Clara Hughes, See Hues Design
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To find efficient, creative solutions for design advertising and publications projects by utilizing my expertise in graphics and electronic media to positively influence and persuade target audiences.

More than just a Designer, my talent, experience and ideas translate needs into strategic solutions. Experienced in creating original design along with reformatting existing design concepts and advertisement publications, I ensure all projects will meet job specifications. As a team manager, I strive for continuous communication with all parties, working as coordinator to clarify project objectives and goals and ensure productive marketing campaigns. Self-driven, I work under critical deadlines to fulfill project requirements. I support project success through market and design research, advertisement placement, and confirm by monitoring and tracking of marketing analytics. Prompt time tracking, reports and invoicing provides timely payment to satisfied clients and vendors. I assure project success through my organized, detail oriented approach. While able to work independently, I am a team player or manager - as the situation requires.

SOFTWARE PROFICIENCY INCLUDES: Adobe Creative Suites (InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Bridge and Acrobat Pro), QuarkXPress. Supporting design through Microsoft Suites (Word/PowerPoint/Excel). Track clients, billing and time through Quicken/QuickBooks and other standard accounting software. Support Dreamweaver through coding in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, and ASP.

See Hues Design, Severna Park, MD July 2001-Present
See Hues Design: I am the sole proprietor of this home based design firm. As a freelance artist I design and consult for companies developing their graphic and web projects. These projects consist of website design, annual reports, news brief, brochures, booklets, illustrations, photo editing, banner advertising, flyers, programs, letterheads and company cards.

Clients include: Anne Kusner Lighting Design, Wharton, Levin, Ehrmantraut & Klein Law Firm, Jaeger, Nickola & Associates Architectural Firm, Vernic & Associates Law Firm, Veritas Reporting

Correct Rx Pharmacy Services, Linthicum, MD Oct 2008-March 2010
As a billing specialist, worked for third party insurance preparing submittals and billing for Correct Rx. Responsibilities included entering billables and payments company- wide. The company employs over 120 people and maintains over 190+ contracts in 48 states to correctional, juvenile and institutional facilities along with residential treatment centers. Additional responsibilities included third party insurance submittals and invoicing for contracted correctional facilities.

Tray Inc., Glen Burnie, MD July 2003-Present
A freelance design consultant working for Tray Inc., a printing communications specialty company with 60+ employee. During staff transitions I filled key positions for Graphic Arts Manager and Senior Graphic Designer as well as working within the graphics and eCommerce departments. My responsibilities include handling conception pieces and all production art including preparing brochures, calendars, booklets, and art files for print & direct mailings, tracking purchase orders and time sheets for jobs and presenting new designs for sales presentations. Within the eCommerce Department I manage online digital art orders, conversion into print ready art, while tracking production times and providing quality control to ensure sales orders meet deadlines. I provided additional assistance updating client websites to reflect new

Clients include: American University, Washington College of Law, Johns Hopkins University, Wholesale Florist & Florist Supplier Association, United States Naval Academy, Association of Fundraising Professional, World Wildlife Fund and the Smithsonian Institute.

NRT Mid-Atlantic, Timonium, MD June 2001- Dec 2001
Web Designer handling several web design projects from approval of site architecture and wire frame, to site design and page completion. Worked both as part of a team and independently while maintaining corporate specifications.

Peña Design, Edgewater, MD Nov 2000 –Oct 2005
Worked as a freelance designer under Carlos Peña’s tutelage on multiple design projects. Responsibilities included development of website projects and revisions for graphic projects. Filled in as Art Manager for Peña Design during owner’s vacations.

Anne Arundel Community College, Continuing Education: Dreamweaver, Flash, Java Script, and HTML

Maryland Institute College of the Arts, Continuing Education: Illustrator

Kansas City Art Institute, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Sculpture)

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Inter Arts Exchange

Montana State University, Architectural and Art emphasis

Robert Klein
WLEK Attorneys At Law
104 West Street,
Annapolis, MD 21404
410 263-5900
Re-design and development of the WLEK web site to better reflect the firm they had grown into. I continue to monitor and maintain this site:

Douglas E. Lasch, AIA, LEED, AP. Principal
Jaeger, Nickola & Associates, Ltd.
350 Northwest Highway, Suite 106
Park Ridge, Illinois 60068-4262
410 263-5900
Designed and developed the Jaeger, Nickola & Associates, Ltd. website in a manner that would allow their staff to add pages and updates as they completed projects:

Matt Bishop
Tray Inc.
PO Box 2830
Glen Burnie, MD 21060
410 689-0713
Freelance Graphic Design Consultant for Tray Inc. publications department

Anne Kustner Haser LC, IES, IALD, LEED AP President 
Anne Kustner Lighting Design, Ltd.
900 Isabella Street
Evanston, Il 60201
847 475-2010
Designed and development the akld website:

Carols Peña
Peña Design,
1516 Arundel Road,
Edgewater, MD 21037
410 956-9567
Freelance Graphic Designer for Peña Design, and twice converted their designs into html and flash for Peña Design's web site:


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