CHRIS ROTH
St. Paul, MN • chrisroth1@gmail.com • 651-756-7420

PROFILE
Graphic Designer: Creative, energetic, and enthusiastic graphic artist, photographer, writer, and communicator with 20 years experience in creating effective, striking logos using digital processes; designing graphics and advertising for print and online media; maintaining web sites and social media sites; writing press releases, brochures, newsletters, and ad copy; shooting photos various settings; and designing print and online newsletters.

Educator: Enthusiastic, creative, encouraging, experienced art and English educator with a passion for teaching, an ability to connect with and relate to junior high and high school students, and a history of creating learning environments that encourage creativity, nurture individual student strengths, and breed success.

Effective Team Player: Known for flexibility, creativity, clear communication, and sense of humor.

SOFTWARE SKILLS
Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Quark Xpress, Microsoft Office, Filemaker Pro

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Freelance Graphic Designer Bloomington, MN 1994 - Present

Graphic Designer for Rau Imaging, 2011 - Present

Bethany Academy, Bloomington, MN 2010 - Present
Art & English Instructor, Director of Alumni

Lion's Gate Christian Academy, Richfield, MN 2009 - 2010
Art, English, & Theology Instructor

Cross View Lutheran Church, Edina, MN 2001 - Present
Graphic Designer

Concordia Academy-Bloomington, Bloomington, MN 1994 - 2009
Director of Admissions & Public Relations, Art & English Instructor

EDUCATION
Concordia University, St. Paul, MN, 1992
B.A. in Art and English

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