EXPERIENCE

Graphic/Web Designer, Social Media Management, Photo/Video Production | Woodland Equipment

2017 - 2019

Implemented, designed and managed a new WordPress website with full inventory capabilities to display all available machines for sale. Built and populated a secure section of the website for staff only including a company contact list. Designed print graphics for magazine ads, posters, in-store promotions and a new trade show booth. Managed all social media posts, analytics and incoming inquiries. Shot, branded and edited many location based machine photos and videos using multiple cameras and a drone.

Graphic and Web Designer | Stride Management

2011 - 2016

Stride Management handles all aspects and logistics of many charitable lotteries in the Alberta and Saskatchewan. Lotteries such as Kinsmen Home Lotto, Caritas Foundation Lottery, Red Deer Hospitals Lottery as well as some work for STARS Lottery (websites). I was one of two designer/developers that handled creating all the print pieces as well as the lottery websites which yearly raise millions of dollars for such institutions as the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Graphic and Web Designer/Developer, Social Media Management | Freelance

1999 - Present

Since purchasing my first PC in 1998 I was fascinated by the web and started building websites right away, learning fast and creating a freelance living. Self taught in HTML, CSS, the Adobe software suites etc I created hundreds of print pieces and websites over the years and am still available for remote freelance work. As of the last few years I’m also versed in Social Media Management and have taken recent training in lead generation and Facebook ads. Also adept at video editing and some motion graphics.

Graphic and Web Designer/Developer | Ahern Rentals

2005-2008

Initially hired to design and build three websites I was kept on until the economy crash of 2008 managing the sites I built as well as creating a few more for other smaller off-shoots of the company.

Web Designer/Developer | Pro.Net Communications

2000-2004

Web design and development for various companies and associations including the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, BOMA and Leigh Jigs as well as the BC Lions CFL team before they went with a more template version used on many of the CFL teams.


EDUCATION

Chilliwack Senior Secondary School

1986

I went to high school. I even spent some time on the student council. I graduated.

SKILLS

A little rundown of my fluency in select software and certain skills.

Adobe Photoshop
90%
Adobe Lightroom
90%
Adobe Indesign
80%
Adobe Illustrator
70%
Adobe After Effects
50%
HTML
80%
CSS
80%
PHP
30%
WordPress
50%