April Greer

Graphic & Web Designer

Severance, CO, USA
Your go-to freelancer with a rare combination of creative expertise and technical savvy.

Work Experience

Greer Genius

Graphic/Web Designer

Increase your exposure and improve your sales with brilliant design by Greer Genius!

Greer Genius is my freelance graphic and web design business.
March 2011 - Severance, Colorado, United States

EPIC Aviation

Graphic Designer, Communications and Marketing

Returned in January of 2012 for part-time work of the same nature as previous assignment.

While Steasia was on maternity leave, I fulfilled her role as graphic designer, communications and media coordinator.

• Designed and developed trade show promotions, schedule, and materials.
• Maintained website content.
• Provided B2B and consumer rewards program support.
• Created collateral, proposals, and imagery for nationwide sales team.
• Researched and recommended potential clients and advertising opportunities.
June 2011 - Salem, Oregon, United States

Highland Laboratories

Lead Graphic Designer

Graphic Design Accomplishments
• Designed packaging, marketing and trade show materials, and business collateral.
• Collaborated on design and development of a Flash-based product catalog CD.
• Developed dynamic, database-driven website content and performed regular web maintenance.
• Worked extensively with in-house print shop.
• Communicated with customers worldwide.
• Photographed products and retouched images.

Managerial Achievements
• Managed graphics department and print shop.
• Automated project management database, eliminating misprinted labels due to human entry error and recommending cost-effective print quantities.
• Coordinated label inventory project for inclusion into enterprise resource planning (ERP) software.
• Created print shop shelf numbering system and integrated into project management database, halving daily setup time.
• Performed cost analyses, resulting in reduced freight costs and a 20% discount on bulk purchases..
November 2005 - February 2011 Mt Angel, Oregon, United States

Willamette University

Graphics Production Assistant

• Managed the design/production studio.
• Directed, manipulated, and edited digital video and audio.
• Collaborated on design and production of instructional CDs.
• Designed posters, brochures, programs, fliers, certificates, placards, and postcards.
• Worked directly with digital press operators.
• Produced a quarterly technological staff newsletter.
August 2001 - May 2005 Salem, Oregon, United States


Pacific Northwest College Of Art

Graphic Design continuing education.
Coursework - Design Strategies, Typography I
March 2011 - Present Portland, Oregon, United States

Willamette University

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science

Achieved 3.53 GPA.
Minored in mathematics.
Played varsity softball.
August 2001 - May 2005 Salem, Oregon, United States


English (Native),
Spanish (Beginner),


The Infographics Showcase

Received A- on Design



Actionscript 3.0, Graphic Design, Information Design, PHP, Presentations, Adobe Creative Suite, B2B Communications, B2B Marketing, CMYK, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Macintosh, MySQL, Pantone Color, PC, Pre-press,


Volunteer Teacher, St. Joseph’s Church ESL Program, September 2010 - June 2012
• Taught oral and written English as a Second Language to adults.

Volunteer, Willamette Humane Society, January 2009 - May 2013
• Over 200 hours of service.
• Pet spotlight advertisement writer published in multiple regional publications.
• Acquired pro bono space in local newspaper for monthly pet spotlight advertisement.
• Created pet sponsorship stars hung on animal kennels.
• Weekly dog walker and animal transport.