Josh Bergman Graphic Designer, Multimedia Developer, Web Designer, Denver, Colorado
Josh Bergman Graphic Designer, Multimedia Developer, Web Designer, Denver, Colorado

Trained in graphic design, I have spent my career focused on many types of design and development for on-screen delivery. Capable of delivering print graphic design as well as on-screen design and development has allowed me to offer many services to my clients. Working as a designer for over 21 years, the past 17 years as an independent contractor, I have been able to maintain my graphic design skills as well as evolve my development skills with the technology changes that regularly occur in this industry. My passion is to deliver what my clients need for their company to compete in today's innovative environment.

Professional Experience

Project Management and Business Development

  • Experienced working as a freelance designer, running my own business.
  • Skilled in creating accurate proposals, work estimates, and client presentations.
  • Participated in acquiring many projects ranging from website design to multimedia development.
  • Responsible for:
    • Art Direction
    • Project Management
    • Proposal Writing
    • Business Development
    • Team Management
    • Client Presentation
    • Work Estimation
    • Meeting Deadlines
Team Work and Communications
  • Contracted by several companies to deliver various projects consulting with internal team members, other contracted professionals, and clients.
  • Started web design and development company with two other developers consulting with several clients on various projects.
  • Worked as an Art Director and Designer with a group of five, designing websites and multimedia presentations.
  • Employed as a Graphic Artist in a group of seven, designing websites and on-line graphics.
  • Guest speaker in college multimedia class of 60 students, discussing many facets of multimedia design and production.
  • Participated in a management team developed to generate enthusiasm, through seminars and workshops for new employees in a company acquisition.
Design & Development Capabilities
  • Maintained graphic design skills for over 21 years working with Website design, multimedia development, user-interface design, animation, and graphic production.
  • Delivered many types of development projects ranging from simple HTML and CSS to more complex JavaScript and PHP scripting.
  • Developed several websites using leading content management tools including; Drupal, Joomla, and Wordpress.
  • Experienced with:
    • Graphic Design
    • Website Design
    • Multimedia Development
    • CD-Rom Development
    • User-Interface Design
    • Animation / Video / Audio
    • Flash
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • SEO
    • JavaScript
    • Action Scripting
    • PHP
    • MySQL
  • Skilled in the use of:
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Adobe Dreamweaver
    • Adobe Fireworks
    • Adobe Flash
    • Adobe InDesign
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Premier
    • Autodesk 3ds Max
    • Google SketchUp
    • MS Excel
    • MS FrontPage
    • MS PowerPoint
    • MS Word
    • OpenOffice
    • QuarkXPress
    • QuickTime
    • Swift 3D
  • Familiar with integrating design with databases, CGI scripts, Java applets, JSP, PHP, and many types of multimedia.
  • Proficient in many types of layout and design, with emphasis on user interface design.
  • Capable of working in Macintosh and Windows environments.
  • Experienced with many types of computer hardware including; video/audio capturing, network hardware & imaging devices.
In the Field
  • Hired by several companies to design and develop their own identities, websites, graphic design, and other client projects. These clients include, but are not limited to; Big Buzz Brands, Synergy Partnerships, Stasko Agency, Italian Institute, Jivaro Group, Reid Law Group, TMS Center of Colorado, Bridget A. McCann Law, Level 5 Communications, Allen Resources, Bitzer Real Estate Partners, Frew Nations Group, CalLin Investments, Bennetts BBQ Restaurant, Gail Garrison Couture, Radius Commericial Real Estate, NASSLEO, McNeill Group, Cobb Web, Small Biz Web, Bright Green Marketing, Tesori Italian Pottery, Card Parlour Darts, Brand Agents, and White-Jankowski.
  • Working in cooperation with High Films, delivered websites and print graphic design for companies that include; Pinnacle Restoration Corporation, Superior Scaffold Services, Munchkin Math, and Stand Out Math.
  • Partnered with Barlow Advertising & Design to develop many types of websites and email marketing pieces.
  • Contracted with A Mountain Top web development firm to design and develop several Drupal websites.
  • Worked with ckarma Marketing to develop their own website and produce various client websites and other graphic projects.
  • Contracted with Jackson Media Group to design logos, and develop multimedia presentations.
  • Consulted with Molotov Advertising to develop multiple websites for their clients and their own website.
  • Worked with Artful Pursuits and Kreimer Design to develop the website for Digital Memoirs.
  • Hired by Support Services Inc. to design and develop an interactive Flash demonstration of their "Salary Survey" web application.
  • Contracted by Policy Studies Inc. to develop a Flash based informational kiosk for Los Angeles Child Support Services. In addition, I designed and developed website for internal clients.
  • Worked with CBCA to build their website, including the functionality to make content edits easily. In addition, I developed an Interactive CD-Rom presenting an organizational study.
  • Contracted by Smith-Wogrin Group to design and develop their Web presence.
  • Partner and Art Director with Technology Solutions Group designing and building websites, Intranets, Extranets, & CD-Rom Presentations.
  • Contracted with ITQ Lata-New Media designing and creating websites.
  • Employed with New Media Designs as the Art Director designing and creating websites.
  • Designed & built multimedia CD's for Sun Educational Systems, Oakwood Homes, Information Handling Service and FRX Corporation.
  • Owned & operated a graphic studio completing design for corporate identities, brochures, trade-show exhibits and websites.
  • Employed with Jones Internet Channel as the on-line graphic artist creating digital art and designing websites.
  • Completed multiple types of designs, layouts, brochures, mailers and signage for these clients; AEC, B-CAD, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Columbia-HealthONE, Craig Hospital, Human Resource Answers, Jones International Human Resources, Kestrel Corporation, Knight Piesold LLC, Mincom Software and Riverside Mortgage Corporation.
Education
  • Associate of Applied Science Degree in Visual Communication
    The Colorado Institute of Art Denver, Colorado 1996.
References upon request.

Skills List

Business
- Art Direction
- Project Management
- Proposal Writing
- Business Development
- Team Management
- Client Presentation
- Work Estimation
- Meeting Deadlines

Design & Development
- Graphic Design
- Website Design
- Multimedia Development
- CD-Rom Development
- User-Interface Design
- Animation / Video / Audio
- Flash
- HTML
- CSS
- Drupal Theming
- Wordpress Theming
- JavaScript
- Action Scripting
- PHP
- MySQL
- SEO

Content Management
- Drupal
- Joomla
- Wordpress

Software
- Adobe Acrobat
- Adobe Dreamweaver
- Adobe Fireworks
- Adobe Flash
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Premier
- Autodesk 3ds Max
- Google SketchUp
- MS Excel
- MS FrontPage
- MS PowerPoint
- MS Word
- OpenOffice
- QuarkXPress
- QuickTime
- Swift 3D

Platforms
- Linux
- Macintosh
- Unix
- Windows

Web Services
& Social Network

- Constant Contact
- MailChimp
- PayPal
- Google Apps
- YouTube
- Facebook
- Twitter
- Template Customization

Josh Bergman Graphic Designer, Multimedia Developer, Web Designer, Denver, Colorado
Josh Bergman - Graphic Designer, Multimedia Developer, Web Designer, Denver, Colorado