GUSHEE hamnav

Visual Designer in the Northern Virginia / DC area with a focus around mobile design.




E X P E R I E N C E

 

Fornash
Burke, VA from July 2015 - present

User Interface Visual Designer and Illustrator.
- Creating original art for mobile devices and desktop applications.
- Creating technical illustrations for jewelry and accessories.
- Working with Fornash on refinements and specifications pre manufacturing.

 

AOL - Engadget & Techcrunch, New Products & Strategies, Games, Registration & Toolbar, AIM, Mobile & Desktop, Safety & Security
Sterling, VA from July 2008 - July 2015

Senior User Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for mobile, tablet and desktop applications.
- Created original art for mobile devices and desktop applications.
- Created custom icons in multiple sizes for mobile devices and desktop.
- Created dynamic leads, in house advertisments and banners.
- Explored concepts by creating animations and transitions for mobile applications.
- Provided Developers with multiple sized art and specifications for all mobile devices.
- Worked with Developers, Art Directors and Product Managers on user experience.
- Worked with Developers on adjusting the placement of art, color and animation for best user experience.

 

Mediabarn
Reston, VA from December 2007 - June 2008

Web Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for desktop applications.
- Created original art and animations for websites, advertisments and demos.
- Provided Developers with prepared art and specifications.

 

AOL - Money & Finance
Sterling, VA from August 2006 - November 2006

Web Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for desktop.
- Created original art for the Money and Finance website including graphs and charts.
- Provided Developers with prepared art and specifications.

 

Mindshare
Washington DC from December 2005 - May 2006

Web Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for desktop.
- Created original interface art and ads for websites.
- Explored concepts by creating Flash animations and transitions.
- Provided Developers with original art and specifications.

 

AOL - Black Voices
Sterling, VA from September 2005 - December 2005

Web Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator for desktop.
- Created original eye appealing dynamic leads and various other ads for the Black Voices website.
- Provided Developers with original art and specifications.

 

Active Matter / Advanced Solutions International, Inc.
Fairfax, VA from August 1999 - August 2005

Web Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator.
- Created original websites for non profit organizations.
- Created company demos by creating Flash animations.
- Built websites from my designs based on direct client input and approval.
- Provided Developers with original art and specifications.

 

NxStep Productions
GlenBurnie, MD from August 1998 - August 1999

Game Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator.
- Created original kiosk games.
- Created 3d animations for commercial video ads.
- Provided Developers with original art and specifications.

 

Borta, Inc. / Playnet Technologies, Inc.
Sterling, VA from July 1995 - August 1998

Game Interface Visual Designer, Illustrator and Animator.
- Created 2d and 3d animations for pc and kiosk touch screen games.
- Rendered and refined art for game sprites by pixel touchup.
- Worked with Developers on adjusting the placement of art, color and animation for best user experience.
- Provided Developers with original art and specifications.

 

Parks Ottenheimer & Subotnik Advertising.
Baltimore, MD from June 1994 - November 1994

Visual Designer and Illustrator.
- Created original ads by drawing, computer and cut and paste.
- Provided print companies and clients with specifications.




E D U C A T I O N



West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV College of Creative Arts from 1988-1993

- Aquired a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Visual Art.




S O F T W A R E

Sketch, Flinto, Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate (Flash), After Effects, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Strata 3D




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