Resume and Contact

Job Goal:  To work as a full-time, in-house graphic designer.

Technical Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Website Development
  • Windows OS
  • Mac OS X

Relevant Personal Skills 

  • Organization – Regularly track and manage project tasks with little to no managerial oversight.
  • Time Management – I regularly juggle multiple projects both work and personal without missing deadlines.
  • Communication – I am clear and concise and ask questions if I’m unsure of the specifics of a project.

Job History – Current

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc.Senior Graphic Designer
April 2016 – Current
Phone: 408.324.5800
http://toshiba.semicon-storage.com

I currently work as an in-house graphic designer. I am responsible for their OCZ Brand online banner advertisements, product logos and packaging, ads, promotional items, as well as any and all trade show graphics. I also provide support the with the layout of all white papers, case studies, technical sales and solution briefs documentation for the company.

Tremor Action NetworkContract Graphic Designer
September 2005 – Current
Phone: 925.462.0111 or 510.681.6565
http://www.tremoraction.org

I designed the logo and layout of Spikes & Spasms, Tremor Action Network’s quarterly online newsletter designed for people with movement disorders. I am responsible for putting each issue together after the articles have been written.

Spikes and Spasms Past Issues: http://www.tremoraction.org/newsletter.php


Job History – Past

OCZ Storage SolutionsSenior Graphic Designer
October 2006 – April 2016
Phone: 408.733.8400
http://www.ocz.com

I worked as an in-house graphic designer responsible for their online banner advertisements, product logos and packaging, ads, promotional items, as well as any and all trade show graphics. I also provided support the with the layout of all white papers, case studies, technical sales and solution briefs documentation for the company.

Paper and Ink PrintingContract Graphic and Web Designer & Manager
December 2004 – October 2006
Phone: 510.887.8258
http://www.paperandinkprinting.com

I was responsible for designing business cards, postcards, flyers and logos for customers and maintaining the company websites. Since my employer was often out of the office on sales calls I also took care of any customer service such as price quotes, answering phones, processing payments and helping walk-in customers.

Jaybert InternationalIn-House Graphic Designer
August 2004 – December 2004

I was responsible for the Jaybert International identity and any web and/or graphic design work needed for Jaybert projects until the company went under.


Education

California State University Hayward (CSU East Bay as of Jan ’05)
September 2000 – June 2004
Phone: 510.885.3000
http://www.csuhayward.edu

Bachelor of Arts: Multimedia and Digital Graphics

  • 3.990 CSUH Cumulative GPA
  • Presidential Scholars Program of CSUH (Fall 2000 – Spring 2004)
  • National Merit Sponsor Scholarship from Dillingham Construction (Fall 2000 – Spring 2004)
  • Deans List (Fall 2000 – Spring 2004)
  • Graduated with Honors: Summa Cum Laude
  • 2004 CSUH Annual Juried Student Exhibition participant
  • 2004 CSUH Annual Juried Student Exhibition “Mix Media” award winner for “Silent Hill OST Redesigned”

References available upon request.
wcchavis AT gmail DOT com