Experience

Education

Advanced Training in Multimedia
Berkeley City College;
2003 – 2009 (Berkeley, CA)

Post Graduate Work in Graphic Design
University of Nevada;
1984 – 1985 (Reno, Nevada)

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art & Design
Baldwin Wallace College
1977 (Berea, Ohio)

Design Experience

Susan Wight Design, Principal — Started “Susan Wight Design” in 1990. Principal designer and director. Proficient in Quark, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver. See “Clients” for a partial client list.
1989 – present (Berkeley, California)

Youth Arts Studio, Founder, Director, and Head Teacher — Founder, director, and head teacher for an after school arts program for teens called Youth Arts Studio. The program provided a place for young artists to explore, appreciate and create art while working in a safe, relaxed, non-critical environment.
1999 – 2005 (Berkeley, California)

Art Director — As Art Director for the Peppermill Hotel Casino in Reno, Nevada, Susan designed and produced all publications, ads, brochures, flyers, invitations, and posters. Worked within tight budget parameters, got all bids for printing and color separations, directed all photoshoots, supervised all commissioned projects, and coordinated all projects with the CEO, vice presidents, and department heads.
1988 – 1989 (Reno, Nevada)

Freelance Graphic Designer — Worked in-house as a freelance designer and production artist for several advertising agencies and companies: M&M Studio, Joyce Advertising Agency, International Game Technology, and First Impressions Advertising Agency.
1985 – 1988 (Reno, Nevada)

Internship — Publications and Graphics Department at the University of Nevada
1984 – 1985 (Reno, Nevada)