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Resume & Portfolio – MichaelEdwards.info
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Objective

To utilize knowledge, experience and dedication to excel in graphic, web or interactive design.

Education

University of Houston, Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Communications, May 2012

North Harris Community College, Associate of Applied Science, Interactive Media & E-Business Web Designer Specialization, May 2004, Honors program for Fine Arts

Selected Skills

Research and concept development, branding and identity systems, web, interaction design, print design, exhibition design and project experience

Proficient in Adobe’s Creative Suite, HTML/CSS and Microsoft Office on Mac and PC platforms. Knowledgeable in After Effects, PHP and Javascript

Experience

The Chair King, Houston, TX 2007 – Present  Graphic Designer / Web Designer / Marketer
Design of print and internet advertising including newspaper, magazine, insert, and online banner ads. Improved existing social media company pages and created a campaign to utilize major social media platforms.

Primer Grey, Houston, TX 2011  Graphic Design Intern
Design of various print materials and HTML emails.

HCN Newspapers, Houston, TX 2005 – 2007  Graphic Designer / Paginator
Advertisement design and newspaper layout.

Intercom, Houston, TX 2004  Graphic Designer
Responsible for the redesign of training discs into XML format. Other tasks include data entry and copy editing.

Mixn Media, Houston, TX 2003 – 2004  Graphic Designer / Web Designer
Design of various print media and website development and production.

Airborne Express, Houston, TX 1997 – 2003  Technical Support Representative
Provided technical support with local phone and computer networking structure. Produced and oversaw regional office’s intranet site. Investigated lost shipments to facilitate their return.

Exhibition + Awards

Tangent,University of Houston, Graphic Communications Senior Exhibition, 2012
Creative Summit 26,Certificate of Excellence, 2012 (Juried)
University of Houston Graphic Communications Alumni Partnership,Scholarship, 2011 (Juried)
University of Houston Flaxman Endowed Art Scholarship Award,2011 (Juried)
302,University of Houston, Graphic Communications Student Exhibition, 2011
Creative Summit 25,The Honorary Hoffman Award, 2011 (Juried)
Creative Summit 25,The Coveted Memorial Ralph Award, 2011 (Juried)
College Art Show,North Harris Community College, 1996 (Juried)
College Art Show,North Harris Community College, 1995 (Juried)

Selected Skills

AIGA,The professional association for design. Attended Pivot, AIGA National Conference, 2012
GCSA,Graphic Communications Student Associations, President
UHGAP,University of Houston Graphics Alumni Partnership