Julz Finley, 2015


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Julie “Julz” Finley  is originally from New York, but is now based in Akron, Ohio. Her work has a focus on Graphic Design, Live Concert Photography, and Fine Arts.  Other fields that she has lent her ability towards: Pop Culture Writing/Reporting, Web Design, Social Media, and Video/Audio Editing.  If you want to learn more, just ask!

For Freelance Hiring, Find Julz at E-Lance!


Current Engagements:

Completed Engagements:

  • Vallmar & Co., Stow, OH.  Graphic Designer
  • AA Blueprint, Akron, OH.  Graphic Designer
  • Indie Music Cares, Los Angeles, CA.  Freelance Graphic Designer
  • The Record-Courier, Kent, OH. Graphic Designer
  • Fort Dearborn Company. Cleveland, Ohio. Graphic Pre-press Operator.
  • Cleveland Museum of Art. Cleveland, Ohio. Performing Arts Photographer
  • Ectopic Enterprises. Brooklyn, NY. Web Maintenance.
  • USOUNDS International. Santa Monica, CA. Contributing Writer and Performing Arts Photographer
  • Stanley Properties. Parma, Ohio. Web and graphic design.
  • Website Solutions. Westlake, Ohio. Web design.
  • Quarry Lane. Independence, Ohio. Graphic design.
  • Earthlink Cargo. Inglewood, California. Graphic design.
  • UPG Media. Cleveland, Ohio. Graphic design.
  • Viscosity Clothing Company. Minneapolis Minnesota. Graphic design.

Technical Skills/Software

  • Mac OS X, Windows (ME-8), Ubuntu (Linux)
  • Adobe CS1-6: Acrobat, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Lightroom
  • QuarkXPress 4-8
  • Microsoft: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, Entourage, Expressions (UltimateSuite)
  • WordPress
  • Kodak: Prinergy Workflow Systems
  • Audacity
  • Artisteer 3-4
  • Apple: Garageband, Logic Express, iMovie
  • CSS
  • TrackVia & LoopNet (Online data tracking systems)
  • Social Media Marketing: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, YouTube, Mailchimp.

Exhibitions and Awards

  • Billboard Magazine & PDN Online Year In Music Moment Photography Contest 2009 (NYC, NY) 6 photos accepted in a group online showcase, and juried exhibit.
  • “Private Screening” Spring 2008 Cleveland, OH “The Origin of a Species: The Platypus” Animated video in a group show.
  • “Eruption at Fredonia” Spring 2004 Fredonia, NY 14 pieces in a group show.
  • The Great Lakes Emerging Artists Exhibit” Fall 2003 Fredonia, NY 2 pieces in a group show show.
  • “The International Library of Photography Exhibit” Summer 2003 Washington, DC 2nd Place winner
  • “Rosa Parks Scholarship Foundation Competition” Spring 2003 Fredonia, NY Painting accepted for juried competition