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									RICK HYMER


    •   A 1976 graduate of Manzano High School, Albuquerque, NM.

    •   Brigham Young University in Provo UT. Two years of general education.

    •   Two-year church mission in the Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of
        Latter-Day Saints.

    •   Utah technical College in Taylorsville, UT. Received qualified degree in Barber/Hair Styling.

    •   Al Collins Graphic Design School; Tempe, AZ; 1988 graduate with Associate of Arts Degree with
        emphasis in desk-top publishing, illustration, and graphic design.

Art Experience

April 2006 to Present

Freelance Graphic Design

I resigned my position at Sendsations to focus more energy on my wife’s business— a center for children
with learning and behavioral challenges. This change involved some design and advertising, however most
of my time has been in accounting and managerial support. During this period I still maintained a regular
workflow from Rocky Mountain Sunscreen in Denver— a client I have had for nearly ten years. Now that the
center (Success Pointe) is well established, I have more time to devote to graphic design and am seeking
new clients in the Salt Lake City area.

August 2004 to March 2006

Sendsations Art Director

Sendsations Power Marketing, located in Lindon, UT, developes postcard advertising campaigns for the real
estate industry. They are most noted as the creator of the “Recipe Card” that has been a very popular and
lucrative way for real estate agents nationwide to keep in front of their existing clients and also generate new
business. Duties at Sendsations included design and production of new product lines as well as improving
overall product quality and production efficiency.

March 2000 to April 2004

Freelance Graphic Design

Denver: Main clients were EAST WEST PARTNERS, a major Colorado real estate development company,
developer for the $200 million Riverfront Park project in Downtown Denver; ROCKY MOUNTAIN
SUNSCREEN, manufacturer of a full line of sunscreen products marketed nationally; SUTER
COMMUNICATIONS, a media relations and publicity firm; CUSTOM DECK CONCEPTS, a builder of
custom outdoor living structures; and CCTI, a prominent IT training institute.

Salt Lake City: Since moving to the Salt Lake City area in June of 2001, I continue to do work for several
of the Denver clients listed above.
July 1999 to February 2000

Direct Quest Art Director

A Denver-based marketing company providing corporate relocation services through its network of member
vendors (clients) consisting of 200 medium to large companies throughout Metro Denver. Major projects
included production of 280 page, 4-color Corporate Relocation Guide; internal marketing materials and
collateral; and web site graphics and advertisements. (note: at hiring date, my length of employment was
understood to be for the period needed to produce the Relocation Guide).

June 1996 to June 1999:

Medimetrix Art Director

Medimetrix was a Cleveland Ohio based health care consulting and marketing firm. Responsible for identity
campaigns and communications programs for a broad base of national clients made up of hospitals, health
centers and managed care networks. Duties included computer graphics and presentations, brochures,
annual reports and other forms of collateral, logo design, photography and illustration direction.

August 1990 to May 1996:

San Juan Regional Medical Center, Farmington, NM. Manager of Publications

Responsible for all corporate communications and graphics for this Four Corners regional not-for-profit
health care network of 800 employees. Projects overseen included annual reports, brochures, newsletters,
newspaper advertising, health and wellness program communications, signage, logos, kiosk displays,
computer generated art and presentations, and other Board-directed projects as needed. Duties included
copywriting for a complete range of internal and external corporate communications, photography and
graphic design— both computer-generated and hand-rendered.

August 1989 to August 1990:

Big Apple Graphics, Farmington, NM. Freelance Graphics Business

Clients included San Juan College, Mesa Airlines, San Juan Regional Medical Center, Farmington Daily
Times, Conoco Oil and Gas, BHP Minerals, and City of Farmington.

July 1988 to August 1989:

Star Industries Inc., Scottsdale, AZ. Art Director

During the PC boom of the late 80s, Star Industries was a major manufacturer of IBM Compatible personal
computer systems. Responsibilities included: production of all printed material for Star including technical
manuals, product catalogs and brochures, monthly newsletters and postcards, etc. Design and preparation
of four-color display ads published monthly in national computer publications such as PC World and PC
Computing. Other duties included direction of product catalog photo sessions and consultation in company
marketing strategies and public relations efforts for Star.

March 1988 to July 1988:

Action Apparel, Mesa, AZ. Production Artist

A company specializing in screenprinting for garments and promotional items. Responsibilities included
creation of original artwork and darkroom art preparation for a wide variety of silk-screen applications.
Professional Recognition

* Served a two-year term on the advisory board for Al Collins Graphic design School with select faculty
members of the school and representatives from prominent area businesses who employ graphic designers
such as Dillards, Arizona Republic Newspaper, and America West Airlines.

* A 1995 Healthcare Advertising Award of Merit for the San Juan Regional Medical Center internal
newsletter Vital Signs.

* Gold Award and Award of Merit respectively from the National Healthcare Marketing Awards for the 1996
and 1997 Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development National Conference poster designs
(see them at Also an Award of Merit in logo design category for the Sisters of
Providence/Alaska Health System.


I will be happy to provide EXCELLENT professional and personal references upon request.

Contact Information

Rick Hymer

13147 Eagle Peak Drive

Herriman, Utah 84096

Phone: 801.574-8276

Fax: 1.866.805.0797



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