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Michael A. Poperszky
1231 County Rd. 284 Alvin, TX 77511
phone: 713.816.1776
mike@ideafolder.com
QUALIFICATIONS
Extensive knowledge of Multimedia, Web Design, Online Marketing and Application Development, print Pre and Post Press operations.
Experience in design studio and advertising agency environments.
Professional and diversified team player. Highly flexible and efficient at problem solving.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Designer and Consultant
Since 2000, I’ve worked as a designer and community consultant, led teams and worked as an independent contractor. I’ve spoke at community seminars and taught classes on graphic and web design.
2008 - Current — Freelance Designer doing business as IDEAfolder, Alvin , TX
Providing marketing and creative services for regional and national clients in several areas:
Coding and Web Design
Fluent in CSS, Web Design, Application Development, Web Server Management, Integrated e-commerce Solutions, CMS Systems, SEO and SEM Consulting.
Print Design
Brochures and Annual Reports, Periodicals, and various retail applications including Point of Purchase, Packaging and Trade Show Display Graphics.
Online Marketing
Complete online marketing campaigns, SEO Blueprint development and Search Engine marketing.
Clients include: URETEK ICR, Griffin Communications Group, Carreno Group, Blue C Studios, Nomad Adjusting, ADDI Printing, Billy Pugh Co., Hitemco, Homesulate, Space City Films, Real Property Marketing.

2010 - 2012 — Griffin Communications Group, Seabrook , TX
Creative Director
Providing marketing and creative services for regional and national clients in several areas:
Print Design
Brochures and Annual Reports, Periodicals, and various retail applications including Point of Purchase, Packaging and Trade Show Display Graphics
Web Design
Web site design, Application Development, Web Server Management, Integrated e-commerce Solutions, CMS Systems, SEO and SEM Consulting
Online Marketing
Complete online marketing campaigns, SEO Blueprint development and Search Engine marketing
Clients include: Coalition for Space Exploration, L3 Communications, Blue Origin, Space Center Houston University of Houston Clear Lake, College of the Mainland, United Space Alliance, Bodycote.

2007 - 2008 — Design At Work, Houston , TX
Director of Multimedia/Internet Marketing Specialist
Director providing creative services for regional and national clients in several areas:
Print Design
Brochures and Annual Reports, Periodicals, and various retail applications
including Point of Purchase, Packaging and Trade Show Display Graphics
Web Design
Web site design, Application Development, Web Server Management, Integrated e-commerce Solutions, CMS Systems, SEO and SEM Consulting
Video Production
Promotional videos, commercials and web videos
Clients include: Greater Houston Restaurant Association, Wing Aviation, York Technical Services, Spark Energy, Hangman Corporation, Hospitality USA, Solo Learning, Portable Pipe Hangers, VTECH Industries, Owner Builder Network.

2004 – 2007 eMerge Works LLC, Friendswood , TX
Creative Director
Creative director providing creative services for regional and national clients in several areas:
Print Design
Brochures and Annual Reports, Periodicals, and various retail applications
including Point of Purchase, Packaging and Trade Show Display Graphics
Web Design
Web site design, Application Development, Web Server Management, Integrated e-commerce Solutions and CMS Systems
Clients include Bay Area Houston Economic Development Foundation, Portable Pipe Hangers, Seabrook Economic Development Corporation, Clear Lake Chamber of Commerce, S.A.T.O.P., MEI Technologies, Endeavour, Griffin Integrated Marketing, David Carr, Space City Films, Owner Builder Network, Lat TV

2001 – 2004 Venture Design Group, Houston, TX
Senior Graphic/Web Designer
Team lead designer providing creative services for regional and national clients in the following areas:
Print Design
Brochures and Annual Reports, Periodicals, and various retail applications
including Point of Purchase, Packaging and Trade Show Display Graphics
Web Design
Web site design, Integrated e-commerce Solutions and CMS Systems
Clients include Bay Area Houston Economic Development Foundation, Vivendi Interactive Publishing, The Lofts on Post Oak, Texas A&M University, Randalls/Tom Thumb, Portable Pipe Hangers, Million Air Interlink, OneSource Building Technologies, Houston Chronicle

1999 – 2001 Clarke & McClure Co. Houston, TX
Graphic/Web Designer
Providing creative services for regional and national clients in several areas:
Print Design
Brochures and Annual Reports, Periodicals, and various retail applications
including Point of Purchase, Packaging and Trade Show Display Graphics
Web Design
Web site design and Integrated e-commerce Solutions
Motion Graphics
2D Animation for Corporate Marketing, Product Visualization, and legal
applications including Accident Reconstruction and Process Simulation
Clients include M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Coca Cola Foods (Minute Maid / Hi -C), USA Rice Federation, PolarWrap, El Paso
Energy Covenant House Texas, Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Det Norske Veritas, St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, and Enron (r.i.p.)

EDUCATION
Associate of Applied Science, Graphic Design
The Art Institute of Houston, Houston, TX
Graduated with Honors, Sep. 2000
HONORS & AWARDS
Scholastic
2000 Graphic Design Quarterly Scholarship winner.
National Vocational Honor Society Member.
Print
Crystal Award - American Marketing Association (2004)
National Award, Best of Show, 1st place and 3rd place - SMPS (2004)
Gold ADDY, Silver ADDY - Houston Advertising Federation (2004)
Web
Gold ADDY, Silver ADDY - Houston Advertising Federation (2004)
General
Recipient of the Bay Area Houston Graphic Designer of the Year Image Award (2005)
TOOLBAG
18+ years experience with all aspects of web design, html and css, identity and branding, content management systems, Wordpress, and community tools.
Print
QuarkXPress (expert)
Abobe CS (expert)
Web / Multimedia
Abobe CS
InVision
Sketch
(X)HTML
CSS (sass)
Git
XML
Actionscript
Javascript
ASP (VBscript)
.NET
PHP
Database Management (MSSQL, MySQL and Access)
Sorenson Squeeze
Video / Miscellaneous
Although I do not use these applications on a daily basis, I have completed various
specialty projects using the following software.
Final Cut Pro HD
Live Type
Adobe Premier
Adobe After Effects
Swift 3D
Necessities
Fluent in both PC and MAC formats
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