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Tony Lazio  
Senior Graphic Designer/Art Director
Here's why you NEED to get in touch with me:
> Years of creative design, marketing and branding experience
> Expert-level skills with Adobe Creative Cloud apps (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop,  Acrobat), as well as Microsoft Office apps.
> A strong inner desire to be the best I can be including exceptional attention to details and an eagerness to learn 
> Dedicated, dependable, organized, and creative with a willingness to go the extra mile
> Excellent problem solving abilities and a belief in doing my best work on every project
> Ability to work & communicate well with customers and co-workers alike
> Excellent leadership qualities
> A bottomless well of BIG creative ideas
> An old school work ethic and an absolute LOVE of design with an extensive history designing: ads, postcards, brochures, logos, banners, catalogs and more
> A selfless, team-first attitude
> A commitment to lifelong learning and creative curiosity
> Rock solid dependability and integrity

You may find applicants with a more impressive portfolio, or who have worked on nationally known brands, but if you want to hire someone who will work harder than anyone else, solve problems, bring creativity, get along with everyone on the team, has no ego, knows software inside and out, and has a voracious appetite for learning new skills, then you must send me an email or give me a call and let's get this conversation started. I guarantee that you'll be glad you did.
Resume
Senior Graphic Design & Branding Expert
 
Logo Design
Marketing Collateral
Project Management
Publication Design & Layout
POP & Signage Design
Packaging Design

Degree:	BA, Art/Graphic Design, California State University, Fullerton
 
Technologies:	Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Photography, Web
Industries:	Electronics, Consumer Goods, Medical Information Publications

WORK HISTORY

Production Graphic Artist, Hampton Products International, Foothill Ranch, CA

•	Production and design of product packaging | in-store POP and signage | print ads | marketing collateral
•	Led a team in successfully updating product packaging for the complete line of Ace Builder’s Hardware (900+ SKUs)
I have received numerous compliments from co-workers and superiors because of my work excellence and willingness to do whatever it takes to get a project completed.

Freelance Graphic Designer

•	Clients: HEILBrice Retail Advertising, Studeo Advertising, Word & Brown Insurance Company, CVAC, Zyliss, 
PRO IMC, Inc., Vrzal Chiropractic, Partners Financial 
•	Provided high-quality design and production art for various projects, such as:
collateral | corporate identity | product packaging | in-store POP and signage | print ads | forms
I was continuously sought out by these companies for additional assignments because of the quality of work and experience I provide, plus my reliability and creativity.

Graphic Production Manager, Medical Insight, Inc., Aliso Viejo, CA

•	Completed a full re-design for The Aesthetic Guide, Medical Insight’s bi-monthly 120+ page full color magazine
•	Design & production for four magazine editions
•	Other successful projects completed: tradeshow signage | marketing collateral
I received many compliments from co-workers and business partners for providing excellence and stability to a position where that had been lacking.

Graphic Designer, Alacer Corp. (Makers of Emergen-C), Foothill Ranch, CA

•	As lead designer in charge of rebranding the company’s product packaging, I provided design and layout for a new look & feel that successfully expanded sales to mainstream retailers Target, Costco, Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and Albertson’s.
•	Product packaging | in-store POP and signage | print ads | marketing collateral | product photography
I was known around the company for going the extra mile and being a hard-working team player.

Senior Creative Designer, Sunwest Document Technologies, Anaheim, CA

•	Marketing collateral pieces | corporate identity design | forms | Xerox Docucolor operation
 
Graphic Designer, Extron Electronics, Anaheim, CA

•	500+ page catalogs | marketing collateral | print ads | product photography | project management

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Art/Graphic Design	California State University, Fullerton

SKILLS

Extensive Macintosh (including OS X)/PC computer experience including Macintosh maintenance, troubleshooting, scanning, printers, product purchasing research and outside service bureau and vendor relations.

Expert level skills in:
> Adobe Illustrator CS6
> Adobe Photoshop CS6
> Adobe InDesign CS6
> Adobe Acrobat CS6
> QuarkXpress
> Microsoft PowerPoint

Novice/Intermediate level skills in:
> Adobe Dreamweaver
> Adobe Flash
> HTML/CSS Coding
> WordPress & Joomla!
> Google SketchUp 

Additional skills & responsibilities include:
> Design of artwork for silkscreened and embroidered apparel
> Coordination of outside freelance artists
> Thorough knowledge of offset printing, including press checks
> Obtaining bids for print services and other vendors
> Copywriting
> Photography

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Volunteering/Ministry

Teaching Director, Teen Community Bible Study
2003 – Present
•	Lead a group (6-12) of adult leaders and teen students (15-40)
•	Includes public speaking/teaching, organization and planning

Member of Church Leadership Board, Living Water Christian Fellowship
2011 – 2013
•	Helped lead and direct a Christian church with 200-400 members
•	Participated in decision-making, organization, planning and pastor search
Tony Lazio
Seeking
Full-time, Permanent position
Experience
Senior
Skills
Design, Art Direction
Industry
Advertising, Marcomm
POST DATE: 02.09.2019
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Mission Viejo, CA
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