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Monica Gibson

Freelance Graphic Designer & Website Designer

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Location:Ft. Collins, Colorado, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/monicagibson
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I'm a professional artist, illustrator and graphic designer. I have been working in the art and design industry for more than 15 years and have created solutions for clients such as Sony, Compaq, Double Tree Hotel, and Nordstrom.

I will meet your needs with original and eye catching designs. I will streamline our time from the start by asking the right questions. I produce high quality work on a budget and help you to attract the customers you are looking for.

My goal is to make you happy and be a returning client!

SKILLS:
illustration
character design
digital artwork
storyboard
children's artwork
book illustration
acrylic paint
pen
pencil
charcoal
graphic design
ibm & mac
photoshop
illustrator
fireworks
dreamweaver
indesign
after effects

EXPERIENCE:
commissioned murals 2001-2010
commissioned paintings 2001-2012

Group Exhibitions:
2011 Lincoln Gallery, Loveland, CO
2008 ***** Cafe, Carlsbad, CA

Solo Exhibitions:
12-2011 Bath Garden Center and Nursery

Other Achievements:
• 11-96 through 2010 Graphic Designer, designed websites,
printed marketing materials, internet marketing materials and
corporate branding. Designed and produced flash animations,
multimedia presentations and broadcast commercials.

• 2005 - 2008 Taught Meet the Master’s art program to 1st, 2nd
and 3rd graders at Peterson Elementary

• 2006-2007 Illustrated “Ugly Igor” children’s book

• 2002-2003 “For the Love of Art” video, partnered in launch of a
new company for children's animated educational videos •
designed corporate branding and identity, website and marketing
materials. Designed, produced and animated videos

EMPLOYMENT:
DMG Designs Inc
Freelance Designer
2003 - 2010

Baby Laureate/Little Laureate
Head Designer and Animator
2002-2003

Digital River
Graphic Designer and Multimedia artist
2000 - 2002

EDUCATION:
Platt College:
2-95 through 11-96 Newport Beach, CA
Graphic Design Major with emphasis in Multimedia.
Outstanding Academic Achievement Awards

Goldenwest College:
1-93 through 12-94 Huntington Beach, CA
Majored in Fine Arts
C.S.U LONG BEACH
9-91 through 1-93 Long Beach, CA
General Education

Continuing Education:
1-2012 Smartist Telesummit Career Conference-
Professional Development and Career Conference for Visual Artists

5-2011 through 10-2011
Artist Peer Success Mastermind Group -
mastermind group, goal setting plus art and business coach

1-2011 through 6-2011 Self Made Wealth - online business and
marketing education program focused on creating value
for others
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Graphic Design
Website Design