Craig Harmon

Graphic Designer | Creative Director | Production Manager

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Professional
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Digital Skills

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Additional
Interests

B.F.A. in Graphic Design  May 1996
Winthrop University–Rock Hill, South Carolina

 

Graphic Arts Technology and Production Processes 1992
Murray State University–Murray, Kentucky

 

 

Owner/Freelance Designer  11/14–Present • MPower Creative, LLC – Charlotte, NC

Freelance design business – from logos & stationery to advertisements, publications and web sites.

 

Communications/Media Assistant  5/14–Present (part time) • Covenant Pres. Church – Charlotte, NC
Production of graphics and publications for activities and events, maintenance of www.covenantpresby.org, media hosting, Podcast and email (Constant Contact) campaigns.

 

Creative Services Manager  5/10–11/14 • City of Charlotte, Corporate Communications & Marketing

Creative director and production manager for internal/employee and external/public communications including brand management, conception, design and production of print and presentation materials and strategic graphic support for TV and Web teams. Manage one full-time designer as well as a pool of freelancers and contracted vendors.

 

Adjunct Instructor  1/03–4/06 • Winthrop University – Rock Hill, SC
Instruction of Freshman & Sophomore students – Adobe Software (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign)
Instruction of Junior & Senior design students – Graphic Print Production course

 

Production Coordinator/Graphic Designer  6/01–8/03 • Charlotte Convention & Visitors Bureau
Design, production, scheduling, and billing of collateral, advertisements, and publications

 

Graphic Designer  5/99–6/01 • Mint Museum of Art – Charlotte, NC
Design and production of promotional materials for museum exhibits and educational programs.

 

Production Manager  12/98–5/99 • The Employment Guide – Charlotte, NC
Production/traffic manager and senior designer for regional weekly publication

 

Senior Graphic Designer/Traffic Manager 6/97–10/98 • Agent Media Corp. – Clearwater, Florida
Design department supervisor of insurance and marketing field print advertisements & publications

 

Software Instructor and Designer 8/96–6/97 • Val-Pak Direct Marketing Systems – Largo, FL
Trained new employees on basic computer use and design and layout software programs

 

BMWCCA High Performance Driving School Instructor

Equally familiar and proficient with both Macintosh and Windows platforms

- Adobe CC (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Acrobat)
- Microsoft Office (Word, 
Excel, Access, FrontPage and PowerPoint)
- Quark Xpress

- Drupal, WIX, WordPress, SnapPages, Basic HTML & CSS, Constant Contact

- Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube)

- Analytics and statistics reporting, SEO

- Hardware/software and network troubleshooting and maintenance

Automobile restoration,  racing, and promotion, running, photography, computers, cooking/food, home-brewing (beer), coffee roasting, landscape design, gardening, cat wrangling and (good) humor.

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