David Welch
Lincoln , NE 68503
Phone: (402) 474-7335
  Software proficiency
Communication –
Microsoft Office, Lotus OfficeSuite
Graphics –
Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Image Ready, Adobe Illustrator, Macromedia FreeHand MX, Macromedia Fireworks MX, CorelDraw
Publication Design -
Adobe InDesign, Adobe PageMaker, QuarkXPress,
Web Design -
Macromedia Deamweaver MX, Adobe GoLive
Motion Graphics -
Flash MX, Adobe AfterEffects, 3D StudioMax, LightWave
Video Editing -
Adobe Premier Pro
Desktop publishing -
Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Publisher, Lotus Freelance Graphics
  Additional Knowledgebase
    Offset Printing, High Speed Digital Printers, Unix & Linux Mac & PC Operating Systems
  2000-2005 Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Graphic Art & New Media Production. The University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Major Client Work – D. Welch Designs - 2004-Current
  2007-Current Web Designer/Developer – GetRecd.com
    Responsible for the design, creation and maintaining of Get Rec'd 2008's website for the University of Nebraska – Lincoln 's Recreations annual vendor showcase.
  2005-2007 Art Director / Graphic Designer - On The Move Magazine Publishers Inc.
    Responsible for the creation of “On The Move Magazine”. Duties involved the designing ads, typesetting & editing of articles, corresponding with clients, scheduling and file transfers with printers & proofing of final product.
  2006-2007 Web Designer/Developer - NiteLifeLincoln.com
    Responsible for creating, designing and maintaining content on website nitelifelincoln.com. Duties involved corresponding with clients, designing of ads and banners, posting of photos and updating event calendar and daily specials
  2006-2007 Owner / Designer of The Lincoln Visitor Magazine
    As owner I am responsible for all facets of this publication, from the management of sales team, scheduling of photographers & commissioning writers. As the designer of the magazine I design all the advertisements, and marketing materials, typeset all of the articles and organize with the printers.
  2004-Current Graphic Designer for Cichoracki Motor Company
    Cichoraki Motor Company is the parent company of multiple auto business in Lincoln , Nebraska . I have developed and designed all the logos for his businesses, including large scale building signage. I also design all print advertising including yellow page ads, magazine ads, marketing materials, business cards & letterhead.
  (see portfolio client list for detailed listing of other clients)
Previous Employment
  2000 - 2004 Head Graphic Designer & Layout Artist - Specialty Advertising
    Responsible for creating, editing, layout & design of advertising brochures, fliers, business cards & directories for our clients. Maintain downloadable documents on company web page. Supervise other designers and proofing of all work produced.
  1996 - 2000 The Gallup Organization
    Graphic Design & Editor of Location Newsletter: Created and maintained documents, recruiting forms, training materials, and special event flyers for the location.
Responsible for creating, editing, layout, design and production of weekly location newsletter and maintaining newsletter web page.
Telephone Interviewer : Performed market research and public opinion polls.
Buddy: Responsible for training new interviewers and training all the visually impaired interviewers.
Support Technician: Maintained computer equipment and phone equipment for location
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