Carolyn Fink Resume


Carolyn R. Fink

Present: Self Employed     Portage, MI
Freelance Graphics Artist
Clients include: Michigan Lifestyle Properties, McCrosky Marketing, Kalamazoo River Valley Trail, The Sweet Spot Marketing, RecoverE.

Artist, metalwork
Currently a member of Midtown Gallery.
Member of Signature Artist Co-operative.

2008 - 2011: Western Michigan University     Kalamazoo, MI
Assistant Director of Marketing, Student Affairs Marketing and Design Department
Duties were to manage multiple Web and print projects, production schedules, deadlines and members of the design team; performed Web maintenance and updates for several WMU Student Affairs departments; art direction, design supervision and proofreading for all projects; in charge of video shoots and photography for printed materials; obtained print production estimates and prepared files for outside vendors.

Artist, metalwork
Member of Blue Water Gallery.

2003 - 2008: Self Employed     Portage, MI
Freelance Graphics Artist
Clients included: Stryker Instruments, Unison Design, Newman IT, CyberMIND, Smartshop, West Michigan Clay, Wechter Guitars, Eerdman's Publishing, Kalamazoo Bicycle Club, Kalamazoo Emergency Associates, Kalamazoo Film Society, Cameo Multi Media, Black Lab 5 and Bell's Beer

Artist, metalwork
Student and featured artist in Smartshop gallery in February of 2005.

2002 - 2003: Cameo Multimedia     Kalamazoo, MI
Contract Freelance Interface Designer, Illustrator and Flash Animator
Worked closely as a team with programmers to create and animate interactive educational interfaces for Michigan Virtual High School, Michigan Supreme Court and

1994 - 2002: McCrosky Marketing Communications     Kalamazoo, MI
Art Director and Print Production Manager
Clients included: Zondervan Publishing, Zonderkids Products, Lafarge Cement Corporation, Viking Corporation, Viking SupplyNet, Bank of Lenewee, Bank of Washtenaw, Anderson Steamatic and Housing Resources Inc.

1993 - 1994: Biggs | Gilmore     Kalamazoo, MI
Contract Freelance Art Director
Clients included: Bronson Hospital, UpJohn, Asgrow and Selmer Instruments

1992 - 1993: Stephen and Brady     Madison, WI
Art Director
Clients included: Oscar Mayer Trade, Rayovac, Speed Queen, Dairy Queen, Firstar Bank, Strong Investment Funds and Wisconsin Dairy Department

1987 - 1992: Earle Palmer Brown     Kalamazoo, MI
Art Director
Clients included: Borgess, First of America Bank, Glaval Van Conversions, Kalamazoo Brewing (Bell's Beer), Michigan Department of Agriculture and the Kalamazoo Humane Society

1983 - 1987: Kendall School of Design     Grand Rapids, MI
BFA in Advertising Design

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