I'm a creative and multi-talented Graphic Designer with experience in marketing and print design. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills. Skilled in client and vendor relations. Passionate and inventive of marketing strategies and campaigns. My style combines visual appeal with cutting edge use of color and graphics. With originality, my compelling designs lead instead of follow. I believe my combination of work experience and solid educational experience has prepared me to be a highly productive designer.
Experience Freelance Graphic & Web Designer Wash, DC 2012-PRESENT Graphic design for a variety of clients including trade associations. Design branding, ad campaigns, conference materials and other collateral for consumer retail and business-to-business markets. Adobe Creative Suite CS5: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver; XHTML/CSS. Multimedia Project Manager, PK Visual Communications Wash, DC 2009-2012 Graphic and web design for a variety of clients including in the arts and non-profit sector. Led illustration and graphic design and conducted creative visualization on projects. Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver. Production Coordinator, Edelman Productions Wash, DC 2009-2010 (Part-Time) Production Operations: Graphic design ads and promotions. Manage operations and communications for a leading TV Production Studio producing HGTV’s Home Improvement TV show. In a fast-paced environment, I catalyze operations for management, and staff. Facilitate accounts receivable and payable. Technical Proficiencies: Adobe Creative Suite CS4 and MS Office. Administrative Assistant, Landmark Title Wash, DC 2005-2009 Provided paralegal and office management services for an established real estate title company. Prepared legal documents in compliance with mortgage/title requirements. Cleared curative matters on Title Commitments. Coordinated business with with lenders, realtors, buyers and sellers. Prepared HUD/Settlement Statements and other loan documents. Coordinated and facilitated real estate closings for buyers and sellers. Balanced and disbursed funds with brokers and buyers/sellers. Managed and resolved Post Closing issues and ensured documents were properly executed after disbursement.. Studio Manager, MPH Studio, inc. New York, NY 2002-2005 For a leading photography studio in Manhattan, I managed payroll, supply requisitions, travel arrangement and expenses, customer and partner communications. I also supported the organization by planning and monitoring daily staffing schedules and ensured staff levels in support of operational demands. and business objectives. Education University of District of Columbia * Associate Degree * Graphic Design * Web Design Skills Adobe Creative Suite CS5 - Photoshop - Illustrator - InDesign - Dreamweaver - After Effects * Office Suite for Mac and Windows * Photography • XHTML/CSS