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PROFILE/RESUME
Candace Cage  
Graphic Designer
 
Highly driven and productive designer with great attention to detail. Self starter with passion and drive, who routinely completes projects ahead of schedule. Able to contribute as a team player, as well as effectively self motivate and complete work solo. Excellent listener and communicator seeking a creative role in a team atmosphere. Interests include packaging design, wine label design and calligraphy.
Resume
EDUCATION

University of Baltimore 
May 2010
MA, Publication Design

Loyola University in Maryland 
May 2006
BA, Communication, specialization in 
Digital Media, Art History Minor

SKILLS

Advanced in: Adobe CC (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Acrobat, and Word
Intermediate in: DreamWeaver, Filemaker Pro, and Excel
Working Knowledge of: HTML, CSS, BootStrap, Tumult Hype

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

From Pixels, To Quill
Owner and Designer, April 2018–present
Established parent corporation of Candace Cage Design, creating stationery design, calligraphy, hand lettering, and illustration for various individuals. 

University of Maryland, Baltimore County 
Graphic Designer, April 2012–present
Conceptualizes and designs printed materials for various internal and external clients on campus, within the Creative Services Department in the Office of Institutional Advancement. Work includes posters, brochures, kiosk signs, banners, catalogs, website updates, HTML emails, logo design, invitations, and magazine features for the university’s award-winning alumni magazine. Also, simultaneously took on duties of the Production Manager for a period, which included specifying job type, dimensions, and paper selection to print vendors to obtain bids for both offset and digital printing, as well as followed production of finished pieces from proof stages, through mailing, to final delivery. Worked closely with billing contacts to ensure postage funds were available for mailings, and also maintained department archive of projects. 

Performance School of the Arts 
Freelance Graphic Designer, May 2006–December 2016
Conceptualized and designed various printed materials, including newspaper advertisements, large format posters and brochures to effectively promote enrollment, camp programs, the sale of merchandise and further brand recognition. Recent work included logo re-design and large format outdoor signage.

Candace Cage Design
Freelance Graphic Designer, May 2006–present
Proposed and designed various projects ranging from print advertisements, to large format signage, to logo designs. Attended press checks, worked with print vendors to obtain bids, and received and approved proofs. Clients have included universities (Loyola University in Maryland, Johns Hopkins University), businesses (UPS, Bluecross Blueshield, Weight Watchers), and individuals. Now a subsidiary of From Pixels, To Quill.

Clear Channel Outdoor 
Intern, January–May 2006
Worked in the Art and Marketing departments. Conceptualized and designed billboards for clients, as well as conducted marketing research. Original designs were selected by the clients and were posted in Essex, MD.

The Cagli Project, Atrium Instituto di Lingua Italiana 
May–July 2004
Participated in a professional summer semester in Media in Cagli, Italy. Worked in groups, but independently produced work in the areas of web design, journalism, photography, and video. Conducted interviews with a translator and studied the Italian language.
Candace Cage
Seeking
Full-time, On-site, Off-site, Permanent position, Freelance/contract
Experience
Mid-level
Skills
Design, Art Direction
Industry
Print, Education
POST DATE: 03.12.2019
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Baltimore, MD
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