Resume

Hello, I’m Ryan. I’m a graphic designer and front-end web developer from Hamilton, Ontario. I have over ten years’ experience in print and front-end website design and development.

Skills

  • Fluent in both Windows and Mac platforms;
  • Adobe Creative Suite Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat;
  • XHTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), PHP, HTML5;
  • WordPress;
  • Background in fine art.

Education

Primarily self-taught

Web Scripting with PHP
Mohawk College 2012


Employment Experience

 

Graphic Designer
FPM Marketing & Design – Hamilton, Ontario
04.2013 – Present

 

Manager, Design & Creative
Reeves Financial Services Inc. – Hamilton, Ontario
06.2005 – 09.2011

  • Graphic Design & Brand Design: Responsible for all graphics and marketin materials; advertisements, newsletters, brochures, posters, postcards, business cards, letterhead, envelopes, greeting/birthday cards, presentation folders, logos, and forms.
  • Website Design & Webmaster: Maintained company website reevesfinancial.com, using HTML, CSS, PHP, and WordPress
    • Developed desktop and mobile theme of website (WordPress);
    • Setup Facebook fan page (and administer), set up Twitter account and integrate social media into website;
    • Search Engine Optimization (SEO);
    • Designed and maintained other product specific websites: SaveSomeGreen.ca, IllnessInsurance.ca.
  • The Forum – A Marketplace for Stories and Ideas: A one-hour, community based radio show on Talk 820.
    • Created logo and brand design for all marketing materials, advertisements, promotional items, and business cards;
    • Designed and maintained website forumradio.ca;
    • Uploaded podcasts to website and iTunes;
    • Set up Facebook group/fan page.
  • Other Duties: System Administration: network management, computer and software setup, technology research and testing.

 

Graphic Designer & Webmaster
Canadian Financial Publishing Group – Kitchener, Ontario
08.2000 – 06.2005

Graphic Designer

  • Designed financial newsletters on a quarterly basis.
  • Selected and implemented appropriate artwork/photographs for newsletters
  • Designed personal newsletter biographical headers with client’s photographs, logos and contact information
  • Scanned photographs and/or logos provided by clients
  • Ensured biographical or personal portion of newsletter meets compliance standards
  • Obtained client approval for biographical detail
  • Submitted files (Quark documents, logos, photographs, etc.) to printer by email for production
  • Designed an ad for internet subdivision of company; published in FORUM magazine

Web Design/Webmaster

  • Designed and maintained company website cfpg.com, as well as all other related websites including CEO’s personal photography website
  • Designed and maintained client websites

Volunteer

Graphic Designer & Web Master
Tri-Pride (Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge Pride Committee)
2003 – 2005

  • Designed Monthly Newsletter (Pride Pages)
  • Designed all marketing materials; posters, advertisements, signs, logos, and tickets
  • Designed and administrated website tri-pride.ca

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