I am looking for a job that would allow me to produce quality work by utilizing my strengths and talent in the field of graphic design. Some examples my work include: print advertisements, brochures, pamphlets/handouts, signage, tradeshow booth panels, banner ads, advertorials, postcard mailers, business cards, digital presentations, tradeshow logistics and marketing, website design and maintenance.
CAREER SUMMARY: Graphic designer with 10+ years of multimedia and marketing experience. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE: Accomplished designer with a proven ability to develop and implement effective design that supports advertising and marketing objectives. Successfully fulfilled numerous projects over minimal time periods and recognized as a creative individual who thinks outside the box. Respected self-starter, able to jump into any task whole-heartedly focusing on delivery of maximum lucrative results. Ability to solve problems by using patience, logic and the skills acquired through my education and real-life work experience. AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Conceptual Design and Layout • Design Development and Implementation • Organization of Schedules & Deadlines • Development of Beneficial Strategies for Company Objectives OBJECTIVE: To further develop my career while utilizing my creative skills and professional work experience as a multimedia designer. EDUCATION: • The Illinois Institute of Art, Schaumburg. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Multimedia & Web Design. December 2002. • College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn. Associate in Applied Science. June 1996. AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS: Illinois Institute of Art in Schaumburg. Dean’s List: Winter 2000 & Honor Roll: Spring 2001 QUALIFICATIONS: Traditional Art- Fundamentals of Drawing, Design & Layout, Life Drawing, Color Theory, Typography Technical Art- Adobe Illustrator, PageMaker, Photoshop, In-Design, Flash and Premiere, CorelDraw, Macromedia Director and Dreamweaver, Microsoft Excel, FrontPage, PowerPoint, and Word Marketing- Exploring new outlets, project management, writing copy for articles & advertorials EMPLOYMENT: • J.C. Restoration, Inc. - Graphic Designer (April 2009-December 2009) for the Design, Marketing & Branding (DMB) Department · Creation of communications programs that effectively described and promoted the organization and its products, including graphics, brochures, company or product fact sheets, logos, and other promotional content for publication of products · Oversaw the preparation of presentations and/or speeches geared toward clients and/or employees and maintenance of the jcr24.com website • Creative Automation Company (Direct Marketing Service Bureau) - Graphic Designer (January 2007-February 2009) for Creative Automation and sister companies belonging to the Vmark Network of Direct Marketing Companies · Designed print & online advertisements for industry publications · Maintained websites, including updating the design and content · Designed signage, invitations, and promotional materials for company events · Designed tradeshow booth panels · Designed brochures, letterheads, and mail pieces · Designed logos and created branding • Rubin Response Services, Inc. (Direct Mail List Management & Brokerage) -Graphic Designer (January 2003-November 2006) Designed print advertisements & online promotional materials. Created and maintained department e-mail promotions, newsletters and web banner ads. Wrote copy and developed concepts for advertisements