Donald William Albert
San Antonio, Texas 78245
Albert Graphic Arts Austin/San Antonio, TX Freelancer
8/74-6/79, 7/81-8/82, 5/85-6/89, 11/99-Present
Sleek Software Corp. Austin, TX Illustration & Contract Art Director 12/05-2/06
Educational Testing Services K-12 San Antonio, TX Illustration Consultant 6/02-12/02
Harcourt Assessment, Inc. San Antonio, TX Designer 6/89-11/99
Graphic Communications, Inc. San Antonio, TX Senior Art Director/Copywriter 5/84-1/85
Slangal, Hester, & Young Advertising San Antonio, TX Senior Art Director/Copywriter 8/82-5/84
Romeo & Associates Advertising Austin, TX Creative Director 6/79-7/81
Austin People Today Magazine Austin, TX Advertising Production Director 9/75-1/76
Media Services Division Texas State Dept. of Human Resources Austin, TX Illustrator I & II 11/72-8/74
Working in both traditional studio and digital imaging methods, I have worked as a graphic designer, illustrator, copywriter, and creative & project director for over thirty years. I have won regional, national, and international recognition.
I have worked for publishers, advertising agencies, professional associations, real estate developers, retail businesses, financial institutions, and software applications businesses in a variety of print and broadcast media.
I have been responsible for directing the work of designers, illustrators, and copywriters, as well as photographic models, voice talents, model makers, photographers, production artists, typesetters, and printers.
I have a wide range of experience in desktop publishing, web-site publishing and management, vector illustration, image-editing, and 3D illustration. I work mainly in Macintosh OSX. I have some PC platform and program experience.
As a Designer at Harcourt Assessment, Inc., I devised the procedures for producing various types of digital data-collection documents for educational and psychological assessment products. I have directed the design and production of major state testing programs, and have worked in some capacity on more than fifteen different state assessments.
I have also written technical and procedural manuals for producing various types of data-collection products. I have trained pre-press personnel in the digital production of machine-scorable documents.
The extent of my experience and abilities is a result of my wide range of personal and professional interests, as well as a response to circumstantial opportunities and necessities.
What I do best is to create ideas and images for impressions, identities, and information. I am receptive to further challenges and consequent rewards. Currently I am developing 3D content for e-commerce and continuing to provide illustration to educational publishing clients.
of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin, 1972
Born: Tiffin, Ohio, USA. Personal interests include backpacking, bird-watching, fine arts, digital arts, music, literature, San Antonio Spurs basketball