sylvia

Imaginative, published and highly skilled designer + illustrator able to multi-task work in timeline driven environments. Efficiently capable of working remotely with tight fluid deadlines as well.


Illustrators for Hire
2020–present
Member


The Power of Whodo
1996–present
Multi-disciplined Artist & Owner
Responsible for all areas of illustration, graphic design, branding and art direction, depending on the client needs. Some clients include Salesforce, American Greetings, Everstream, Creativity for Kids, Joann Fabrics, Darice, Zig Marketing, Starbucks Chicago Roastery, and Boeing.

Wyse Advertising
1998–2003
Art Director for Wyse Design
Responsibilities included logo design, brochure design, packaging design, ad campaigns, in-store promotions and give-aways. Conducted photo shoots and rebranding campaigns. Clients included Holden Arborteum, AtomicBox.com, Krylon, Sherwin-Williams, Sterling Trucks, Omnova and PolyOne.

American Greetings
1996–1998
Digital Graphic Assembler
Electronically assemble and prepare all past and current designs for printing. Responsible for quality control of all digitized designs as well as keeping the integrity of the original design by utilizing techniques necessary in color correction, dot gain control and printability of any type of artwork.

Kent State University
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Arts
Minor in Illustration, 1996

skills

Very proficient and highly skilled in CSS Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign. Also very proficient in PowerPoint design and template making. Very proficient in acrylics, watercolor, pen & ink, and vector art.