© 2017 by Annette Gerard

01 KNOWLEDGE

MY KNOWLEDGE LEVEL IN SOFTWARE

ACROBAT

ANIMATE / FLASH

AFTER EFFECTS

BRIDGE

CHARACTER ANIMATE

DREAMWEAVER

FINAL CUT PRO

BLENDER

FUSE

HTML CSS JAVASCRIPT

ILLUSTRATOR

IMOVIE / IPHOTO

INDESIGN

KEYNOTE

LIGHTROOM

MUSE

PAGES / NUMBER

PHOTOSHOP

PREMIERE PRO

QUARKXPRESS

WIX / WORDPRESS

OSX

iOS

I'M

Annette GERARD.

CREATIVE, GRAPHIC DESIGNER, 
DIGITAL CONTENT DEVELOPER, BRANDING SPECIALIST, TEACHER.

As a graduate of Sheridan College, Illustration program with a major in advertising (minor in editorial), Annette has been an award winning creator of a variety of North America's brands for over 30 years. She taught graphics (Adobe Indesign and Web Management) at Mohawk College to day students and also went to night school herself, getting her Applied Photography and After Effects certificate. Since last June, she now works full time at her new start up company called CreativeFever. www.creativefever.ca. CreativeFever is a branding & design agency and digital content provider. She enjoys creating conceptual imagery using Photoshop and is working on mastering the entire Adobe Master Collection.

 

02 EDUCATION

 

1995-1991

Management Marketing, Winter 1991

1985-1981

Illustration  May 1983 Sheridan, DIPLOMA

Illustration, 1980 - 1983

2005-2001

National Coaching Level 3, Spring 2004

National Coaching Level 2, Spring 2003

Flash, Winter 2003

Dreamweaver, Winter 2002

National Coaching Level 1, Spring 2002

2015-2011

Digital Photography 2, Fall 2015
Fashion Photography, Spring 2015
Food Photography, Winter 2015

Digital Photography 1, Winter 2015

History of Photography, Winter 2015

Mastering Audio, Winter 2015

Making Music Videos, Spring 2015

Architectural Photography, Fall 2014

Fashion Photography, Spring 2014

Learning Responsive Design May 2013

Dreamweaver CS6 New Features, July 2012

CSS, June 2012 

Adobe After Effects, December 2011

Final Cut Pro, May 2011

Garageband, May 2011

2016 - present

www.Lynda.com - various CERTIFICATES. See PDF

Applied Photography, 2016, CERTIFICATE

Lightroom, Winter 2017

Digital Video Intro, Winter 2016

2010-2006

Web Page Design, L1 (HTML), Winter 2008

Web Page Design, L2 (HTML), Spring 2008

Studio Lighting, Fall 2006

Portraiture, Winter 2007

1990-1986

Marketing 2, Spring 1990

Marketing 1, Winter 1990

2000-1996

Colour Management, March 1999

1980-1976

Grade 13, Southmount 1980

Grade 9-12, Sherwood 1975-1979

03 Experience

Graphics

Leadership/Teaching

Coaching/Sports

Dragonboat Coach Adults and Youth 1991-present

2016-present

CREATIVE FEVER

Creative Director / Owner

Job: Strategic marketing, creative graphic design, concept development, photography, illustration, video.

Focus: Consumer goods and services. Package design, video/motion, photography, websites,digital assets, branding, explainer videos.

2008-2014

ZRB

Senior Graphic Designer / Creative

Job: Creative graphic design, concept development, photo manipulations, illustration 

Focus: Horticulture. Point-of-purchase, website design, ads, corporate identity, trade show, sell sheets, presentations, packaging .

2019 Mentor Highschool Media Day, Westdale Theatre

2018 Judge Photo Contest, Hamilton

2017 Mentor Small Business Centre, City Hall

2007-2008

MOHAWK COLLEGE

Professor of Graphics

Job: Partial load professor to the day students in the graphics program for teacher on sabbatical.

Focus: Developed and taught two courses: Adobe Indesign – Page Layout and Web Management.

2004-2006

BOCHSLER PHOTOIMAGING

Senior Creative

Job: Graphic design, creative concepts, art direction, illustration, developing marketing strategies, helping junior designers, working with photographers and food stylists.

Focus: Food. Packaging, signage, trade show materials, sell sheets, brochures, identity.

2000 Portfolio Reviewer RGD of Ontario

1992-2004

GERARD GRAPHICS

Volleyball Organizer Adults 1986-1995

1990-1992

CORPORATE IMAGES

Art Director / Owner

Job: Consulting, marketing strategies, time/budget/accounting, graphic design, creative concepts, illustration, working with freelancers/printers, sales. 

Focus: Consumer goods. Campaigns, packaging, ads, catalogues, publications, P.O.P., logos, brochures, posters, signage, trade show, websites. 

Graphic Designer

Job: Graphics, illustration,
in charge of printing devices.

Focus: National campaigns. P.O.P., consumer marketing, direct mail, B2B, slide presentations.

1988-1989 Baseline Graphics Graphic Designer

1985-1988 LETA Graphics Graphic Designer

1983-1985 Wharton Graphics Graphic Designer

1982 Art Instructor To abled and disabled
6-21 year olds, Art Gallery of Hamilton

1982 Docent Art Gallery of Hamilton

04 PORTFOLIO

PORTFOLIO 1               
                               PORTFOLIO 2
PORTFOLIO 3                
WILDLIFE 
CONTACT ME

If you like what you see, and I can help you with your business, please feel free to make contact. I look forward to chatting with you.

annettegerard@icloud.com

Tel: 905-923-1961

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2016 Instructor How to Market your Business, FMA

2016 Instructor Animation Basics, FMA

2015 Instructor PhotoShop, Adult, Private Lessons

1989-1990 RBG / HRCA Graphic Designer

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