Joyce Heuman Kramer

Joyce Heuman Kramer

Graphic Designer/Technical Illustrator/Artist

cell: 970.533.1223 email: joy@humanVisuals.com


Summary and Skills

Broad experience in production and design for all marketing collateral and web sites for corporations, scientific instrument manufacturer, not-for-profits, small businesses and individuals. Agency experience as production artist. Versatile in all design layouts. Worked closely with Engineers, archaeologists and marketing managers/supervisors in translating scientific, education

Has established a dynamic career in the marketing field. Acknowledged for being a good team player and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines. Enthusiastic and reliable with organizational skills. Dedicated, creative and detail oriented. Personable and works well with people. Working experience in Web design and development. Extensive experience in print graphic design/production for brochures, catalogs, trade show signs, magazine ads and other publications. A solid background in computer graphic programs; CS6 (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat Professional), PremierPro, Portfolio, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Dreamweaver, CSS, HTML. PC or Mac based.

Employment History


2008 - 2014 Crow Canyon Archaeological Center

• Graphic designer for: annual reports, 4-color prospectuses, catalogs, ads, and much more.
• Web site graphics and photos for web pages, field reports, grant projects, American Indian pages, Peoples of the Mesa Verde Region, etc.
• Quarterly print newsletter
• Graphics/illustrations/layouts for archaeologists, development campaigns, and cultural explorations itineraries
• Photographer and photo-database management (Portfolio). Videographer for videos on web site and You Tube.
• Mac & PC-based programs: Adobe CS6-InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Portfolio, PremierPro for video editing, Dreamweaver, Adobe Distiller/Acrobat Professional, Excel, Word

2007 - 2008 Freelance Graphic Designer for Best Friends Animal Society and various individuals/companies


2005 - 2007 Graphic Designer for Wishon Golf Technology

• Web site graphics/design/maintenance-2 web sites
• Full-page/4-colormagazine/newspaper advertisements/email advertising
• Monthly web e-newsletter
• Full-page/4-color magazine/newspaper advertisements
• Catalogues/books/display signs
• Pre-press preparation
• Mac-based programs: Adobe CS4-InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Distiller/Acrobat Reader, Excel, Word

2001 - 2005 Freelance Graphic Designer

Manager of gallery, artist and freelance graphic & web designer for companies such as: Athena Design, Lore International,The Marketing Department, Financial Advantage, Conklin Office Furniture, Bob Crutcher Furniture and Gallery, LightSound Therapeutic Technology and various individuals for logos and printed materials/catalogues.
• Full-page/4-color magazine/newspaper advertisements
• Catalogues/128 page programs
• Pre-press preparation
• Mac-based programs: Quark Express, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe Distiller/Acrobat Reader

1988– 2001 Particle Measuring Systems, Boulder, CO/Graphic Designer for Mktg Dept.

• Designer and producer of all Marketing materials to be used in advertising and promoting the corporation and its products.
• Full-page/4-color corporate magazine advertisements
• Signage for over 15 trade shows per year
• Web site graphics (www.pmeasuring.com)
• Technical drawings for numerous application notes, technical papers and PowerPoint presentations
• Promotion cards for mailing
• Specification sheets about products for customers
• Panel artwork for instruments
• Product brochures/catalogues
• Designs for corporate holiday cards
• Promotion pieces: software cd boxes and cds, pens, water bottles, hats, tee shirts
• Knowledge of digital preparation of artwork for pre-press and Web site
• Graphic programs: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Quark, CorelDraw, Power Point, MSWord, Dreamweaver for web development.

Education:

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO–BFA in fine arts • Front Range Comm. College-CAD & Landscape design • U. of Colorado Continuing Ed.-Web Design, Graphic program training/Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop • IWA, online studies/certificates for CSS design, Dreamweaver and Photoshop

Affilliations:

IWA member (International Web Association)

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