Grace E. Metzger-Forrest
804.725.4723
www.gracedesigns.me
moreinfo@gracedesigns.me
Experience:
Graphic Artist | 1994- present |
Freelance design and illustration, both online and print, for a variety of clients including:
The Laurus Company
Mathews Maritime Foundation
McFaddenClay Marketing
Carl Johnson Professional Wallcovering
Coca-Cola Corporation
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Atlanta GreenGuide
Wacom Drawing Tablets, and more.
Portfolio available at www.gracedesigns.me
Graphic Designer | DayStar Digital, Inc., Flowery Branch, GA | 1993-1994 |
Designed screen interface and additional graphics for DayStar's Product Reference Notebook CD, which showcased the company's Macintosh accelerator boards, and was a NewMedia Invision Bronze Winner for 1994. Worked with the Marketing Department on photo retouching and illustration.
Multimedia Art Coordinator | AppleTree Technologies, Inc., Atlanta, GA | 1992-1993 |
Created business and instructional presentations for the learning center's Multimedia Division. Attended classes in Adobe Photoshop, Freehand, and PageMaker. Volunteered with Hands On Atlanta teaching children to draw using the computer.
Multimedia Graphic Artist | Knowledge Engineering, Inc., Atlanta, GA | 1990-1992 |
Worked with a team of artists, programmers and teachers to create animated educational CDs for children, grades K-4, using Macromedia Director.
Education:
Web Design | Rappahannock Community College, Glenns Campus, VA | 2006 |
Associate in Arts Degree | The Art Institute of Atlanta, GA | 1990 |
Honor Roll, Visual Communications.
Internship | Square One Graphics, Atlanta, GA | 1990 |
Design processes, concept to pre-press.
Advanced Studies Diploma | Mathews High School, VA | 1988 |
Salutatorian, art and journalism scholarships.