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Suzanne Clement Vorlicek  
Graphic Designer/Art Director
 
Innovative Graphic Designer and Art Director with over fifteen years experience in designing marketing materials and websites that attract customers. Recipient of multiple awards for trademark and logo designs. Enjoys working with talented professionals, managing production schedules and meeting deadlines. Inspired and motivated by challenges to produce excellent marketing materials on time and within budget. Excellent communication skills and adept in developing strong corporate relations.
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ART DIRECTOR
People Management | Client Services | Effective Solutions
Visionary Graphic Designer and Art Director with over fifteen years experience in designing innovative marketing materials. Recipient of multiple awards for trademark and logo designs. Ability to effectively art direct talented professionals, production, press checks and meet deadlines. Inspired and motivated by challenges to produce excellent marketing materials on time and within budget. Excellent communication skills and adept in developing strong corporate relations.

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AREAS OF EXPERTISE
• Trademarks and Logos
• Print Collateral
• Ads
• Trade Show Materials
• Microsoft Office
• Adobe Muse
• InDesign
• Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
• Marketing Management
• Graphic Design
• Project Management
• Budget Management

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SCV DESIGNS INC, Del Mar, CA
Art Director/Graphic Designer
Accomplished professional charged with Art Director and Graphic Designer responsibilities focusing on corporate identity and print collateral for organization within comtech and biotech.
• Successfully oversee from concept to completion the art direction, design and production of logos and print collateral
• Drive logo and print collateral projects, which result in showing cohesive corporate identity
• Project resulted in facilitating the buyout of Prolifaron in San Diego, CA to Alexion Pharmaceuticals in Cheshire, CT.
• Prolifaron and Alexion’s merged company continued to use the SCV Designs logo
• Provided customers with consultative recommendations regarding graphic design needs
• Submitted proposals and negotiated pricing and deadlines resulting in lasting business partnerships
• Facilitated customer interactions and relations resulting in business expansion & customer retention
• Clients included SynergEyes, Tiernan/Radyne, ComStream, CommSystems, and Spar Communications Group

SYNERGEYES INC, Carlsbad, CA
Graphic Designer
Outstanding professional tasked with designing and directing print advertising and marketing collateral from concept to completion at a revolutionary developer of contact lenses.
• Compelling marketing collateral resulted in strong product identity the unique hybrid contact lenses
• Drove the successful launch of the new Multifocal hybrid contact lens in 2007
• Partnered with the Marketing Director and brand managers to assess graphic design needs
• Developed design proposals, resulting in successfully targeted campaign materials
• Interacted with printers and created all files, resulting in the creation of quality marketing materials, on time and within budget

SPAR COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, Santa Maria, CA
Graphic Designer/Technical Illustrator
Effective graphic design professional recruited to innovatively design, illustrate and prepare art from materials for company literature, ads, trade shows, technical publications, and training resulting in user friendly materials utilized for customer retention and brand new customers.
• Managed professionals and oversaw press checks resulting in compelling marketing materials and on time, within budget project completion

BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (UT), Memphis Tennessee
Art Director/Manager of Art Services
Recruited to manage art design and production for the largest hospital within the Baptist healthcare system.
• Managed design and production operations with 15 key stakeholders within the workstream including illustrators, designers, writers, photographers, editors and public relations managers
• Oversaw the creation of captivating marketing, patient education, employee publications, display booths and permanent exhibits
• Developed award winning designs, within budgets and deadlines
• Responsible for complete oversight of logo designs, patient brochures, medical conference brochures and employee magazines
• Consistently provided quality designs and materials
• People managed the art staff and conducted performance reviews
• Fostered a culture of excellence
• Developed department budget
• Participated in public relations meetings and events, facilitating the hospital’s positive influence in the community via pro bono graphic design projects for charitable foundations

THE ROBERT A. McNEIL CORPORATION, San Mateo, CA
Project Art Director/Designer
Innovative professional charged with providing art director and design services to a major real estate investment and property management company.
• Effectively increased investors for the company and sister company, McNeil Securities, by designing and developing and implementing innovative and compelling marketing materials
• Managed design and production with key stakeholders including illustrators, designers, writers, photographers
• Oversaw the timely completion of strategically eye-catching brochures and marketing materials

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EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Art and Computer Technology, California College of Arts and Crafts
Corporate Identity, Small Business, Computer Language, University of California at Berkeley
Bachelors of Arts (Cum Laude), Liberal Arts, San Jose State University

ADDY AWARD (ADFED), Logo/Trademark Design - METS Telethon logo
GOLD CERTIFICATE AWARD (ADFED), Speculative Print - Gift Shop brochure
GOLD CERTIFICATE AWARD (ADFED), Logo/Trademark Design - Mardi Gras Gala logo
1st PLACE AWARD (Wilmer C. Fields International Awards), Logo Design - Epilepsy Foundation's Mardi Gras Gala logo
1st PLACE AWARD (Wilmer C. Fields International Awards), Special Publications - Mardi Gras Gala invitation

Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, San Jose Chapter
Suzanne Clement Vorlicek
Seeking
Full-time, Part-time, On-site, Off-site, Freelance/contract
Experience
Senior
Skills
Design, Art Direction
Industry
Print, Web/Multimedia
SAMPLE WORK
POST DATE: 07.30.2013
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