Wayne Roe
Sycamore, IL | 815.793.5634 | wroe39@yahoo.com
GRAPHIC ARTIST / ILLUSTRATOR

Specialized in creating highly-customized client solutions
12 years of experience as an artist working in a variety of mediums. Expert in working with clients in an iterative method to arrive at a final design that exactly meets the business goal, or design aesthetic. In-depth knowledgeable at creating content packages and brand strategies. Excels in a team environment, accomplishing tasks with little to no supervision. Excellent at face-to-face client interactions.

Digital Media | Illustration Design | Building Client Trust | Creative & Innovative | Exacting Eye for Detail
Collaborative Team Player | Outstanding Communicator | Print Design | Web - Graphic Design
Professional Experience

Graphic Artist – DeCal Works | Kingston, Illinois 2005 – Present
* Designed custom graphics for the motor cross industry including logos and other marketing collateral, using Corel Draw and Illustrator.
* Coordinated design reviews with customers by setting up design proofs, including number plates and full graphic kits.
* Used Photoshop and Corel Draw to produce CD Design, Brochures, Bookmarks, Business Cards, and Sign Design.
* Built relationships by communicating with clients personally or on the phone to discuss their design needs.
* Conducted product photo shoots.
* Designed t-shirts for customers and for charities, distilling customer input into a final requirement through iterative design work.
* Worked on a new logo to Search Engine Registration and Site Hosting to meet their company goal.
* Created illustrations: Franky Children's book, comic book design, and cartoon panels.

Education
Course work in Visual Arts, Cartooning, and Painting

Software Expertise
Adobe Photoshop - Adobe Illustrator - Dreamweaver - Flash Animation - Corel Draw 13