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EXPERIENCE

Freelance Graphic Designer, January 2000 – Present, Grafton, MA
Owner, Graphic Design Company
• Successfully running a full-time freelance graphic design business
• Responsible for new client procurement, determine their needs & how best to meet their goals within budget
• Create logos and company images from concept to design, a custom “Look and Feel”
• Magazines, trade and newspaper ads, brochures, booklets, newsletters, and trade show graphics
• Files for offset printing, digital printing, web site design, vinyl graphics and silk screens
• Company Plan of Action Guides, Annual Reports and inside communication print material
• Served clients in multiple markets: medical, technology, industrial, restaurants, retail and fitness

UltraNet/RCN, Fall 1997 – Spring 2000, Marlboro, MA
Graphic Artist/Marcom
• Designed: brochures, press releases, ad layouts, mailers, and web graphics from concept to design
• Created marketing material for new commercial division

Consolidated Beverages – Budweiser, Spring 1997 – Fall 1997, Auburn, MA
Graphic Designer
• Setup brand new graphics department; hardware and software
• Responsible for printed material and signs for local Budweiser distributor
• Created original vinyl designs, cut, weeded, and applied

Hanover Insurance, September 1993 – December 1995, Worcester, MA
Technical Analyst
• Provided telephone support for PC, telecommunications and mainframe applications for agents
• Programmed in FoxPro, Report Writer, Monarch and EPS/ERD
• Responsibilities included developing a departmental database for all agency information
• Conducted training classes on Windows, Novell, network data flow, and telecommunication software

Inmac, August 1991 – August 1993, Santa Clara, CA
System Support

•Performed daily operations on 7 HP 3000 systems and a Sequent machine
• Network installation and maintenance, running daily jobs, scheduling, error detection and correction
• End user support and training on hardware, software, and network operation

Kindle Photography, September 1990 – January 1991, Waltham, MA
Database Programmer
• Created, installed, updated and maintained databases for telemarketing and mailing

College Pro Painters, February 1989 – September 1989, Shrewsbury, MA
Franchise Owner
• Owned and operated independent painting franchise for College Pro Painters, Shrewsbury/Northboro area
• Organized & managed advertising, recruiting, production, estimation, financing, new jobs, & accounting

SKILLS

• Excellent writing and grammar (English)
• Attention to detail
• Quick turn around

EDUCATION

• Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA – 1997
Computer Graphic and Illustration, Associate in Science

• Bentley University, Waltham, MA – 1991
Computer Information Systems, Bachelor of Science

SOFTWARE

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Dreamweaver,
Adobe Distiller, Adobe InDesign, Quark XPress, Corel Painter, FlightCheck Professional,
WordPress, HTML, MS Office Suite, and FreeHand.