Travis Claussen

Freelance Graphic Designer

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To create something awesome for you!


Skills & Professional Strengths

•  Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash & Muse

•  Working knowledge of Dreamweaver, basic HTML & PowerPoint

•  Ability to execute a number of projects simultaneously

•  Excellent under pressure and meeting deadlines

•  Ability to build strong relationships with clients

•  Conscientious and thorough with detail and organization



Freelance Graphic Designer   2007 – present


Sr. Advertising Design Specialist  2011 – May 2012

Prairie Mountain Publishing - Boulder, CO


Artist/Ad Designer    2000 – 2011

Lehman Communications - Longmont, CO



•  Design print ads for newspapers and magazines, flyers, brochures, posters, postcards, logos, and a variety of other projects

•  Create online graphics, animations, ads and temporary web pages

•  Design, find or refine graphics to be used in layouts

•  Maintain file storage, download files, email files, import files from outside sources, and help maintain order in the graphic media center

•  Meet daily advertising deadlines on a regular basis

•  Increase revenue and help advertising department meet goals by creating outstanding spec ads


Awards & Honors

“Best of Show” - Best Use of Color (Advertising)  2002 Colorado Press Association

“Best Color Ad” (1st Place)  2002 Rocky Mountain Ad Managers

“Best Color Ad”  2003 Rocky Mountain Ad Managers

“Honorable Mention” (National Advertising)  2006 ACME Awards

“Honorable Mention” (Ad Effectiveness)  2006 ACME Awards

“Best Use of Color” (1st Place)  2007 Colorado Press Association

“Best Use of Color” (1st Place)  2008 Colorado Press Association

“Best Small Space Ad” (1st Place)  2008 Colorado Press Association

“Best Small Space Ad” (1st Place)  2009 Colorado Press Association

“Best Automotive Ad” (2nd Place)   2010 Colorado Press Association

“Best Use of Color” (2nd Place)  2010 Colorado Press Association



Front Range Community College, Westminster, CO 1996-2001

Associate of General Studies (GPA 3.6) & Certificate in Multi-Media Design


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