​MICHELLE KIELA / RESUME (abridged version)

graphic designer . illustrator . fine artist

professional info
 

Accomplished, dedicated and reliable graphic designer and illustrator with a demonstrated intellectual edge equipped with strong leadership, the ability to inspire cooperation and foster an inclusive environment of teamwork. Over ten years of illustration, graphic design, artist renderings and printmaking experience. Dedication to and proficiency in constructing out-of-the-box solutions and effective strategies/action plans to proactively address business and design problems. Possesses resourceful ingenuity in the design, development and launch of creative solutions and for facilitating organizational growth by building lasting relationships with clients and employees. Self-reliant and empowered creative thinker needing minimal supervision. Excels at demonstrating the ability to interface effectively with diverse groups and has the ability to work in highly skilled cross-functional teams.

recent clients
 
NomaTerra  NY : company that creates luxury fragrances for the travel-inspired

2013

skills

PHOTOSHOP CS5

ILLUSTRATOR CS5

INDESIGN CS5

DRAWING graphite, charcoal, pen and ink

PAINTING watercolor, goache, acrylic, and oil

PRINTMAKING lino-cut, etching, aquatint, and monoprint

QUARK

ACROBAT 

DREAMWEAVER  

FLASH

CSS

HTML

JAVASCRiPT

Freelanced graphic designer creating custom pen and ink illustrations for package redesign. 

2010 - present

Go Get It Events  NY, LA : company that creates custom event experiences

2012 - present

Just 4 Kinks Brooklyn, NY : company developing handcrafted natural/organic products

2012 - present

2010 - present

Best of Nature  Riverbank, NJ : company produces various beauty and spa products for bulk and retail sale

2007-present

Sick of It All  NY : new york hardcore punk band 

2013

Indigo Pilates Pleasant Hill, CA : yoga and pilates studio

2012 - present 

Jeanine Barone  NY : renowned food and travel writer 

2012

Re-created previously published book The Travel Authority for release in ebook format

Buttermilk Falls  Milton, NY : inn and spa with organic gardens and farm animals 

2012

Created custom illustrations of animals  and structures on the property for use on promotional items.

Nomad Productions Glen Cove, NY : musical studio encompassing all phases of music production ​ 

2011 - 2012

education
 
School of Visual Arts. New York, NY.

2001 - 2003

Master of Fine Arts, Illustration.

Saint John's University.  Jamaica, NY.

1997 - 2001

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design.

Graduated Summa Cum Laude GPA 3.85

President - New Visions Art Society

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