summery

Gifted in graphic and web design
Strong command over Adobe Creative Suite programs
Well versed in Facebook marketing and content marketing
Expert at project planning, management, and implementation
Ability to understand client’s abstract ideas and bring them to reality
Accomplished at creating and keeping brand consistency to promote brand awareness
Skilled at creating positive client relationships
Ability to work on multiple projects at once
Ethical, professional, and pleasant

 

experience

Senior Graphic Designer

Direct Mail Impressions, Boca Raton, FL 2/17/2014–present

Manager of Direct Mail Impression’s Art Department, which includes overseeing the daily projects of one designer as well as training the customer service representatives on latest online and direct mail marketing promotions and sales. Duties also include creating online, direct mail, social, and content marketing strategies and managing those strategies. Creator of online company brand awareness through articles on website blog, Facebook posts and advertisements, LinkedIn articles, and email and landing page campaigns. Manage and organize creative projects, including flyers, postcards, advertisements, brochures, and websites from conception to completion for both Direct Mail Impressions and its clients.

 

Graphic Designer

Lakeview Health Systems, Pompano Beach, FL 7/9/2012–9/13/2013

Created graphics for websites and landing page. Also responsible for infographics, motion graphics, and newsletter design. Interacted with print vendors and acquired quotes. Worked on portrait photography and photo correction.

 

Graphic Designer

Focusedsales | History & Heraldry, Coral Springs, FL Part time 2011–2012, Freelancer 2012–present

Designed flyers, postcards, e-blasts, PowerPoint presentations, newsletters, and trade show banners, etc. Duties also included website design and updates, product photography, and photo correction.

 

Owner/Art Director

Medley In Design, Ocala, FL 2005–2011

Worked with clients and advertising agency professionals to plan, develop, and design collateral materials; marketing materials; and advertisement campaigns across various mediums. Designed websites, brochures, business cards, and logos. Was on the creative team that developed videos and motion graphics for online, television, and movie theaters.

 

Graphic Designer

Waterwise Inc., Leesburg, FL 2002–2005

Designed product support pieces to promote consistency and product recognition, etc. Pieces included technical line drawings, brochures, use and care guides, informational guides, and packets.

 

Senior Graphic Designer

G&G Advertising, Orlando, FL 2000–2001

Designed advertisements, brochures, and other collateral materials for G&G clients.

 

design skills

Brochure, newsletter, booklet, advertisement, trade show banner, annual report, catalog, logo, and infographic  design

Website, web banner ad, landing pages, e mail newsletter, and e-blast design

PowerPoint Presentations and motion graphics

Photo correction and manipulation

 

professional skills

Skilled in project management and organization

Creative direction and mentoring designers

Coordinating with printers, vendors, and other partners

Preparation and distribution of advertisements and print materials

Content research and copywriting

Facebook ad and social media page creation and management

Content marketing

 

applications & systems

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Mircosoft Office

PowerPoint

Knowledge of Adobe After Effects

Skilled at making web updates using WordPress

Unbounce

LeadPages

MailChimp

My Emma

 

education

University of Missouri-St. Louis

1995–1998

Major: Mass Communication

Specialized in public relations writing

 

Rhode Island School of Design

1986–1990

Major: Photography

Degree: BFA