Resume

Objective

To obtain a challenging and fulfilling position with a Multimedia, Design and/or Internet firm that utilizes many years of experience in both the web and digital video industries and my exceptional creative skills.

Experience

September 2004 - Present
Web Designer - Gate 1 Travel - Fort Washington, PA

Duties include the daily updates to the Gate 1 website and creating all email-based advertisements, flash applications, landing pages and interactive ads. Responsible for the creation of all custom-built vector maps to illustrate trip routes and many cities. Design templates for the online booking system and completed an extensive site redesign in addition to custom site building for handheld devices. Work closely with the programming department to ensure my designs are carried through to the final product.

 

June 2003 - Present
Editor & Webmaster - Cowbell Films - Philadelphia, PA

Cowbell Films is a local independent film company that I owned along with two other partners. Produced short films as well as feature films. Duties include editing all footage and DVD building in addition to designing and maintaining the company website. Although Cowbell Films is a legitimate company, tasks are completed during my free time and do not interfere with my full-time work.

 

June 2003 - October 2003
UI Designer - Mindbridge Software - Norristown, PA

Mindbridge developed an out-of-the-box Intranet solution, IntraSmart, for small - medium sized businesses. Hired as an independent contractor to create several different "skins" for their software (each skin with a different look and feel) and all of the "themes" that became a part of their new product, WebTop, which takes the content from their original software and gives it a look similar to a computer desktop. Themes created to mimic Windows XP, Mac OS X and Redhat Linux ("Bluecurve"), in addition to a few original designs.

 

February 2001 - November 2004
Web Designer - World Wide Web Communications - Cherry Hill, NJ

Hired for my graphic design background and experience to create and update several of client websites. Brought about several positive changes in procedures and group interaction. Critiqued other’s work and developed products.

 

September 1999 - January 2001
Web Designer - VerticalNet - Horsham, PA

Hired for my graphic design background and experience to create and update several of client websites. Brought about several positive changes in procedures and group interaction. Critiqued other’s work and developed products.

 

June 1998 - April 1999
Consultant - Impact Innovations Group - Columbia, MD

Hired as a web designer and placed at the US Navy hospital in Bethesda, MD. Created and designed several sections of the hospital’s Intranet. Other projects included multimedia presentations for important clients. Completed setup and maintenance of web servers and other hardware.

 

June 1996 - September 1999
Webmaster - EMA Multimedia - Los Angeles, CA

Hired originally to work with 3D programs such as Lightwave and 3D Studio MAX, develop full motion video for presentations, interactive press kits, television commercials, etc. However, this position quickly changed to that of the Webmaster. Responsible for all web-based projects, including the company’s own award-winning website. Worked with other talented designers, in addition to the CEO/Creative Director, to create web sites, shockwave applications and DVD movie menu systems. Left the company in June of 1998 to move back to the east coast; however, continued to do freelance work for EMA for two additional years.

Education

University of the Arts - Philadelphia, PA
8/92 - 5/93
Major: Industrial Design

Coursework included art basics to some of the 1990s 3D packages by Alias|Wavefront, in addition to Photoshop, Quark and other design applications.

 

Hussian School of Art - Philadelphia, PA
8/90 - 5/92

Coursework included art and design basics, foundation courses, typography and introduction to desktop publishing programs. Transferred to University of the Arts after completing two years.

References available upon request.

 
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