michael swihura
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Location: New York, NY, USA
School: School of Visual Arts
Major: Illustration

michael swihura

New York, NY

Design Professional experienced in graphics, web and eCommerce

HTML5, CSS, Illustration, Animation, Social Media, SEO, eCommerce, Screen Printing, Wacom Intuos Tablet, Vector Graphics, Graphic Design, Photo Retouching, CMS, Web Design, Banners, Photography, Logos, Video Editing, Archiving, Scanning

Adobe, Microsoft Office, Apple iWork Suite, Wordpress, Elementor, Corel Painter, Affinity Photo & Designer, Quickbooks


Full Time/

1/07-3/20 Webmaster
Hartman Rare Art, Inc., New York, NY
> web development, responsive design for Hartmanrareart website + eBay presence
> produce, shoot, scan, optimize, output web-ready photos, retouching, typography, compositing, batch processing
> well-versed in front-end web technologies including HTML, CSS
> designed and implemented inventory spreadsheet archive: 25,000 antiques inclusive
> PayPal & bank-related tech support, shipping logistics to ensure swift & profitable eCommerce, Quickbooks familiarity
> Proficiency with Adobe, Microsoft and Apple apps, content management systems, cross-browser compatibility
> copy editing/writing, historical research, office correspondence, debugging, QA
> translation of concepts into user-friendly site design, layout, content, coding, navigation, aesthetics
> interpersonal communication skills to interface with technical and non-tech staff
> weekly web stats analysis targeting user behavior, market response, conversion rates
> viral marketing via social media
> ------------ search engine optimization
> computer network maintenance, security, support
> Adobe, Microsoft Office, Wordpress/Elementor, Apple iWork Suite, Quickbooks

Freelance & Past Employers/

Web Consultant
Shortess-Rawson and Associates, Inc., Chatham, NJ
> Website maintenance for ------------

Graphic Artist
Art Zulu, Inc., New York, NY
> Website & print production, apparel screen prints

HTML Coder
NBCUniversal, New York, NY
> Website production for ------------

Web Designer
National Basketball Association, Secaucus, NJ
> Email newsletter, banners, HTML, graphics for ------------

Production Artist
Troma Entertainment, Inc., New York, NY
> Web development & Flash animation

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Degree: BFA
Major: Illustration

HTML5, CSS, Illustration, Animation, Social Media, Design, eCommerce