Melinda Schallau

Graphic Designer

Pflugerville, TX, USA
Looking to advance in a fast-paced team environment that utilizes my graphic design and creative skills in a variety of print applications.

Work Experience

QuantumDigital, Inc

Production Graphic Designer

Design direct mail and other media for online templates utilizing variable data and ecommerce platforms. Set up custom templates utilizing client’s source files for consistent branding of print orders. Revamped Automail series to become more appealing to customers which boosted revenue.
October 2005 - Present Austin, Texas, United States

Hot Pink, Ink

Intern Graphic Designer

Learned After Effects animation package to produce a 30 second TV commercial for a special event. Assisted co-workers with catalogs, brochures, websites, and marketing materials.
June 2002 - August 2002 South Dakota, United States

Art Computer & Design Department

Lab Assistant

Ensured computer lab cleanliness and equipment maintenance. Helped students resolve technical problems and provided access control.
2002 - 2005 New York, United States

Education

Rochester Institute Of Technology

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design

2002 - 2005 New York, United States

National Technical Institute For The Deaf

AAS in Art & Computer Design

2000 - 2003 Rochester, New York, United States

Languages

American Sign Language (Fluent),
English (Fluent),

Awards

Rochester Institute Of Technology

Dean's List 2000 - 2005

QuantumDigital, Inc

WOW Award

2012

Skills

Acrobat Professional, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Basic Html, Microsoft Office, PDFlib, QuarkXpress,

Process Skills

Design Research | Creativity | Communication | Critical Thinking | Excel in Teamwork | Quick Learner | Meet Deadlines | Great Eye for Design | Design Critique

Design Skills

Sketches | Composition & Layout | Grid | Typography | Color Theory | Illustration | Patterns | Branding | Familiar with Production, Corporate, Advertising, & Information Design