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Deborah Wood  
Associate Creative Director
 
Award winning graphic designer/art director who has experience in logo design, 
brand system design, print design, editorial design, package design, print and television advertising. digital design and illustration. All of these are developed with the 
understanding that a clients brand needs to be represented in an engaging, consistent way
that connects emotionally with its intended audience. This is achieved by getting to know 
a company inside and out and working strategically in partnership with clients to help them achieve results that are smart, effective, inspired and results oriented.

Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite with working knowledge of HTML and CSS.

Specialties: Strong concept development skills; social media strategy and 
creative development; specialist in developing and maintaining unique brand 
identities for clients through typeface design, icon design and illustration
Resume
Brogan & Partners   Birmingham, Michigan  2011 to present
Associate Creative Director, Associate Partner

Creative problem solving in the areas of: art direction, graphic design, TV, web design, digital design, print advertising and collateral, corporate identity, exhibit design, packaging, and ephemera for clients such as: Frankenmuth Insurance, Consumers Energy, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Henry Ford Health System, Scleroderma Foundation of Michigan, HoneyBaked Ham, the Michigan Women's Foundation and others. 

Extensive experience in art direction of photography, television, illustration, typography, 
subject research, talent and project management.

Specialties: strong concept development skills; social media strategy and creative 
development; specialist in designing and maintaining unique brand identities for 
clients through typeface design, icon design and illustration.

Proficient in the Adobe Creative Suite with working knowledge of HTML and CSS.

Positive I.D./ Woodworks   Ann Arbor, Michigan  1991 to 2011
Creative Director/Graphic Designer/Senior Art Director
Started Positive I.D., a graphic design/advertising studio, which served up fresh ideas 
and positive thinking for clients such as Infinity Yacht Charters, Food Gatherers, Ann 
Arbor Civic Theater, The Claymore Shop, Domino’s Pizza, Inc., Ford Motor Company, 
Al Dente Pasta, Warren Symphony Orchestra, InFRE, Washtenaw Mentoring Coalition 
and Doan Companies. 

Washtenaw Community College
Ypsilanti, Michigan
May 2010 to August 2011
Instructor Typography 1 and Illustrator Graphics
Responsible for creating and presenting class modules to enhance students learning
on the basics of using typography and understanding typography in graphic design
and Adobe Illustrator.

Perich & Partners
Ann Arbor, Michigan
April - May 2009
Freelance Graphic Designer/Art Director

Group 243   Ann Arbor, Michigan   April 1985 to September 1991   Senior Designer
I was involved in design and art direction for this full service advertising firm. While 
there I was involved with print design, trade show design and television advertising. 
I had the opportunity to work for clients from all over the country and world, 
they included: Domino’s Pizza, Inc., American Speedy Printing Centers, 
Mister Donut - Japan, Cafe Du Monde - Japan, and Eden Foods, Inc. 


Education
Central Michigan University   Bachelor of Arts   Major: Graphic Design   Minor: Business
Washtenaw Community College - web development classes

Awards and Citations
D Show - Detroit Advertising Awards - Best of Show, Telly Awards (Gold, Silver and Bronze - 2017), National Addy Citation, Regional Addys, Local Addys, Print Magazine Regional Design Annual, How Magazine Self Promotion Annual, Print’s Best Letterhead and Business Card 5, Strathmore National Paper Competition, Best of Show – Ambrose Paper Awards
Deborah Wood
Seeking
Part-time, On-site, Off-site, Permanent position, Freelance/contract
Experience
Senior
Skills
Creative Direction, Art Direction
Industry
Advertising, Marcomm
SAMPLE WORK
POST DATE: 01.09.2019
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