Valerie

Blackburn

Guthrie, OK

Acrylic

Currently, I work on side projects for clients using the skills I have obtained in graphic design, UIUX design, web design and development. I also enjoy doing ink, acrylic paint and pastel fine art on the side.

Artist Statement

Currently, I work on side projects for clients using the skills I have obtained in graphic design, UI/UX design and web design and development. I also enjoy doing ink, acrylic paint and pastel fine art on the side. I also love photography, and although I am an amateur, find it to be some of my best work. You can view more of my work at https://www.valmedia.net.

Artist Bio

Valmedia, LLC has seventeen years experience in campaigns, graphic design, marketing, promotions, sales, social media analysis, UIUX design, web design, web development.

 

I graduated Oklahoma State University in Stillwater with a B.S. in Marketing, minor in Finance and Oklahoma State University Institute of Technology with an A.S. in Graphic Design Technology.

 

My Software skills include: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, CSS, HTML, xHtml, WordPress, with some knowledge of Hootsuite, JavaScript, PHP, C#, Visual Studio, JQuery, github. Tutorials in Angular.js, Azure, Balsamiq, inVision, React.js, Sketch and Visio.

 

Certifications include ‘SEO for Beginners’ with Yoast Academy for WordPress, Angular: Building an Interface' and 'Interactive Animations CSS and JavaScript' — LinkedIn Learning, ‘Google Analytics for Power Users,’ and ‘Front-End Web UI Frameworks and Tools: Bootstrap

 

Career highlights include: Redesign of a sales application for a Fortune 500 retail company, leading the redesign of the main product application as a UIUX Designer for a Fortune 500 payroll company and the design/development of websites and applications that are responsive for my own business clients.

Acrylic Painting
C'est la Vie BW Illustration
Acrylic Painting
C'est la Vie BW Illustration
First National Center Photograph
First National Center Photograph
Gangster Abandoned Vehicle Photograph
Gangster Abandoned Vehicle Photograph
Eiffel Tower Photograph
Eiffel Tower Photograph
As Above So Below BW Illustration
As Above So Below BW Illustration
Je T'Aime French Phrases Illustration
Je T'Aime French Phrases Illustration
Peace Lily Photograph
Peace Lily Photograph
Skydance Bridge Photograph
Skydance Bridge Photograph
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Bird of Paradise Photograph
AVA Illustration
Ooh la la BW Illustration
AVA Illustration
Ooh la la BW Illustration
Yellow Cactus Photograph
Yellow Cactus Photograph
Eiffel Tower Close up Photograph
Eiffel Tower Close up Photograph
Midtown Tower Theatre Photograph
Midtown Tower Theatre Photograph