2006 to present | CB design llc
• Owner / Graphic Designer
• Meet the creative needs of clients by designing projects that portray the essence of their business or company.
• Area of focus is print media; advertisements, posters, brochures, invitations
2006 to present | Watch Newspapers | Ridgway, CO
• Art Director / Graphic Designer
• Design advertisements - newspaper and magazine - that portray the essence of the clients’ business or company.
• Able to produce work with a quick turn-around in a fast-paced environment.
• Manage the editorial layout of a weekly newspaper and prepare files for the press.
• Handle the complete production of a biannual magazine; design ads, editorial/feature story layout, collaborate with editorial staff and photographers, proof flats and prepare files
for the press.
2004 | Rough Writer | Prescott, AZ
•Responsible for all layout and design for the college newspaper.
•Duties included designing ads for businesses and individuals, creating necessary illustrations for the paper, and designing photo essay pages and other special sections.
2000 | SKI Magazine | Boulder, CO
•Worked with the art director on the layout and design of the magazine.
•Fact-checked, researched and wrote articles.
SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE SKILLS
•Efficient in Adobe programs InDesign CS3 & CS4, Illustrator CS3 & CS4, Photoshop CS3 & CS4 and Acrobat Professional.
•Efficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, creating PDFs and Power Points.
2003-2004 | Yavapai College | Prescott, AZ
•Associates Degree in Graphic Design.
•4.0 GPA and academic honors.
•Phi Theta Kappa member.
2001-2002 | Boulder College of Massage Therapy | Boulder, CO
•A year of intense study of anatomy, physiology, ethics and massage modalities.
•Graduated with academic honors and a certificate of massage.
1997-1999 | Mesa State College | Grand Junction, CO
•Student majoring in Graphic Design.
•On a scholarship to play Division II volleyball.