Dominic DeWitt  

EXPERIENCE 7/2002 - Present Freedom Communications Irvine, CA
Manager, Internal Web Development
Manage all aspects of Web systems (intranet and extranet) including design, release, and maintenance. Work with staff and technology vendors to maximize opportunities in company's Web-based presence.
Advances the overall quality of strategic thinking and design applied technology.
Responsible for establishing creative direction for the entire line of online services, products, and programs.
Developed and maintain the company's sites. Performs backups and ensure user accessibility to the sites.

  1/2001 - 7/2002 Lake Forest, CA
Design Director
Set strategic creative direction for the company as well as client proposals and projects.
Ensure that final products meet the strategic objectives and are in keeping with client and company expectations.
Develop logos, branding, web sites and print collateral for clients.
Determine and coordinate all creative activities with the appropriate agencies and freelancers.
Provide creative leadership by working with executive management to execute their creative needs.

3/2000 - 1/2001 Irvine, Ca
Design Director
Developed creative briefs and design concepts to meet online and print objectives.
Determined and implemented branding and look-and-feel for all design material.
Supported Sales, Marketing, Editorial and E-commerce departments' design needs.
Established web design parameters, style guides and visual standards.
Evaluated new products, advances and enhancements to improve design and functionality.

5/1998 - 3/2000 Lake Forest, Ca
Design Team Leader
Oversaw New Media department's design team.
Established and defined web design standards and procedures.
Designed and built over 200 custom web sites and 150 banners.
Established and conducted web design training classes.

9/1996 - 5/1998 The Orange County Register Santa Ana, Ca
Web Designer/Senior Artist
Designed, built and maintained web sites for Advertising department.
Worked with Creative Director to establish company web standards.
Produced special section covers and designed ads, flyers and sales collateral for print products.

2/1993 - 9/1996 The Orange County Register Lake Forest, Ca
Lead Designer/Technical Support
Designed and produced process and spot color special section covers, commemorative newspaper covers, sales collateral, maps and custom illustrations.
Directed photo shoots, scanned and adjusted slides for print.
Created up to 200 speculative ads per month.
Maintained all Art Department computers, printers and scanners.

EDUCATION Phoenix Institute of Technology US-Az-Phoenix
Two years of Architectural and CAD study.