Dennis Harrison 1405 Beaver Ruin Rd; Apt 1504, Norcross, GA 30093 • Email: email@example.com Phone: 770-717-1916 • Website: http://dennis-harrison.webs.com PROFILE Highly creative and multitalented Graphic Designer with extensive experience in multimedia, print design, advertising and marketing. Exceptional communicative skills; consummate team player with impeccable organizational and project management abilities. Highly-creative in marketing techniques and strategies. Accustomed to producing high-quality results in a deadline-driven environment.
SKILLS • Experience designing advertising and marketing materials for a variety of projects including logos, brochures, packaging, advertising, signage and websites. • Technical experience in pre-press, file prep, print, photo editing, color correction, scanning and video/web production. • Experience in coordinating the day-to-day production and design of projects with clients and vendor-based relations. • Stylistic illustrator skilled in hand-drawn and computer generated illustrations.
SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE •
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Adobe Creative Suite CS3 -CS5 Illustrator InDesign Dreamweaver Flash Quark Xpress
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PageMaker MS Office Suite Adobe Acrobat HTML & CSS Java Script Mac and PC platforms
EXPERIENCE Phil’s Barber & Style School, Lilburn, GA October 2010 – Present Freelance Graphic Artist • Design and create layouts for promotional items, posters, flyers, postcards, in-store displays, business cards and other various marketing projects. • Ensure projects meet client expectations for creativity and accuracy. • Editing images and layouts for corrections, resizing and retouching from design files. • Consult with client to review updates, estimates, art direction and deadlines. • Preparing and reviewing graphic files for off-site print production. • Establishing and maintaining critical milestones of multiple projects. • Managing and archiving all competed projects and images into file management system. Intelligent Communications Source, LLC, Lilburn, GA January 2007 – July 2007 Freelance Graphic Artist • Created new design logos, advertisements and presentations for marketing materials. • Prepared and review files for various methods of on-site and off-site print production. • Ensured design projects meet clients scheduling and quality requirements. • Managed and archive all competed projects and images.
Dennis Harrison 1405 Beaver Ruin Rd; Apt 1504, Norcross, GA 30093 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 770-717-1916 • Website: http://dennis-harrison.webs.com Network Communications, Lawrenceville, GA May 2006 – December 2006 Graphic Artist • Designed and created effective page layouts for The Real Estate Book's publications. • Ensured layout, design and reformat graphic files meet production and scheduling deadlines. • Collaborated with internal staff and customers with ad submissions and marketing materials. • Created backgrounds, templates, style sheets, covers and other marketing materials. • Assisted the marketing team in conceptual development of other printed marketing projects. • Compiled and edited photos and copy from archives' electronic file management system. • Prepared graphic files for pre-flight and review files for in-house print production department. The Home Depot / Aquent, Atlanta, GA September 2005 – January 2006 Production Artist • Created and built layouts for The Home Depot catalogs and weekly advertisements. • Edited images and layouts for corrections, resizing and retouching from provided design files. • Ensured layout, design and reformat graphic files meet print production specifications. • Collaborated with Advertising Department to ensure on-time, high quality client deliverables. • Assisted lead artist and art director with developing design solutions to support Marketing. • Consulted with merchant and art director to review options for art direction in advertisements. • Managed and organized digital files and backup of files to external drive. • Prepared graphic files for pre-flight and review files for in-house print production department. Blazin Technology, Inc, Tucker, GA June 2002 – October 2006 Freelance Graphic Artist • Created artwork for projects including ads, brochures, stationary pieces, proposals, posters, postcards and other marketing collateral materials. • Designed graphics for web-based multimedia projects, including creating backgrounds, banners, interfaces/menus, presentations and graphical content. • Managed day-to-day creation and production for multiple advertising and marketing projects. • Coordinated weekly meetings to review files with clients to ensure quality of projects. • Organized electronic files and backup of files to external drive. • Prepared graphic files for pre-flight and review files for off-site print production department.
EDUCATION Keller Graduate School of Management, Duluth, GA Masters in Project Management • GPA: 3.81 • Graduated with honors
American InterContinental University, Hoffman Estates, IL Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication • GPA: 3.32 • Concentration in Digital Design