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                  JESS REES   |   Seattle, WA   |   jessrees@gmail.com   |   jessrees.com

 

EDUCATION

2007 Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. BFA Visual Art, Minor in Art History
2005 The Louvre, Paris, France
2002 Art Students League,New York, NY

 

GRAPHIC DESIGN SKILLS

· Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign CS5
· HTML/CSS, WordPress

 

RELATED WORK HISTORY

Freelance Graphic & Web Design | 2006 – Present
· Designed and developed websites from scratch with HTML/CSS 
· Updated existing sites for clients and integrated features such as WordPress and Facebook  
· Designed banner ads 
· Tested cross browser and platform compatibility for all site development  
· Experience working with established schedules, deadlines, and prioritizing tasks 
· Clients include Microsoft, Piraeus Data, W3Seattle.com, and Bare Necessities 


Printmaker/Producer
Print Zero Studios – Georgetown, Seattle WA | November 2010 – Present
· Coordinate and print the annual Seattle Art Walk Calendar
· Communicate with city artists, organizers and retailers

Silk Screen Instructor
The Vera Project - Seattle, WA | February 2011 – February 2012
· Instructed silkscreen classes and ran open studio sessions for adults and kids of all ages.

Web Media Intern
Ghost Gallery – Seattle, WA | July 2010 – December 2010
· Photograph inventory for Ghost Gallery for online sales
· Install and update WordPress and shopping cart

Studio Assistant
Pottery Northwest - January 2009 – March 2009 | Seattle, WA
· Loaded Kilns, Mixed Glazes, Studio Maintenance

Artist Assistant
Mary Anne Strandell – April 2007 – September 2007 | West New York, NJ

Graphic Designer
Rutgers University – September 2004 – May 2007 | New Brunswick, NJ
· Graphic Design for the Livingston Campus Public Relations and Student Activities Department