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Graphic Designer/Illustrator/Cartoonist

Oklahoma City, OK, 73111
August 08, 2012

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John Calvin Whitfield

**** ** **** ****** ******** City, OK. 73111

Phone: 405-***-**** Cell: 405-***-****

Portfolio links:


To acquire a position as a Art Director, Graphic Designer or Production Artist in the area of

Graphic Design, Multimedia or Print industries.

Education: The University of Oklahoma Bachelor of Art

Graphic Designer (Artist)/Illustrator- Oklahoma City, Ok. 73111

Launched my own Graphic Design/Illustration company: Groovy Toons

Developed design concepts/illustrations for multiple client base. Provided Illustration, Graphic Design, Animation, Creative Consultation, Logo Design, and Art Direction to clients. In addition to creating materials by hand. A number of software applications were used to achieve the final design.

Diverse Experience:

Embroidery Digitizer, Graphic Designer/ Prepress Assistant, Illustrator, Caricaturist, Cartoonist,

Color Corrector, Web Designer, Flash Animator and Audio/Visual Technician.

Summary of Qualifications:

Photoshop CS3, Illustrator CS3, InDesign CS3, Acrobat, After Effects CS3, Premiere CS3, Studio Max, Pagemaker, Maya, Flash 9, Commotion, Powerpoint, Microsoft Office Applications, and Corel Draw

8/15/08-2-5-10 Miko Group Inc.

Graphic Designer/Artist Norman, Oklahoma

* Created, designed and executed a wide range of original illustrative artwork/computer based design for Educational Conferences.

* Developed Flash Animations and web based designs for Educational Events.

* Designed graphics for materials such as (pencils, pens, tote bags,

and lapel pens) to be used at various educational /government related events.

5/2005-7/2005 Digital Graphics Oklahoma City, Ok.

Graphic Designer/Prepress

* Employed by a mid-level commercial printing company.

* Worked with small staff developing design concepts and projects in layout

and illustrational formats (flyers, greeting cards, business cards, and logos).

* Created flyers, greeting cards, business cards, and logos for customers.

8/2001-10/2003 Candid Color Systems Oklahoma City, Ok.

Color Corrector

* Employed by a digital Photography studio

* Manipulated images using Eastman Kodak software application

* Trained other staff on the software application

* Provided customer with professional clean digital prints.

3/1997- 12/2000 Charleson Broadcast Technologies Oklahoma City, Ok.

Audio/Visual Technician

* Handled multiple audio/visual responsibilities in a small broadcast studio environment.

* Directed cameramen and on-air talent with specific instructions about day-to-day operations.

* Presented television viewers with Professional broadcast show.

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