Tamami Terada
San Francisco, California, U.S.A
 
 

• Development and execution of powerful visual concepts
in the creation of posters, brochures, newspaper and
magazine advertisements, and page layouts.

• Adept at Illustration and Painting employing the media of oil, acrylic, gouache, ink, colored pencil, and pastel.

• Proficient in traditional Japanese arts such as Calligraphy and Sumi-e painting.

• Extensive Macintosh experience including
QuarkXPress 4.0, Adobe InDesign CS,
Adobe PageMaker 6.5J,
Adobe Illustrator 10,
Adobe Photoshop 7.0,
Dreamweaver MX, and Microsoft Word.

• Fluent in both Japanese and English languages.

• Experienced in positions demanding efficient time and
deadline management.

 
 

UC Berkeley Extension (2001)
• Macromedia Flash 5

UC Berkeley Extension (2000)
• HTML Basics for Creative Professionals
• HTML Advanced Workshop for Creative Professionals
• Dreamweaver

UC Berkeley Extension (1999)
• Illustrating Children's Books

The Art Institute of Seattle (1992 ~ 94)
• Received Associate of Applied Arts Degree in Visual Communications, June, 1994
• The Art Institute of Seattle Honor Roll : 1992 ~ 1994
• Faculty appointed member of the Student Advisory Committee to the Visual Communications Department.
• Selected by faculty of the Institute to collaborate with the in-house design department providing graphic design services to outside clients.

 
 

Desktop Publisher at
TechArt International
, San Francisco CA (2005 ~2006)

Illustrated Digital Template Arts for
Adobe Systems Incorporated
, San Jose CA (2005)
<Designed and Illustrated for Adobe® Premiere Elements 2 product.>

Desktop Publisher at
TechArt International
, San Francisco CA (2004)

Illustrated Digital Photo Album Backgrounds for
Mach9 Digital Media
, Oakland CA (2004)

Designed Wedsite and Logo with Character for
DooGA America
, San Francisco CA (2003)

Designed Characters for
Signum Visual Concepts Inc.
's Logo Design Competition,
San Francisco CA (2002)

Designed title image for
Sushi-and-Sake.com
website, Cave Creek AZ (2001)

Character, Item Design and Layout for
ImaginEngine
, San Francisco CA (2000 ~ 2001)
<Created drawings for a children's internet English learning game for EnglishExchange.com.>

Editorial Design and Illustration for
TechArt International
, San Francisco CA (2000)
<Designed Adobe® InDesign® 1.0J product demonstration sample document.>

Digital Production Artist at
DAE Interactive Marketing
, San Francisco CA (2000)

Desktop Publisher at
Hemisphere Marketing Inc, San Francisco CA (1999 ~ 2000)
<Layout a catalog for FANCL International, Inc.>
<Japanese Typesetting for Patagonia® catalogs, brochures, posters, and merchandise tags.>

Spot Illustrations for
Maruwa Supermarket, San Francisco CA (1999 ~ 2003)

Corporate Illustration for
Maruwa Supermarket, San Francisco CA (1998)

Logo Illustration for
Giryukan Karate-dojo
, Matsumoto Japan (1997)

Corporate Illustration for
Aoki & Associates
, San Francisco CA (1996)

Textile and Graphic Designer at
TextileMax Design, San Francisco CA (1995 ~ 1996)
<Designed the embroidered logos and illustrated textile patterns used in Dockers Golf and Levi's Silver Tab men's shirts.>

Designed Auction guide and Invitation card for
Bellevue Christian School
, Bellevue WA (1994)

Designed company logo for
Model Talent Information Company, Seattle WA (1994)

 
 

1998 ~ 1999 RWS POLYGLOT, LLC. (San Francisco)
Desktop Publisher (Contractor).
Extensive use of Macintosh and PC applications for completion of projects.

1995 ~ 1998 PMP Advertising, Inc. (San Francisco)
Graphic Designer and Illustrator.
Design, illustration and page layout of projects including Japanese monthly magazine, newspaper advertisements, and event posters. Extensive use of Macintosh applications for completion of projects.

1994 ~ 1995 TextileMax Design. (San Francisco)
Textile and Graphic Designer.
Designed the embroidered logos and illustrated textile patterns used in Dockers Golf and Levi's Silver Tab men's shirts.

1989 ~ 1991 Cox Clothing, Inc. (Shizuoka, Japan)
Retail Salesperson.
Advising customers in the fashion and coordination of trendy clothing.

1987 ~ 1989 Tokai Plate-Making, Inc. (Shizuoka, Japan)
Plate-Making Technician.
Stripping and assembling of plate-ready negatives for printing.

1985 ~ 1987 NEFFUL, Inc. (Shizuoka, Japan)
Sales and inventory coordinator.
Working in The corporate headquarters of an undergarment design and whole sale company.


 

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