Cose Bellitas (Beautiful Things) Photography, Art and Design

RESUME - Georgina Hansen Stevenson


Education

B.A., Art, Graphic Design concentration
CSU Sacramento

B.A., Photography
CSU Sacramento

Work Experience

Photography: Shot campus photos with digital camera, downloaded and edited photos for print and website use. Shot and processed black and white 35, 120, 127 and 4 x 5 film. Created black and white prints in traditional darkroom process. Shot 35 mm color slide and print film, created color prints. Scanned images on film scanner. Used spot meter and applied Zone system of exposure. Trimmed and dry-mounted prints.

Photo Editing: Extensive experience with Photoshop, digitally optimizing images for use in magazines and newspapers, fliers and other printed materials. Edited and optimized photos for web use, Power Point presentations and digital slide shows. Edited images for quality and content, color correcting, cropping, resizing, etc., as necessary. Created photo-illustrations. Wrote photo captions, created digital slide shows.

Graphic Design: Experience in graphic design, desktop publishing, and web design. Responsible for design and layout of magazine and newspaper advertisements, web ads, fliers, brochures, mailers, logos, postcards, posters, banners and multi-page publications. Chose typeface, color and graphic elements for print and web designs. Created Power Point presentations. Designed and created banners for websites, planned and created multi-page websites. Managed print publication projects including conceptualization, design, layout, proofing, pre-press and hand-off to printer. Communicated effectively and clearly with staff, faculty, and off-campus vendors. Edited and proofread copy for promotional brochures, ads, flyers, etc. Created small Flash animations.

Software:Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, and Flash. Fetch FTP; Corel Painter; Power Point. Scanning and printer software. Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Hardware: Macintosh and PC computers, Wacom graphics tablet, flatbed and film scanners, various inkjet and laser printers.

Art: Experience with a variety of media, including pen and ink, charcoal, pastels, watercolor, color pencil and more. Created illustrations and interior design technical drawings. Researched and created astronomy and science illustrations for grade levels ranging from third/fourth through tenth/eleventh grades.

Photolithography: Stripped negatives, created veloxes, burned aluminum plates, used vertical and horizontal cameras, and vacuum contact frame.

Additional coursework: Video and TV Production coursework at Consumnes River College, including scriptwriting, studio production and video editing.

Administration and supervision: Oversaw daily office management for department with 13 staff members and several student assistants. Tracked and managed budget of over $500,000. Supervised and trained support staff and student assistants. Taught basic PageMaker skills to support staff. Evaluated support staff and prepared performance evaluation reports. Chaired search committees for support staff positions, wrote job descriptions, interviewed candidates and completed paperwork for hiring process.

Workshops

HTML Building Blocks
Intermediate HTML
Dreamweaver Basics
Images for the Web
Designing Accessible Web Pages

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