MY NAME IS MELINDA. I HAVE A PASSION IN VISUAL COMMUNICATION AS A
VISUAL DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR.
PRINT DESIGN IS MY MAIN SPECIALTY.
I enjoy creating Traditional and Digital work.
I have talent to create visual illustrations
for a vast array of graphic design projects.
I'm passionate about providing design solutions for a variety of clients in Advertising or Marketing.
I have extensive experience in Direct Mail Marketing utilized at QuantumDigital for
15 years. I have a strong skill set developed
with this printing vendor.
VISUAL DESIGNER & ILLUSTRATOR
MY KNOWLEDGE LEVEL IN GRAPHIC DESIGN
Sketches • Composition • Layout • Grid • Aesthetics • Typography • Color Theory • Illustration • Patterns • Branding
Print Design • Corporate • Advertising • Information
InDesign • Illustrator • Photoshop • Acrobat Pro • Fresco • Procreate • After Effects • Spark • Google Drive
Creativity • Communication • Great Eye for Design • Design Research • Design Critique • Meet Deadlines
Critical Thinking • Quick Learner • Excel in Teamwork • Art Direction
MY LATEST WORK
JULY 2020 - FEB 2021
DEAF & HARD OF HEARING GAMERS
Stream Team on Twitch
2005 - PRESENT
Online Printing Company
Production Graphic Designer
Set-up custom templates provided by clients’ source files for consistent branding of print orders under QuantumDigital ecommerce platform.
Review print samples for top quality and fix any transparency issues before they
go live. Process high quality logos to accounts. I provide thoughtful technical assistance to clients to provide them the finest end-quality product.
Helped Marketing Department on Automail and Advertising projects, providing my designs from scratch.
Logo Rebranding Project
As one of the staff for 2 years,
I volunteered to rebrand the DHHG logo to help spread deaf awareness.
Created new logo and assets that has an "entertainment" feel for an online streaming platform on Twitch.
OCT - DEC 2019
Non-profit 501(c)(3) organization
Charity the Chinchilla
A gaming community-based org. dedicated to direct financial assistance for adults in the United States undergoing cancer treatment.
Commissioned me to illustrate an adorable character, Charity the Chinchilla, that holds a 1UP mushroom for their fundraising needs.
2014 - 2019
PFLUGERVILLE ROTARY CLUB
Casino Night Campaign
The Pflugerville Rotary Club
hosts a fundraising event,
Casino Night, every March.
Hired to design campaign based
on theme chosen every year
(cowboy, rock’n’roll, hawaiian, etc).
Created flyer and poster, sponsorship flyer, regular and sponsorship tickets, poker chips, and banner.
Casino Night ad appeared in
Pflugerville Community Impact Newspaper in 2016.
JUNE - AUG 2002
HOT PINK, INK
Intern Graphic Designer
Learned After Effects animation package to produce a 30 second TV commercial for a special event.
Assisted co-workers with catalogs, brochures, websites, and marketing materials.
I'm currently looking for a full-time job. Please contact me for my resume, references, and to set up an interview. Thank you for your time!
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