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PROFILE/RESUME
Tammy DeVoe  
brand art director, creative mgt.
creative services professional
Opportunities with various companies have provided excellent growth and experience. I enjoy leading teams and developing strong work with colleagues to complete projects. Asking good questions has always resulted in great work. Problem solving is a strength of mine. I understand the need for constant information flow between marketing, creative, management, clients and vendors to achieve our goals with positive relationships, sustainability and values. I believe my successes have been achieved with creativity, professionalism, desire to learn and personal commitment.
Resume
BFA from University of the Arts (UArts)
Philadelphia, PA

Creative Professional, Art Director and Graphics Project Manager with a highly developed range of experience in design for brands and implementing creative across industries

-  clear focus on brand identity and corporate image development for global markets utilizing multiple platforms 
-  driving brand objectives, with projects delivered within budgets & deadlines, managing work flow and leading teams
-  concepting, design, project management, art direction, photo shoots, illustration, editing, regulations and production
-  creating for CPG, brand visual communication, package design, public relations, merchandising, display, signage, collateral, commercialization, digital/web/social, responsive UX, D2C, B2B, 3D, site design, presentation, exhibits
-  print production, digital, 3D knowledge creating clean thoughtful design and typography with color balance expertise
-  team digital website and e-commerce workflow for design, functionality hosting, version control, development and deployment 
-  strong digital & print production - offset, screen, flexo, molds, corrugate, diverse substrates with color balance expertise
-  follow directives for regulation, color matching, technical spec drawings & quality, coordinating and negotiating with vendors and teams
-  eye for analyzing existing and new artwork standards for correcting color, values, quality and risk for graphic integrity
-  coordinating workflow while solving graphic problems by encouraging proactive teams with collaboration and motivation
-  ability to prioritize, multi-task and adapt to change with enthusiastic support within fast-paced environments
-  great organizational skills and attention to detail with accuracy for production and management of digital assets
-  FDA regulations, labeling, UPC, QR code, for QA confirmation & reminding confidentiality for each new product launch
-  responsibilities traveling for presentations, press continuity, QA & updates, merchandising, promotions & seasonal items
-  developing concepts based on brand directives and a love of all things modern, architectural, sustainable and new

-  Microsoft Office, SAP. Teams, Workfront, Sharepoint for agile & waterfall systems
-  Mac CC with InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint, Acrobat DC, XD plus Wordpress & SaaS, Shopify
 
Experience List
Brand Marketing  |  creative consultant 2021  |  promotion concepts for brand development including logo update, website edits, package and tags, reviewing and supporting print, digital & social activity  |  Red Daisy, Trajectory Brands, Zing 

SGSco, E. Hanover, NJ  |  2019 -3/2020  |  New launch & redesign existing product lines & extensions with QR code managed from design, R&D specs, prepress, 3D to production. Leading a team of 8 with workflow, marketing, regulatory, engineering, production & vendors. Managed presentations, logos, samples, commercialization, media & innovations

Randa Accessories, Bloomfield, NJ  |  2018  |  visual display, signage, windows, mannequins with planograms, photography & POS for retail environments including Adidas, Levis, RL Chaps, Fitbit, Kennith Cole, Jos. A. Bank and Macys. Involved scheduling and retail requests, inspiring teams, execution, new launch, problem solving and status reporting

Farmstead Arts Center, Basking Ridge, NJ  |  Art Advisor 9/2013-2018  |  Designed brand identity update, defining fonts, styles, colors, layout, logo use, and marketing standards. Promotion, brochures, presentations, digital/web/social, writing, photography, retouching, curate programs, mentor creative teams, negotiate with vendors, manage & host gallery events

Nine West and Jones Apparel, White Plains, NY  |  freelance art director 1999-2003 Designs for retail & wholesale markets maintaining multiple brand identities for print, package, web graphics with a team. Creating logos, retail windows displays, advertising, product development, packaging, presentation, trade shows, mailings, coupons, brochures, promotions

L’Oreal Professionnel Division for Paris, NYC  |  art director  |  Salon products and packaging, brochures, logos, displays and  promotional graphics with retouching. Communicate with vendors for regulated hair care & color B2B & CPG global needs

Landor NY, Division of Y&R, NYC  |  design production 1997-1998  |  Premier brand identity firm developing agile executions for consumer goods, corporate services, healthcare, package design, media and digital creative for B2B & B2C in global markets with Bath & Body Works, Victoria Secret, Mars Brands and Florida Crystals 

Unilever, Calvin Klein Cosmetics, Mt. Olive, NJ   |   production tracking primary & secondary packaging for all CK global fragrance brands, collateral, gift items, retail display, signage, promotions and coordinate for new product materials

Sonoco Products   |   Labels for Godiva, Arizona Tea, Seagrams, P&G, Beiersdorf, Nivea, Naturistics, Church & Dwight   |  Experiences printing graphics on press for brands learning capabilities, limitations & pushing innovations with cost value

Contract projects of graphic design and art direction through the years to present:  
Sandoz/Novartis, Randa MCG, Hartz Mountain Corp., Portico Research, Causeway Capital Management, Colas Inc., CFOdesign for Whole Foods, Tarlow Advertising, L’Oreal Professionnel, SundÃri, Emmerling Post, Bristol Myers Squibb, Prudential Communications, Movado Watch, Condé Nast Publications, Princeton Design Group, Dimensional Visions, Ferranti & Schiumo, Medallion Assoc. 

Additional
Learning constantly with software update tutorials including Excel certification update in 2019
Seeking a long term opportunity that will utilize and expand a breadth of experiences and skills
Perfect score achieved on the 2021 Farnsworth Munsell FM100 Hue Test for color tonal vision
Member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Commarts and Maroon Oak creative communities
Designed 10 Covid-19 safe cards with volunteer.org  |  Coordinated with staff to send foldable card pdfs that are 			printed in office, and distributed to patients at ECC, a pediatric skilled nursing facility
Marketing Chairperson for EHU Greater NJ, Alzheimer’s Association, 2021, leading digital and social media promotions
Girl Scouts of NJ member for 11 years as a co-leader for 7 years, leading Troop Action Journey to Bronze Award
Semester program to the University of Brighton, England, tutorial studies with Andrew Restall and Raymond Briggs
University of the Arts Culture & Arts travel program to cities in Russia, the Georgia Republic and Finland
Residence in Mexico 2 years and Australia with travel experiences in 39 US States and 16 additional countries
Drawing skills and a passion for fine arts, music, museums, travel, architecture, history and cultures
Tammy DeVoe
Seeking
Full-time, Part-time, On-site, Off-site, Permanent position, Freelance/contract
Experience
Senior
Skills
Creative Direction, Art Direction
Industry
Advertising, Print
Website
POST DATE: 03.07.2021
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