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Anthony M. Grimaldi

Graphic Design Artist and Illustrator

Information

New York, New York 11378
United States

Career Objective

My objective as a professional graphic design artist and illustrator is providing creative, artistic designs, solutions, and services to clients in the mediums in which I excel, which includes computer graphic design and illustration. Creating with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, InDesign, pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, pastel, and pen & ink, I combine all these mediums together to create designs of unlimited creativity and visual imagination. With this technique, JourneyManDesigns offers greater flexibility, variability, and choices that assures maximum artistic achievement in every design for every client.

Work Experience

JourneyManDesigns

Graphic Design Artist and Illustrator

10/2007 - Present

Freelance graphic designer of logos, posters, tattoos, & t-shirts using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, & InDesign. Freelance illustrator working with the following mediums: pencil, colored pencil, charcoal, and pen & ink.

The City College of New York

Senior Office Manager

02/2010 - 10/2011

•Arranged and scheduled international conference calls and overseas meetings •Collected and submitted extensive scientific data to receive government grants •Arranged and scheduled all domestic and international travel for three Ph.D. professors •Scheduled and organized individual calendars for three Ph.D. professors

Emcor Services

Accounts Payable Clerk

10/2007 - 11/2009

• Correlated and processed invoices and purchase orders for payment • Received and inputed incoming service calls from clients and customers • Designed record keeping forms for use within office and updated as needed • Provided administrative support for special projects to all office departments • Organized, updated, and maintained entire filing system • Entered accounts receivable data entry on a daily basis

The United States Navy

Yeoman 3rd Class

Department of Administration
09/2005 - 11/2007

• Processed entire command’s incoming and outgoing official correspondence • Produced and distributed over 2,000 awards and certificates • Updated, organized, and maintained over 400 naval directives on a monthly basis • Initiated and established a recorded catalogue of all administration activities • Implemented a system for improved inventory and quality control • Provided invaluable assistance to other departments with data processing

Education

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Bachelor's Degree, BA - Visual Communications/Web Design and Interactive Media

03/2007 - 09/2009

Katherine Gibbs

Associate's Degree/College Diploma, AS - Visual Communications

04/1999 - 06/2001
Received Degree

Skills

Prepare sketches, photographs, or illustrations of subjects to be rendered

Proficiency
Experience
Last Used
Interest
Advanced
5 years +
Current
High

Graphic design

Proficiency
Experience
Last Used
Interest
Advanced
5 years +
Current
High

Cartoon Illustration

Proficiency
Experience
Last Used
Interest
Advanced
5 years +
Current
High

Drawing (fine arts)

Proficiency
Experience
Last Used
Interest
Advanced
5 years +
Current
High

Adobe Photoshop

Proficiency
Experience
Last Used
Interest
Advanced
5 years +
Current
High

Adobe Illustrator

Proficiency
Experience
Last Used
Interest
Advanced
5 years +
Current
High

Certifications

MS Office Specialist Certification / MS Excel Specialist Certification

The Institute for New Age Training

(Valid 05/2007 - 11/2007 )

In depth study and training of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Military History

United States Navy, US

USS Saipan, YN3, Office Administration & Clerk

09/2005 - 11/2007
Job Description

• Processed entire command’s incoming and outgoing official correspondence • Produced and distributed over 2,000 awards and certificates • Updated, organized, and maintained over 400 naval directives on a monthly basis • Initiated and established a recorded catalogue of all administration activities • Implemented a system for improved inventory and quality control • Provided invaluable assistance to other departments with data processing

Recognition Achieved

Promoted from E3 to E4

Discharge Status

Honorable

Service Status

Retired

Disciplinary Action

None

Languages

English (Read, Write, Speak)

Proficiency
Experience
Last Used
Interest
Expert
5 years +
Current
High

Associations

The Art Students League of New York

Community

06/2011 - Present

The Art Students League of New York is an established organization that allows local artists to develop and express their artistic talents and skills in a variety of mediums. I attended during summer 2011 every Tuesday and Saturday.