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GRAPHIC DESIGN PROFESSIONAL
Award-winning graphic designer, with an eye towards the beautiful, original, and unusual driving brand awareness. Proven ability at conceptualizing new ideas and thinking outside the box to create memorable impressions. Expertise working with and meeting tight deadlines. Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign for the web and print. Intermediate CSS, HTML and After Effects. Work on Mac and PC platform.
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 2013 – 2020
ILLUSTRATOR | PRINT | WEB DESIGNER, COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING DIVISION
Print collateral including print ads, sales and marketing material, invitations, such as Premier Chefs Dinner and Hutch Holiday Gala and all corresponding web graphics. Illustrations and animations for original stories. Environmental graphics for rebrand. Designed IN for the Hutch microsite for special events.
Hermes Awards 2015
Fred Hutch Visitor Center Opening
I speak computer: Making medical information Big Data-ready illustration
Fred Hutch Gala Invitation
Fred Hutch DNA Birthday Card
Diet Dilemma Illustration
Fred Hutch Science Spectrum Invitation
How Cells put themselves to sleep illustration
Miller Carney Miller Design Studio, 1991 – present
PRINCIPAL DESIGNER/OWNER, GRAPHIC DESIGNER/ILLUSTRATOR
Design services including branding, marketing, web design and illustration and book design. Sample client list includes:
Part-time as a graphic designer/illustrator for the Everett Herald
Consultant and web designer for Rick Anderson (www.byobwebsite.com) specializing in customizing Thesis theme for WordPress, examples: BobSullivan.net, Elana Winsberg, Relief App by Robin Layton, hoop: the american dream by Robin Layton, 12 book by Robin Layton and the lake by Robin Layton
Maintain blog, social media and graphic designer for Robin Layton Photography. Book design and layout for hoop: the american dream and 12 book by robin layton.
Microsoft Windows 8 group illustrating UI for new products
Globetrotter Grant website design
Stitches (in Seattle) branding
msnbc.com, Redmond, WA, 1996-2010
SENIOR GRAPHICS EDITOR
Designed and produced covers, illustrations, and graphics for all sections
Designed branding and pages for “The Elkhart Project”, a groundbreaking editorial initiative which won the prestigious National Press Club award.
Designer for Big Picture: The Academy Awards, recognized by Society for News Design, Best of New Media.
Branding for many years of The Year in Pictures
Designed and produced show fronts, such as Cooking School on Today, A Woman’s Nation, Today Wedding and Today Moms.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Seattle, WA, 1991-1996
Produced feature illustrations, maps, charts and info-graphics
Designed section fronts and special sections such as Getaways outdoors sections, What’s Happening arts, entertainment covers
Art directed P-I News for Kids, working with children and freelance artist to create fun, informative, innovative occasional special sections
Collaborated with photographers on Home/Garden and Spring Fashion special sections for exceptional photos and layouts
San Francisco Examiner, Graphic designer, page designer, illustrator.
Dallas Times Herald, Advertising department. Worked with sales staff to build ads for newspaper clients before joining the Editorial Art department.
Corley Design Studio, San Angelo, Texas. Working in all aspects of advertising, ads, brochures. Creating grocery store weekly circulars and Hemphill Wells illustrated advertisement.
B.A., Fine Arts, English minor
Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX
Lynda.com’s CSS, Flash and variety of online tutorials. Attended Bellevue Community College for CSS and Flash. Seattle Central Community College focusing on CSS and Web development.