My name is Daniel Schmidt. I am a creative and driven Bay Area based web designer with 3 years of experience. I am professional and noted for my ability to meet all project deadlines. I have the ability to engage a variety of audiences through online marketing, digital media, social media, and print media. Skilled in analyzing website analytics to determine appropriate design strategies that drive internet traffic. My strengths are coupled with technical proficiencies in Adobe CS6 (Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign), MS Office Suite, CSS, and HTML.
I graduated from UCSC Extension in Santa Clara with a certificate in Web Design. I received the highest grades in my coursework. During my course work at UCSC Extension, there was emphasis on writing and validating CSS and HTML, web graphics, and project strategy development. I enjoyed the hands-on experience creating web graphics using digital imaging tools including Photoshop and Illustrator. I gained exposure to integration of images through Dreamweaver for web deployment. Throughout my coursework, I created graphic design layouts for websites with information architecture. I attained extensive knowledge in areas of typography, color theory, image selection, layouts, and grids.