I am a Graphic Artist, as reflected in my working résumé, however, I also have experience and background
in working with dogs and their owners/handlers. Over the years, I have shared my home with many dogs, cats and birds. Both
backgrounds are included in this résumé.
I am interested in ft/pt positions or freelance work in
the Denver/Metro and Front Range area of Colorado, in the following categories: Desktop Publishing, Computer Graphics, Freelance
Designing. I am also interested in Pet industry positions.
My background includes:
• Logos / Business
Cards / Letterheads
• Magazine Ad Design
• Photo Manipulation
Layout / Desktop Publishing
• Newsletters / Small Newspapers
• Pet Portraiture
• Event Maps / Event programs,
• Instructional Materials,
Instruction in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, QuarkXpress.
Some information which is not actually
reflected in my résumé:
• I am experienced in grammatical and typographical proof reading.
• I am comfortable working with people one on one and explaining how to prepare their graphic files for clean and easy
• I have experience in working with business owners, tracking product and advertising materials.
• I have an ability to learn something, then turn around and teach it.
• I am comfortable talking to groups
• I have six years experience as a sales rep., and daily deliveries of product (newspapers), into stores
on a route.
• I am comfortable working with people one on one and explaining how to bond with, and train, their
I look forward to discussing the positions you currently have open.
References are available
My online portfolios are posted at www.hardeybordercollies.com under “Terry’s Portfolio” and
“Pet Portraits by Terry.”
Professional Category: Graphic Design
Logos / Business Cards / Letterheads Brochures Newsletters, small
newspapers Magazine Ad Design Photo Manipulation Logo Goods Layout / Desktop Publishing
Posters Pet Portraiture Event Maps / Event programs Instructional Materials
Computer Graphic Art Instructor, Small Business Owner, Pet Care,
Travel Agencies, Psychotherapy, Real Estate, Non-Profit, Celtic, Emergency
Medicine, Canada Goose Control on turf.
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe
Illustrator, Corel Painter, QuarkXPress, Adobe InDesign, Adobe ImageReady, Trellex.
Past experience in:
Freehand, PageMaker, PowerPoint, Keynote,
Graphic Art Skills:
Creation of graphics in Illustrator, Photoshop
Design, layout, and production of B & W, 4 color, and 2 color magazine ads, from just a hint
of copy/vendor information to shipment of final product.
Handling of photos from transparencies/continuous
tone through scanning, color correction and changes to final output.
Creation/manipulation of photos, copy,
logos, clip art and designs into graphics for use in ads, brochures, newsletters, corporate flyers and multimedia.
and design of various brochures, flyers, small newspapers and newsletters; B&W, 2-4 color.
type, copyfitting, type specifications, kerning, leading.
Other Related Skills:
Five years teaching
Computer Graphics, Illustrator, Photoshop, QuarkXPress, PageMaker, Freehand and the creation and use of web graphics. 5
years on the planning committee for Rocky Mountain Highland Games, Logistics, planning layout of the field, tents for vendors,
demonstrations, etc., and creating the map with a 15 foot grid, used for placing of tents, as well as the centerfold in the
Professional Category: Dog Handling Experience
Hardey Border Collie Goose Patrol—we just completed our 5th season of Canada Goose Control.
4 1/2 years with D.E.O. Speedwaggin’ Flyball Club, competing in state and out of state, with 3 of my
dogs. Am serving on the training Committee and class trainer, instructing class members in how to train and handle their dogs
2 years with Search and Rescue
Dogs of Colorado, tracking and air scenting.
Several years of
training Border Collies for herding sheep, have competed in several local sheep dog trials. Assisted with the set up and running
of trials, with Mountain and Plains Border Collie Association. Arranging for and
managing demonstrations of Flyball. Answering questions and explaining the sport, as well as running my dogs. We have held
demos at various shelter fund raisers in the area, the National Western Stock Show, and the Rocky Mountain Highland Games.
2 years with Colorado Border Collie Rescue, fostering
dogs, promoting Rescue at various functions. 5 years on the planning
committee for Rocky Mountain Highland Games, Dogs of the British Isles, Flyball demonstration and last year a U-Fli tournament.
2 years Animal/Dog control officer, Park County, in the 1970’s.
Professional Category: Other
Fourteen years in Emergency Medical
Services, Emergency Medical Technician (& renewals), Advanced First Aid & Instructor (& renewals), C.P.R. &
Instructor (& renewals). Multiple classes and seminars for Evacuation, Triage, I.V. Therapy, Driver Trainer, and Mountain
5 years serving as occasional Matron escort for Park County Sheriff’s Department
Two years in Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medical Technician Intermediate; among the
first ever Licensed by State of Colorado.
Six years managing
one of the largest bulk delivery routes in Phoenix for Phoenix Newspapers: Maintained and added locations to the route, and
trained personnel; coordinated schedules, loading, routing, and deliveries. Administered the route through two major re-alignments;
readjusting the routing of deliveries, increased the volume of newly acquired areas.
Education: Associate of Occupational
Studies Degree in Advanced Computer Graphic Design, (summa cum laude); Platt College, Aurora, Colorado.
B.A. in Animal Science,
emphasis on Genetics. Colorado State University.
Technician Intermediate; Licensed by State of Colorado.
2001 – now Business owner, Hardey Border Collie
2001 – now Freelance Graphic Art
May to November 2006 – Quicksilver Courier
– 2002 Desktop Publishing, People House Newspaper
1998 – 2001 Instructor, Computer Graphics, Platt College,
1995 – 1998 Graphic Artist and Desk Top Publishing, Camelot Travel Services, Englewood, Colorado.
1996 – 1997 Teachers Assistant, Computer Graphic Art, Platt College, Aurora, Colorado.
1995 – 1995 Courier,
Camelot Travel Services.
1992 – 1994 Independent Route Operator, Single Copy Sales (bulk delivery) Phoenix Newspapers:
Arizona Republic & Phoenix Gazette.