Ellen Leidl Fine Art and Graphic Design/Resume
(Due to the extensive nature of this resume not all former employers have been included.)
July 2004 - November 2004.
Web Designer, (Graphics Specialist) AIMA, American Indian/Minority Achievement, Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, Helena, MT
Web design and production for the new AIMA, American Indian/Minority Achievement web site.
November 2001 - July, 2004.
Communications Specialist, Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education, Helen, MT. Administrative and design duties for print and web in support of the Writing and Math Proficiency initiatives for the Montana University System.Utilizing both Microsoft and Macintosh based software including: Dreamweaver, Front page, Publisher, Paintshop Pro and various other applications. Writing, proof reading, research and editing as required.
see Mathematics Proficiency: index.htm
and Writing Proficiency: index.htm
Read to Understand the World, Write to have the World Understand You.
Student Mathematics Proficiency Manual.
Beyond 2004, The Future of Writing Proficiency in Montana.
Looking Ahead to College Mathematics.
Proficiency Admissions Mathematics Standards, poster and brochure.
Writing Proficiency in the Montana University System
Pursue the Invinite, Mathematics Standards in the Montana University System.
1995 - present day. Ellen Leidl Design
Freelance design. MATELA, Montana Association of Teachers of English Language Arts, brochure and web site. (web site in progress) Computer programs include Adobe Creative Suite, Macromedia MX.
Co-owner, Studio Montana, Helena, MT www.studiomontana.com
Advertising and web designer for jointly owned corporation. I provide all design promotion for the company including print advertising, logos, and ongoing web design and development.
Nov. 1994 - present day
I have been painting in oils full time (see paintings in oil) and promoting my own work as well as our jointly owned company, Studio Montana.
Senior Graphic Designer/
June1991 - November 1994
13800 Commerce Parkway
Richmond, B.C., Canada
see corporate design
MacDonald Dettwiler is a systems engineering company focused on large scale systems and software development within the earth observation, resource management, space, defense, aviation and communication markets. The company employs over 1,800 worldwide. As a graphic designer/production coordinator I was responsible for concepts, art direction, design, presentation and production of a wide variety of marketing and printed material. These included annual reports, posters, advertising, proposal covers, logos, displays and Christmas cards. The art department was responsible for all promotional material issued from the company. The work was produced on Macintosh software using Quark Express, Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Pagemaker, Design Studio. I dealt directly with all authors, sales people, corporate officers, as well as all suppliers from printers to photographers throughout all phases of production from initial design and client approval, to overseeing, coordinating and directing photo shoots, to contract requirements to final press approvals.
Proposal Cover/see awards
1988 - 1990
Baker Lovick Advertising
827 Fort St. Victoria,B.C., Canada
As a senior designer at Baker Lovick, a Comcore/ B.B.D.O. Company and an Agency of the BBDO Worldwide Network in New York, (also a member of Affiliated Advertising Agencies International Inc. (AAAI)) I designed and produced ads, brochures, displays and various promotional material as required, from initial concept and client presentation through to finished art. Senior Designer/ Production Supervisor
Feb. 1987 - 1988
Windrim, Kleyn and Lim
Victoria, B.C., Canada
As a senior designer I assisted the creative director in design and development, specializing in rendering, design, and illustration. I oversaw all production management and dealt directly with clients, printers,government agencies and photographers as required.
June 1984 - Feb. 1985
B.C.T.V. CHEK Television
780 Kings Rd. Victoria, B.C., Canada
As a graphic designer/ artist at CHEK I assisted the commercial production unit in all aspects of graphics as related to television. Storyboards were developed as a visual tool for the producers and clients as well as the production crew. Graphics were developed for commercials, movie bumpers and promotional material for local and syndicated programs, I developed and produced ads for T.V. Week and T.V. Guide. Ads were also designed for promotion of the station, local programming and the news department. I also designed specialty lighting for music videos being filmed and produced in the studios.
Ellen Leidl Fine Art and Graphic Design 6119 U.S. Hwy. 12 East East Helena, MT. 59635 tel: 406 227 3747 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org web: http://www.ixi.net/~ellen