Mrs. Kelly Irvin

Graphic Designer
Graphic Designer

My goal is to find a job that challenges me to explore visually stimulating ideas and designs that captivate audiences.  My turnaround in production is lightning fast thanks to over 13 years in the newspaper business.

Work History

  • Production Director
    Yukon Review (2003-2015)
    – Designed advertisements for over 300 clients for a twice-weekly newspaper on average creating over 50 new ads each paper.
    – Worked with a team of 4 sales personnel providing speculative advertisements as needed to close advertising contracts.
    – Managed layout and pagination of 36-page newspapers, seasonal tabloids and magazines sometimes exceeding 60 pages.
    – Developed corporate identity, logos, editorial charts and other marketing material essential to increasing newspaper distribution.
    – Directly reported to owner and ensured each newspaper was submitted to press by 6pm each issue.
    – Maintained digital archive of every page of each issue and advertisement from 2008 to 2015.
  • Graphic Designer
    Weatherford Daily News (2001-2003)

Education

  • B.A. Graphic Design
    SW Oklahoma State University (1997-2001)
  • Certification in Graphic Arts
    Western Technology Center (1995-1997)

Technical Skills

Adobe Photoshop CC 99%
Adobe Indesign CC 95%
Adobe Illustrator CC 93%
Adobe Acrobat Pro CC 90%
Quark XPress 96%
MS Office 90%
WordPress 96%
HTML5 / CSS3 91%

Design Skills

Including, but not limited to…

  • Advertisement Design
  • Logo and Identity Design
  • Package Design
  • Web Design
  • Page Layout
  • Photo Retouching
  • Pre-press
  • Tight Deadline Management

Portfolio

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