SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:
I’m an experienced and creative ILLUSTRATOR/GRAPHIC DESIGNER with nearly 10 years of experience in the field as both a full-time in-house designer and freelance artist. I am proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and various other Mac based programs. Though Mac based, I am also familiar with the PC format. I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts with emphasis on Graphic Design. I work well in a creative environment with others to create unique and fun textile designs and illustrations.
PERSONAL EXPERIENCES:CHILIWEAR – Harahan, Louisiana – 1998 – 2008 Illustrator/Graphic Designer
My duties included creating textile repeats & graphics, t-shirt graphics, concept artwork for golf club headcovers, and designs for embroidery stitch-outs for Chiliwear’s many product lines. Also responsible for product development, ensuring product quality control, corresponding with printers/manufacturers in Thailand, aiding in marketing campaign concepts, creating product templates for catalogs, and creating identities for Chiliwear’s product lines.
- Creating postcards/flyers for various holidays, special event sales, & promotions.
- Creating artwork & textile repeats for t-shirts, polo shirts, resort shirts, lounge pants, and boxers for Chiliwear.
- Creating corporate shirt designs for such companies as NASA, Children’s Foundation, Hibernia National Bank, Pat O’Brien’s, Whitney Bank, Budweiser (Olympics and True Music promotion), Coca-Cola (Olympic promotion), Buick, Isle of Capri Casino, New York, New York Casino, New Orleans’ Hilton, Endyminion Mardi Gras Parade, Absolut Vodka, Applebee’s, Cingular Wireless, Knob Creek, BOSCH, BMC Software, and UPS.
- Headcover designs for Gorton’s Fisherman, Tabasco, Hibernia National Bank, Boeing, Blue Angels, NASA, Hershey products, Budweiser, Knob Creek, BOSCH, and UPS.
- Chiliwear’s product lines include Tabasco Sportswear, Spirituals Christian Line, Collegiate Collection, Bite Me t-shirts, Performance Camp Collection, Chiliwear Boxers, Camps, Scenic Shirts, and TYVEK Wallet Designs.
- J&S Foods – Hot Sauce Label Designs
- NOLA Couture – Textile Repeat Designs for ties, belts, and scarfs
- Andy Roo’s – Spice Label Designs
- Crescent Transport – Promotional Spice Label Designs
- SunCom Cellular – T-shirt & Banner artwork
- Atlas Engineering, Inc. – Corporate Painting
- Wedding Portraits
- Various Logo Designs – Advertising Accents, Fresenius Medical Care-Scientific Affairs, Leading Outdoor Technology Supply, Hot Boys, PC Hardware, Inspector Homes, E-training Wheels.com, Sweet Leslie’s.
EDUCATION:BACHELOR OF ARTS IN GRAPHIC DESIGN – 1993 – 1998 University of New Orleans – New Orleans, Louisiana