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Thomas B. Brown Jr. - Graphic Artist / Web Designer

profile

Creative professional with an eye for quality layout and detail design. Expert skill set and knowledge of Adobe Products (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver), HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Good working knowledge of Flash and Javascript. Fair knowledge of ColdFusion and FuseBox 4.1 architecture. Print industry background using Quark and InDesign. I enjoy working with a creative team - I feel creative communication makes the entire team better problem solvers.

experience

Graphics Designer/Developer & Business Partner
Fine Line It & Consulting LLC; Lewes, Delaware - 2009 - present

  • Design and layout of aesthetically pleasing site designs in Photoshop
  • Layout web sites using valid HTML, DHTML, CSS, Javascript, php
  • Create Branding Materials - Logo Creation and Reconstruction
  • Assist others with layout and design to improve the final product
  • Flash Development for interactive elements.
  • CMS Development - Drupal and Joomla
  • Marketing & Branding - Brochures, Business cards, Sinage, etc...

Graphics/Illustration Director
Inclind Inc.; Georgetown, Delaware - 2006 - 2009

  • Design and layout of aesthetically pleasing site designs in Photoshop
  • Implement/Layout web sites using valid HTML, DHTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Create Branding Materials - Logo Creation and Reconstruction
  • Assist others with layout and design to improve the final product
  • Flash Development for interactive elements.

Graphic Designer/Web Developer
Delaware.Net; Dover, Delaware - 1999 - 2006

  • Played a key role in the design and layout of several web sites daily.
  • Create functional navigations using HTML, DHTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Instrumental in Branding Materials - Logo Creation and Reconstruction
  • Customize Catalog and Product page layout eCommerce (CF code)
  • Interactive CDs, Print Materials and other projects.
  • Assist others with layout and design to improve the final product
  • Flash Development for interactive elements.
  • Implement designs into functional layouts (cut-up and wrap sites)

Composition/Layout Artist
Dover Post Print Co.; Dover, Delaware - 1996 - 1999

  • Layout Ads for local businesses to be run in several local newspapers.
  • Branding Materials - Logo Creation and Reconstruction
  • Technical Operator - operation of the RIP and Panther Press for negatives
  • Creative layout of “Front Page Art” for different section and papers
  • Technical support for Mac Computers and Software
  • Worked with Ad Reps and clients to achieve quality ads on a tight deadline.
  • Instrumental in the layout and design of several specialty tabs.

Graphic Artist
Graphics Unlimited; Harrington, Delaware - 1996 - 1999

  • Worked on layout of by-weekly sales tabs for Chick’s in Harrington
  • Created Cover art for brochures and sales tabs
  • Branding Materials - Logo Creation
  • Business Card design
  • Designed flyers for local event
  • Photographed Inventory for sales tabs

Layout Artist
State of Delaware, Delaware Tech; Dover, Delaware - 1996 - 1997

  • Composition and layout of several Continuing Education Brochures
  • Layout of Educational Materials to be used in Adult Education
  • Promotional Material for the College
  • Teachers Assistant for Portfolio Revision classes

education

Delaware Technical & Community College, Dover, Delaware
Associates Architectural Engineering/Graphic Communication - 1996
Kent County Vocational Technical School, Woodside, Delaware
Graduate Commercial Arts/Illustration 1988