Graphic Design / Web Design
||Colorado Technical University
||Digital Media Design
Over the past ten years I have pursued my love of the outdoors and the mountains buy working successfully in a number of positions in Breckenridge, Colorado. During my last three years in Breckenridge I was successfully promoted to head bartender. I have decided to make a change to a more permanent career in my other passion, graphic arts. In pursuit of this passion, I have relocated to Denver and am enrolled in school working towards a Bachelors Degree in Digital Media Design.
GRAPHIC DESIGN/SIGN MAKER, AD LIGHT AND SIGN, DENVER, CO 2008 - JUNE 2010
The production area is where I spend most of my day. Handling everything from laying out the graphics to installing them. My department handled all of the large format printing for the company, We print, laminate, and cut pictures, logos and text. I was in charge of the color matching, printing, setting files for cutting, running the laminator and the plotter. Also assembling the signs and small installs.
BARTENDER, ULLRS SPORTS BAR, BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO 2005 - 2008
During my tenure, I was promoted from doorman to head bartender. Some of my responsibilities included the opening and closing of the bar, cash handling and new employee training.
SHUTTLE DRIVER, MOUNTAIN THUNDER LODGE, BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO 2004-2006
Shuttled hotel guests from around Breckenridge. Assured the safety of the guests. Also to provide excellent customer service I was a subject matter expert on all activities in Breckenridge.
GRAPHIC DESIGN AND SIGN MAKER, SUMMIT SIGNWORKS, BRECKENRIDGE, COLORADO 2000-2004
Managed the sign shop. I handled the day-to-day operation of the company. The designing and building of signs, pricing, invoicing, product ordering, deliveries and installations. As the sole employee everything went through me.
Dakota County Technical College, Rosemount, Minnesota — Diploma in Computer Graphics
Colorado Technical University, Denver, Colorado — Bachelors degree in Digital Media Design (in progress)
Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, HTML, Freehand, Adobe Bridge, QuarkXpress, Microsoft Office and have taken a handful of photography classes.
Comfortable on Mac and PC format