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Kevin Walkes

(403) 282-4862, kvw@nucleus.com Skills

Currently Using Adobe Creative Suite 5. Experience in pre-press, press, digital photography web design, photo documentation and producing video presentation for events. Six years experience in creation and implementation of budgets.

Work Experience

Students’ Association of Mount Royal University - Calgary, Alberta Graphic Designer: November 2002 - present • Creation and management with the design, production and layout of an in-house monthly newsletter, pamphlets, handbills, posters, banners and other publications. • Plans publicity and communications campaigns by examining originators’ needs, including an assessment of event priority and visibility; evaluating effectiveness of various publicity and communications media and techniques; studying ways to achieve impactful communications. • Promotes branding by applying style guides to all publicity and communications vehicles; monitoring, scheduling and repairing billboard layouts. • Produce illustrations, web graphics, flash animations and short videos on occasion. Students’ Association of Mount Royal College - Calgary, Alberta Office Administrator: January 2001 – November 2002 • Provide customer service for internal and external clients. • Collected topical daily news items from a variety of publications and created pdf. documents to circulate. • Maintained and managed off campus housing list by servicing clients and composing housing listings. • Created and maintained advertising space in publications. Students’ Association of Mount Royal College - Calgary, Alberta Communications Assistant: August 1999 – January 2001 • Maintained advertising designated areas in Mount Royal College. • Created and maintained advertising space in publications.

Software Knowledge

Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) Adobe Creative Suite Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe InDesign Adobe Acrobat Quark Xpress Adobe Premiere Final Cut Express Adobe Dreamweaver Adobe Flash Adobe After Effects

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Kevin Walkes

(403) 282-4862, kvw@nucleus.com Education

2012 InDesign CS5 Essential Training, Dreamweaver CS5 Essential Training, CSS: Core Concepts - Lynda.com 2010 Portrait Photography-Digital, Graphic Design - Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary 2009 Typography, After Effects I & II - Alberta College of Art and Design 2007 Photoshop CS2 Level 2 - New Era Technology, Calgary 2006 Macromedia Flash Level 1, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe Illustrator for print and Web - Mount Royal College, Calgary 2004 Creative Marketing Seminar - National Seminar Group, Calgary 2003 Design Seminar - National Seminar Group, Calgary 2001 ADMN 1256 Advertising - Mount Royal College 1999 ACAD CAREER Centre Self-employment Program - Alberta College of Art & Design 1991 Diploma - Alberta College of Art & Design 1991 EM/Media video scholarship program - EM/Media, Calgary

Awards

1995 Fine Art Achievement - Alberta Black Achievement Awards 1994 Bars and Tone - EM/Media Production award 1991 Outstanding Video Achievement - EM/Media Access Scholarship

Interests

• Sports • Music • Movies and Entertainment

Portfolio and Reference available upon request

Resume Nov.2012  

Resume of my abilities

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