Designer / Illustrator / Illustrator
Hello, my name is Wendy and I am looking to work as an Illustrator where I can use traditional art techniques and computer-based tools to create high-quality visuals.
I have been working in graphic design professionally since 2007 and have accumulated many useful skills such as a strong working knowledge of the Adobe Creative suite, composition and layout.
I am excited to take these skills and combine them with my self-taught artistic skills and grow as a Professional illustrator.
Tools of the trade
Mac OS / Windows
Adobe Creative Suite including; Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Premier Pro, Acrobat
Affinity Design software including; Designer, Photo and Publisher
iPad Pro, Apple Pencil
Traditional art media including; watercolour, coloured pencil and oils
Understanding of composition and visual hierarchy
Working knowledge of designing for print
Digital photography editing including colour corrections retouching and repair
Prepress knowledge - colours space, registration etc.
Adaptability, problem-solving, creativity, empathy, willingness to learn, time management
Since the fall of 2021 I have relocated to a new town and have been self learning illustrations skills needed to build a cohesive body of work.
Graphic Design Fine art reproduction specialist, Urban art and Design - 2018 - 2021
Proficiencies: graphic design for in-house marketing materials, handling of fine art, scanning customer’s art with a large flatbed scanner, colour correction of fine art scans,
Graphic Design Team Lead, Absolute Results - 2016 - 2017
Proficiencies: Responsible for a small team of designers, project management, time management, communication with upper management, conceptualizing marketing designs with other leads, worked with my team to produce marketing designs in a timely manner
Graphic Design, Absolute Results - 2013 - 2016
Proficiencies: Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, design layout for marketing materials, team environment
Graphic Design, Pre Press, The Print Center - 2007 - 2013
Proficiencies: Adobe InDesign and Illustrator, colour space, Pantone libraries, typesetting, layout and design, logo and stationery design, vectorizing of logos, customer communication, and some experience with machineries such as commercial printers and cutters.
Graphic Design Diploma
Vancouver Career College
Langara Continuing studies
All other Art and Illustration
since I could hold a crayon