I am a freelance graphic designer living in Lynchburg, Virginia. I left a successful career in Product Development and Marketing that spans more than two decades to pursue my longtime hobby, oil painting. I wanted to build a website gallery for my art which led me to study Graphic Design at Lynchburg College in Virginia. My intent was to learn all the creative and technical aspects I would need to build my art portfolio website. As I studied Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Typography, HTML and CSS, I realized how much I loved creating logos, illustrations and other print-related materials, in addition to designing and coding websites. I am also a proficient WordPress website developer.
My former career gave me the experience to make strategic business decisions and the importance of meeting deadlines. My experience in fine art influences my ability to create visually appealing and functional designs. My design specialites include illustration, logos, brochures, branding, and websites, but I have experience in most all print design materials. I designed and developed my own art gallery website in XHTML and CSS. You can take a look at www.cindyvener.com.