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Graphic and Website Design, Witer, Social Media Marketing, Manager

Asheville, North Carolina, 28802, United States
October 17, 2016

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Professional Experience Graphic Designer and Manger Positions

Graphic Design Manager. Common Ground Distributors, Asheville, NC

• Layout and design of all catalogs including four color process covers, business forms, brochures, business cards, newspaper ads, post cards, and other special supplements. This includes bidding to and working with printing companies.

• Website design of entire ScreenDoor website, which included all digital photography and clean-up, updating and testing site, and registration to all major search engines.

• Research, purchase, and setup of department software and equipment. Maintaining the equipment which included two Macintosh G4s, two Umax scanners, an Apple 630 Printer, and an Epson 6-color printer. Production and Design Manager Mountain Xpress, Asheville, NC

• Layout and design of the Mountain Xpress weekly paper including four color process covers and center spreads, business forms, brochures, business cards, Dining Guide, and other special supplements.

• Training and supervision of three ad designers.

• Research, purchase, and setup of all department software and equipment. Maintaining the equipment which includes four Macintosh Power Computers, two Hewlett Packard scanners, and a large format Xante Printer. Computer Operator. FastSigns, Asheville, NC

• Design and assemble vinyl signs, banners, car tags, and magnetics using IBM computers. Output to vinyl cutters and Gerber Edge four color process printer.

Media Graphics Designer/Coordinator. Polk State College, Winter Haven, FL

• Design class schedules, brochures, pamphlets, flyers, transparencies, slide shows, and related materials for use in the class rooms and marketing department. Responsible for the tracking and work flow of over 600 jobs per year.

• Photograph & videotape events and darkroom production of black and white film negatives. Slide duplication.

• Research, purchase, and setup of software and equipment. Maintaining the equipment which included five Macintosh computers, an IBM computer, H.P. scanner and color printer, QMS laser printer, large format poster printer, three 35mm cameras, two Night Hawk video cameras, two slide duplicators, and all dark room and transparency equipment.

• Training and supervision of employees and student assistants. Freelance Graphic and Website Designer/Artist. AD Graphic Design

• Design custom websites with Search Engine Optimization, catalogs, schedules, logos, business forms, business cards, newspaper ads, screen printing separations, brochures, signs, billboards, book interior layout and cover design, for companies and private individuals.

Hardware & Software I Own


• 27” IMac, 2 G5s, Two ViewSonic 21” Monitors, Epson 2400 Scanner, Canon Printer, Power Mac Laptop, I-Pad, Canon Powershot 500 Digital Still and Video Camera. Software

• Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Quark Xpress, I Movie, Adobe Image Ready, Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Corel Professional Photo Collections 1, 2, & 3 (60,000 images). Skills

Illustration and Fine Art

• Mechanical and freehand illustration, portraits, and paintings. Experienced in water colors, acrylics, graphite and colored pencils, and the construction of three-dimensional paintings. Education

Engineering; Design Option For Technical/Graphic Illustration & Design. Polk State College, Winter Haven, FL

• Achieved Dean’s List status the entire duration of college education. Graduated with Academic Honors. Advanced Mechanical Drafting And Technical Illustration. Traviss Technical Center, Lakeland, FL

• Graduated Two Year Gold Certificate, 4.0 Honor Student. Awards and Accomplishments

• Best in Business Awards for 3 years. Elected as the director of the Writers’ Guild of Western North Carolina for two terms. Won the Florida State College Catalog Design Award for 2 years. Assigned to the Marketing Committee by the president of Polk State College. Original artwork accepted in five of the six juried shows of the Central Florida Art Festival Circuit. Elected to Faculty Senate Committee of Polk State College. Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society member, Elected to Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges, Received State of Florida Achievement Award for Design Excellence.


Tracey STevenS • P.O. box 1811 • aSheville, nc • 28802 828-***-**** •

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