Kristofer Hansen
Graphic Designer
PO Box 537, Freeland, WA 98249
With over 15 years of practical experience I take great pride in the fact that I am creative but I listen to my clients wants and needs and can meet their budget whatever that budget may be. I produce designs that capture individual brand identity. I am confident that you will be pleased by my ability to create original graphic designs and produce work for all types that captures the individual brand identity of each project. I will use my skills and experience to deliver projects on schedule while meeting high standards.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Artistic
  • Knowledge of Dual Platform OS
  • Efficient
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Multi-Tasking Abilities
  • Teachable
  • Learn New Software Quickly
  • Accountable
EDUCATION
Everett Community College
1996 – 1998
Everett, WA
Computer Graphic Design Studies. Award of Proficiency by The Institute for Media and Creative Arts & Everett Community College
Pierce College
1998 – 1999
Tacoma, WA
Computer Graphic Design program achieving an average GPA of 3.8.
EXPERIENCE
Community Shopper Magazine
2011 – 2013
Graphic Designer
Responsible for the layout design, typography and advertisement creation of the magazine.
Golf Today Northwest
2009 – Current
Graphic Designer
Responsible for the layout design, typography and advertisement creation of the monthly magazine.
Dealer Marketing Magazine
2004 – Current
Graphic Designer
Responsible for the layout design, typography and advertisement creation of the monthly magazine.
Stevenson Advertising
2004 – 2010
Graphic Designer
Responsible for branding, design of advertisements, logos, flyers, brochures, business cards, post cards and many other items. Responsible for layout of several magazines, Dealer Marketing Magazine and Bizillion Magazine. Oversee all artwork from start to finish through the finalized printing working directly with the printers to print final products.  Implementation of an InDesign workflow for the magazine design and layout.
Everett Herald
2004
Plate Maker/Layout Design
Responsible for Pre-Press duties including, but not limited to; Plate making, Pagination and layout of classifieds with PGL and Mactive software.
Nickel Nik / Wheel Deals
2001 – 2004
Graphic Designer
Responsible for pre-press duties including, but not limited to; The design and type setting of color and black and white display ads for Wheel Deals, Wheel Deals RV, Driveline, Nickel Nik, Tomlinson Black, Home Buyers Guide, pagination of these publications with Quark or PREPS, color correction of photos and redesign of logos for print. Maintenance and logo creation for Wheel Deals web site (http://www.wheeldeals.com/), managing and maintenance of servers. Redesign of Filemaker database for Wheel Deals and the designing of a database for Tomlinson Black publication. Instrumental in the conversion of Tomlinson Black from a black and white publication to a full color publication. Designing and solidifying a more efficient workflow by defining procedures to handle the diverse tasks that are needed to be handled on a day to day basis.
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
Photoshop CS5
InDesign CS5
Illustrator CS5
Flash CS5
Fireworks CS5
Dual Platform OS
Microsoft Office
Adobe Acrobat X