- 1986 - 1992
Iowa State University, Parks Library.
Design and construction of all signs, directories and office display equipment; Format Library
guides, directory kiosks, and pamphlets; Design and prepare camera ready art for all library
forms, newsletters brochures, and flyers.
IBM 386 and 486, CorelDRAW 3.0, Word Perfect, Page Maker, LaserJet 2 and 3, Airbrush,
Letterset tape cutter.
- 1991 - 1992
Logo design and typesetting for decals on collectors scale model trains. Painting and printing
Pad Printer, Air Brush, Technical Pens
- 1992 - 1996
Competitive Edge Advertising Specialty & Manufacturing Company.
Overseeing production and supervising the creative process in the art department; Meeting with
local and nation wide clients to discuss projects and determine their objectives; Working with
vendors and service bureaus across the country; Conceptualizing, designing and creating
promotional material: Corporate Logos, Letterheads, Packaging, Brochures, Catalogs, Posters,
Billboards, T-Shirts, Buttons, Lapel Pins, Mugs, etc. Directing photo shoots. Preparing
formal quotes for clients; Creating and finalizing single and multi color artwork for offset
printing , in-house screen printing, pad printing, and embroidery process. Maintaining and
upgrading the computer hardware, and software systems. Cleaning and upgrading
IBM and Macintosh systems: CorelDRAW 6.0, Photo Paint, Corel Trace, Adobe Illustrator,
Quark Express, Excel. LaserJet 4, Deskscan II, ScanJet IIcx, Summa Sketch III, Unity Turbo
XL-O 1200, DeskJet 550C. Gunold & Stickma Embroidery System.
- 1996 - 1997
Managing the Art Department and overseeing production of print and Internet projects.
Art directing and creating graphics for corporate Website and CD Roms. Overseeing the
creation of TV commercials.
IBM & Mac. CorelDRAW 7.0, Photo Shop 3.0,. Quark Express.