Geozeph, Graphic & Web Designer

Resume

Graphic & UX/UI Designer

Experience

Multi-Media Designer - COMPAREX - 2017-2018
Eliminate reliance on outside contractors by designing and producing marketing collateral and display merchandising in-house. Shot, Eddied, and directed several informational videos. Coded and maintained professional company websites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript.

Lead Designer - Warbler Yearbook - 2015 - 2016
Designed artwork for initial client concepts to final production preparation for various screen-printed materials. Formatted client artwork for production, worked with clients to approve designs. Designed page spreads for magazines to fit page formats.

Freelance - 2013 - 2018

  • Re-energize sales staff with creative tools like customized art packages, name-drop templates and logo builders.

  • Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop were the programs i use to design and show the clients on site how everything would look, before sending to print we would need a approval or signature from them.

  • Art direct product photo shoots for print ads and marketing materials.

  • Forecast and promote upcoming trends, construct trend books, boards and mechanical comps to support marketing team and sales force.

  • Develop concept ideas and presentations for seasonal and specialty projects.

  • Contribute to product development, brainstorm with marketing clients, inspect and approve printed pieces, provide design direction to colleagues and work efficiently under tight deadlines.

Ui/Ux Freelance Contracts - 2014-2018

  • Spearheaded migrate projects that develop the common look and functionality to be migrated across the product suite to ensure user interface consistency.

  • Developed new mock-ups and UI specifications for holiday events and raised 25% more in total sale leads.

  • Developed user interface for internal and external applications and ensured usability during technical implementation.

  • Regularly work with multiple functional teams including product content management, software engineer, graphic designer, and product marketing.

  • Defined navigation, user workflows and layouts focusing on usability.

  • Developed wireframes, interface mockups and page prototypes.

  • Planned and executed usability testing, incorporated user feedback into final product design.

  • Produced graphic user interfaces for desktop browsers, tablet and mobile devices.

Education

Bachelors in Graphic Design, Minor in 2D Art

Eastern Illinois University 600 Lincoln Ave, Charleston, IL 61920 - 3.9 GPA - 2016

Awards and Achievements

Dean’s list – 2011 – 2016

Graduated with honors 2016

Talented student award – 2015

Cash award for my work in school.

GIA Grant awarded for Design 2014-2016

Cash award for ink artwork created in 2014, and an extra cash award contracted projects

Cum Laude

Graduated with honers from EIU. 

Shows and Exhibitions

Juried exhibition at the Tarble Arts center – 2014-2016

Multiple pieces selected to enter the spring show, 2015 and 16.

Juried exhibition for the Fall art’s show – 2015

Single piece was selected and won best of show.

Technical Skills

  • The full Adobe Creative Cloud

  • HTML/XHTML

  • CSS2/CSS3

  • JavaScript/jQuery

  • Photoshop/Illustrator

Design proficiencies

  • Poster design

  • Branding (Logo Design, Packaging, ect)

  • Web Design

  • Photography

  • Traditional Painting

  • UX & UI Design

  • Usability Protocols

  • Web Site Analytics

  • Prototyping

  • Persona Creation

  • Information Architecture (IA)

  • A/B, Card Sort, User Testing

  • Animation/Motion Graphics

  • Affinity Diagramming

  • Requirements Definition

 

 

Quick Bio

I am a highly creative and multi talented Graphic & Ui/UX Designer with extensive experience in multimedia, marketing and print design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills; dynamic team player with well-developed written and verbal communication abilities. For over four years I have been a UI UX Designer, where I used HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to direct and design front-end projects from concept to completion. I’ve worked in Competitive areas such as Chicago, IL and Raleigh, NC and have worked with talented people all over the world.