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Graphic Designer Customer Service

Grayslake, IL
September 13, 2019

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AutoCAD ****

CAD plans/working drawings,

dynamic blocks, attributes, and

layer management.

SolidWorks 2017

3D model parts, assemblies,

construction drawings, and

BOMs. CSWA certified.

Revit 2017

3D building architecture;

foundations, plans, elevations,

sections, and details for

construction drawings.

Adobe Animate CC

Digital object/character

animation and development.

Adobe Acrobat Pro DC

Microsoft Office

Mac and PC Platforms


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829 Tylerton Circle

Grayslake, Illinois 60030




Certificate for CAD Drafting


College of Lake County, Illinois

AAS Graphic Design

The American Academy of Art

Chicago, Illinois

AAS Architectural Drafting

Wilbur Wright College

Chicago, Illinois

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

College of Lake County, 2019


• Articulate communicator and active listener with interpersonal skills that cultivate positive work relationships with team members and clients.

• Focus on customer service, quality control, and zero defects.

• Spatial/conceptual thinking to bring engineering/architectural drawings to life.

• CAD drawing/interpretation with strict adherence to customers’ requirements.

• Accomplished in both Adobe Photoshop/ Illustrator CC, and 3D Studio Max to create special effects and photorealism with desired graphic styles.

• Able to graphically portray complex ideas in a visually compelling and comprehensive manner using color, lighting, shade, and shadow. SELECTED FREELANCE CONTRACTS

Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, Illinois (2017) 3D Renderer

• Created high-end visual renderings for Homeland Security training using 3D Studio Max and Adobe Photoshop.

Butterfield’s LLC, Parker, Colorado (2015 - 2016)

Mural Illustrator

• Created two colorful vector style sixteen-foot old west themed wall murals for an ice cream shop which set store ambiance and kept customers visually entertained. Used Adobe Illustrator.

TOMY International, Oak Brook, Illinois (2015)


• Retouched and applied special effects to studio images for new toy packaging for the Disney feature “Miles from Tomorrowland.” Delivered the high-quality results that Disney demands on time. Used Adobe Photoshop. EMPLOYMENT

Parsons Corporation, Chicago, Illinois - (1982 - 2014) Lead Technical Illustrator/2D-3D Graphic Designer (2003 - 2014) Senior Technical Illustrator/Graphic Designer

Technical Illustrator/Graphic Designer

Representative projects:

• Successfully met and managed the demand for sixteen photo-realistic renderings of the Ferguson Slide State Route 140-Highway Alternatives Study, Mariposa County, California, under tight deadline.

• Lead Designer for complex graphic exhibits derived from sketches, construction drawings, and photo references, allowing graphic designers who were less familiar with such drawings, to focus on proposal design.

• Incorporated 3D Studio Max and Adobe Photoshop to produce key multi- million dollar project assignments such as:

• Ortega Highway Interchange, Orange County, California

• Goethals Bridge Replacement Project, New York

• Caldecott Tunnel 4th Bore, Alameda, California

• Light Rail Transit Project, Las Vegas, Nevada,

• Miami International Airport Expansion, Miami, Florida

• Construction projects throughout the United States and Middle East PROFILE

Creative 2D/3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) Illustrator, Drafter, and Designer with deep graphics knowledge. Skilled in showcasing all aspects and stages of proposed architectural, engineering, and construction projects. Able to accurately communicate clients’ visions and turn technical specifications into highly understandable and approachable visuals.

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