About

Hi there! I’m Datyell Close, a visual + web designer in northern California. I like designing, coding, and tennis. View my current projects of designing and developing clock faces and apps for Fitbit smartwatches.

Education

California State University, Chico

Fall 2015 – Spring 2019 (anticipated graduation)

BA in Communication Design: Graphic Design Option
Minor in Marketing
Certificate in Web Design & Publishing

Experience

Dubberly Design Office — San Francisco, CA

Summer 2018

Internship
Worked alongside other designers in a design studio setting under the direction of a supervisor. Designed visual elements, including illustrations, three-dimensional computer models, and visual diagrams, for presentation to clients. Attended both in person and phone client meetings.


CSU Chico Research Foundation — Chico, CA

January 2017 – Present

Graphic Designer: Internship
Designed visual assets and developed animated visual narratives as part of a team for use in online learning courses built using Adobe Animate and JavaScript.


Close Lumber — Sutter, CA

July 2011 – Present

Marketing & Web Services
Researched, developed, and designed a responsive online commerce website for usage on desktop and mobile devices. Managed online advertising campaigns and monitored online store analytics. Designed advertisements for distribution through newspaper, print, and web.

Software Skills


Proficient

Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, XD

HTML5 & CSS

Responsive web design

Microsoft Office

Apple macOS

Microsoft Windows 7-10


Knowledgeable

Adobe Premiere Pro

Google AdWords

Google Analytics

Blender 3D

JavaScript

D3.js

WordPress

Interests


Tennis

Photography