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Graphic Designer Manager

Tampa, Florida, United States
September 03, 2019

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Gregory L. Cannon

Tampa, FL

240-***-**** LinkedIn:


I wish to continue my record of excellence in providing fresh, innovative graphic design in a clear and organized manner. Seeking position of Graphic Designer.


•Expert Level Adobe CC: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Premiere

•Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook

•Mac or PC

•HTML5 and CSS Coding

•Working knowledge of JavaScript, PHP

•Dreamweaver with Bootstrap 4 Web Design

•Interactive PDFs

•Image optimization for electronic distribution with navigation

•Adobe After Effects and Premiere

•Large format printing

•Cinema 4D modeling and animation


As Graphic Designer, Trainer and Website Manager for some of the nation’s most respected institutions, I have met and excelled expectations in delivering world-class graphics. I have taught seminars on all Adobe Suite products and other software and created 3D models, animations and illustrations for research and technical safety presentations and videos.

Demo reel is available here. I built my portfolio site with Dreamweaver CC and Bootstrap 4 template: My work has won awards from the US Postal Service and TATRC.


EnDyna Jan. 2019 to March 2019

Layout Artist McLean, VA

Layout for end of year reports for Department of Transportation.

3Square Studios July 2018 to Aug. 2018

Photo Retouching Tampa, FL

Color correction and photo retouch on 360 fashion shots for Hooters calendar 2019.

Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) June 2011-December 2017

Graphic and Website Designer, Photographer, Animator, Modeler Ft. Detrick, MD

Working alone, created illustrations for alternative fuel vehicle safety seminars. Designed and executed all materials for TATRC Open House event including design and output of 70 posters with infographics, banners, window covers, event signage, maps, event fliers, badges and signup sheets. Attendees included Generals, Admirals and members of Congress. Created animations and stills for Stop the Bleed Campaign. Advised the Public Affairs Officer on rebranding of 7 TATRC Laboratories, providing 3D illustrations, logo designs, typography and backgrounds with specialized menus for their respective sites. Successfully launched new mobile-first website from template to full release in 3 days. Working under tight deadline pressure, provided all content, tested links and embedded video. Formatted news articles and events with calendar and carousel. Created marquees, carousels and banners for each of TATRC’s 6 Labs and programs. Sample site is available here: TATRC.

Postal Service HQ Dec. 2003 to Oct., 2009

Senior Graphic Designer, Editor, Mentor Washington, DC

Acting as Lead Designer for nine regional full-color magazines with a combined circulation of 750,000 Postal employees, improved work flow to meet deadlines. Redesigned the Area Updates and trained deadline-oriented work group. Ensured consistency of typography, layout and photo quality. Wrote scripts to speed formatting. Created new templates and libraries for core documents such as the Annual Report, Vision 2013, Comprehensive Statement and Business Report. Reduced turnaround times from weeks to hours. Created templates, content and HTML compatible content for several online and print publications including PCC Insider. Created stock of Did You Know information graphics for Postal TV, web and print use. Created a searchable archive of stock photography from Area Updates and other sources.

USDA/NIFA Feb. 2010 to June, 2011, Part Time

Graphic Designer/Website manager Washington, DC

Created new webpages for posting on the NIFA national website with 22,000 elements. Designed new pages and meet with clients to assess requirements. Managed traffic for daily workloads to insure tight delivery schedule on time-sensitive grant applications posting.

Library of Congress Nov. 2001 to Oct. 12, 2002

Graphic and Website Designer/Photographer Washington, DC

Designed weekly Gazette employee communication for the Library of Congress in HTML and print versions. Transitioned from PageMaker to InDesign. Networked all Macs in the Madison Building. Created template and navigation for archive project, storing over 2 1/2 years of Gazette publications online in searchable database. Staff photographer for publications including all events and visits from dignitaries. Photo correction for black and white and color uses. Provided support for Senate and Congressional publicity. Occasional writing and event coverage for Gazette, including research.

US Copyright Office Jan. 2001 to July 2001

Graphic Designer Washington, DC

Graphic Designer for internal publications. Photographer for personnel spotlights. Converted system from Quark Xpress to Adobe InDesign. Converted Title 17 US Copyright Code to interactive PDF through Adobe Acrobat with round trip navigation for national publication.

National Teleprinting, Inc Mar. 1987 to Aug. 2000

Senior Graphic Designer and Prepress Technician Denver, CO

Created corporate identity, for broad clientele including 4-color magazines, technical journals and art galleries. Created technical journal for International Society of Offshore and Polar Exploration, involving advanced equation replication and software conversion. Also maintained archive collections and provided type, covers, and additional art as needed. Designed and produced labels for wide range of federal government record compilations.


BA in split major, Public Administration and Fine Art, St. Cloud State University.

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