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Brett Thurman is a web designer & front end developer focused on building custom tailored solutions & innovative user experiences in web & interactive media. Portfolio can be viewed at www.brettthurman.com

Education

University of Louisville

BFA in Communication Art & Design

2008 – 2012

Magna Cum Laude, 3.87 cumulative GPA

BA in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude

2003 – 2007

Experience

Page Design Group

Web Designer / Front-end Developer

March 2013 – Present

Sacramento, CA

Design and develop websites and Wordpress installs for a wide variety of clients. Also design ebooks and interactive magazine features, as well as print materials (brochures, biz cards, programs, signage).

Freelance Design

Freelance Designer

June 2012 – March 2013

Sacramento, CA

Worked in various media & formats to produce concise, effective visual communications.

Worked with Runyon Saltzman & Einhorn, UC Davis Health Systems, Independent clients

Wonderful Union

Graphic Design Intern

Oct 2012 – Dec 2012

Sacramento, CA

Concepting, designing & producing projects in web, digital, & interactive media for music industry clients

University of Louisville Office of Communication & Marketing

Graphic Design Intern

Sept. 2011 – May 2012

Louisville, KY

Responsible for creating print & digital projects for university departments & entities; worked with clients from initial contact to design, proofing & printing

Rowland Design

Graphic Design Intern

Summer 2010

Louisville, KY

Responsible for reformatting & updating market segment brochures & collateral materials to new graphic standards; photo correction & layout

Skills

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery, Some PHP (mostly Wordpress theme & function development)

Workflow using Less/Sass, Git version control, RWD & web best practices

Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator

Photography – digital & traditional

Darkroom photo printing & screen printing