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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.