Lynsey Simmons by panniuniu


									                            Lynsey Simmons
                                                                          Web & G raphic D esign
               • Adobe Creative Suite, including               • HTML & CSS                        • Proficient on both Macintosh OSX
                 Photoshop, Illustrator, Dream-                • Javascript & JQuery                 and PC platforms
                 weaver, InDesign, Premiere, and               • PHP, XML and Wordpress            • Fluent in Spanish
                 After E ects

   e Art Institute of Colorado
     • AAS - Web Design and Interactive Media, 2011
        º Hand-coding HTML and CSS for cross-browser compatibility, table-less layouts, and validation
        º Full concept development, including client briefing, wire- framing, layout design, information architecture,
          user-interface design, and finally site development and execution
        º Fundamental design principles including color theory, balance and design hierarchy, and typography
        º Motion Graphics creation for use in website banners and animations, formatting video for the web
        º GPA: 3.6 / 4.0
University of Colorado at Denver
    • BA - Communications, Certificate in Public Relations, 2005

Related E xperience
Web Developer / User Interface Designer — Thought Equity Motion, Denver, CO — December 2010 to present
   • Creating user-interface solutions for use on worldwide sites for clients including NBC Universal Archives, BBC Motion Gallery,
     Discovery Access, and Corbis Motion, as well as for use on internal company site (
   • Developing information architecture and designs for integration of new features and information within new and existing sites
   • Utilizing custom CMS and API to build dynamic, database-driven web sites for clients
   • Working with senior developers to implement advanced CSS techniques and troubleshoot site errors
Freelance Web Designer/Developer — July 2010 to present
     • Creating a web presence for new companies, implementing complete redesigns for existing sites, and enhancing SEO
     • Recent clients include Vinocopia Wines and Magnum Flooring & Construction (see online portfolio for links)

additional E xperience
Banquet Captain — The Brown Palace Hotel, Denver, CO — May 2008 to December 2010
    • Assistant managerial position offering direction and guidance to event staff
    • Served as main point of contact for clients, event planners, and internal staff, while providing excellent customer experience,
      managing event scheduling, event execution and coordination, and timing of service
Intern — Turner Public Relations, Denver, CO — Fall 2003
     • Helped gain national media placement and exposure, through assistance with logistics, budgeting, creative development, and
       event coordination for various clients including Disney on Ice, Emu Australia, Ringling Bros. Circus, Tehama, and Good-Times
     • Created new national media contacts by producing updated company media list and database
     • Helped to secure local media placement for Ringling Bros. Circus via press kit assembly and distribution, planning and expedit-
       ing events, media relations, and internet research
     • Promoted national brand recognition for clients through work with senior executives to write and distribute publicity materials
       for print, broadcast, and online media outlets
Intern — Liquid Compass, Denver, CO — Summer 2003
     • Maintained the 9 News website video clips section with daily updates of new reports using Windows Media Viewer and Encoder
     • Helped to grow web presence for various clients including Stapleton and Channel 9 News through production of graphics and
       designs specifically targeted for broadcast and online streaming media
     • Worked closely with senior partners learning the principles of live streaming media, and web/video integration

Email:                                    303.250.1782                                Portfolio:

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