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Objective:

To solve the many design dilemmas ahead of us.

Education:

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design Graduate of Texas State University, San Marcos Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004: Website Development Certified August 2005 Edward Tufte: Presenting Data and Information

Skills:

Desktop Publishing Software: Adobe Creative Suite CS5 Advanced Skills: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, InCopy, Bridge iWork, Microsoft Office 08, Quark XPress 6.5, Artisteer, Dreamweaver MX, Freehand MX, Flash MX, Rampage Client 10.2b24, Fetch, Text Wrangler

Relative Work

University of Texas, Division of Recreational Sports: (June 2008/present) Senior Graphics Designer Experience: Manage, coordinate and create publicity, promotional and marketing materials for the Division of Recreational Sports and Texas Parents. Collaborate with other members of the Communications and Development staff on efforts including public relations, resource development, etc. Supervise, educate and mentor student employees in their professional development areas of photography, marketing, branding, and graphic design. Apply advertising and marketing concepts and creative strategies to promote facilities, events, programs, and services. Interface with users through observations and focus groups to ascertain the effectiveness of promotional tools and marketing campaigns. (This description is the short version). Name: Jess Moss Number: 512.787.2820 Email: jessmossdesign@gmail.com Sign: Gemini Favorites: Screen Printing Pattern Design Branding Designing T-shirts Links: www.jessmossdesign.com www.facebook.com/ jessmossdesign www.twitter.com/ jessmossdesign www.aspco.org www.howconference.com/ designersmarketplace/#Jess

Check out my portfolio online at jessmossdesign.com. It is under construction.

University of Texas, Texas Student Media: (Nov. 2007/June 2008) Graphic Designer/Creative Services Coordinator Analyzed client’s needs, coordinating calendar dates for production of many publications and consulting with multiple departments in order to meet the needs of all. Advertising supplement layout designer and ad designer for The Daily Texan. Graphic design for five UT departments. Managed workflow in Production Manager Pro.

University of Texas, Printing Services: (Oct. 2006/Nov. 2007) Electronic Prepress Technician/Graphic Designer Performed prepress tasks for print production, 4 Color Offset Printing, prepared files for 1, 2, and 3 color spot printing. Maintained and archived files on a central server. Perform platemaking tasks. A member of the University Services Events Committee.

Amazonia Aquariums: (October 2005/present) Aquatic Specialist/Breeder Maintained and provided valuable knowledge for the aquarium hobbyist. Current breeder for shop.

Freelance Corporate Identity Design: (2005/present)

Recognition:

Recipient of a 2% merit payment by The University of Texas at Austin (2009) HOW Design Conference Designers Market vendor (2009) NIRSA 1st Place Creative Excellence Award (2009) NIRSA 1st, 2nd (x2), 3rd Place Apparel Competition Awards (2009) Creative Summit Certificate of Excellence (2005/06) Attendee and participant of DSVC Student Show (2005/2006) Work chosen for the All Student Juried Exhibition April 3-14 2006 Art work chosen for display in the LBJ Library, Texas State, JCM building, Texas State, Conroe ISD Building, Conroe.

Internships:

Austin Fit Magazine: (September/December 2006) Graphic Design Intern Worked closely with the Art Director creating layouts and advertisements for the magazine and advertisers.

University of Alabama Printing Services: (2 weeks Summer 2005) Designed promotional items. Executed prepress tasks.

Community: ASPCO (Artist Screenprinting Coop) Vice President of Events and

Promotions (June/present) T-shirt designer for multiple organizations (2005-present) Active member in JJNSA Neighborhood Association Sr. Exit Review Committee Chair for hospitality (Spring 2006) American Youthworks Art Show and Sale, donated sculpture (May 2005) Calgary Youth, designed mural (Summer 1999) Earth Day 2001, globe sculpture

Jess Moss Resume  

I am a graphic designer.