ABOUT

Dive Safety Officer and Graphic Designer with over two decades of experience in marketing, print/web design, photography, and sales. Proficient in developing forward thinking design solutions in alignment with brand standards and guidelines to help meet and transcend company goals. Excels in attention to details, time management, and working as a team member in a fast paced environment. Works with a creative flair, up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, well versed in the production processes/costs, always follows deadlines, has a positive outlook, passionate about my work, and eager to learn.

 

My background includes corporate, agency and freelance graphic design experience, with a history of leading print, interactive and digital design projects to acclaimed completion. I have worked on nationwide marketing, advertising, product launch and image campaigns for brands and companies, including Lynnhaven Dive Center, ADS Inc., as well as a host of startup and mid-size businesses.

 

Highlights of my skills include:

Print & Digital Graphic Design / Website Design Maintenance & Enhancements / Packaging Design / Brand Creation & Extension / Interactive Media / Typography Design / Pre-Press & Printing Processes / Original Artwork & Illustration / Color Rendering & Correction / Photography & Video / Stays Updated with Design Trends & Technology / Project Management

 

Highlights of my personal attributes include:

Creative / Conceptual / Being Well Organized / Adaptability / Self-Motivation / Communication / Decision Making / Problem Solver / Leadership / Team Player / Forward Thinking / Attention to Detail / Time Management / Professional

 

I am backed by a Bachelor College Degree in Graphic Design and proficiencies in the Adobe Creative Suite and a range of other design, video, web, wire-frame and multimedia software.

 

Dedicated to bringing brands to life through omni-channel marketing programs, my key focus is to exceed client and employer expectations. I enjoy collaborating with clients, creative teams and production professionals to deliver design solutions propelling web traffic, social media engagement, response rates and customer-acquisition results.

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