William I. Overbeeke Graphic Designer. Artist. Writer.

I am a visual designer, and this is my portfolio. If you would like a copy of my résumé, please contact me.



College graduate with interdisciplinary background in studio art, information systems, and writing. Experience in communications design, advertising, and illustration. Seeking internship or entry-level position in graphic design.


Calvin College - Grand Rapids, MI, USA

Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, 2011

  • Studio Art
  • Information Systems
  • Minor in Writing

York St John University - York, England, UK

Semester Abroad, January - May 2010

Work Experience

Freelance Designer and Illustrator - Greater Grand Rapids Area, MI, USA

January 2007 - Present

  • Consulted with and developed website solutions for Calvary CRC of Lowell, MI (http://calvarylowell.org/)
  • Created advertising signage for Dwelling Place's Midtown Village housing complex, Holland, MI
  • Designed t-shirt graphics for Kalvin Kulture
  • Rendered hand-drawn portraits of individuals and families

Consultant, Teaching and Learning Digital Studio, Calvin College - Grand Rapids, MI, USA

  • Designed graphics, marketing marterials, and websites to develop the Teaching and Learning brand at Calvin College
  • Assisted faculty, staff, and students of the college with digital media projects and led software tutorials
  • Organized two online courses for Latin 101 and 101 using the Moodle platform

Technical Skills

  • Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Acrobat
  • Microsoft Office
  • Apple iLife
  • HTML, CSS, WordPress; JavaScript (beginner) & jQuery (beginner)
  • Mac OS X, Windows


  • Banner Comittee, South Grandville CRC, October 2011-Present
  • Subterranean Arts Show, December 2010
  • Hand-Made Artist Books Exhibition, February-March 2011


  • Communication Design
  • Advanced Drawing
  • Creative Writing
  • Website Administration
  • Database Administration
  • Information Systems
  • Introduction to Media Production
  • Introduction to Photography
  • Bookbinding

Honors and Awards

  • Arnold and Cynthia Morren Family Scholarship, 2007-2011
  • Dean's Scholarship, 2007-2011
  • Dean's List every semester, 2007-2011


Available upon request.