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Debbie Hefke - Freelance Illustration, Multimedia, Animation, Book Illustration, & Children's Book Illustration
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Was born and raised in Seattle Washington. As a young child I was always fascinated with the arts. Through the years I was entered into high school art contest’s and shows and won first prize. I went onto college where I graduated the top of my class with a degree from The Art Institute of Seattle, my major was illustration and computers. Shortly after graduation I got a job working for...
Chesapeake, Virginia, United States

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Highly creative and multitalented with over five years professional experience in multimedia, web, and print design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills with the ability to work both, as an individual or in a team setting. Accustomed to working in deadline driven environments with an inventive attitude and an enthusiasm to encapsulate the target market for a project while holding true to the organizations core values. SKILLS Software • Photoshop • Illustrator • Dreamweaver • Flash • After Effects • Final Cut Pro • Premiere • Pro Tools Print • Brochures & Newsletters • Logos & Business Cards • Posters & Rave Cards • Outdoor Displays & Billboards • T-shirts & Album Artwork • Photography • Illustration • Comic Books Web & Multimedia • Website & Application Design • Front-End & Back-End Web Development • Accessibility Testing • Flash Animation • Video Promos • Video Photomontages • Video Editing WORK EXPERIENCE Freelance – Graphic Design, Web Design, and Video March, 2008 – Present - Designed logos, signage, maps, album artwork, brochures, and print advertisements for small businesses and non profit organizations - Designed and developed websites, web applications, and Content Management Systems for small businesses, handling all aspects of the project life cycle - Created video promos and photomontages for organizations Associated Students of San Diego State University – Graphics Specialist July, 2010 – May 2013 - Spearheaded the redesign and development of all of Associated Students' departmental and facility websites, creating a unique look for each website while handling all aspects of front-end and back-end web development and maintaining accessibility standards - Designed brochures, posters, flyers, outdoor displays, signage for various events held on campus - Preformed daily maintenance and accessibility testing, keeping sites 100% ADA compliant San Diego River Park Foundation – Graphic/ Web Designer February, 2007 – May, 2010 - Designed and developed new web pages and applications for projects and fundraisers - Created video promos about the organization and the River as a whole - Designed brochures, outdoor displays, billboards, signage, maps and t-shirts EDUCATION The Art Institute of California- San Diego Bachelor of Science, Web Design and Interactive Media Antonelli College Associate of Science, Graphic Design
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I am extremely confident in my work. I love to write and I have a unique writing style that seems to draw in readers even if they are not interested in the topic. I have a gift of capturing people and making them believe what I write.
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