Resume

Skills

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign
QuarkXPress
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft PowerPoint ScreenFlow
Prezi
Photography
Traditional Mediums

Education

Bachelor of Science – Art, Graphic Design (2007)
Associated Study: Marketing & Photography
University of Evansville – Evansville, IN

Experience

Officite – Downers Grove, IL – Creative Director/Graphic Designer (Feb 2010 – Present)

Design. Print marketing such as brochures, direct mail, stationary, & logos for client base. In-house marketing materials such as direct mail, email marketing, website design (user-interface) and promotional materials.
Strategy. Analyze marketing data and put together quarterly marketing plans. Integrated marketing strategies to engage and nurture leads and current clients.
Manage. In-house Officite brand and marketing materials, social media strategy & online presence.
Develope. Participate in new product development. Design user-interface components and supporting marketing materials.
Production. Maintain relationships with printers and vendors for print materials. Make art print ready and prepare direct mail campaigns for production and fulfillment.

Graphic Giraffe – Freelance – Owner/Graphic Designer (Oct 2007 – Present)

Design. Wedding invitations, identity systems, stationary, promotional materials & layout design.
Consult. Work one-on-one with clients to determine design goals and needs. Provide direction for branding and personal identity.
Production. In-house printing and finishing. Maintain relationships with printers and vendors for print production & fulfillment.

Tangerine Promotions – Northbrook, IL – Art Director/Production Artist (Nov 2008 – Nov 2010)

Design. Custom and brand guided artwork for promotional marketing materials and POP displays.
Production. Handle and organize all art, prepare for print, mediate between printers and clients and ensure quality production.
Photography. Facilitate and execute in-house product photo shoots. Post production & file storage.

Campbell-Ewald Advertising – Warren, MI – Graphic Artist ( Jul 2007 – Nov 2008)

Design. In-house design team, worked on promotional materials for company sponsored events, HR programs and new client pitches.
Photography. Shoot company events, executive portraits and promotional imagery. Manage post production and file storage.
Proofing. Large format plotting & printing for proofing and production of mock-ups prior to final production.

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