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PROFILE/RESUME
Christine Duhaime  
Designer and Editor
 
I am a passionate graphic designer with experience in print production, layout, logo design, image selection, photo retouching, typography, and more. I am reliable and organized, deadline-driven, and cooperative. I have excellent communication skills, and take pride in my ability to collaborate with coworkers, superiors, and clients seamlessly to produce top quality work.
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EDUCATION

     BFA in Graphic Design, James Madison University, 2008
     Multimedia Design Certificate in Print Media and Web Design, University of Rhode Island, 2010

EXPERIENCE

HERFF JONES, WARWICK, RHODE ISLAND ( JAN. 2019 TO PRESENT)
GRAPHIC DESIGNER, CHAMPIONSHIP AND SCHOLASTIC JEWELRY DIVISION
•	Extensive use of Illustrator and Photoshop to bring design concepts to life.
•	Design Championship and Scholastic rings, including intricate detailing on all surfaces.
•	Make all necessary adjustments to provided artwork and logos to allow for physical production within very tight specs, such as allowing for thick borders between important design elements to allow for finishing details such as enamel to be applied.
•	Work side-by-side with Sales Partners and Customer Service Representatives to ensure that customers receive the design they expect; establish solid communication between all channels.
CVS HEALTH MARKETING CENTER, WOONSOCKET, RHODE ISLAND (SEPT. 2015 TO DEC. 2018)
PRODUCTION ARTIST
•	Orchestrate graphic design, logistics, and layout for CVS/Pharmacy weekly print advertisements, creating and building ads ranging from 8 to 24 pages.
•	Administer the organization of files within the company database and oversee adherence with naming conventions and established organization systems. 
•	Closely collaborate with multiple departments to coordinate all elements of the circular together accurately while meeting strict deadlines. 
•	Direct the preparation of all files for print, including overseeing the creation of PDFs, preflight, packaging, checking links, and sending files to the printer.
•	Navigate the verification of legal disclaimers, price points, SKUs, and images in ads for distribution nationwide through an intense, comprehensive proofing process.
ADVENTURE PUBLISHING GROUP, NEW YORK, NEW YORK (AUG. 2012 TO MAY 2015)
ASSOCIATE EDITOR
•	Created and developed content across three brands, including bi-monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual print publications, as well as each brands’ digital presence.
•	Charted the creation and execution of all visual branding, signage, banners, and collateral materials for Blogger Bash, NYC; designed the logo, signs, and materials. 
•	Acted as a representative of the company at trade shows and blogger conferences, where I formulated and developed key relationships with other representatives and industry professionals and conducted in-depth research into new and innovative products.
•	Performed the writing and editing of feature articles, product reviews, blog posts, and item descriptions. 
•	Organized and facilitated interviews with industry professionals for B2B articles and B2C digital content, including the director of the Macy’s Day Parade and representatives of major toy brands.
•	Played a key role in all aspects of the company’s operations, including in graphic design, print production, image selection, photo editing, digital content, presentation design, magazine layout, writing, copywriting, template designs, and editorial content for all company brands.
RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY MAGAZINE, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND (DEC. 2011 TO JUN. 2012)
INTERN
•	Attended style meetings and provided extensive assistance at photo shoots alongside the Art Director and Associate Art Director, which allowed me to develop my design skills and gain more insight into the industry.
•	Directed the design of in-house and client advertisements for local businesses including restaurants, schools, and stores.
•	Developed style sheets and chose selected stock and vendor-provided artwork for multi-page spreads.
•	Oversaw the creation and design of event signage and photo drops.
HASBRO, PAWTUCKET, RHODE ISLAND (JAN. 2009 TO JUL. 2009)
COMP ARTIST
•	Orchestrated the creation and development of mock-ups for product packaging for numerous worldwide brands.
•	Administered the shipping and packing of products for domestic and international vendors for display at tradeshows and corporate meetings.
•	Closely cooperated with designers, box cutters, vendors, and managers to guarantee orders were created and delivered on strict deadlines.
EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS (B.F.A.) IN GRAPHIC DESIGN, 2008
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia
MULTIMEDIA DESIGN CERTIFICATE IN PRINT MEDIA AND WEB DESIGN, 2010
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island


SKILLS

Photoshop
Illustrator
InDesign
WordPress
QuarkXPress
Microsoft Word
PowerPoint
Excel
Mac
PC
Graphic Design
Writing
Copyediting
Social Media and Networking
Organization
Time Management
Customer Service
Fine Arts
Christine Duhaime
Seeking
Full-time, Permanent position
Experience
Senior
Skills
Design, Creative Direction
Industry
Publishing, Web/Multimedia
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POST DATE: 05.10.2022
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East Greenwich, RI
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