Illustrated books

David Kidd
Graphic Designer, Publications and Multimedia Manager, Layout and Production artist, Web designer, Illustrator.
Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Quark XPress, Acrobat Professional, HTML, CSS, FTP, Litserv, MS Office.
on both Mac OS X and PC Windows XP Pro
Goldenaer PO Box 14644, Portland OR 97293 May 2014 - present


Publisher: book design, illustration reseach, layout, marketing  
Graphic Designer The Skanner News Group 415 N. Killingsworth St., Portland OR 97228 2006 - May 2014


Management and production of and daily news web sites, including producing the advertisements in Photoshop and managing them using OpenX-pHp. Produce Litserv mailings and operate aStore.Also layout a weekly full-color newspaper The Skanner.  

Awards from the National Newspaper Publishers Association: first place 'Best Layout and Design,' and first place 'Best Entertainment Section.'

Graphic Artist Self Employed PO Box 14644, Portland OR 97293 1997 - 2006  
Clients include Art First, Yakima, David Chelsea, University of California, Carpe Diem Books.  
Page layout. Draw illustrations. Design websites and books. Create corporate identities, logos and ads on the Macintosh.
 Graphic Artist Seventeenth Street Studios 410 Twelfth Street #300, Oakland,
CA 94607
1987-1997 Contact: Naomi Schiff, supervisor: 510 835 1717
Clients include: University of California, Addison Wesley, Benjamin Cummings, McGraw-Hill Education, Ortho Books, Chronicle Books, and Sybex Computer Books. "his technical bent was most useful in troubleshooting and coming up with practical approaches to knotty problems."
Layout books on Macintosh and illustrate them with diagrams in both pen and ink and digital. Also press-checks.
Designed and produced a catalog that won the annual 'Award for Merit in Corporate Advertising' from the Society for Technical Communication

Graphic Designer

    Before 1987  

Before 1987 worked in England for various companies whose clients included major advertisers like ICI Pharmaceuticals, Oxfam, The Automobile Association, Guinness, Marlboro and Burger King; and publishers like Oxford University Press, the Antiquarian Book Monthly Review, Bath Archeological Trust, MacMillan Publishing.


Certificate in Video Production, North Portland Multimedia Training Center, Portland, OR, 2008.
Certificates in Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Illustrator, Portland Community College, Portland, OR, 2006.
PrintEd Certificate, Graphic Arts Education and Research Foundation,1996
Certificate in Desktop Publishing, Laney Community College, Oakland, CA, 1988.
BFA in Graphic Design, Edinburgh College of Art, United Kingdom, 1975.

Available on request.