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									                                                                               9903 S Hawthorne
                                                                      Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
                                                                                   303.522.3057
                                                                            mail@ryanchapel.com




OBJECTIVE
      Pursuing a career in interactive media, visual communications, web design or animation.


Q U A L I F I C AT I O N S
      Strong graphic design, technolodgy and interactivity skills. Efficient with large varieties of
      artistic and digital media. Complete working knowledge of web and software programming
      and design technologies. Excellent conceptual and practical problem solving skills.
      Attentive to detail and aesthetics. Resourceful and intuitive self-starter.


E D U C AT I O N / H O N O R S
      University of Nebraska, December 2001
          Bachelor of Fine Arts Comprehensive – Graphic Design
          Bachelor of Science - Computer Science Minor - Studio Art
      National Deans List, Deans List University of Nebraska


SKILLS                                              EXPERIENCE
     Internet - Flash/Action Script, Dream             Directed design teams
      Weaver, Front Page, Net Object Fusion,            Supervised and led web and software
      Java Script, ASP, PERL, HTML, CSS                  development teams
     Languages - Java, C++, Pascal, VBasic             Directed redesign of newspaper’s website
     Design - Photoshop, Illustrator, Freehand,        Instructed multimedia courses
      Director, Premiere, Draw, Quark XPress,           Developed design concepts for web firm
      InDesign, 3D Studio Max, Auto Cad                 Animated 3D short films
     Platforms - PC, MAC, SUN                          Created online web shopping cart
                                                        Shot digital photos for corporate designs
     Interactive and web design
                                                        Created packaging and box art
     Web and object oriented programming
                                                        Produced illustrations and storyboards
     Video editing and DVD authoring
                                                        Designed corporate identity systems,
     Symbol and logo design
     Print and layout design                            business cards and letterheads
                                                        Constructed and designed EXPO displays
     Package design
                                                        Developed web authoring software
     3D and 2D animation
                                                        Coded database-driven websites including
     CD-ROM development
     Illustration, painting and drawing                 Pentax USA
     Photography                                       Built application navigation and GUI’s
                                                        Designed training material and help files
     Operation, design, and analysis of
                                                        Produced online PEARL testing system
      hardware, programming languages and
                                                        Troubleshot issues with web, windows,
      operating systems
     Graphics processing                                networking, software and hardware
WORK EXPERIENCE

  Freelance Multimedia Designer
      Ryan Chapel Interactive Design October 1997 - present
      Manage web and print design agency. Produce freelance designs in multimedia, print and stage
      production. Responsible for advertising, promotion and all aspects of business. Work with high
      profile clients such as PENTAX USA, John Tesh, and Abrahm Laboriel.

  Production Design Director
     Cherry Hills Community Church August 2003 – September 2004
     Directed over thirty employees and volunteers to produce church services for a 10,000 member
     congregation. Worked closely with production teams. Created print design projects including
     brochures, programs, flyers, CD packaging, posters and mailers sent regularly to 1,100
     households. Created stage designs, props and lighting for concerts and theatrical events with over
     15,000 attendees. Oversaw stage design and visuals for international artists’ event at Coors
     Amphitheater. Developed visual identity systems and conference print materials.

  Design Consultant / Expeditor
      Home Depot U.S.A. April 2002 – November 2003
      Aided customers in making home design decisions. Troubleshot problems with customer
      accounts, while ensuring first rate customer service. Responsible for accounting and store audits.
      Awarded ten times for outstanding customer service.

  New Media Specialist / Web Editor
     Kearney Hub Newspaper October 1998 - January 2000
     Redesigned graphics layout and navigation for online news site, increasing traffic from 1,300 to
     8,500 hits per week. Created online advertisements and animations. Worked closely with group
     members and committees. Responsible for daily web updates.

  Audio Video Installer / Salesman
     Video Kingdom February 1998 - October 1998
     Responsible for sale of audio and video equipment, electronics repair, installation of car audio,
     home audio, home video, satellite, and home theater components.

  Screen Print Designer
      Buckle Clothing Stores August 1996 - February 1998
      Created nationally distributed T-shirt designs for over 250 clothing store locations. Designed for
      customers such as Walt Disney. Tailored designs to accommodate multiple printing surfaces.
      Created four color, inverse four color and spot color separations. Aided with press setup and
      printing.

  Multimedia Instructor / Coordinator
     Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Summer 1999, Summer 2000
     Instructed new media tools and techniques at national technology camp to classes of 20 high
     school students. Tools taught included RayDream 3D, Flash, Macromedia Director, FrontPage,
     PERL Script, HTML and Corel Draw.

  Owner / Disc Jockey
     Pure Platinum D.J. Service June 1995 – February 2002
     Manage the operation of professional Disc Jockey service, systems and employees. Responsible
     for constructing DJ systems, advertising, finances and public relations.


ACTIVITIES/HOBBIES

  American Institute of Graphic Arts, Association for Computing Machinery, Habitat for Humanity,
  travel, theater, vocal performance, athletics, electronic gaming, electronics, mechanics, architecture,
  and construction.

								
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