimizing old and new HTML code and images and prototyping designs for future redesign of web site.

Web site http://www.monitoroutlet.com

NEOVIZION, Inc.: Web/Graphic/UI Design Consultant : 2/1996 - present
Completing a variety of projects on time and within budget utilizing skills such as: providing creative direction, design and development of web sites from start to finish, designing marketing materials, working under tight deadlines, time/cost estimation, and providing feedback to enhance the outcome of the projects.

iBelong / Verilytics: Lead Designer (Web/Graphic/User Interface Designer) 12/99 - 6/01
Redesigned user interface for Verilytics enterprise portal and web-based financial application GAA Ranger Online. Provided creative direction and designed easier navigational schemes, overall designs, branded imagery, online
promotions (banners, pop-up windows, splash pages). Interacted with JAVA architects, developers, internal sales and marketing departments. Prototyping and conceptual mock-ups were created using paper and Photoshop for team evaluations. Photoshop prototypes were developed into optimized HTML layouts (including imagery) utilizing CSS, Javascript, etc.

Portal Examples: http://www.neovizion.com/client_samples/portal_examples
GAA Ranger Online: http://www.neovizion.com/client_samples/rangerdemo (just HTML prototypes).
Other tasks include designing marketing material to promote portals which include: Graphics for CDROM, flyers, duffle bags, brochures, mailers, etc.

Macs at Work: Web Designer (contract) 6/99 - 12/99
Responsibilities include managing/updating multiple web sites for current clients as well as meeting with new clients to develop new websites. Time estimation and communication skills play a vital role in this position to understand the clients needs and suggest solutions to their current problems.

EMCON: Graphics Designer/Technical Illustrator (contract) 6/98-9/98
Contract position. Graphics Designer/Technical Illustrator using the Macintosh Power PC. Managing and creating a variety of technical and graphic: proposal covers, newspaper ads, newsletters, site maps, flow diagrams, organizational charts, timelines, presentation boards, slides.

Earth Tech: Graphics Designer/Technical Illustrator 8/90 - 5/98
Managed and created a variety of technical and graphic support which included designing proposal covers, newspaper ads, newsletters, service sheets, brochures, site maps, flow diagrams, organizational charts, timelines, presentation boards/slides, inking mylars, etc. Other responsibilities included monthly charges, using coordinating and time estimating skills to meet tight deadlines for 170 co-workers.

Itek Optical Systems: Technical Illustrator 8/88 - 5/89
Created technical illustrations, three - two-dimensional drawings, flow charts, milestone schedules, bar charts, and graphs using Adobe Illustrator and the Interleaf System as well as traditional methods for use in proposals, reports, viewgraphs, and slides.

Designline: Technical Illustrator 10/87 - 8/88
Managed all technical illustration support for clients (time estimation, coordination of jobs, and prioritizing). Generated artwork for press and for use as visual aids: line art, overlays, halftones, and Veloxes.

EDUCATION:
Certificate - Two-year commercial art program with emphasis on graphic arts and technical illustration, Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical School (1985-1987). Diploma - High School Graduate (1981-1984)
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Website Design