Ronald Wray

Freelance Graphic Designer & Advertising Photographer

Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
Ronald B. Wray
Graphic Designer/ Photographer

Technical Proficiency
Platforms: Windows 7 and Windows 8
Applications: Adobe Photoshop CS6, Adobe Illustrator CS6, Indesign CS6, Bridge CS6, Microsoft Office 2007 and 2010

Design Proficiency Skills
-Ad design -Page layout -Provides Customer Service
-Mock ups for merchandise or packing -Typography -Opened to business management
-Logo design -Photography experience -Easy learner
- Marketing -Photo retouching -Works on meeting deadlines
2007-Present, Photographer, Graphic Designer, Video Production, Photo editor, Page layout
Freelance, Chicago, IL
Worked with various clients in sports, graduations, concerts, parties, ex in providing graphic design and photography services
Designed and developed images, created graphics for photos that client wanted on that given assignment or production
Worked under pressure with deadlines
Met qualifications to clients liking and progressed further with projects and assignments
Created ideas for design that would be good for marketing or ad's

2011-Present, Volunteer Photographer, Graphic Designer
Skokie Park District, Illinois
Worked with clients needs on taking photographs
Verified images to the client on how the photos were turning out and speculated on how to use it for an ad or a layout for a magazine or graphic.
Designed background and textures with images and patterns using programs like photoshop and illustrator

2012-2013, Photographer, Graphic Designer
Chicago Bulldogs Mens League Hockey, Rolling Meadows Illinois
Captured images of the games, events, fans and arena of the game.
Reviewed images, manipulated the ones in which the manager had needed for their website, Facebook page, and blog.
Conducted a video after the game with reporter/writer for interviews and press conference on the game.

2011-2012, Photographer, Photo editor, Graphic Designer, Page Layout
CICS Northtown Academy High School, Chicago, IL
Was given assignments to come up with a solution on a design layout for the yearbook pages in a timely matter
Manipulated photos, sure layouts were well liked and ready for print.
Photographed sports such as Boys basketball, baseball, volleyball, soccer

2008-2012 CICS Northtown Academy
3900 West Peterson Ave, Chicago, IL 60659
Focused in art, design, photography

2012-Present DeVry University Technical School
3300 North Cambell Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
BA of Science in Graphic Design, Web Development and Photography