SUSAN HUTSON

Bronx, NY |
susaaan22@gmail.com

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

Well-rounded, highly versatile, results-driven, creative professional offering a progressive, 8 + year career in Communication Design, specializing in Print, Web and Logo Design as well as Videography, Photography, Marketing and Advertising. Outstanding ability to produce satisfying results within a limited budget or with no optimal circumstance. Demonstrated leadership as an Art Director by implementing new procedures and delegated projects with successful results. Expertly managed tech support operations while troubleshooting issues. Increased productivity while controlling costs by assuming several roles of the same project.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Graphic Design
  • Web Site Development
  • Projects and Design
  • Microsoft Office
  • Project Management
  • Research and Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Risk Assessment
  • Networking Systems
  • Data Integrity
  • Systems Administration
  • Internal / External Audits

PROGRAMS AND TOOLS

GRAPHICS
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Quark, Acrobat Pro


WEB DEVELOPMENT

Wordpress, Woocommerce, Dreamweaver, HTML, SSL, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, MySQL


VIDEO / ANIMATION
Premiere Pro, Final Cut, After Effects, Adobe Animate, Character Animator


OFFICE

Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Quickbooks


MARKETING / ADVERTISING

SEO, Facebook Advertising, Adwords, Adsense, Google Analytics


MERCHANDISING
AmazonMerch, Teespring, Redbubble, BigCartel, Printful, Alibaba


MUSIC
Protools, Garageband, Keyboard, Piano


RECRUITMENT
Internships.com

SPECIAL PROJECTS

  • Open Source Music Festival
  • Attended Trade Shows
    Event Planning
  • Recruitment

BONUS SKILLS

  • Understand HTML basics and be able to communicate with programmers to develop web projects from your designs
  • Web design and/or development experience is a huge plus: HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, CMS systems
  • Mac Expert Network Setup Troubleshipping  Console Fixes

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Graphic Designer / Web Developer

  • Meet with clients or the art director to determine the scope of a project
  • Advise clients on strategies to reach an audience
  • Determine the message the design should portray
  • Create images that identify a product or convey a message
  • Develop graphics for product illustrations, logos, and websites
  • Select colors, images, text style, and layout
  • Present the design to clients or the art director
  • Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design
  • Review designs for errors before printing or publi0shing them

RELATED EMPLOYMENT

Independent Contractor,
Graphic/ Web/ Merch Designer, Videographer,
Music Producer
TurntUp Studios
TurntUp Gear
Bronx
NY
01/ 2015 –
Present
Senior Graphic Designer Enterprise Signs Bronx
NY
06/ 2014 –
07/ Present
Graphic Designer,
Printing Assistant
Direct Print New York
NY
06/ 2014 –
06/ 2015
Promotional Designer
Outreach Coach
Goodwill-JobsPlus New York
NY
11/ 2013 –
06/ 2014
Independent Contractor,
Graphic/ Web Designer
SuHu Design Philadelphia
PA
06/ 2010 –
08/ 2013
Art Director
Graphic/ Web Designer
Trades Publishing/
Rhino Tactics
Lambertville
NJ
09/ 2006 –
06/ 2010
Graphic Designer Brendan Boroski Adv. Doylestown
PA
04/ 2003 –
09/ 2006

ADDITIONAL CAPABILITIES & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Computer-extensive knowledge of QuarkXpress, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, HTML
  • Flash, FrontPage, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Painter, Poser, Dimensions and Streamline