Resumé

EDUCATION

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN, New York NY

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration 1993

WORK HISTORY

THE KEN YOUNG COMPANY, Cairo GA - 1999 to Present

Graphic Artist / Art Director

  • Create designs for screenprinted and embroidered apparel - mainly t-shirts and caps, but including aprons, coozies, totes, stadium chairs, beach towels, etc.
  • Create ads for newspapers, yearbooks, football programs, calendars and catalog covers.
  • Create flyers for clients.
  • Create company promotional brochures, flyers, post cards, floor displays, signs and more.
  • Create layouts for company business cards, business forms, pricing guides.
  • Design logos for company and clients.
  • Layout art for promotional items, calendars, pens, coozies, fans, mugs, tumblers, keychains, etc.
  • Research and experiment with new specialty inks and special print techniques.
  • Create and maintain company websites.
  • Maintain and update online design library/gallery.
  • Create and maintain special client web pages.
  • Set up email accounts on individual computers, connecting to printers, scanners and external data storage.
  • Responsible for backing up all necessary computer data (art files, fonts, software, clip art, etc.)
  • Performed some computer troubleshooting.
  • Build and maintain computer art archives.
  • Responsible for daily operation of Art Department - filing completed art folders, archiving computer files, culling old art from art files, ordering supplies.

OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

Cartoonist and writer for The Hilltop News, LaGrange College, LaGrange GA - 1988 to 1990

Freelance sign painting and illustration for KIM'S VIDEO, New York NY - 1993

Freelance graphic design - jonwooddesign.com - 2007 to present

TECHNICAL SKILLS

COMPUTER GRAPHICS

Adobe Illustrator CS4
Photoshop CS4

WEB DESIGN

HTML
CSS
Javascript
PHP
ASP.net - VB
Flash CS4 and Actionscript 3.0
XML and XSL