Meet the Designer

Kristin McCurryKristin McCurry has more than 15 years experience in print design and 12 years of experience in web design. She demonstrates expertise in providing on-line and print solutions for clients. She is a graphic artist, award-winning web and print designer, and is an excellent problem solver who delivers projects on budget within tight deadlines.She excels at finding the best solution for projects with tight budgets and timelines. She also has experienced in setup, organization, and process development of design offices.

The Details

Experience

Graphic Artist/Art Director/Web Developer | McCurry Design
2010–Present

Responsible for print and web design including layout, HTML and CSS coding, web development, web accessibility, graphic design, and layout for client projects.

Graphic Artist/Art Director/Web Developer | MBO Partners
2010, 2012

Responsible for print and web design including layout, HTML and CSS coding, web development, web accessibility, graphic design, and layout for client projects.

Graphic Artist/Art Director/Web Developer | Booz Allen Hamilton
1999–2010
, 2011-2012

Responsible for print and web design including layout, HTML and CSS coding, web development, web accessibility, graphic design, and layout.  Managed projects from start-to-finish. Projects included all aspects of graphic design and front-end web development. Led projects multiple internal and external clients. Identified project and client requirements for projects, developed the workflow process, quality control, timelines, and budgets.
Developed and administered training for Section 508 accessibility and print design. Provided mentorship and professional guidance to junior and peer designers.
Part of team leadership for design team of 30 designers and developers. Career manager for team of 6-10. Responsible for project workflow, annual assessments, career development, mentoring, and staffing.

Key Skills: front-end web development, MySQL, PHP, HTML/CSS, Javascript, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Section 508 and accessibility, Joomla, and Drupal.

Clients included FAA, Army, Navy, Air Force, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security, Military Health Services, TRICARE , DFAS, and many, many more.

Graphic Artist | Boss Temps
1998–1999

Created graphics for proposals and presentations for various defense contractors. Including DynCorp and Booz Allen Hamilton

Security Clearance

Information available upon request.

Education

BA, Art and Graphic Design 1997
Virginia Polytechnic and State University

Certificate, Web Design 2002
Northern Virginia Community College

Certificate, Multimedia Design 2002
Northern Virginia Community College

Skills

Computer Skills: Mac and PC Platforms

Design Skills: Graphic Design, Page Layout, Web Design, Web Accessibility and 508 Compliance, Brand Development, Multimedia Design, 3D-Graphics,

Software: Adobe Master Collection CS6, Microsoft Office

Web Programming: Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, HTML, CSS, Front-End Development for PHP, ASP, .NET

Awards

2007: Received Silver and Bronze Awards from the League of American Communications Professionals for the 2006 Vision Awards—Annual Report Competition
2005: Received PRSA Bronze Anvil from the Public Relations Association of America
2005: Received Communicator Award for work on government toolkit
2005: Received three Awards of Merit from the International Association of Business Communicators for work on a government branding website. The product was recognized with two Awards of Merit (one Silver Inkwell, one Circle Award) in the category of Online Training or Educational Materials, and one Award of Merit (Circle Award) in the category of Government Communications.
2004: Awards of Merit from the International Association of Business Communicators