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Portfolio / Resume

  1. 1. Christine Hurayt, designer 3360 Whispering Trees Dr. Amelia, OH 45102 ph: 859.620..2871 Painting Illustration Commercial Ad Corporate Identity Book Illustration Music CD Jacket AutoCAD Banner
  2. 2. Christine Hurayt, designer 3360 Whispering Trees Dr. Amelia, OH 45102 ph: 859.620..2871 OBJECTIVE To pursue a career in the graphic design fields, with continued education in the field of art therapy. TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Design Tools: Illustrator CS4, Photoshop CS4, InDesign CS4 (Mac or PC) Office Tools: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access Drafting Tools: AutoCAD EDUCATION AAC, Art Academy of Cincinnati Bachelor of Fine Art in Illustration graduate 2011 AIC * College of Design, Cincinnati, OH (The Original Art Institute of Cincinnati) Associate Degree of Applied Science in Design/Computer Graphics, 2007- 2009 ~ President’s List ~ THE ART INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH, Pittsburgh, PA Interior Design, 2006-2007 ~ GPA: 3.5 / 4.0 ~ WILSON TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Wilson, NC Completed Photoshop 7.0 Course 2003 ~ Invited to pursue teaching position ~ CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Parma, OH Fundamentals of Design I, II, & III; Illustrator 7.0 / 9.0 1995-1998 ~ Dean’s List ~ PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT National Museum of Women in the Arts Contributing Member Loveland Stage Company, Beechmont Players Inc, Mighty Goliath Productions, Lakeland Community Arts Center, Rocky Mount Playhouse Community Theaters Graphic Designer /Stage Manager / Costumer / Set & Lighting Design / Construction PUBLICATIONS Illustrations Literati Limericks, Academic Arcana in Pithy Quips, Jeannette Ramirez, published 2009 Poems by an Old Man, Don Wenker, published 2009
  3. 3. Christine Hurayt, designer 3360 Whispering Trees Dr. Amelia, OH 45102 ph: 859.620..2871 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE CISE, Catholic Inner-city Schools of Cincinnati July – Sept. 2009 Graphic designer Creating newspaper ads, brochures and flyers KENTUCKY QUARTER HORSE ASSOCIATION MAGAZINE, KY July 2009 Graphic Designer, AIC Redesign and formatting layout for regional magazine. LONGSHOT PRODUCTIONS, KY June 2009 Graphic Designer Designed company logo and poster for local event, utilizing original photograph and Photoshop CS4. STAR MOVING & STORAGE COMPANY, CINCINNATI, OH April 2009 Graphic Designer Designed new corporate identity, vehicle graphics and company shirt emblems. Coordinated with various vendors supplying files in formats for printing and embroidering. INTERIOR DESIGNER / ARTIST, OH & NC 1991 – 2008 Launched an interior design business providing private and business clients with planning, design, and project management services. Team with clients to assess needs, define preferences, review budgets, and garner a thorough idea of project goals. Create storyboards to enable visualization of plans for non-creative clients, ensuring presentation of colors, textures, fixtures, finishes, furnishings, and more. Develop custom painted furniture pieces to accent homes and offices. Demonstrate the ability to manage small and large projects within budgetary and time constraints. WILDWOOD LAMPS & ACCENTS, INC., Rocky Mount, NC 1999 – 2005 Artist / Designer Charged with managing the art department for a major lamp manufacturer, creating new products, and directing product selection for furniture and accessory markets. Oversaw a two-person team in ensuring the quality of lamp designs and artistic work. Created, repaired, and touched up custom faux finishes for lamps and furniture. MICHAEL’S ARTS & CRAFTS, INC., OH & NC 1993 – 1997 Department Manager / Certified Picture Framer Oversaw the custom-framing department with six team members involving managing inventory, scheduling resources, creating engaging displays, merchandising products, and meeting sales quotas. Worked with customers to create custom wall displays for homes and offices. Processed orders swiftly and accurately to minimize delays and maximize satisfaction. Set up new store in accordance with floor plans, display guidelines, and product availability. VOLUNTEER Mallard Cove Senior Living Painting Instructor
  4. 4. Christine Hurayt, designer 3360 Whispering Trees Dr. Amelia, OH 45102 ph: 859.620..2871 REFERENCES Jack E. Warfield Director of Informatics Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Cincinnati, Ohio 513-803-6092 Cyndi A. Mendell V.P. Admissions AIC * College of Design Cincinnati, Ohio 513-751-1206 Walter Hurst Managing Director Lakeland Community Arts Center Littleton, NC 27850 252-586-3124