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I am a freelance graphic and web designer and photographer . I have built websites for everyone from lawyers to computer parts salesmen. Every site I do is personalized to the client and tailored to meet their business needs.

I specialize in outdoor photography and natural light, turning your special moments into lifelong memories. From families to maternity to senior portraits, I can help you capture the details that you’ll want to remember. I would love to help you revisit your favorite places through beautiful images.

Among my strengths are my organizational and planning skills. I have developed a few processes to manage my tasks and meet the demands of a fast-paced environment. I use technology and have a good working knowledge of MS Office and Adobe Suite.

 

My strong, outgoing and energetic personality ensure first-rate customer service to both clients and colleagues. I enjoy interacting with a wide variety of people and take pride in being a graphic and web designer, photographer and artist.

Work Experience

January 2015 - Present
Working Remotely

December 2013 - July 2014
Ottumwa, IA

July 2008 - July 2010
Fairfield, IA

April 2005 - October 2005
Kansas City, MO

January 2002 - December 2003
Kearney, NE

Graphic & Web Designer, Photographer

Freelancer

As a graphic and web designer, photographer, I choose domain names, complete registrations and maintain website and web-hosting accounts. I digitally edit photos and archive photographs. I help promote brand identity by creating logos and delivering attractive, user-friendly and unique websites. I scout locations and do photo shoots, both indoors and outdoors. I create website content and graphics by designing, copywriting and coordinating images, icons, banners and enhancements. I prepare images to coincide with social media posts.

Box and Box, Attorney at Laws
Receptionist

I used a central telephone system and directed calls. I kept the reception area clean to give visitors a positive first impression. I greeted incoming customers professionally and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance. I created a new record filing system to improve the office’s document management.

Sky Factory
Graphic Artist

I converted photographs of the sky and trees into skylights and prepared large-scale digital images for medical clinics for therapeutic purposes, such as keeping patients calm. I designed promotional materials and power point presentations. I applied knowledge of production to create high-quality images. I contributed design ideas in early planning stages.

Avant Ministries
Graphic Design Intern

I used Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Quark Xpress, and Power Point to design flyers and ads. I created images and layouts.

Women's Friendship Ministries aka Dee Brestin
Administrative Assistant

I restocked supplies and placed orders. I processed invoices and expenses using QuickBooks. I created PowerPoint presentations. I maintained the filing system. I developed and updated spreadsheets and databases. I coordinated bookkeeping activities in QuickBooks.

EDUCATION

August 2000 - June 2004

August 2005 - May 2007

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT KEARNEY

Bachelor of Science; Business Administrative, Minor in Art

METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE - PENN VALLEY

Applied Associate of Science; Graphic Design

SKILL

WordPress Proficiency

Digital Image Creation

Website Maintenance

Adobe Creative Suite Proficiency

Microsoft Office Proficiency