Design Resume

Illustrator/graphic artist with 20+ years experience telling stories with images. Wide
range of styles from fine art through 3D. Applies humor to work well with variety of
people. Respect for print capabilities (and limitations). Strong understanding of the
word “deadline”.
Sign Designer and Maker, Fastsigns of North Seattle
Oct 2012 to Jan 2014
• Design signs with various programs
• Work with vinyl and large format printers (inkjet and solvent) and plotters
Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator
May 2008 to 2012
• Selected client list by request
Sign Designer and Maker, Fastsigns of Bellevue
April 2007to May 2008
• Design signs with various programs
• Work with vinyl and large format printers (inkjet and solvent) and plotters
Freelance Designer, various clients
August 2006 to April 2007
• Design signs with various programs
• Designed posters and fliers
Musical Instrument Repair, Kenelley Keys Music, Lynnwood, Washington
February 2005 to December 2005
• Cleaned and repaired rental stringed instruments
• Rehaired violin, viola, cello and bass bows
Freelance Artist, United Federal Campaign
2003 – 2008
• Created logos that helped raise over $3 million
Newsroom Artist, King County Journal Newspapers, Bellevue, Washington,
May 1997 until staff layoffs April 2004
• One-person art department for two daily newspapers and two weekly newspapers (Mercer Island Reporter and Northshore
Citizen) creating 150+ illustrations, logos maps and infographics monthly.
• Illustrated stories for all departments with several packages picked up by
Associated Press and distributed nationally.
• Introduced 3D graphics to the newspapers sparking local trend.
Freelance bassist, Seattle, Washington
April 1997 to present
(See music resume for details.)
New England Conservatory of Music
Major: Jazz Bass Performance, Fall 1980 to Spring 1982
University of Washington
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Major: Cultural Anthropology, Minor: Fine Art, 1970
US veteran
Shoreline Community College
Solidworks Auto CAD Ceritfication, 2009-2010
AutoCAD & Solidworks Certification,CS1-6, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator,
InDesign, Acrobat, Corel Painter, Corel Draw Onyx Poster Shop
Composer, Dreamweaver,Flash, Carrerra Studio, Bryce 7,
Pixel 3D, ZBrush
Proficient in: Quark Xpress, Word, Excel (Mac and PC)

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