NOAH MUSSER

1508 NEW HAMPSHIRE ST., LAWRENCE, KAN. 66044

(785) 830-8936, E-MAIL: nmusser@yahoo.com


WORK EXPERIENCE: 


THE KANSAS CITY STAR.

Graphic Artist: August 2002 – present

• Coordinate visual presentation of A-1 centerpieces.

• Design news infographics

• Illustrate sports, business and features stories.


UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS

Lecturer, School of Journalism: Fall 2002 – Spring 2004

• Taught JOUR 552-Print and Online Design in the School of Journalism.

• Topics included newspaper design, Web design, design theory,

  typography, QuarkXpress, Photoshop and Dreamweaver.


UNIVERSAL PRESS SYNDICATE (KANSAS CITY, MO.)

Digital Imaging Specialist: May 2001 – April 2002

• Designed and formatted syndicated feature pages and puzzles.

• Designed collateral material including envelopes, business cards

• Designed promotional materials for AMU speakers bureau.


STAR-TRIBUNE (MINNEAPOLIS, MN)

Graphic Artist: Aug. 1998 – December 2000

• Produced news, business and features infographics and illustrations.

• Specialized in science, statewide news, education and politics graphics.

• Covered breaking news stories as an on-location graphics reporter.

• Coordinated photographers for in-studio shooting of 3-D illustrations.


ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS (ST. PAUL, MN)

Graphic Editor (interim): Sept. 1997 - Aug. 1998

• Supervised five staff artists.

• Directed the newspaper's daily graphics content.


Graphic Artist: June 1997 - Sept. 1997

• Designed and produced news, sports and features graphics;

  illustrated sports and features stories.

• Produced logos for series stories.

• Worked closely with editors, reporters and designers

  to coordinate projects.




SKILLS:

Expert level

Adobe Photoshop

Illustrator

InDesign

Macromedia Flash

Freehand

Dreamweaver


Working knowledge

HTML

CSS

XML

ActionScript

PHP

JavaScript

Word

Excel

PowerPoint

Video editing software

Audio editing software