Skills

Adobe Creative Suite CC

Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite CC (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro, and Dreamweaver)

– Adobe Photoshop CC: Graphic design, video editing, photo editing, website layout development, filters and effects, color management, digital image creation, color management, resolution control, masking, photo repair/restoration, duotones, poster designs, and animation.
– Adobe Illustrator CC: Proficient in using pen tool and transparency layers to create stationery, vector graphics, logos, and Button design.
– Adobe Indesign CC: Skilled in typesetting, catalog, book and brochure layout design.
– Adobe Dreamweaver CC: CSS3 & HTML5, JavaScript, Custom PHP, Website design & layout, Responsive design, Content managing and FTP
– Adobe Premiere Pro: Video editing, animation.

WordPress (CMS platform)

Skilled in WooCommerce and Shopify, database management and hosting, search engine optimization (SEO) techniques, plugins, optimizing website speed, creating child themes, adding widgets, and color schemes, secure sites with secure sockets Layer (SSL), 

  • Proficiency in Front-end programming software such as HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, and JavaScript, and design software such as Adobe Cloud, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • Performing routine maintenance, provide technical support, update the platform and its components.
  • Trained clients in WordPress site maintenance, SEO techniques, security practices, and the use of essential plugins.
  • Multitask and plan proactively, as well as accomplish goals on time.
  • Microsoft and word processing with MS Word.

Social Media Marketing

Skilled in social media, strategy, creating engaging post, reels for Instagram marketing, and Facebook Marketing. 

Traditional Art

Realistic Drawing, Charcoal, Colored Pencil, Graphite, Pastel, Oil, Acrylic, & Water Color

Experience

2019-Present

  • Computer Graphics Instructor at Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC
  • Freelance Web Designer, WordPress designer, Web Developer, Graphic Designer, & Social media designer.

Jul 2012 – Current

Independent web design contractor , Artshra LLC,   Greenville, SC

Clients: The Back Door Gallery, lnfoshell Technologies,  https://mediorbis.com, www.corporatestitch.com, Reliant Mental Health Services Think it through parenting websites.

  • Design Mock-ups for client approval
  • Designed websites on WordPress and other responsive platforms (using Bootstrap, 960 grid system).
  • Experience working on numerous website development projects for diverse clients. Some of the projects include www.artshra.com and www.thinkitthroughparenting.com.
  • Designing and large-format digital printing for posters, logos, flyers, community directory covers, and web graphics.
  • Social Media Maintenance on multiple platforms
  • Email Marketing

2005-2012

Pre-School Art Teacher – Disciples Methodist Church, Greenville, SC

2001-2002

Graphic Designer
Exim Technologies, Greenville, SC

  • Worked on logo design, vector graphics in Adobe Illustrator, and website development projects for Frankie’s Fun Park www.frankiesfunpark.com, American Leprosy Mission www.americanleprosymission.com, and the Mystery Tree www.mysterytree.com

1995-1999

Graphics Designer
Sohum Graphics Pvt. Ltd, Ahmedabad, India

Visualized concepts, designed, and layouts for advertisements. Designed brochures, magazine ads, book covers, logos, and newsletter inserts.

1993-1994

Visual Artist
Navneetlal & Co., Ahmedabad, India

  • Visualized concepts, designed layouts and newspaper ads for newspaper and newsletter inserts.
  • Interfaced with the creative director, senior art director, and various client companies for project.

Education

GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Certificate in Web Design, Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC (Graduate-Fall 2016)

MASTERS IN FINE ARTS (VISUAL ARTS)

Master of Fine Arts (Visual Arts), M.S. University, Baroda, India (July 1993-May 1995)

BACHELOR’S IN FINE ARTS

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Applied Arts with Honors, Rajasthan University, Jaipur, India (July 1989-May 1993)

Presentations and Exhibitions

  • Greenville Technical College —featured in the college’s 2016 “advertising” of its marketing brochure, newspaper ad, and postcards.
  • Metropolitan Arts Council Gallery — Juried art-making competition, June 2023 “FOUP” an exhibition. A challenge to create a complete work of art in just 24 hours.
  • Greenville Center For Creative Arts — GCCA’S 8TH Annual Art Showcase—August 4 – September 2023

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Actively participating as an artist, at The Back Door Art Gallery, Fountain Inn, SC
  • Honored with “The Best Student, 1993” award
  • Enthusiastically participated in college visual arts and sculpture exhibitions.
  • Exhibitions for the class of 1993 and study tour
  • Actively participated in stage designing for drama and product photography
  • Volunteered as a Visiting Arts Teacher in a middle school

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member of White Rabbit Art Gallery, Travelers Rest Artist Alliance (TRAA), Travelers Rest, SC
  • Member of Greenville Center for Creative Arts, Greenville, SC
  • Member of Metropolitan Arts Council, Greenville, SC

SKILLS

WORDPRESS (CMS platform)

Skilled in WooCommerce and Shopify, database management and hosting, search engine optimization (SEO) techniques, plugins, optimizing website speed, creating child themes, adding widgets, and color schemes, secure sites with secure sockets Layer (SSL), performing routine maintenance, provide technical support, update the platform and its components. Proficient in Front-end programming software such as HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, and JavaScript.

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CC

Graphic design, video editing, photo editing, website layout development, filters and effects, color management, digital image creation, color management, resolution control, masking, photo repair/restoration, duotones, poster designs, and animation.

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC

Proficient in using pen tool and transparency layers to create stationery, vector graphics, logos, and Button design.

ADOBE INDESIGN CC

Skilled in typesetting, catalog, book and brochure layout design,

ADOBE DREAMWEAVER CC

CSS3 & HTML5, JavaScript, Custom PHP, Website design & layout, Responsive design, Content managing and FTP, i.e. WordPress

ADOBE PREMIERE PRO CC

Video editing software

TRADITIONAL ART

Realistic Drawing, Charcoal, Colored Pencil, Graphite, Pastel, Oil, Acrylic, & Water Color

EXPERIENCE

2019-Present

  • Computer Graphics Instructor at Greenville Technical College, Greenville, SC
  • Freelance Web Designer, WordPress designer, Web Developer, Graphic Designer, & Social media designer.

2001-Present

Freelance Web Designer, WordPress designer, Web Developer, & Graphic Designer

2005-2012

Pre-School Art Teacher – Disciples Methodist Church, Greenville, SC

2001-2002

Graphic Designer
Exim Technologies, Greenville, SC

Worked on several website development projects, including:

  • Frankies Fun Park: www.frankiesfunpark.com
  • American Leprosy Mission: www.americanleprosy- mission.com
  • The Mystery Tree: www.mysterytree.com

1995-1999

Graphic Designer

EDUCATION

GREENVILLE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Career Enhancement & Certificate in Web Design (Graduate – Fall 2016)

MASTERS IN FINE ARTS (VISUAL ARTS)

Received in May of 1995

BACHELOR’S IN FINE ARTS

Received in May of 1993

VOLUNTEER

  • Actively participated in stage designing for drama and product photography
  • Volunteered as a Visiting Arts Teacher in a middle school
  • Volunteered as a website designer for IAGG, Greenville SC

AWARDS

  • Honored with “The Best Student, 1993” award
  • Enthusiastically participated in college
    exhibitions and recieved awards for Talented Artist

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