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.

Résumé

Profile

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.

Education

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

Activities

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

Coursework

  • 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

References

Available upon request.