Freelance Illustration and Design
2009 – Current
Worked with clients and independently to create character art, illustrations and graphic design assets such as posters, album covers, and web icons for various projects. Kept tight deadlines in order to manage multiple projects at once. Made and promoted original pieces to be sold as apparel and prints in an online store. Produced, edited and published a collaborative digital art magazine. Designed, produced and mailed prints for a monthly art subscription service ran through Patreon in 2014.
Lead Production Artist at Diecutstickers.com
April 2015 – Current
Color corrected and formatted artwork for large format printing. Created illustrations and designs for clients. Collaborated with marketing team to create new designs and products for social media, office and online stores while maintaining brand identity. Turned rough concepts into finished products. Created new templates, filled out and organized work order forms for production. Trained and instructed art department staff members. Managed time and resources to ensure each project reached production by its deadline. Advised sales team on scheduling and production process.
Graphic Designer at Kusak Cut Glass Works
August 2010 – October 2013
Updated computer graphic files and archive. Designed aesthetically-pleasing advertisements, tradeshow banners and gift bags that complimented the products. Edited and updated company website. Collaborated with clients to ensure style consistency. Trained new members of design staff. Proofread labels and sales materials prior to printing. Worked closely with production staff to understand limitations of equipment and adjust artwork to meet the required standards.
Administrative Assistant at Advanced Mortgage
April 2009 – December 2009
Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls. Managed office file organization and database upkeep. Updated online advertisements, listings and social media postings.