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Jeff Schrader  
Art Director
 
Looking to work with a creative team, consumer or industrial products company or exhibit/large format graphics firm but open other opportunities as well. I'm hoping be part of an exceptional team making a real difference for the company I work for. With years of experience working on a huge variety of projects utilizing vast production and specialty printing techniques on a wide range of papers and other materials I feel I have a lot to offer.
Resume
2007 - Current
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Graphic Design & Production Manager

Triad Communications 
Senior Designer

Concept Graphics
Junior Designer to Art Director

Current Responsibilities
• Design Manager for all marketing, education, and visitor materials plus some retail store packaging, signage, and displays
• Production Manager for all designed materials
• Design artwork, review, and provide guidance to others for print, online, large format, merchandise, packaging, and various other materials to meet brand standards
• Work within set budgets
• Develop time lines for marketing department projects
• Work directly with internal clients, freelancers, outside agencies, and vendors
• Plan and manage professional photo shoots both in-studio and on-location
• All types of photo retouching
• Provide art direction and guidance to other designers

SKILLS
• Strong sense of design and the ability to lead, organize and foster the growth of a creative team
• Manage workload and work flow of jobs from start to finish along with production details and coordination with vendors
• Experience with all aspects of the printing and finishing process including specialty stock and ink choices, non-traditional die shapes, coatings, binding methods, proofing and press checks
• Thorough understanding of many software applications including: Adobe CS, Outlook, Microsoft Office, and others
• Writing experience with the skill to edit provided copy for clarity and length, proofread, and craft original copy
• Draw accurate die lines for packages and other complex folded pieces
• Creation of comps and prototypes by hand.
 Comprehensive experience with direct mail initiatives, including mailing lists, postal regulations and rates, etc.

Education
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Visual Communications

Awards
• National Printing Industries 2010: Best of Show
 Regional ADDY: Silver
• Local ADDY: Gold, Silver, Bronze and Honorable Mention 
 Gold award for Neenah Paperworks design contest
• Cleveland Homebuilders Association: Best brochure, logo, and advertising campaign
• Ohio Museum Association: Gold & Honorable Mentions
• Service Industry Advertising: Silver
Jeff Schrader
Seeking
Full-time, On-site, Off-site, Permanent position
Experience
Senior
Skills
Art Direction, Design
Industry
Industrial/Product, Print
POST DATE: 11.30.2017
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Cleveland, OH
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