David L. Booker, Jr.



To obtain a career as UX/UI Front End Web/Visual Designer to utilize my skills in contemporary design patterns and trends in web design, print design, marketing materials development, photography, motion graphics, flash animation, digital illustration, and typography. Prefer a position with multifaceted media design opportunities, along with tasks related to student success via mentoring, retention and assisting in improving student graduate rates and life skills development.



·       14 year experience front-end Web Design Specialist, highly proficient in Word Press, and the Percussion CM1 Web Content Management System content management system.

·       19 year experience in digital illustration and graphic artists for HCCI, Inner Image Designs, LLC, and Company426

·       12 year experience in Print Design industry for Marketing materials

·       Proficient in various web and graphic design software tools and programming languages including: HTML5, CSS3, Adobe Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, Flash CC, InDesign CC and Dreamweaver CC, Microsoft Office Suite, Text Mate, CSS Edit, XAMPP, Coda, MAMP, SASS, AJAX, Twitter Bootstraps 3, Foundation 5, WordPress, JavaScript,

·       JQuery Libraries, Mustache, SMACSS, Responsive Web design, CSS Grid Systems.

·       Graphic and Web Design portfolio chosen twice by the Art Institute of Pittsburgh as one of their top student portfolios; to display for their accreditation board. (Summer 2011)

·       15 year experience as a university instructor

·       Extensive experience in media and video related software including: Final Cut Pro, Apple Motion, iMovie, iDVD, iShowU HD , Adobe Premiere, Avid Pro Tools, Finale, Apple Logic Pro 9 , Reason, Soundtrack Pro and Garage Band.

·       Proven leader, mentor, and life coach (with more than 19 years of experience in training volunteers and students at several local churches in the area).



·       Trained on SMACSS by Jonathan Snook (it’s founder) at Converge SE Conference (May 2014)

·       Web Design Diploma. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - online division (2011)

·       Adobe Photoshop CS "Tips &Tricks" Seminar. Sponsored by NAPP. Richmond, Virginia (2005)

·       Macromedia Flash MX 2004 eLearning Symposium. Boston, Massachusetts. (2004)

·       Masters of Arts in Music: Piano Performance. Norfolk State University (2002)

·       Bachelor of Science Music Media: Emphasis in Mass Communications (1998)



During the Converge SE, where I met Chris Coyier, CSS-Tricks founder and Carl Smith of nGen Works, Sam Kapila, and Fabio Carneiro (MailChimp Email UX designer). I attended the pre-conference workshop taught by with Jonathan Snook, creator of SMACSS; attended live workshops with the Ethan Marcotte (the father of Responsive Web Design); Clarissa Peterson (RWD typography);



Webmaster/Computer/Education Specialist for the Student Success Center Norfolk State University, Norfolk Virginia 2011 - present

·  Provide media support and consultations with staff for media design, updates, and website maintenance.

·  Managing the computer hardware and software, providing insight and updates on recommendations for replacing and/or upgrading computer hardware and software, as well as providing in-house Blackboard support for the Spartan Success Center.

·  Assist the associate director with the development and coordination of activities and other programmatic functions to support the mentoring program.


·   Created the multiple websites and brochures for the CSET in support of graduate programs including the Cleanroom, Information Assurance, Engineering graduate program, Computer Science graduate program, Materials Science graduate program, PREM, NanoHub workshops, The Hodge Institute for Entrepreneurship, Center of Excellence in Health Disparities, and the Student Success Center.

·   Assisted the NSU Webmaster and Marketing team with updating the university’s main homepage.

·   Implemented modern HTML5 and CSS3, JQuery, AJAX, and CSS frameworks concepts for the various websites SMACSS.


Senior Web Designer/ Developer

Inner Image Designs, LLC, Virginia Beach, Virginia 2007 - 2011

·       Prototype, Develop, Build, and Deploy websites for Inner Image Designs’ website customers and clients.

·       Featured client sites include:

·       www.innerimagedesigns.com - all coding, and flash player functionality and slides

·       www.nctcogic.com - web design, and website functionality (the intro graphic was pre-existing)

·       www.themilesagency - web design, and website functionality


Freelance Designer / Graphic Artist

Company426 LLC, Chesapeake Virginia 2001 - 2015

·       Create flyers, bulletins, postcards, mailers, logos, web graphics, posters, CD artwork, and DVD Booklet artwork


Associate Television Director (“Focus on the Word”)

K. L. Warren Ministries, Norfolk, Virginia 2004 - 2005

·       Directed television broadcast aired on TV One

·       Created CG and motion graphics for the shows

·       Composed the theme song and all music for the show

·       Converted the show footage from MiniDV to Beta format

·       Supervised the delivery of the completed shows to the station for airing

·       Hair show magazine images


Creative Department – Media Designer (Volunteer)

Hebron Cornerstone Church International, Virginia Beach, Virginia 2003 - 2013

·       Create flyers, bulletins, postcards, mailers, logos, web graphics, posters, CD artwork, and DVD Booklet artwork



References will be furnished upon request