Lise Holliker Dykes

Freelance Art Director, Graphic Designer & Web Developer, Crofton, MD

Helping you put your best foot forward in any medium you need.

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I would consider myself a brass-tacks creative—someone with the ability to produce attractive as well as audience- and trend-appropriate creative materials without losing sight of the ultimate goal: clear and effective communication with the reader/viewer.


Experience

Freelance Art Director/Web Developer at LHDonline
1995 – Present Crofton, MD
Graphic Artist/Technical Writer at Bonnie Walker & Associates, Inc.
1994 – 1995 Crofton, MD
Publications Coordinator at Washington Bible College/Capital Bible Seminary
1990 – 1994 Lanham, MD

Education

BA, Journalism/Design at Washington Bible College
1989 – 1993 Lanham, MD

Clients

  • Access Intelligence
  • Annapolis GEEKS
  • Andrews Business & Community Alliance
  • CAMRIS International
  • Conde Nast
  • Directors & Boards Magazine
  • Family Business Magazine
  • FunTXTic
  • Hermes Media & Research
  • InSite Wireless Group
  • International Computer Services
  • Inc.
  • International Literacy Association
  • MagiQuest
  • New Edge Advertising
  • New Millennium Consultants
  • PowellTate
  • PrintComm Partners
  • Private Company Director Magazine
  • Religion News Service
  • Riverdale Ministries
  • Sitesafe
  • Inc.
  • Six Flags
  • Telecom Company TV

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign
  • InCopy
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Bridge
  • Acrobat Pro
  • Dreamweaver)
  • Filemaker Pro
  • Office
  • Google Docs
  • ExpressionEngine
  • WordPress
  • Twitter Bootstrap
  • Zurb Foundation
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • jQuery
  • Sequel Pro
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • flexibility
  • timely response to deadlines and changing priorities
  • equally comfortable working as a team or independently
  • able to juggle multiple tasks as required

Specialties

  • Collateral material
  • branding
  • point of sale
  • direct mail
  • advertising design and management
  • website design and development
  • Expression Engine CMS
  • database manipulation/management
  • copywriting/editing
  • design technology/prepress troubleshooting and analysi…