If you're looking for a book designer, illustrator, web designer, writer, flash animator, dog musher and idea person all in one shot. I'm your girl. I'm capable of the whole creative shabang and probably want to work for you; unless it involves road flares or heavy machinery.
HGTV.com [July 2005- Present] Knoxville, TN
Hired as a web designer here at HGTV with Scripps Networks. I work alongside people designing for the Food Network, DiY, FineLiving, GAC, and Shop at Home. We're all a big team working with on-air to make a synergy between what you watch, and what you type into the keyboard. My responsibilities include creating new web pages and email newsletters for the network as well as maintaining and housekeeping the site. This is a huge and active team environment with serious deadlines and non stop southern action. I adore it. I use Flash, CSS, basic HTML and all that other delicious web stuff. Clients included HGTV.com, various other Scripps Networks (Food, Fineliving, DiY) HGTV shows and talents, Todd Oldman, Kenneth Brown and more!
Art Director/ Designer / illustrator
ITSAFARWALK [ November 2005- Present] USA
This is my personal freelance and design site. Currently being redone but the temp site isn't too shabby. My client focus is progressive groups and non profits. We are trained in a beautiful skill, us designers. Let's use it for good.
Radius Toothbrush [May 2005 ] Kutztown, PA
Hired to help maintian and update this international company's website which is the hub of their business and online sales. Must create web files, update or redesign pages. Strong understanding of templates and web commerce necessary as well. See Radiustoothbrush.com
PA Renewable Energy Festival [March 2005 – 2006] Kempton, PA
Created the logo, printed materials and entire Identity of PA's first ever solar,wind,hydro power festival coming this fall. Created ads for print in national magazines such as HomePower and worked with printers to combine post-consumer papers and small print runs to achieve common goals at a reasonable cost.
Eldon Design Associates [December 2005 – 2006] Pennsburg, PA
Freelance designer for thie product design company's web identity. Creating entire site while workinig with team of engineers and product designers to complete the entire project by myself using Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Adobe programs.
Sposto Interactive [November – January 2005] Kutztown, PA
Intern position that included working on internet promotions for clients such as Yahoo, Purina, Lutron and Allstate. Worked with complete staff and corporate representatives to create ads for the web using Flash and Dreamweaver.
Katie Stauffer Foundation [October 2005 – Feb 2006] Quakertown, PA
Teaching position for children's drawing class. Every Saturday for an hour and a half I teach a group of 6-9 year olds how to draw using geometry and their own skills to break down complex images into concepts and shapes.
Kutztown Area Democratic Club [July 2005 – July 2006] Kutztown, PA
As the lone designer, I created the identity and promotional materials for the club. This included one and two-color logos, posters, letterhead, shirts and prepar ing digital files for printing. Also designed and run their website. I’d like to think my efforts helped our local victory.
Oakpaw Art [2001- Present] Kutztown, PA
My own illustration operation focussing on character design, anthropomorphic art and animation. I sell artwork to over 17 countries and all 50 states. This was created and is run entirely by myself. See OakpawArt.com.
Trained to expert levels in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Trained extensively in HTML, CSS-Div based layouts, Flash, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Fireworks, Suitcase, iMovie and all iApps, and fluent in all Macintosh and Windows operating systems.
Kutztown University [2001-2005]
BFA in Communication Design with a concentration in both graphic design, illustration and a heavy minor in interactive. Vice President of the AIGA chapter where we planed such events as a visit from Chip Kidd in January 2005 and many studio tours. Graduated May 2005.
Pointed hunt seat equestrian rider
Dog handler and trainer - five years experience in AKC shows
Rockclimbing instructor, backpacker, and flatwater kayak certified
Tae Kwon Do - holds rank in two schools
Acoustic guitar, mountain dulcimer, and hand drums
Antiquing on weekends. I love atomic kitchens, go teal.
Available on request: email me: firstname.lastname@example.org