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Julie Lombardi  
Talented creative seeking employment
I take great pleasure in seeing ideas into existence. A versatile and insightful Designer and Production Manager with over 10 years’ experience in multimedia, marketing, and print design, I have experience with coordinating projects from start to finish, from the conceptualization of ideas to collaboration with designers and other writers, I can offer great perspective to any project. I have exceptional communication skills necessary to further collaborative goals and facilitate dynamic and original works. I am highly skilled in client and vendor relations and negotiations; talented at building and maintaining “win-win” 

I'm searching for an agency, studio or in-house department where I can expand my talents in Graphic Design. If your company is creative, driven, and unique, we just may be the perfect fit. I look forward to creating together!
Objective: Pursue a progressively challenging position in the field of Graphic Design, utilizing the knowledge and skills I have acquired through my educational background and employment experiences.

• Creative Suite 5 (Photo shop, In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Acrobat X)
• All Microsoft Office App’s for Mac/PC        • Page Maker        • Pica
• FTP apps for Transmit/Fetch        • Filemaker Pro
• PowerPoint 


MC Brand Studios, Thousand Oaks, CA Freelance Graphic Designer / Production Manager
(Oct. 2013 – Oct. 2014)
• Graphic Designer & Production Artist for numerous clients including Sunkist for Global Luxe, CBRE, and Wausau Paper.
• Develop a wide variety of visual elements, ranging from packaging, identity, annual reports and more.
• Supervise photo shoots and attend press checks.

Pulp Sisters Design, Sherman Oaks, CA Freelance Graphic Designer / Print Production Specialist (2001-Present)
• Creative Director / Designer / Photographer of Pulp Sisters Paperie 
• Design collateral for various clients including Artists’ Addiction Records, The Westfield Group & 
  Palm Oaks Entertainment
• Design social media facebook pages & mobile phone apps for clients
• Attend press checks
• Write copy for advertising/marketing/public relations branding

Taubman, Los Angeles, CA Sponsorship Graphic Designer (July 2012 – April 2013)
• Design and mock-up sales pitch decks
• Design marketing collateral for sponsorship program 
• Research sponsorship and partnership marketing trends in the marketplace
• Support Sponsorship dept. with advertising contracts

Westfield LLC, Los Angeles, CA Production Manager (Feb. 2011 – July 2012)
• Communicate production requirements and scope.
• Work with media agencies (mechanical requirements, specification, and schedule.)
• Create estimates, issues POs and manage multiple concurrent projects.
• Provide production and design support while routing mechanicals/proofs
• Attend press checks and manage vendor and resources. 
• Source photographers and illustrators
• Prioritize/schedule all projects.

AIG SunAmerica, Woodland Hills, CA Production Artist (Nov. 2009 – Feb.2011)
• Design and produce company forms and applications 
• Make sure forms and applications are updated in a timely manner in order to meet compliance              mandates and product release schedules.
• Form-fill PDFs to create fillable versions that can be accessed on company website.
• Coordinate with Forms Admin to make sure forms are ready to be posted to company website.

McGraw-Hill. Woodland Hills, CA Production Coordinator (Jan. 2008 – Nov. 2009)
• Design and produce books and manage all aspects and production.
• Coordinate production for multiple projects with internal staff and outside suppliers
• Liaise between production sources and design, art/photo, editorial, and manufacturing        departments to establish processes and ensure that project goals are met
• Lead weekly project status meetings and recommend solutions to team members
• Develop and review bid and assist in the selection of production sources
• Write for company newsletter

1105 Media. Chatsworth, CA Production Manager (Jan. 2007 – Sept. 2007)
• Proofed all assigned publications being printed by vendors
• Kept production for several publications on deadline by trafficking
• Actively collected artwork and got ads approved
• Produced and distributed production related reports
• Processed ad materials
• Fielded calls from clients

Miller Publishing. Los Angeles, CA Circulation Marketing Coordinator (2005 –2006)
• Coordinated promotion plan efforts including inserts, renewals, bills, direct mail and online for Vibe, Spin, Vixen, Tennis and Smash publications
• Kept track of Mailing Production Schedule and compose copy
• Quoted all circulation marketing job pieces with print vendors
• Designed and wrote copy for direct mail collateral
• Proofed all pieces being printed by vendors and organize the delivery of them
• Maintained circulation reports and subscriber file in coordination with fulfillment bureau
• Fulfilled subscriber requests and handle invoicing of produced jobs

Eaton Vance. Boston, MA Production Coordinator (2004 – 2005)
• Routed layout, copy, proofs and images for internal approval including Legal, Creative,
  Proofreading, Account and Production
• Kept track of Traffic Report and write copy
• Supervised copy flow between Fund Administration and production departments
• Quoted advertising and marketing job pieces with print vendors
• Proofed all pieces being printed by vendors and organize the delivery of them
• Handled invoicing of produced jobs

Au Bon Pain. Boston, MA Marketing Coordinator (2002 –2004)
• Managed the budget and Profit/Loss Statements for the Marketing dept.
• Coordinated requests/orders for café fulfillment, events and remodels
• Kept track of fulfillment inventory
• Designed event guides and distribute to all café managers
• Managed communication and presentations for corporate programs
• Handled invoicing for Marketing, IT and Food & Beverage departments
• Acted as a back-up for Hospitality Manager, fielding customer comments and complaints


UCLA Writers Program, Los Angeles, California 

Grub St. Boston Writers Workshop
Boston, Massachusetts

Continuing Education in Marketing Communications
Writing for Marketing Communications Graduate Program
Emerson College, Boston Massachusetts. 

Bachelor of Arts in Communications and Cultural Analysis; Minor in Spanish
Whittier College, Whittier California. 
• Participant in International Studies Program, University of Barcelona, Spain. 

Additional Skills: 
• Strong command of the English and Spanish languages and its usage
• Professional, enthusiastic, able to communicate with a diversity of personalities. 
• Organizational skills, ability to work under pressure and detail oriented.
Julie Lombardi
Full-time, Part-time, On-site, Off-site, Permanent position, Freelance/contract
Design, Production
POST DATE: 04.14.2018
Sherman Oaks, CA
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