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Syracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts
BFA in Illustration and Advertising Design
Bridge Education, Westbrook, Maine
Dreamweaver and Flash web design certificate course
Dreamweaver CS3 Seminar
Proficient in digital graphics design and production, experienced with pre-press production, complicated color correction, photo retouch
and web graphics production. Familiar with web animation, file and color space conversion. Experienced in traditional commercial printing
production methods, electronic file delivery, and a wide variety of fine art and illustration techniques.
I designed and manage my website: www.karenlybrand.com
Familiar with CSS and website maintenance.
WORKING WITH THE FOLLOWING COMPUTER PROGRAMS:
Quark XPress 6 Adobe InDesign CS4 Adobe Photoshop CS4 Dreamweaver CS4
Eye One Match Capture One Pro Adobe Illustrator CS44 Flash CS4
Acrobat Distiller Adobe Acrobat Microsoft Office Programs
RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE
Graphic Designer (2008 - present)
PORTLAND STAGE COMPANY, Portland, Maine
Responsible for web and print design and production. Photo retouch, digital color correction, and web image production.
Email advertising (Constant Contact) campaigns and newsletter production, online ad production, asset management.
Digital Color Analyst and Photo Retoucher
VERTIS INC, Portland, Maine
Responsible for color analysis, swatch matching, image adjustment, digital retouching and pre-media color file prep
of images used in LL Bean catalogs. Skilled in Photoshop CS4 and familiar with Photo RAW format and color manipulation.
Senior Graphic Designer (five years)
THOS. MOSER CABINETMAKERS, Auburn, Maine
Responsible for all in-house print design and production, including photo retouch, digital color correction,
trade show graphics, showroom displays, internal presentations and web image production.
FREELANCE CLIENTS (Partial Listing)
Smithsonian Institution | Miami Museum of Science | NOAA | American Fisheries Society | Alaska Northwest Publishing |
New York Hall of Science | Ravens Brew Coffee | US Coast Guard (Base Kodiak) | National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) |
SOHO COHO and Ray Troll | Tenji Inc. | Fetch Dog | Oceans Alaska (Aquarium and Mariculture) | New York Hall of Science |
National Association of Marine Educators | North Museum | Jeff Kennedy Associates
AWARDS AND OTHER INTERESTS
Print Magazine award Best in Northwest (Typography), 1997.
Fine Art and Teaching
In addition to digital graphics, I create relief and intaglio prints as well as original works in many media.
I have taught art at the community college level and also worked as an outreach art instructor in remote Native Alaska villages,
isolated floating logging camps and Ketchikan public schools.
I have also worked as a designer for William Morrow Company, Publishers, in NYC,
and for an ad agency in New Orleans, working for clients including Hilton Hotels and Tidewater, Inc.
Ray Troll Longtime associate and collaborator in design work for clients including NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, US Coast Guard,
American Fisheries Society, Miami Museum of Science and other scientific organizations. 907-225-7107 | email@example.com | www.trollart.com
Sandra Walling 207-846-4715 (home) Former Production Manager for Thos. Moser | firstname.lastname@example.org
Sean Duran, Exhibits Director, Miami Museum of Science, Miami FL 305-646-4213 | email@example.com
firstname.lastname@example.org | links
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