Carey Davis

  • Web Developer | Art Director | Photographer | Illustrator
  • Costa Mesa, California, United States
  • Online Media

Previous positions

  • Interactive Developer & Art Director at Campbell Ewald
  • Flash Instructor at Henry Ford Community College

Education

The Art Institute of Atlanta, Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Graphic and Web Design

Background

Summary

“Looking to design, develop, learn, and come up with great ideas.”

Experience

  • Senior Digital Designer

    INNOCEAN USA

    June 2014 – Present(5 years 4 months)Orange County, California Area

    • Creates ad designs for online media using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and also Sketch. • Develops ad designs using Greensock API and Google Web Designer, while also utilizing languages/libraries such as HTML5, Javascript, JQuery, CSS, Vue.js, Bootstrap, and Greensock. • Prepares video content for ads and stadium LEDs using Adobe Premiere Pro and AfterEffects. • Delivers high-end photo retouching for digital and print media. • Trains and educates staff in using the Google Studio and Dynamic Platform. • Assists in maintaining, updating, and creating new content for the Innocean USA website. • Converts Photoshop compositions into HTML emails using Dreamweaver and/or 3rd party applications such as MailChimp.

  • Interactive Developer & Art Director

    Campbell Ewald

    May 2008 – June 2014(6 years 1 month)Greater Detroit Area

    • Created compelling brand-focused concepts and developed these into interactive, digital advertisements. • Followed best optimization practices when preparing assets for online presence. • Prepared and presented ad campaigns to internal teams. • Led group brainstorming and concept development sessions. • Trained new team members and thereafter provided one-on-one coaching and support.

  • Flash Instructor

    Henry Ford Community College

    August 2007 – June 2008(10 months)

    • Prepared student course-work and & lecture materials. • Introduced the basics of the Flash interface and using Actionscript 3 in creating animations. • Showed students how to prepare art for importing into Flash, and explained how Flash can be used along with Dreamweaver, in publishing animations to the web. • Encouraged students to make their concepts creative, useful, functional, and fun.

  • Graphic Designer and Print Production Artist

    PGN Agency

    April 2006 – March 2008(1 year 11 months)

    • Designed print-ready advertisements, package designs and logos. • Created and reviewed scripts for television and radio campaigns. • Handled press-checks and worked with printers to achieve the best print results. • Designed, developed, and maintained client websites. • Managed multiple projects, facilitated internal training, and created production forms. • Conducted and participated in brainstorming sessions with thedesign team. • Generated marketing strategies and produced high-quality, creative design solutions.

  • Art Director and Print Production Artist

    Versatrans

    July 2005 – April 2006(9 months)Livonia, MI

    • Prepared and created custom Photoshop and Illustrator graphics for screen printing. • Scanned and retouched photos for vector re-creation. • Prioritized, coordinated, managed and distributed graphic projects to designers in the design department. • Guided the maintenance of time schedules and deadlines. • Conducted interviews and trained new graphic designers and production artists.

  • Graphic Design and Production Artist

    Copy Club and Parcel Plus

    January 2004 – July 2005(1 year 6 months)Atlanta, GA

    • Used Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator to create corporate designs for short-run printing. • Assisted with packing and shipping, client consultation, and marketing strategy development. • Prepared files for proofing and production. • Provided tech support and assisted team with computer issues.

Education

  • The Art Institute of Atlanta

    Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.), Graphic and Web Design

    2000 – 2003

    Graphic Design, Multimedia, Web Design, Typography, and Illustration.

  • Tucker High School

    College Preparatory, Graphic Design

    1996 – 2000

    Activities and Societies

    Band (Base Drum)

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • Business Strategy
  • Animation
  • Personal Finance
  • Personal Development
  • Graphic Design
  • JavaScript
  • Outdoor Advertising
  • JSON
  • Direct Mail
  • Creative Strategy
  • Integrated Marketing
  • Creative Direction
  • Internet Explorer
  • Art Direction
  • Income Tax
  • AJAX
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Logo Design
  • Small Business Marketing
  • After Effects
  • Corporate Identity
  • Film Production
  • InDesign
  • Interaction Design
  • Interactive Advertising
  • Usability Testing
  • Compositing
  • Usability
  • Concept Development
  • Video Production
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Front-end Development
  • Web Standards
  • Enterprise Marketing
  • Back-End Web Development
  • Small Business Financial Management
  • Typography
  • Small Business Management
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Life Skills
  • Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Adobe Photoshop

Certifications

  • DoubleClick Studio and HTML5 Certified

    DoubleClick, License

    September 2015

  • Web Development Foundations: Full-Stack vs Front-End

    LinkedIn, License

    September 2017

  • Finance Essentials for Small Business

    LinkedIn, License

    September 2017

  • JavaScript and JSON: Integration Techniques

    LinkedIn, License

    October 2017

  • The DOM in JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, and React

    LinkedIn, License

    October 2017

  • JavaScript and AJAX: Integration Techniques

    LinkedIn, License

    October 2017

  • After Effects CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics

    LinkedIn, License

    December 2017

  • Finance Foundations: Income Taxes

    LinkedIn, License

    September 2018

  • Value-Based Pricing

    LinkedIn, License

    October 2018

  • Running a Design Business: Pricing and Estimating

    LinkedIn, License

    October 2018

  • Consulting Foundations: The Concept of Value

    LinkedIn, License

    October 2018

  • JavaScript Tutorial course

    SoloLearn, License

    2018

  • Textured Type Techniques

    LinkedIn, License

    June 2019

  • Learning Video Production and Editing

    LinkedIn, License

    July 2019

  • Workflow Tools for Web Developers

    LinkedIn, License

    September 2019

  • Browser Testing with Internet Explorer and Virtualbox

    LinkedIn, License

    September 2019

Courses

INNOCEAN USA

  • Using Photoshop and Adobe Premiere to Edit DSLR Video Footage (Hands-On Adobe Max Training)
  • Designing Digital Content (Hands-On Adobe Max Training)
  • Responsive Web and Mobile Experiences (Hands-On Adobe Max Training)
  • Noise Reduction and Restoration Techniques with Adobe Audition CC (Hands-On Adobe Max Training)
  • Visually Design Mobile and Web Content in Dreamweaver CC (Hands-On Adobe Max Training)

Independent Coursework

  • Adobe Creative Suite: End-to-End Workflow (Hands-On Adobe Max Training)

Honors & Awards

  • Winner of “An Artistic Discovery” Congressional Art Competition

    Sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives

    2000

    Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Congressional Art Competition is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in each congressional district. (http://www.house.gov/content/educate/art_competition/)

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer

    Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County

    August 2017Disaster and Humanitarian Relief

    Participated in the Volunteer Activity of boxing/unboxing and categorizing for the food bank.

Causes Carey cares about:

  • Animal Welfare
  • Arts and Culture
  • Children
  • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Human Rights
  • Poverty Alleviation
  • Science and Technology