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GRAPHIC DESIGNER
of print or web projects, advertising campaigns, corporate/brand identity, package design, and HTML email templates.

WEB DEVELOPER
Fully equipped for standards-based CSS solutions, with ability to code from scratch or design from templates. Creative visuals are integrated as either static HTML or dynamic database PHP.

ART DIRECTOR
of creative project concepts including publications, promotions of new brands, product lines, games, etc.

DIGITAL ILLUSTRATOR
Of fine portraiture, engaging period illustrations, and wildlife art.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

GRAPHIC DESIGNER/WEB DEVELOPER

New Vision Custom Solutions 12/2014-Present.
Helping dozens of small businesses with branding, web strategy, financial management, and structuring. Developed logos, websites, social media and email marketing campaigns. Kennebunk, ME

Smart Skin Technologies 8/2012.
UI design for nanotech company software/app. used in golf swing simulation and data analyzation. NB, Canada

VetNetwork 10/2011-12/2014.
Designed dozens of websites, plus print items, and managed updates for hundreds of veterinarian clients nationwide. Clients included Metropolitan Veterinary Center, Bath Animal Hospital, Long Island City Veterinary Center, Animal & Bird Hospital of Del Mar, Asheville Veterinary Associates. Dover, NH

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Briggs Advertising 2/2010-7/2011
Worked closely with creative director on brand discovery and nurturing. Responsible for establishment and maintenance of brand standards, and participated in brainstorming sessions to develop brand essence and taglines. Heavily involved in new materials including corporate identity, product packaging, web site design for clients such as The Midcoast Chamber Council, The Shelter Institute, North Yarmouth Academy, Curtis Memorial Library, Oldcastle Building Products, Beale Street BBQ, The Institute for Family Owned Business and the City of Bath, Maine. Collaborated with clients on ad campaigns, digital illustrations and more. Bath, ME

GRAPHIC DESIGNER [FREELANCE]
Envoy 12/2009—1/2010
Custom logo design for Envoy, a Maine-based firm committed to expanding business in developing nations, while improving quality of life for their impoverished inhabitants. Portland, ME

Carpe Derma 11/2009—12/2009
Typographic logo for skin-care product line. Portland, ME

Dead River Company 10/2009—10/2009
HTML promotional email for New England energy provider. Portland, ME

WEBMASTER/GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Artist & Craftsman Supply 1/2008—10/2009
As designer, raised the bar on quality. Revamped logo, produced annual catalog, banners, flyers, posters, ads for magazines, yellow pages and television. As webmaster, took initiative with website redesign, email marketing campaign, and social networks to increase web traffic. Portland, ME

WEB DESIGN INSTRUCTOR
Pensacola Christian College 1/2008—5/2008
Greatly expanded students’ understanding of web design through application of CSS principles in two intermediate classes [25+ students]. Pensacola, FL

IMAGING PRODUCTION ARTIST
A Beka Book 9/2005—5/2008
Oversaw photo-retouching, proofing, color correction, scanning, and large-format printing of textbooks, banners, flyers, and college yearbooks. Pensacola, FL

GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Called-Out Ministries 5/2005—8/2005
Served as designer / art director for highly-anticipated grassroots concert series at state-licensed touring organization in central Michigan. Lansing, MI

ART DIRECTOR
Fountains Student Publication 9/2004—5/2005
Managed production as art director in popular college student publication. Pensacola, FL

EDUCATIONAL TRAINING
Master of Fine Arts [MFA] in Art, 2008
Pensacola Christian College GPA: 3.6
Bachelor of Science degree in Visual Communication, 2005
Minor in E-business [Web Design], emphasis on user accessibility. Pensacola, FL

ADDITIONAL SKILLS
Self-motivated, punctual organizer
Driven by the chance to perform to the utmost
Excellent project management abilities
Strong interpersonal and writing skills
Detail-oriented, with ability to task on multiple projects
Creative strategist of capable solutions
Collaborative team player, willing to cooperate as a team
Mac, PC platforms

SOFTWARE TRAINING
Adobe Creative Suite [CS3]
— Photoshop [20+ yrs.]
— InDesign [15+ yrs.]
— Illustrator [15+ yrs.]
— Dreamweaver [15+ yrs.]
CSS, HTML/XML
Cpanel and Database Management & Migration
Working knowledge of JavaScript, PHP
WordPress, Zen Cart, ProStores CMS solutions
MailChimp, Constant Contact email marketing
Google Analytics custom tracking & reporting
FTP solutions Filezilla & CuteFTP
MS Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint

About the Artist

Stuart Letizia is a graphic artist, web designer, and painter/illustrator. Since graduate school, he has enjoyed a more fulfilling creative experience through digital illustration. He especially enjoys combining illustration and design for print and web-based projects. The artist is also interested in writing and teaching. He loves his home state of Maine, where he lives with his beautiful wife, Ashley.