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Graphic Designer Design

Miami, Florida, 33137, United States
April 01, 2011

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Melissa Williams


Graphic Design professional with 3 years experience. Passionate about

design and tenacious in

the pursuit of goals. Enthusiastic, hard working, team player. Bilingual in

English and Spanish.


Ai International University of Art and Design, Miami, FL

Bachelors of Fine Arts - Graphic Design 2008

Professional Experience

Paula Black Legal Marketing and Graphic Design /

Freelance Graphic Designer / Present

. Design brochures, brand identity, business papers, ads

South Florida Times Newspaper /

Graphic Designer / Present

. Layout Newspaper pages in broad and tabloid size

. Photo retouch images

. Maintain website on joomla

. Create ads for clients and the advertising department

Experimento Ludico / Graphic Designer 2010

. Created brand identity, business cards

Knightsbridge Media LLC. / 2008-10

New You Magazine / Senior Graphic Designer

. Responsible for the initial design and layout of pages

. Banners, letterhead, business cards, media kits, ads

. Created color schemes and mood boards for each issue

. Image manipulation

. Instructed other graphic designers on layouts and programs

. Maintained website on wordpress

. Assisted creative director with concept development

. Prepress preparation of files

. Designed e-mail marketing newsletter

East West Education student guidebook

/ Graphic Designer

. Multi-page layout of 400-page guide in Chinese text

. Created brand identity

. Letterhead, business cards, envelops

. Input translated Chinese text into English ads.

. Designed marketing material

. Responded to all clients request for production information

World Trade Centers / Graphic Designer

. Designed Brochure

Atmosphere Magazine / Graphic Designer

. Layout for a 100-page magazine

in English and French text

. Letterhead, business cards, envelopes, labels, media kit

. Created promotional ads for sales team

Lingerie Miami / Illustrator 2008

. Illustrated presentation boards

Azimuth Full Screen Publications / Graphic Designer 2007

. Retouch, re size photos

. Layout information on to CMS websites

Monte de los Olivos non profit / Graphic Designer 2007-09

. Designed flyers, business cards, monthly calendars

. Maintained there facebook, twitter, and myspace pages

Technical skills

. Adobe Indesign

. Adobe Photoshop

. Adobe Illustrator

. Adobe Bridge

. Adobe Acrobat

. Adobe Incopy

. QuarkXpress

. Kodak Insite

. MS Office

. Proficient on a macintosh

or personal computer


Available upon request

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