Nearly 25 years of experience in graphic arts as a designer, photographer, illustrator, and UI creator. Presently working in marketing and communications in education for a community college, after 2 years creating interface prototypes. My goal now is to grow and deepen my experience with my present employer.
Graphic Artist/Interface Designer
Follett Digital Resources
January 2008 - January 2010
Productive team member, creating custom icons and interface screen prototypes for K-12/collegiate, digital eBook Reader products.
Rock Valley College
January 2006 - January 2006
Produce concept to completion, award-winning graphic designs for community college marketing and foundation departments. Course catalog layout and production, digital photography, promotional literature, logo designs and ad campaign development.
October 2000 - December 2003
Created 2D and 3D characters, backgrounds and animations for K-6 educational software company. Designed and produce product packaging, advertising and catalog.
Graphic User Interface Designer
Follett Software Company
February 1992 - October 2000
Hired to design icons for product interface. Given responsibility for overall look of all company products. Critical path on a team which produced software that more than doubled company revenue. Key designer on three multi-award winning products released over a three year period.
Angel's Flight Studio
January 1990 - August 2006
Produced art published by three national greeting card companies, as well as illustrating/designing gift ware lines for several national companies. Notably: Gibson Greetings, Renaissance Greetings, Oatmeal Studios, The Bradford Exchange and Crate & Barrel (TAG).
Ingersoll Consulting Inc
January 1985 - January 1990
Created corporate image pieces and slide presentations for in-house consultants.
January 1983 - January 1985
C.A. Gustafson & Sons, Inc.
January 1982 - January 2011
Qualifications & Certifications
Belvidere High School
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