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548 S. Marigold Lane, Orange, CA 92866
h: (714) 408-7842 | c: (714) 915-1117
roblee_net@yahoo.com | www.linkedin.com/in/roblee101

Creative Designer/developer seeking to provide business development objectives in areas of website development, GUI
design, strategic marketing, public communications, advertising, and visual communication design.

Have 8+ years of professional work experience and 12+ years of design and computer training. Self motivated and team
oriented player involved in developing creative solutions and ideas to help participate in the development of visual
communication design. I provided my service to various sectors which includes: Public Transportation, Financial, Public
Communications, Marketing, Environmental, Philanthropic, Government, Mortgage, e-Commerce, Telecommunications,
Manufacturing and Automotive-Motorcycle industries. Have knowledge in web development, graphic design, illustration,
print, multimedia design, and marketing.

Web and Graphic Designer Consultant – Freelancing (Apr 2007 – Present)
Developed websites and visuals for Portraits of Hope, Carlini Enterprise, and Boost Mobile. Illustrated visual diagrams
and drawings used as display signs for natural parks, environment and wildlife conservation.

Programmer Analyst II - Ameriquest Mortgage Company / ACC Capital Holdings (Jan 2005 – Apr 2007)
Ameriquest is one of the largest mortgage lenders in the country. Duties include:

         Principal Creative Web Developer: took leading role as direct liaison with clients in developing sites for public
          communications, recruiting, philanthropy, event registration, government relations, project management office,
          and internal communications.
         Programmer Analyst: Participate in the development, maintenance, and enhancement of business applications.
          Collaborate with customers, staff, IT colleagues, and other stakeholders to identify user requirements, assess
          available technologies, and recommend solution options. Assess objectives for the assigned project phases and
          recommend technical strategies and tactics to achieve business needs.
         Business Systems Analyst: Meet with clients to brainstorm and conceptualize business objectives, formulate
          ideas and provide cost-effective technology solutions in delivering the product requirements.
         Web Designer: Create attractive, user-friendly interface for business applications, intranet, and public websites.
          Worked with java programmers in developing JSP pages.

Multimedia Designer - Recentweb -Austria/Europe (Oct 2003 – Jul 2004)
Took on an exciting opportunity and got a sponsored visa to work for a marketing company in Austria. Recentweb
provided various marketing strategies to help deliver branding and communication objectives for German and Austrian
clients. Duties include:

         Multimedia Designer: Used Flash MX to develop interactive motion graphics.
         Web Developer/Designer: Stylizing the website layout for the target client and implementing the finalized design
          into an html frame work. Developed sites in PHP and coordinate with back-end programmers.
         Desktop Publishing: Used Adobe InDesign to create layouts for brochures, collateral materials, and flyers.           1
         Brand & Identity: Used Photoshop and Illustrator to create logos reflecting the client's image and branding
          strategy. Assist in researching and marketing strategies to enhance the client's market potential.

                                                                                     Robert Lee | www.rob-lee.net/designer
Assistant Public Information Specialist - Orange County Transportation Authority (Sep 2001 - Sep 2003)
OCTA is a public transportation agency serving Orange County in bus transit, rail, freeway improvements, streets & roads,
congestion studies, long term transportation planning, and public awareness for transportation alternatives. I worked in the
Public Communications & Marketing Department and was involved in developing marketing information distributed to the
public, OCTA Board of Directors, internal staff, press and media. Duties include:

       Information Specialist: Facilitate in controlling and managing content information which goes to the public, press
        and media. Supply current and updated information requested by staff, other departments, and Board of
       Web Design & Development: Collaborated in the redesign and improvement of the www.octa.net website.
        Created strategies for improving user-friendly interface design, effective navigation structure, and resolved
        content organization of over 5000+ pages that includes bus route information, time table, and various projects and
        services provided for the general user.
       Desktop Publishing: Created flyers and collateral materials incorporating text, charts, maps, visuals and
        illustrations using Adobe InDesign and Quark Xpress. Also developed the OCTA Bus Book which included time
        schedules and route maps.
       Multimedia Designer: Created slide-show presentations for our departments on project status and proposals.
        Revising, editing and consolidating content is required for presentation length. Charts, illustrations and diagrams
        are developed which may include detailed maps of freeways, streets, rail projects, and city zones. Coordinate with
        the speaker on running the slideshow. Presentations are held at Board of Directors public city meeting, 3 times a
       Graphic Support: Developed visual layouts which can include, posters, banners, flyers, website graphics, map
        illustrations, photography, diagrams, and charts all provided for various departments, public, press and media.

