Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is your proficiency in using Adobe Illustrator?
Very Excellent! In May of 2012, I successfully completed Adobe Illustrator ART-40527, at UC San Diego/ Extension’s Web Media Certificate program. In 2010, I also successfully completed an Interactive Multimedia Certificate Program at San Diego Continuing Education, which included a 4-week session in Adobe Illustrator.
Q: What is your proficiency in using Adobe Photoshop?
Very Excellent! In May of 2012, I successfully completed Adobe Photoshop class #ART-40311, at UC San Diego Extension’s Web Media Certificate Program. I’m also an active member of the San Diego Photoshop Users Group.
Q: How fast are you at creating simple and pleasing designs for customers?
Excellent! I have an extensive background and train in Graphic Design. I have worked for both large and small corporations, non-profit agencies and local city government as a Graphic Designer. I also hold a BA in Graphic Design from San Diego State University.
Q: What is your ability to find a quick clip art on the web?
Excellent! I own several CD which has vector based clip art and I use Morguefile for free right-free stock photos. I also have an account with iStock Photos.
Q: What is your proficiency in using Microsoft Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint?
Excellent! During my employment with the City of San Diego, I developed professional presentations for the mayor's office and city councilmembers. I also use Excel as a tool to track my freelance graphic jobs.
Q: Have you ever run copiers, inkjet printers or any finishing machines?
Yes, while employed by the City of San Diego I used a HP 50″ wide-format printer. I also worked for Encad Inc., a wide-format color printer manufacturer, for 2 years as a MarCom Graphic Specialist in their Marketing Department.
Q: What is your knowledge of scanning images into Adobe Photoshop?
Excellent! While working at Encad Inc.a, I scanned all of their artwork using a high-resolution scanner. I was required to scan images large enough to be used by their 50″ & 60″ wide format printers.
Q: What is your web design knowledge?
Excellent! In 2010, I completed the Interactive Multimedia Certificate Program at San Diego Continuing Education Department. They devoted the entire second half to web development. I’m also took several classes in the Web Media Certificate Program at UC San Diego/Extension.
Q: What is your knowledge of using electronic mail marketing software?
Excellent! In 2011 to 2012, I primarily used Constant Contact to develop a monthly community newsletter while volunteering at Mid-City CAN.
Q: What is your technical knowledge of computer operating systems?
Excellent! I am competent using both Macintosh and Windows platforms. In 1996, I successfully completed a SkillPath Seminar on Troubleshooting and Maintaining the Macintosh computer.
Q: How good is your math skills for measurements, prepping and pricing?
Excellent! While employed with the City of San Diego, I held a supervisory position where I was responsible for ordering supplies, maintaining equipment and pricing work orders.
Q: What is your skill level for spoken and written English?
Excellent! While employed with Wasatch Premiere Communities, I was responsible for all content for their corporate website. I also wrote a corporate monthly blog and monthly blogs for all of their 67 apartment communities.