Peter Markley

Illustrator,
Graphic Designer,
Programmer

Candidate Summary

Diligent and dependable worker, highly skilled in both the artistic and the technical. Early trainee in serious graphics and illustration, with published works at twelve years old. Self-educating and attentive, with a strong foundation in synergy, communication, and collaboration.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Advanced skills with digital graphics and illustration in both raster and vector formats.
  • Deep insight into science, mathematics, and computer imaging technology.
  • Flexibility to a wide range of software and hardware, including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premier, Final Cut Pro, Apple Motion, GIMP, Inkscape, Audacity, Toon Boom, Blender, and Maya interfaces; SVN and Git revision control and UNIX shell; Linux and OSX operating systems; drawing tablets, scanners, and DSLR cameras.
  • Familiarity with programming, scripting, and document languages including C, XML, XPath, HTML, CSS, SVG, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, JSON, Bash, RegEx, ActionScript, R, POV-Ray SDL, XSLT, and LaTeX.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and self-driven education that provides reliability and keen problem-solving.
  • Excellent communication skills and long experience collaborating with teams, following direction, and meeting deadlines.

Education

Bachelor of Arts

College of Arts & Sciences cum laude
The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio
2012-2014

Associate of Arts

magna cum laude
Cuyahoga Community College Cleveland, Ohio
2011-2012

Work Experience

Marketing/Design Assistant

iTickets Gahanna, Ohio
2017-Present
  • Interact with database to create, edit, and queue mass marketing emails.
  • Edit diverse client assets to match specifications.
  • Create new brand and marketing assets for web, print, email, and social media.
  • Design web content, and implement brand theme on new interfaces.
  • Clone client web themes from third-party hosts for brand consistency.
  • Collaborate on UI/UX direction.
  • Draft UI/UX recommendations for both technical and at-a-glance communication.
  • Research technology behind new marketing strategies.
  • Collaborate on strategy for client instructional materials.
  • Write, record, edit, and produce instructional videos showing software UI.
  • Maintain brand presence and sponsored content across five social media channels.
  • Manage accounts on third-party reporting and advertising platforms.

Graphic Designer

Center for Applied Plant Sciences Ohio State University
2013-2014
  • Design web theme, create assets, and implement CSS on top of Twitter Bootstrap.
  • Design and create promotional poster.

Contract Graphic Designer

Shao Xun Loke Columbus, Ohio
2016
Matthew Carr Columbus, Ohio
2016
The Rock Community Church Garfield Heights, Ohio
2010-2011
Compass Home Services, LLC Columbus, Ohio
2010
Earl Palmiter Pataskala, Ohio
2009
Brian Williams Columbus, Ohio
2007
Scott Tanis Columbus, Ohio
2006
  • Design logos and ads based on brand name and concepts, and produce final assets.
  • Sketch variations for client to choose from, and iterate successively from client feedback.

Contract Illustrator

Gabriel Markley Pataskala, Ohio
2011-2016
Grant Neilley Columbus, Ohio
2013
Amy Nicole Taylor Nashville, Tennessee
2013
  • Consult on story continuity and research story world.
  • Work with author to design characters and aesthetic style.
  • Work with author on number and content of illustrations, including cover design.
  • Produce illustrations in consistent style with consistent character likenesses.

Entrepreneur

Malex Media Network, LLC Pataskala, Ohio
2004-2011
  • Assist in web design, and produce theme assets.
  • Maintain and enhance extensive backend content repository with hundreds of XML documents.
  • Produce final illustrative graphics to support ongoing content management strategy.
  • Participate in writing and design, then illustrate up to three weekly media installments.
  • Appear at live events and conventions, representing company and illustrating on demand for attendees.
  • Manage and archive digital and paper assets.