Art and Illustration Pittsburgh
Graphic Design Services Pittsburgh
Art And Design Services Pittsburgh, PA
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RESUME
Iva Penner -  GRAPHIC & WEB DESIGN ,FINE & APPLIED ART-  PITTSBURGH, PA
Related Skills:

  • Ability to utilize a wide variety of pre-press production and multimedia methods.
  • Producing original advertising layouts, packaging, corporate and web designs.
  • Creating illustrations in a vast spectrum of styles and media including acrylics, watercolor, oils, pastels,
    pencil, color pencil, pen & ink, airbrush, computer tools.
  • Experience in murals, 3D design and display.  
  • Equipped with hardware and designer software for freelance work.
  • Passion for color, style and originality.
  • Experience in catalogue photography
  • Experience in direct marketing

Computer Skills:
Proficiency in multiple software on PC and MacOS platforms including but not exclusive:
  • Adobe Photoshop CS     
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Powerpoint, Publisher, Excel, etc.         
  • Adobe Page Mill Adobe Site Mill/Site Buider
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Director
  • QuarkXPress  
  • Adobe Illustrator   
  • Authoware    
  • Site Builder  
  • Page Maker          
  • Many others.               

Education:
  • 2008-2011- Design Courses Linda.com
  • 1997-1998 - Associate Degree in Graphic Design - major in Visual Communications  AIP, Pittsburgh,  PA -
    GPA 3.80
  • 1993-1997 - National Certificate in Applied Art & Design - major in Commercial Art   -  Bulawayo Polytechnic,
    Bulawayo, Zimbabwe   
  • 1991-1993 Major in Technical Engineering - Technical University -Sofia Bulgaria                                        
  • 1986-1990   Major in Spanish and Pre-school Education  8 EPU High School- Sofia, Bulgaria   

Field Employment:
1997- 2011
  • Toyhabit.com- webmaster and graphics
  • Keys2Work - promotional design ;American Heart Association-Health America- design of mailer for fund
    raising Heart Ball 2001;
  • "Hristo Botev Publishing"- Sofia-book cover "Desert of Hopes";
  • Air Conditioner Rental and Leasing, Inc- Marketing, Graphic and web design, promotional materials ,
  • EPIC Media Inc .- Pittsburgh- promotional designs for Athens 2002; Multyprint EOOD - Ppublishing co.-
    Design for book cover "The Past has past...";
  • SGP Studios - Pittsburgh - gallery curator , designer promotional materials, web developer
1993-1997
  • EDGE Design Consultants Inc. - Bulawayo, Zimbabwe- internship Touch the Wild LTD, Dunlop LTD, Rubber
    and Allied LTD
1990-1993
  • Small Art Articles - Sofia, Bulgaria - freelance designer for collectible artifacts
Awards:
  • 1997   Dean's List, Honors List - AIP
  • 1996   Board of Advisors Scholarship - Art Institute International
  • 1993   Best Course Student Award - Bulawayo Polytechnic
Portfolio available upon request