Rick W. Hinrichs
Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, 1974, Certificate Commercial Art
Art Director and Webmaster (1996–present) PWT Communications, Boulder, Colorado
Graphic design, logo design, page layout, and production supervision for technical information
publications: final reports, annual reports, posters, newsletters, fact sheets, and yearbooks. Selection
and manipulation of photo and graphic images to achieve specific communication objectives.
Complete Web site design and implementation including provision for ftp drop box. Versed in Mac-
based Adobe Indesign, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, Acrobat, Fireworks, etc.
Freelance Commercial Artist and Graphic Designer (1981-present) Boulder, Colorado
Graphic support for production of print and Web-based media, from single-color to 4-color projects.
Design of logos, brochures, catalogs, books, and display advertising. Web site development for sole
proprietors: psychologists, typesetters, arborists, etc. Indicative projects: Design and layout for
“Where to Live” real estate magazine and trade communications magazines; Photoshop Artist for
retouching original photographs of diamond jewelry for display on the retail Web site. Clients include
Westype Publishing Services, Tisch Publishing, and Engineered Data Products, and
Staff Artist (1989-1996) Geological Society of America, Boulder, Colorado
Supervised artists for production of the Abstracts publication that includes 3,000 abstracts delivered
at the Annual Meeting of the Geological Society of America. Scanned printed books and processed
scanned images for reproduction on CDs in pdf format. Operated photostatic camera for copying and
sizing line art and screening photos. Converted typeset files to html for Web page content.
Art Director (1980-1988) Brock Publishing, Boulder, Colorado
Supervised all aspects of display advertising in publications produced by Brock Publishing. These
included Boulder Winter Magazine; Boulder Summer Magazine; Boulder Fall Magazine; magazines
for Chambers of Commerce for Boulder and Aurora; Program for the Annual Kinetics Challenge
Staff Artist (1979-1980) Cardiff Publishing, Denver Colorado
Produced nine different monthly 4-color magazines covering the satellite communication and cable
AWARDS AND ACTIVITIES
2002-2003 Distinguished Award for Annual Reports, Society for Technical Communication (STC)
for Wind Power Today; IEA Wind Energy Annual Report 2001
Organized first student art show for Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design
Fine furniture design and fabrication