Webmaster/Graphic Designer - Emerge Corporation - (Aug 1999 - July 2001)
Emerge specializes in Mergers & Acquisitions for middle market companies. With offices in LA, Seattle and Chicago, the
managing directors have industry expertise in: internet, telecommunications, sensors, aerospace, and brick & mortar
companies. Emerge also created the first online M&A bidding environment for business buyers and sellers.

       Web Designer/Webmaster: Developed websites for our specialty M&A teams. Coordinated with managing
        directors from other locations in obtaining content information. Developed navigation structure, organized content,
        graphical user interface for the websites. Took the lead in formalizing corporate image and design standard.
       Desktop Publishing: Created layouts using Adobe PageMaker for our brochures and monthly newsletters.
       Computer Support: Assisted other staff members on computer technical issues.

Product Development - Providing concept development, design ideation in creating business product or idea. Oversee
and manage the whole product life cycle from storyboard to marketing initiative. Work with different members of the
design and development process and coordinate good communication with team members.

Business System Analyst – Charter the project plan and goals with budgeting, resources, staff and stakeholders.
Provide time and cost-effective solutions and internet strategies. Document and write the requirements for project

Graphic Design – Use Photoshop and Illustrator to enhance photos, generate typography, create illustrations, icons and
graphics. Create a GUI that’s user-friendly and relates to product’s marketing and branding strategy

Web Developer – Build website using Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, and ImageReady. VSS, IBM: ClearQuest and
ClearCase. Developed in php, jsp, and asp.
Web Concepts – HTML, XHTML, CSS, Java Script, DHTML, XML, Browser Issues, SEO, Web 2.0

Print Design – Used Adobe InDesign, Quark Xpress, to create page layouts for collateral materials. Acrobat Pro

                                                                                   Robert Lee | www.rob-lee.net/designer
Multimedia Design – PowerPoint, Keynote, Flash,

Video Editing – Premiere, Final Cut Express, Audacity, Sound Edit, Flash Video Encoder, QuickTime, Windows Media

OS & Software – Operating Systems: Mac OS 10.4; Windows 2000, XP, and Vista; Communication tools: Outlook, Lotus
Notes, Apple Mail; Office XP: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Vizio; Apple iWorks: Keynote, Pages, Numbers.

2006-07     Ameriquest Training: Adobe Flex, Open CMS, Eclipse, IBM Rational Tools

2003            CSU Fullerton University Extension: Web Development with XHTML and CSS, Database integration with
                Dreamweaver MX, and Flash MX

2002-03         Santa Ana College: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat

2000            Long Beach State University Extension: Multimedia with Director and Flash

1996-01         Long Beach City College: Graphic Design, Web Design, 3D Design, Art

1994-99         California State University of Long Beach: Bachelor of Arts Degree (Art/Illustration/Design)

1994            Art Center College of Design in Pasadena: Illustration, Traditional Drawing


2006    Ameriquest voted for “Best Brands in America for 2006"
        One of the largest mortgage lenders in the country. Ameriquest advertising and branding can be seen on
        television, direct mail, and internet banners. It has been the "Official Mortgage Company" of Major League
        Baseball, 2006 MLB All-Star Balloting, NFL, NASCAR's Roush Racing – “Ameriquest Racing”, and the Rolling

2005    OCTA – “Best Transportation System for 2005"
        Voted by American Public Transportation Association.

2004    29th Annual PROTOS Award: 91 Express Lanes Marketing Event
        OCTA's Public Communications and Marketing Department (January 2003). Developed concept for prop
        materials and visual graphics which had a unique style televised in the news.

2002    Major League Babies – Created a banner at an Angels game which was publicized on FoxSports.com, Yahoo
        Sports and The Sporting News.

Sports and Fitness: Active in playing softball, basketball, swimming, yoga, and weight lifting.

Art & Design: Appreciate the aesthetics from traditional to modern art. Enjoy looking at all types of creative designs.

Technology: Enjoy learning about innovative technologies advancing human evolution.

Traveling: Enjoying learning about other cultures and trying out foods.                                                    3

                                                                                   Robert Lee | www.rob-lee.net/designer

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