Vincent P. Lockett

Freelance Book Designer & Children's Book Illustrator

Location:Waldorf, Maryland, United States
2 Skills
Vincent Lockett • Graphic Designer/ Illustrator

8265 Cheswolde Ct, White Plain, MD 20695

Professional Summary:
I have twenty years of experience in the field of graphic design and related visual communication. My design portfolio includes book illustration, computer graphics, proposal design, newspaper and magazine layouts, for advertisement and brochures. Utilizes current graphic design technology and computer software packages to produce brochures, briefings, displays and other marketing material for visual communication media. I have prepared web design, display /exhibits, portrait painting, posters and caricature/cartooning. Proficient in airbrushing and mural art
Graphic Designer
Incorporate the use of the PC / Macintosh computers and desktop publishing to translate client requirements into quality finished products. Make use of design and illustrative skills to enhance graphic support in all areas to meet deadlines consistently. Provide graphic support to several Naval programs Ship Systems, AEGIS Optical System, Navy Theater Wide Program (PMS 452), and Aegis ballistic Missile Defense System. Prepare quality Camera Ready graphic material to support Navy and Government clients. Design Logo/Decal for Naval clients. Design covers for company proposals.
ANTEON CORP 1989 – 2004 (Taking over by General Dynamic’s)
Graphic Designer
Responsible for designing art by translating client requests in graphic quality camera-ready art. I organized and tracked extensive jobs through all stages of production and provided camera-ready finished products in compliance with client deadlines. Examples of completed projects include architectural renderings and engineering specification drawings. Created illustrations, displays for exhibits, signs, color separations, transparencies, in black and white or color for overhead projection. Created computer graphics which included charts, illustrations, and viewgraphs.
Educational Background:

Fine Art/Graphic Design Advertising/Graphic Design
Morgan State University, 1963-1964 National Academy of Art, 1965-1966
Courses and Training

Adobe PhotoShop CS4
Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
In Design CS4
Adobe Illustrator CS4
Microsoft word 7.0
Awards and Recognition
Certificate of Commendation
Techmatics Inc., 1992
Citation of Excellence
Techmatics Inc., 1993
Citation for USPS Proposal Cover Design, 1995
Employee of the Month Anteon Corp 1999
Publications Illustrated
National Defense Magazine, 2003 cover
Illustrated articles in 6 issues of National Defense magazines
Law Enforcement Magazine
Illustrated article on Chemical weapons

References available upon request