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Mercy Huizar
Works at Freelance Graphic Designer
Attended The Art Institute of Phoenix
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Freelance Graphic Design and Web Content Management
Skills
I have over 16 years of experience on both Mac and PC. I am proficient in Adobe Creative Suite including, Illustrator, Photoshop, PageMaker, InDesign; as well as Corel Draw, QuarkXPress, Microsoft Office applications and QuickBooks. I have knowledge of multi-media programs such as Macromedia Flash, Director, Adobe Dreamweaver and LiveCycle Designer. I possess basic HTML, CSS and JavaScript coding skills and experienced in customizing website templates for clients. Template types include but not limited to: WordPress, Joomla, XML, Flash, Dynamic Flash, Drupal and basic hosting provided templates. I am very task oriented, organized and efficient in multi-tasking projects, motivated and a self-starter. I possess strong people skills and quickly build client relationships based on fluency of communication. I am able to master new concepts quickly; I work well under pressure and communicate ideas clearly and effectively.
Employment
  • Freelance Graphic Designer
    Self, 2003 - present
    • Create business identities and branding, including logo design, promotional materials, office forms and basic web design. • Layout design of quarterly newsletters/visitors guide for non-profit organizations. Newsletters range from 4 pages to 84 pages in size. • Maintain a good relationship with clients that return on a regular basis for all their design needs. • Owned, ran and maintained Toko 4700 press and finishing machines, i.e. folder, perfect binder, etc. Graphic Designer.
  • eCollege
    Jr. Web Developer, 2011 - 2013
    • Basic HTML, CSS, JavaScript coding using cold coding and Dreamweaver, preparing and uploading content onto FTP server and OpenClass platform. • Quality Assurance and editing for peers lesson builds. • Troubleshooting code. • Quiz builds, Respondus and HotKeys.
  • Alliance Beverage Distributing Company
    Graphic Designer, 2003 - 2005
    • Managed multiple projects at one time from conception to completion. • Created and produced wide format banners and posters, menus, table tents, multi-media files, etc. • Brainstormed and carried out ideas in promoting products. • Produced work in a timely manner, meeting deadlines.
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Gender
Female
Education
  • The Art Institute of Phoenix
    Graphic Design, 2000 - 2002
    Associates of Applied Science in Graphic Design with a minor in Inside Multimedia
  • Bay-Arenac ISD Career Center
    Certificate of Graphics and Printing Communications, 1998 - 2000
    Concentration in design and marketing.
  • Delta College
    Dual Enrollment Senior Year of High School, 1999 - 2000
    Completed extra classes incorporated with graphic design including Photoshop 101 and Art Education.
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