Work Experience


Pat Yates Graphics
10228 Wood Thrush Drive
New Market, Md. 21774
May 2009 – Present
August 1999 – 2004

Freelance Designer

Responsibilities: As owner and artist for my own business, I am solely responsible for all phases of the work. I handle all aspects of each job, from initial client contact to delivery of the printed materials or pdf files. Working with the latest software (CS4 InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress, Microsoft Office) and hardware (iMac, color printer, scanner).

A few of my clients (since 2009)
Brighton Forms…………………………………………………………………………………….. October 2009 – present
Graphic Forms………………………………………………………………………………………….. April 2010 – present
123Print (in-house and freelance)……………………………………………………….. November 2010 – March 2012
Sharp & Co………………………………………………………………………………………. November 2010 – present
Allegra Printing (in-house)………………………………………………………………. August 2012 – November 2012
WYPR 88.1 Radio……………………………………………………………….. recently won their logo design contest

 

Choice Hotels International
10750 Columbia Pike
Silver Spring, Md. 20901
June 1986 – August 1999

Senior Designer

Responsibilities: As senior designer, charged with complete design, from basic concept to final print production of the firm’s most challenging assignments. Working with a creative team of copywriters, photographers, illustrators and account executives I designed and produced a wide range of in-house departments and franchisees (international in scope) projects. I functioned as Art Director with full charge and responsibility for the company’s award winning (Addy) corporate magazine. I also, provided technical expertise and guidance to junior staff members.