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Manager Sales

Location:
Miami Beach, Florida, 33139, United States
Posted:
March 15, 2011

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**** Rowland *****

678-***-**** ***********@*****.***

Samples online: http://www.ginarowlandisawesome.blogspot.com

Ryder Systems, Inc. Miami, FL: Created

static/motion graphics for video, advertisements,

brochures, events, presentations; photography;

created/art directed a

65' installation for the corporate office; A/V tech

& support for training & upper-level management

presentations in-house and on location. Worked with

Mac & PC using Photoshop, Illustrator,

AfterEffects, Powerpoint, Word, Symon Satellite

systems,

most TV and DVD systems. Worked in-house

2008-2009; remotely 2010-present.

The Home Depot, Home Depot Television, Atlanta, GA:

Created over the shoulder, lower thirds & full

screen graphics for broadcast & non-broadcast video

while used in Final Cut, AVID, Premiere Pro or

live; animated show opens and ID spots using

Photoshop and AfterEffects; programming & live

graphics recall using Winfinit CG, StillStor &

Ostore machine. Worked in-house 2001-2005; remotely

2005-present.

June 2001 - Present

Freelance Graphic/Broadcast/Motion Designer, Photographer, A/V Support

Firstline Creative Resources, Atlanta, GA: Created

graphics for broadcast & non-broadcast video for

use in AVID and Premiere Pro; graphics & animations

for websites, presentations, national commercial

spots, advertising and non-ad print materials. Led

the senior design team and worked with creative

director to find best solutions for our clients'

needs and assisted in all areas of creation for

events/presentations; assisted editors when

necessary. Worked with Mac & PC using Photoshop,

Illustrator, AfterEffects, Powerpoint, 3DS Max

Some Clients: Nortel Networks, Coca-Cola, Delta

Airlines, Cartoon Network, Bellsouth, Icy Hot

Patch, UPS, Georgia Family Council, ISS, Czarnowski

August 2000 - April 2001

Art Director

The Home Depot, Information Services, CBT Team,

Atlanta, GA: Led/assisted the graphics & animation

design team in the creation of all graphic and

interface content for Computer Based Training (CBT)

Modules. Worked with logistics team to establish

and set-up best mode of delivery to the stores;

monitored usability tests; recorded & edited audio

with SoundForge. Developed naming conventions to be

used for ease of work flow between the graphics,

instructional design, and programming teams.

Created /illustrated storyboards from outlines

received from the instructional designers;

organized/maintained the CBT server; research for

web development of modules; acquisition of

equipment; created the department logo/ID.

February 1999 - August 2000

Systems Engineer/Media Specialist

Computer Experts, Atlanta, GA:

Clients: The Coca-Cola Company, Events Production

Department; created all graphics for presentations,

environmental and collateral materials for

Coca-Cola executives and all events/meetings for

the company using a variety of animation and

graphic software.

Home Depot Television; created all the

presentations for Home Depot executives for their

1997 Managers' Meeting using Microsoft Powerpoint.

The Home Depot, Information Services; graphic

designer for CBT team.

June 1997 - February 1999

Contract Graphic Designer

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc, IN, KY, GA:

Hire/Coach associates, mark-up/mark-downs,

scheduling, price changes, comp shopping, balance

and track sales/payroll/inventory etc... on a

daily/weekly/monthly basis; store visits; stock

shelves; shipping and receiving logs; manage

associates; responsible for 11, 24-hour stores and

over 2000 associates; other standard retail duties;

store displays.

August 1990 - June 1997

Associate/Manager/District Manager

Created: graphics for websites, presentations,

video, logos, flyers, album cover art, business

cards, shot video and photos for bands; print

advertisements; murals, set & environmental

graphics, sculptures for charity auctions, sales

displays, and more.

Some Clients: UPS, Chick-Fil-A, Orkin, Ryder

Television, Deloitte & Touche,

Boys & Girls Clubs, Turner Broadcsting, Fortenberry

Media. Atlanta Botanical Gardens, Century 21,

Kroger, Wal-Mart, Frito Lay, Revlon, Cover Girl, The

American Red Cross/International Red Cross, Crown

Bolt, Commeaux's Louisiana Bar & Grill, Butts County

Police and Fire Department, Henry County Fire

Department, The Army & Air Force Exchange Services,

Dippy Records/Films, RAMmusicworks, Abstract

Records.

Bands & Musicians: Hilary McRae, Price,

Transcendence, The Agent K Quartet, DC-3, Rachel

Goodrich, Ketchy Shuby, Ed Hale, Geneva Harrison and

more.

1990 - Present

Freelance Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Photographer, Muralist and more

Education:

1994 - 1996

The Art Institute of Atlanta

Associate of Arts degree in Animation and Multimedia

1993

Indiana Technical Institute

Graphic Design program

Skills and Achievements:

Software/Hardware Knowledge:

Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects, Acrobat etc.

Ostore, StilStor, Chyron Infinit and Winfinit graphics software/hardware

for broadcast television

Microsoft Powerpoint, Word. Mac and PC platforms.

Familiar with Sound Forge, 3D Studio Max, Final Cut Pro, Dreamweaver,

KeyNote

Other Skills:

Operating and troubleshooting audio and video equipment.

Set up and run live presentations and shows via laptop/computer projection,

video-conferencing and web-conferencing.

Familiar with most graphics delivery platforms and all of their

requirements including but not limited to: print, video, broadcast

television, web, handheld devices etc.

Illustration, painting, display building, photography.

Voice-overs for The Arthritis Foundation, Cartoon Network, Gold Bond

Medicated Lotion, Home Depot Training and more.

Acted/appeared in 2 videos for Father Bloopy: "Ginger Baby" and "And, I

Lover" also some extra work on "Burn Notice."

Achievements:

2001 - Brandon Hall Gold Award for eLearning: Home Depot Hardware training

(Senior Designer/Graphics Team Lead)

2002 - Telly Award for InFocus: Home Depot Safety Program (graphic

designer)

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