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Jason Willis

Rochester Hills, MI, USA
Experience
Rochester, MI, USA
Mar 2013Present
Interactive Media Specialist
Troy, MI, USA
Feb 2010Mar 2013
Graphic Designer
Work with marketing team at a telecommunications and technology company to
promote brand awareness and develop internal and external communications. Created
marketing materials including corporate book, folder package and service overview
brochures. Design advertisements for print publications. Design, write, and develop
monthly HTML newsletter. Work with web team to design and develop new website.
Created brand for 10th anniversary celebration.
Detroit, MI, USA
Sep 2011Apr 2012
Page Designer
Designed features and news pages for the Weekend, Arts & Style, Drive, Your Money, Business and GO! sections using CCI Layout Champ. Worked with section editors, photo editors and graphics editors toward completion of pages on strict nightly deadlines.
Rochester, MI, USA
Aug 2009Sep 2011
Design Editor
Responsible for overseeing weekly publication’s layout, graphics and photography for
web and print. Worked with team to redesign newspaper and website to enhance user
experience through design and content choices. Designed page layouts and graphics for single page and multi-page news, sports and features articles. Created cover designs for weekly issues based on chosen topic. Photographed and videotaped events on and off campus. Edit photos and video for specific uses. Created multimedia projects through motion graphics and video editing software.
Experience
Shelby Township, MI, USA
Jun 2006Jan 2010
Graphic Designer & Photo Editor
Designed wedding albums and color corrected digital photographs for wedding, senior, business and family clients. Scheduled and ran meetings with clients to place orders and discuss album design process. Created and maintained system for organizing album and photo libraries. Created advertising and marketing pieces. Videotaped and edited wedding videos.
Education
Rochester, MI, USA
Sep 2006Present
B.A. in New Media and Minor in Graphic Design
Awards
Apr 2011
1st place Student Designer of the Year
Apr 2011
2nd place Redesign of a Newspaper/Magazine
Skills
 
After Effects, Digital Publishing Suite, Dreamweaver, Final Cut Pro, HTML/CSS, Illustrator, Indesign, MAC & PC, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, SLR Photo/video