email medwards@graphicdesignbyme.com


GRAPHIC DESIGN

ABOUT ME

icon ABOUT ME

Greetings & salutations! My name is Michael Edwards. I'm a graphic artist and photographer based in northeastern Pennsylvania. Between my education and in the workplace, I have over a decade of experience in the field - three years experience of traditional printing and running jobs on a single colour offset printing press, seven years (combined) working for two publishing company as a graphic artist designing advertisements for retail and automotive companies and four years of working in a digital print department as a print consultant. I have a degree in computer graphics specialization and photography. Throughout the years, I have used various industry standard page layout, image editing, web design, illustration, animation and newspaper publishing applications.


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May 2014 - May 2017
Scranton Times-Tribune | Scranton, PA
Prepress Image Editor | Paginator

June 2009 - May 2014
OfficeMax ImPress Print Center | Wilkes-Barre, PA
Part Time Print Center Associate

October 2008 - Current
Freelance Graphic Artist and Photographer

July 2004 - July 2008
The Times Leader | Wilkes-Barre, PA
Full Time Graphic Artist

November 2003 - January 2004
One Source Staffing Agency | Wilkes-Barre, PA
Full Time Temporary Graphic Artist
at Keystone Automotive in Exeter, PA

September 2002 - October 2003
Karol Media, Inc. | Wilkes-Barre, PA
Graphic Artist


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May 2008 - January 2010, April 2012 - July 2012
Lynda.com Training Courses
• Dreamweaver Essential Training
• Using Perl/CGI Scripts
• CSS Web Site Design
• Flash Professional Fundamentals

January 2003 - May 2007
Luzerne County Community College
Associates Degree in Photography

September 1999 - May 2001
Luzerne County Community College
Associates Degree in Computer Graphic Specialization

September 1996 - May 1999
Wilkes-Barre Vocational Technical School
Certificate in Graphic Design - 3 year program




CONTACT ME

Thank you for viewing my portfolio. Please contact me with any questions or other inquiries. I would love to help you take your next project from concept to completion.


icon 1 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.