Michael Conner

Resumé | Graphic Designer and Web Developer

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Graphic & Logo Design

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Adobe Photoshop

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Adobe Illustrator

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Adobe Dreamweaver

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Adobe InDesign

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Microsoft Office

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Who Am I?

A creative and artistic graphic and web design professional currently seeking opportunities with new and established companies who need help developing their visions into reality.


  • Expertise in Adobe Brackets, The Adobe Creative Suite; Illustrator, Photoshop and Dreamweaver / Flash / InDesign / QuarkXPress
  • Proficient in Web Design and internet related programs with a firm grasp of HTML creation / JavaScript & jQuery / WordPress CMS and responsive page designs/ Internet protocol / Yahoo Merchant ecommerce using RTML / Networking including TCP/IP/PPP/FTP and Telnet.
  • Success with SEMRush.com and IBP Internet Business Promoter for Search Engine Optimization.
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office - all manner of office and business suites as well as graphic programs.
  • Windows User by preference, but very adept in the Apple world.
  • Quick to learn software, hardware or new process in the design world required for work or to further personal ability.
  • Friendly and professional in customer service and workplace communications.
  • Flexible and Dependable with a strong work ethic.


Studied toward BSIT in Graphic Design Technology | Andrews University - Berrien Springs, MI (1993 - 1995)

  • In the two years I attended Andrews University, I completed the entire 4-year curriculum of my major, dropping all electives and concentrating on my career classes and labs.
  • In my sophomore year I was assisting the professors in the graphic arts lab, instructing fellow students on the use of design software.

Graduated with a HS Diploma | City Honors High School - Buffalo, NY (1989 - 1993)

  • Attended this Science and Math Magnet high school, ranked one the Top 50 Schools in the country, excelling in mathematics.

Contract Positions

February 2016 – March 2016 Rice University in Houston, TX. Contract Web Developer.

  • Used Photoshop and Illustrator to create graphics, photographic content, and edit items for placement in the University’s business blog site.
  • Used Adobe Brackets to code websites, and edit WordPress themes.

January 2016 – March 2016 The Artwork of Yuri Koroid in Houston, TX. Web Designer/Developer.

  • Used Photoshop and Illustrator to create graphics and edit photos for placement on artist’s website.
  • Used Adobe Brackets to code website, and edit WordPress theme.
  • Designed work up and collaborated with client to create a marketing strategy with social media.

November 2015 – December 2015 D-Mars.com in Houston, TX. Contract Web Developer.

  • Primarily contracted to fix existing WordPress website that malfunctioned.
  • Made edits to the Custom theme, and repurposed it to create an additional website.
  • Created graphics as needed to boost aesthetics.
  • Used Cron Jobs to schedule daily email blasts from the Plesk CMS

May 2015 – October 2015 CBRE in Houston, TX. Web Developer.

  • Used Photoshop and Illustrator to create graphics, photograph and edit items for placement in company website.
  • Used Adobe Brackets to code websites, and edit WordPress themes.
  • Used a combination of Ruby on Rails, Jekyll and Gulp to create beautiful content.
  • Used HTML5, CSS3 and Canvas to create functional and beautiful UI/UX.

Job Experience

January 2011 – Present | meconner.me in Houston, TX. Freelance Graphic Artist / Web Developer.

  • Graphic Design of logos, artwork, and web graphics for use in print ads and/or websites.
  • Custom website creation.
  • Consulting on software and hardware recommendation, internet services advice, and general advice for website goal achievement.
  • SEO management and consulting.
  • Social Media management and paid campaigns.

April 2018 – Present | Oceaneering International Inc., in Houston, TX. Full Stack WordPress / Web Developer.

  • Update and maintain massive, multiple WordPress websites, both internal and external facing.
  • Manage the company's SEO and web submissions.
  • Create and launch social media advertising campaigns for various business units within the company.
  • Generate reports on individual websites and gather analytics from industry leaders.
  • Keep up the company's sitemap and global standing with Google.

April 2016 – October 2016 | Southeast Media in Houston, TX. Digital Communication Designer / Web Developer.

  • Use a plethora of sites and subscriptions to SEO client sites, create Social Media and email marketing campaigns.
  • Used Adobe Brackets and Dreamweaver to code websites in Bootstrap, and edit WordPress themes.

May 2011 – April 2018 | Cine Jewelry in Houston, TX. Head Graphic Artist / Webmaster.

  • Used Photoshop and Illustrator to create graphics, photograph product, and edit items for placement in company website.
  • Build web pages for products being sold worldwide.
  • Create content for website with Yahoo Merchant ecommerce Used RTML.
  • Manage extensive library of online and offline products and items.
  • Maintain servers and computers for web use.
  • Extensive use of IBP and Dreamweaver for edit of HTML coding to SEO--keeping product brand high in Google and other search engine rankings.
  • Basic Understanding of costume jewelry business and sales analysis on a daily basis.

May 2014 – December 2014 | Constant Consulting in Houston, TX. Head Graphic Artist / Webmaster.

  • Used Photoshop and Illustrator to create graphics, photograph product, and edit items for client websites.
  • Used Adobe Brackets to code websites, and edit WordPress themes.
  • WordPress Divi and X theme extensive use.
  • Used social media sites; facebook and twitter to market client websites and agendas.
  • Used HTML5, CSS3 and Canvas to create functional and beautiful UI/UX.
  • Building websites responsively to work on all manner of tablets, smartphones, desktops and browsers.

May 1998 – April 2007 | Letsch Advertising in Springfield, MO. Head Graphic Artist / Internet Technician.

  • Created graphics, logos, artwork and desktop publishing for use in Ad Specialties. Designed T-Shirts, brochures, catalogs, posters, banners, billboards, letterhead, awards, ad specialty products.
  • Handled company and client needs for web design. Designed and maintained company website.
  • Worked in screen printing and digital pre-press operations. Handled separations and color proofing for 4-color processes.
  • Software Management duties included keeping all computers up and functioning properly, hardware and software installation, recommending and ordering equipment and software.
  • Managed online services for communication with clients / factories, digital file transfers, online catalogs and product information and research.
  • Also handled customer service and sales, emphasizing unique artwork and design for client projects.
  • Occasionally supervised teacher internships and trained students in design aspect of company.

July 1995 – April 1998 | LazerGraphics in Benton Harbor, MI. Graphic Artist / Software Manager.

  • Designed graphics for T-shirts, typesetting, vinyl cutting, desktop publishing, and advertising products.
  • Management of software included keeping all computers functioning properly, as well as hardware and software installation, and recommending software.
  • Designed and maintained company website, and created online services for communication with foreign clients.

December 1994 – 1995 | The Review & Harold Publishing Company in Hagerstown, MD. Assistant Illustrator.

  • Created illustrations for the company’s Bible Commentary on CD Rom.

December 1994 – June 1995 | MacLab at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI. Computer Lab Assistant.

  • Installed Macintosh software; and instructed and helped fellow students in Mac programs.