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Rob Smoak Resume'

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Rob Smoak

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Graphic Artist

2235 Ashley Street,  Beaumont, TX  77701  Phone: 678-887-3801  E-Mail: robertsmoak@yahoo.com

Seeking a challenging position within a design team as a Graphic/Visual Artist/Page Designer. Excellent skills in journalism, graphic reporting, info-graphics, explainers, locator maps, deadlines, layout, design and troubleshooting. Very proficient in Macintosh and PC programs and working knowledge of web page programs.

Experience
The Beaumont Enterprise 08/08 = present
Assistant Online Producer/Graphic Artist/Page Designer/Copy Editor Duties include creating illustrations, info-graphics, maps and charts for every section of a daily newspaper. Design Features pages and online elements for the website.

The Sun News

05/04 = 08/08

Graphic Editor responsible for all aspects of creating and managing daily graphics, illustrations and visuals with an interest in development and execution of workflow, innovative ventures and new approaches in complimenting the news pages of a visually-recognized paper. Also responsible for writing a column in the weekly entertainment tabloid, KICKS! (Byline Rob Smoak)

The Atlanta Journal/Constitution 03/99 = 05/04
Worked in News Art designing illustrations, maps and graphics for news writers in all departments. Previously working in Ad Creative designing ads and collateral materials.

Awards
Press Club of Southeast Texas: 1st place Graphics/Illustrations, dailies with 50,000 plus subscription 2008. South Carolina Press Association: 2nd and 3rd place, Informational Graphics/ Illustrations and Design 2008. South Carolina Press Association: 1st place, Informational Graphics Portfolio, all dailies and weeklies combined, 2004. Numerous “Journalist of the Week,” The Sun News newsroom awards. Best of Cox - 2004 last quarter for the Creek/Cherokee Native American package.

Education
Tampa Technical College 1990 = 1992
2410 Busch Boulevard Tampa, Florida 33612 Associate of Applied Science in Commercial Art/Graphic Design

Additional training
Indesign program certified, DTI, PageSpeed training Houston Chronicle crash course on video journalism

Coastal Carolina University, Drawing, Continued Education Art Institute of Atlanta, Introduction to Flash Taz Tally Course. Preflight of PhotoShop Techniques Executrain. Certificates in DOS, Corel Draw and Draw Perfect

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