Hi! I'm Elijah Powell, Web Designer

Below you will find a collection of some of the projects I have done. I enjoy doing logos, illustrations, graphic and web design!

About Me

Objectives

Provide high quality, cutting edge designs for clients and companies through contribution in a motivated and energetic team environment.

Skills

Languages

  • HTML5
  • XHTML
  • CSS3
  • SQL
  • Python

Libraries & Toolkits

  • JQuery

Platforms

  • WordPress
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Joomla

Software

  • Illustrator
  • Fireworks
  • Photoshop
  • InDesign
  • After Effects
  • Dreamweaver
  • MS Office

Experience

July 2013 to August 2013

Graphic Designer

YMCA of Broward County

  • Created layouts for presentations and marketing collateral.
  • Illustrated healthy recipe cards for YFit campaign.
  • Designed Fence banners for the county‚Äôs major YMCA locations.
  • Developed Calendar Mockups.
  • Designed content for member mail outs.
  • Developed content for mobile application.
  • Created instructions for updating mobile application.
  • Designed web banners and buttons for website.

June 2012 to Present

Graphic/Web Designer

Freelance

  • Rendered portrait illustrations.
  • Designed illustrative maps with legend and important landmarks.
  • Created logos and branding materials.
  • Developed T-shirt mock-ups.
  • Constructed websites and blogs using HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Designed album covers and promotional materials.
  • Photographed and created composites.
  • Created and launched email marketing campaigns.

August 2011 to May 2012

Business Analyst/PDF Editor

JM Family Enterprises

  • Designed logical and physical databases.
  • Coordinated data base development as part of project team.
  • Applied knowledge of database design standards and database management system.
  • Was instrumental in converting company documents to new letter generation interface (LGI).
  • Wrote, designed and produced status reports for LGI.
  • Applied knowledge of JavaScript to solve problems with form usability.

Nov 2006 to Jul 2011

Web Specialist/Graphic Designer

Savannah-Chatham Public School System

  • Designed web page layout and added graphics to enhance the look of the pages.
  • Tested website functionality across multiple browsers.
  • Supported all district websites after implementation.
  • Incorporated content management system into the company's web site, thus allowing non-technical personnel to contribute to the site.
  • Trained teachers and staff in editing and updating website content.
  • Helped resolve issues users had with updating website.
  • Structured and maintained a SharePoint intranet forms repository which houses electronic versions of all school district forms.
  • Published the school district's organizational chart on the web site, along with pictures of all key executives.

Awards & Education

Dec 2010

Business Administration, M.B.A.

University of Phoenix

Maintained a 4.0 grade point average while working 40 hours per week. Was selected 2010 Commencement Student Speaker where I addressed over 2,000 people.

May 2006

Marketing/Business Administration, B.S.

Savannah State University

Selected to present business research at graduate-level symposium. Selected for Chevrolet Motors marketing internship.

June 2000

College and Technical Prep Diplomas

Herschel V. Jenkins High School

  • ROTC Leadership Academy Graduate
  • Who's Who Among American High School Students
  • Ron Love Scholarship recipient
  • Paddison-Kandel Scholarship recipient
  • Perfect Attendance Kindergarten through 12th grade