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Michael McLean

13181 Kirkmichael Terrace, Bristow Virginia 20136 703.647.0404 mmclean12345@gmail.com GRAPHIC DESIGNER Creative Graphic Designer seeking position that will fully utilize abilities, while offering opportunity for career advancement.

PROFESSINAL EXPERIENCE

SERCO/ UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, ENGINEERING

Graphic Design- Merrifield, VA 2007-Present

Produce infographics and illustrations used for complex technical documents. Successfully communicates complex information in visually simplistic terms for use in research and development.

Responsible for the design, creation, and implementation of all spray-on postmarks throughout the United States including all national campaigns (i.e., Standard Wavy Bars, Happy Holidays, Cancer Awareness, The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Responsible for overseeing and maintaining the U.S. Postal National Stamp database; the image recognition system used to verify postage on all first class mail.

Coordinates with engineers to develop graphical content for technical and customer-oriented material.

Consistently maintains a number of “High Visibility” projects where strong time management, the ability to work well under pressure, and maintaining a positive work environment are essential to the project’s success.

ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS (EDS)

Graphic Design / Database Administration- Herndon, VA 2002-2007

Designed original artwork for both online use and print production; made decisions both independently and as a team to successfully meet client specifications.

Successfully managed and coordinated design projects from concept through completion.

Maintained a number of time sensitive projects simultaneously in a fast paced environment requiring a high degree of attention to detail.

Assigned to multiple graphic design / database administration projects on a number of Department of Defense contracts including the Navy/Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) and the US Army’s Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC).

FREELANCE •

Has been independently solicited to work with a number of clients including the Boy Scouts of America, Potomac Records, The Gray Ghost Theater Company, and Loudoun County Public Schools.

Work includes a diverse portfolio such as logos, promotional posters, online music cards, and fleet graphics (vehicle wraps).

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe

Adobe

Illustrator

Flash

Livecycle Designer

Kuler

Acrobat Pro

Microsoft Office

OS X

Windows

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

Major in Art and Visual Technology/ Graphic Information Design

Minor in Art History

Graduated with honors; Magna Cum Laude

Member of Golden Key International Honour Society

Bachelor of Arts - 2012

Resume  

Michael McLean