Julia Gomelsky
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education
Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Arts, Emphasis in Graphic Design
California State University, San Francisco
Summa Cum Laude
skills
Discovery:
Design Research, Brand Analysis, Requirements Gathering
Strategy:
Online Vision Strategy, Information Architecture
Creative:
Conception, Storyboarding, Illustration, Information Graphics, HTML prototyping, User Interface Design
Mac:
Photography, Typography, Color and Design, Usability, HTML, Motion Graphics/Animation
Software:
Photoshop, Illustrator, Image Ready, BB Edit, Premiere, Sound Edit 16, Director, Acrobat, MS Word, MS Excel
employment
Freelance
Art Director/Designer,   May 2013 - Present   Santa Monica, CA
As a freelance designer, work on a series of projects involving art direction, web/graphic design, logo design, photography, and illustration.
Outlook Amusements
Art Director   Sept 2006 - May 2013   Burbank, CA
As the Art Director, formulate design concepts and presentation approaches in art work, imagery and layout design. Generate creative ideas and concepts to fulfill project needs for online products (site redesign/flow, seasonal campaigns, user experience, etc) and offline products (print postcards, banners, corporate collateral, etc).
Citysearch
Web Designer   June 2005 - Aug 2006   West Hollywood, CA
As a Web Designer, collaborate with Product managers, technology and content to translate product strategy, user research and business requirements into highly usable, engaging products. Create graphics for ad placement on partner sites, create mock-ups for potential sponsored section pages and create HTML emails. Hand-code HTML.
Mezi Media
Web Designer   Apr 2003 - May 2005   Monrovia, CA
As the lead web/graphic designer for Mezi Media's websites, responsible for creating, developing and maintaining content for new and existing sites, including Couponmountain.com (plus 9 international sites), Shopica.com, MoreRebates.com and Smarter.com. In addition, set all design guidelines from page mock-ups to icon illustration and implementation of all hand-coded HTML template pages.
Yahoo!
Designer, User Experience   Jun 2000 - Jul 2002   Sunnyvale, CA
As a merchandising designer for Yahoo!'s Shopping property, created and scheduled ads to run throughout the network. Created template product pages for merchants as well as in house promotions. Ensured the consistent visual presentation of several Yahoo! properties. Translated UI requirements into online visual user interfaces. Created prototypes, cleaned up and debugged HTML files.
connect
LinkedIn linkedin.com/in/juliagomelsky
Twitter (Vijous) twitter.com/vijous      (Drawn for You): twitter.com/drawnforyou
Facebook (Vijous) facebook.com/vijous      (Drawn for You): facebook.com/drawnforyouillustrations      (Dream Catch Repeat): facebook.com/dreamcatchrepeat
Instagram(Vijous) instagram.com/vijous      (Drawn for You): instagram.com/drawnforyou      (Dream Catch Repeat): instagram.com/dreamcatchrepeat
travel
Russia, Austria, China, England, Ireland, Scotland, Finland, Sweden, Holland, Spain, Italy, Sicily, France, Greece, Australia, Mexico, Canada, Dominican Republic, Panama, Croatia, Bosnia, Switzerland