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Objective:
To seek a position in Computer Graphics / Desktop Publishing where I can use my Graphic Design
and Illustration skills to create original artwork and designs.

Experience:
Freelance:
 
June 2007
Web Design

H.H. Hankins & Bro.: http://www.hhhbro.com
Designed website for H.H. Hankins & Bro. in Bridgeton, NJ. Responsible for all aspects of the site. This site is currently under construction, but feel free to visit.

November 2006
Web Design

Plumline Nursery: http://www.plumlinenursery.com
Designed website for Plumline Nursery in Pittsburg, PA. Responsible for creating and maintaining the site as well as keeping up with regular site changes, adding photographs, etc.

January 2006
Web Design
North Cumberland Little League:No longer an active site.
Designed website for North Cumberland Little League in Seabrook, NJ.
Responsible for original artwork, updating league information, and maintaining the site.
January 2006
Web Design

Deans Evergreens Nursery: http://www.deansevergreens.com
Designed website for Deans Evergreens Nursery in Monroeville, NJ. Responsible for creating and maintaining the site as well as keeping up with regular catalog and pricelist changes.

September 2005
Web Design
CP United Red Rockets: No longer an active site.
Designed website for girls soccer team. Responsible for maintaining site, taking pictures at tournaments, keeping weekly statistics, and keeping the team informed of upcoming events. (no longer active-team folded)
March 2005
Web Design
Moores Countryside Heating: http://www.mooresheating.com
Designed website for Moore's Countryside Heating company in Elmer, NJ. Responsible for maintaining and updating the site when needed.
January 2005:
Web Design:
CP United Girls Soccer Club:No longer an active site.
Designed website for the CP United Girls Soccer Club. Responsible for maintaining site, updating tournaments, keeping monthly club news up to date, and keeping club members informed of upcoming events. (no longer active-league folded)
July 2004
Web Design:
DiLisi Ristorante: http://www.dilisi.com
Designed website for DiLisi Ristorante Italian Restaurant. Responsible for creating all graphics for the site, and weekly maintenance of menu and coupon changes. Set up form mail CGI script for Customer Feedback page.
October 2003:
Web Design:
Birth-T Baby Announcement Shirts: No longer an active site.
Designed website for baby shirts to sell on the internet. Designed all graphic content for the site. Set up form mail pages using CGI scripts. Marketed the site using keyword, meta tags & link submissions.(site is under construction)
May 2003:
Web Design:
CP United Red Raptors Girls Soccer Team: No longer an active site
Designed website for girls soccer team. Responsible for maintaining site, taking pictures at tournaments, keeping weekly statistics, and keeping the team informed of upcoming events.(no longer active)
Freelance:
 
 
Graphic Design:
Cumberland Players, Vineland, NJ
Designed a one color, four fold brochure for the theatre. The brochure described all upcoming shows and events and displayed an order form for boosters and ticket purchases. This brochure is designed as a mailer using Photoshop.
Graphic Design:
Designed team logo for CP United Red Raptors girls traveling soccer team.
    Designed team logo for the CP United Red Rockets girls traveling soccer team.
Designed team logo for the Pittsgrove Phoenix boys traveling soccer team.

Experience:
(Part-Time)
   
April 2006-
present
Office Assistant:
H.H. Hankins & Bro., Bridgeton, NJ.
   
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining the Hankins' website, creating company brochures & newspaper advertisements, raffle tickets and invitations for company sponsored events, weekly newsletter for the Bridgeton Rotary Club.
  • Accounts receivable – processing payments, making sure accounts are up to date
  • Responsible for filing all invoices, orders, and cash sale slips
  • Billing - able to get monthly billing out in a timely manner
  • Responsible for getting the mail each day and making bank deposits.
  • Computing payroll tax information every two weeks.
  • Keeping expense journal up to date.

March 2005-
April 2006
Office Assistant:
Browns Integrated Pest Management, Millville, NJ
   
  • Responsible for data entering invoices, posting jobs, accounts payable, billing, and purchase orders.
  • Created advertising brochures, post cards, and learning booklets.
  • Maintained and updated company website.

Experience:
(Full Time)

 
October 1996-
October 2001
Advertising Clerk:
IKON Management Services, Vineland, NJ
   
  • Created and maintained a database for advertising clients
   
  • Responsible for monthly departmental inventory reports
     
  • Updated 550 pieces of advertising literature with new company logo using computer graphics software.
     
  • Attended Quality Council meetings and computer classes
     
  • Attended Customer Service and Management Training seminars
     
  • Digital imaging and computer graphics knowledge
     
  • Proactive with management, detail oriented, and a self-starter
 
May 1989-October 1996
Level 8 Claims Technician: Prudential Insurance Company, Millville, NJ
   
  • Processed medical, dental, and psychology claims for IBM employees
     
  • Extensive knowledge of medical terminology
     
  • Knowledge of procedure and diagnosis coding
     
  • Data entry and typing skills
     
  • Trained employees with claim specialties such as World Trade, Dental, and Transitional Medical Program (TMP)
 
August 1987- May 1989
Head of Art Department: Stark Carpet Corporation, Philadelphia, PA
   
  • Created custom hand-made rug designs to be hand crafted overseas
     
  • Responsible for creating original carpet designs to scale
     
  • Responsible for accurately matching yarns to paint for exact color representation
     
  • Worked closely with interior designer to ensure quality
     
  • Traveled to home office in Washington, D.C., to meet clients

Education:
January 2002-May 2003
Received a Computer Graphics / Desktop Publishing certificate from Cumberland County College, Vineland, NJ
     
  • Earned a 4.0 grade point average
     
  • Named to the Dean's list
       
 
September 1984-June 1986
Received an Associate Degree in Visual Communications from the Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
     
  • Majored in Graphic Design / Illustration
     
  • Earned a 3.8 grade point average
     
  • Graduated with Honors
     
  • Member of the Design Group

References: Available upon request