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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

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PROFESSIONAL

MY KNOWLEDGE LEVEL IN GRAPHIC DESIGN
DESIGN SKILLS

SketchesComposition LayoutGridAestheticsTypographyColor Theory IllustrationPatternsBranding

Print DesignCorporateAdvertising Information

SOFTWARE SKILLS

InDesignIllustrator Photoshop Acrobat ProFrescoProcreate After Effects  Spark Google Drive

PROCESS SKILLS

CreativityCommunicationGreat Eye for DesignDesign ResearchDesign CritiqueMeet Deadlines
Critical ThinkingQuick LearnerExcel in TeamworkArt Direction

 

PORTFOLIO

MY LATEST WORK

Experience

Freelancing Experience

Work Experience

JULY 2020 - FEB 2021

DEAF & HARD OF HEARING GAMERS
Stream Team on Twitch

2005 - PRESENT

QUANTUMDIGITAL.COM
Online Printing Company

Production Graphic Designer

  • Design direct mail and other media from scratch for online templates utilizing variable data in ecommerce platforms for QuantumDigital and QuantumPostcards.
     

  • 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

1UPONCANCER
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
Pflugerville, TX

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
Ad Agency

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.

 
 
 

Hey, recruiters!

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!

Are you a potential client? 

Has my work sparked your interest? I'm available for freelancing opportunities.

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