Jen Hughes Illustration / Medical Illustration

 
 

Jennifer L. Hughes

Medical Illustrator / Graphic Artist


Experience:


Freelance Medical Illustrator/Graphic Artist / Project Manager – 9/2009 – Present

Clients include: Cohn & Wolfe / Merck, Thomson Digital / McGraw Hill, Anatomical Visions,

Jurlique, 4-D Creative Media, Valley Hospital - Paramus, NJ, Scientific Animations


Recruiter/Account Manager - CGR/seven New York, NY 11/2007 – 9/2009

Recruited and interviewed candidates for job openings in:

oAdvertising agencies and Continuing Medical Education firms.

oExternal creative studios and postproduction houses.

Utilized various research tools to locate new clients and build client base.

Maintained existing client base through client visits, regular calls and e-mail.

Attended networking events.


Recruiter/Account Manager - The Creative Group Paramus, NJ 6/2007 – 10/2007

Recruited and interviewed candidates for job openings in:

oAdvertising agencies.

oExternal creative studios and postproduction houses.

Utilized various research tools to locate new clients and build client base.

Maintained existing client base through client visits, regular calls and e-mail.

Attended networking events.


Patent Illustrator/Medical Illustrator - Protek Patents Milford, PA 10/2002 – 6/2007

Prepared formal drawings for submission to the United States Patent Trade Office.

Worked directly with inventors and patent attorneys to create digital drawings

for Design Cases and Utility Cases.

Digitally photographed prototypes.

Color rendered black line art.


Freelance Illustrator - Vivienne Scholl Design San Francisco, CA 1/2005 - 1/2006

Completed various freelance projects including digital color illustration and black line art.


Freelance Illustrator - Vitallink.net, Keris.INC Bellevue, WA 1/2001 - 1/2002

Completed various freelance projects including storyboards, digital color illustration and black line art.


Senior Medical Illustrator - Vitallink.net Seattle, WA 11/1999 - 4/2001

Developed digital color illustrations for patient education and informed consent animated presentations.

Created concepts and storyboards for medical animations.

Directed the artistic development of content to reflect anatomical accuracy.

Worked with a large team of 3D animators, copyeditors, and medical peer reviewers.


Freelance Illustrator The Wright Group/McGraw Hill, Bothell, WA 3/1999 - 7/1999

Completed digital black line illustration for children's educational materials.


Graphic Artist/Illustrator - Visual Health Information, Peer Tutor Press Tacoma, WA 3/1998 - 7/1999

Prepared drawings for physical therapy rehabilitation cards, stretching charts and patient education materials.

Developed and formalized original illustrations for children's educational material.

Prepared and executed photo shoots for reference material.

Edited proofs.


Education:


Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY 9/1993 - 6/1997 Earned BFA in Medical Illustration. Gross Anatomy was completed at University of Rochester with two years of total human dissection. Surgical observance at local hospitals was completed during the fourth year of the Medical Illustration Program.

Adirondack Community College, Queensbury, NY 9/1991 - 6/1993 Earned Associate Degree


Skills: Digital Illustration and Photo Retouching. Art and Medical Direction. Skilled in Illustrator / Photoshop, CS3. Project / Account management and Client Relations.