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PROFILE/RESUME
Carol Bevilacqua  
Senior Graphic Designer/Illustrator
Accomplished Senior Graphic Designer, and Illustrator with extensive expertise in design and illustration for the higher education, museum and publishing industries. Facilitates, initiates, and brainstorms with team to reach the client's goals, and audience. Successfully manages and coordinates graphic design and illustration projects with content and web development teams from concept to completion with an emphasis on working within brand guidelines, budget requirements and working ahead of deadline with fewer revisions.
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AREAS OF EXPERTISE
- Establishes trusting relationships with clients, designers, vendors, and generates loyalty
- Highly developed leadership and team communication skills
- Exceptional ability in concept, design, typography, and color theory
- Recommends ways to improve production and reduce costs 
- Has solid background in print specifications, cost estimating, and proofing
- Works with children, youth, and young adults

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
- Consistently recognized for fresh innovative ideas, designs and brands information in a clear, coherent, and concise manner to inform, enrich, guide and impact 
- Creates, and integrates diverse illustrations, imagery, style, simplicity and elegance that reaches the science, education, young adult, and adult audience
- Applied and selected to create small scale public art for the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center, through a rigorous jury process

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY
- Trains staff in Adobe Creative Suite and other design software
- Impeccable organizational skills and manages multiple complex projects on tight deadlines
- Meticulous technical production and proofing skills; editing corrections, scanning, color matching and corrections, creating cross-platform graphics, pre-flighting, and producing pre-press digital files
- Advanced CSS and HTML web coding
- Platform; Mac OS X. Applications; MAC Adobe CS5-5.5,  (Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, InCopy, InDesign, Keynote, Photoshop), FileMaker Pro, Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), Painter, SketchUp, and WACOM tablet

Creative experience in the following:

PRINT
Advertising
Annual reports
Banners, billboards, posters
Book design
-Cover design & illustration 
-Style sheets, template, interior design,
-Layout, production, corrections
Brand identity, Logos
Brochures, newsletters, postcards
Buttons, T-shirt illustration
Catalog design, layout & production
Chart design
Collateral materials
Conference presentation & signage
Direct mail
Displays
Exhibit signage & sculpture
Fund-raising, membership
Invitations
Magazine design, layout & production
Marketing campaigns
Maquettes, mural design & painting
PowerPoint presentations
Spot illustrations
Transit graphics & illustrations

PHOTOGRAPHY
Photography for publications
Color correction & manipulation

ONLINE
Advanced CSS & HTML
Cross-platform graphics 
Infographics
Wordpress
Web page design & production


EXPERIENCE

1986-2009 
Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley    
Senior Graphic Designer for Publications and Design 

- Collaborated in a team environment with communication director, exhibit director, art director, scientists, designers, authors, editors, clients, educators, and support staff
- Managed budget, printing estimations, production schedule and proofing 
- Coordinated, managed, designed and illustrated a variety of science curriculum education publications, and marketing and communication projects for a regional science museum and learning center for educators and youth (ages K-12)
- Illustrated adaptable imagery that was scientific, corporate, serious, elegant, whimsical, or fun
- Facilitated, coordinated and executed all phases of production, templates, style sheets, layout, proofing, and type corrections with scientists, authors, editors, clients, print and miscellaneous vendors
- Hand-cut trimming for various mounting labels and signage
- Updated files for existing recurring projects, and translated into various media
- Organized photo shoots, maintained and archived the photo data base, and inventory of published pieces

 
Curriculum Graphic Design, Illustration, Layout and Production:
ACCESS - Alliance for Collaborative Change in School Systems 
EQUALS - Mathematics and Equity, Family Math
GEMS - Great Explorations in Math and Science 
GSS - Global System Science
MARE - Marine Activities, Resources and Education
REA - Center for Research, Evaluation and Assessment  
SEEDS - Seeds of Science, Roots of Reading 
SEPUP - Science Education for Public Understanding Program

Classes and Programs Catalog, LHS Quarterly, Programs for Schools, and Summer Camps and Programs Catalog

2003-present
Duro-design

Principal/Owner Designer for graphics, illustration and mosaics 
- Graphics: Specializes in design and illustration
Clients: North Berkeley Association; Gourmet Ghetto, Berkeley Public Library Foundation, Berkeley Symphony, Bistro Liaison Cafe, Copper Leaf Productions, The National Breast Cancer Coalition,Richmond School District; Artist in Schools, and UC Alumni Chorus
- Mosaics: Specializes in gallery work and emerging artist in community and public art

2009-present
Contract Mosaic Mural Artist
All phases of mosaic mural setting, fabrication and Installation for public art, commercial and residential sites.
-Jon Alff Architect
-Rachel Rodi Mosaics
-Youth Spirit Artworks

2012-present
Instruction/Teaching Mosaic
Richmond Art Center; Teachers in Schools Program
Institute of Mosaic Art, Berkeley, CA.

PUBLISHED 
2005
Mosaic Art and Style, Designs for Living Environments. JoAnn Locktov.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES, ART CO-OPS
ACCI Gallery,  Berkeley, CA
AIGA, San Francisco Chapter
SAMA, Society of American Mosaic Artists

COMMISSIONS AND PUBLIC ARTWORK 
2010
PAA - Northern California Public Art Academy. Oakland Public Art Program, Oakland, CA
2009-2010
ACAC - Alameda County Arts Commission. Small Scale Public Artwork Commission Program at the Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center (ACJJC), San Leandro, CA

EDUCATION
2008-2012
Berkeley City College, Berkeley, CA
Art Management, Dreamweaver I, II,  Advanced CSS, Information Architecture, Mural Design
San Francisco State Extension
Social Media Marketing 
  
1980
Washington State University, Pullman, WA 
BFA Graphic Design
Carol Bevilacqua
Seeking
Full-time, Part-time, On-site, Off-site, Permanent position, Freelance/contract
Experience
Senior
Skills
Design, Project Management
Industry
Publishing, Web/Multimedia
POST DATE: 02.18.2017
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Richmond, CA
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