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Donna Giannola  
Senior Graphic Designer
Graphic Designer seeking an inclusive and multidisciplinary team who needs a detail oriented, strategic creative with a versatile skill-set.

Design through Production Experience: Corporate Brand Identity, Marketing/Technical Communications and Trade Shows. Print, Digital, Web in All Media Formats.

Industry Experience: Renewable Energy, Software Technology, Medical Device Technology & Labeling, Education, Arts/Cultural Organizations, and Healthcare.

Concept Through Production Experience: Quality Processes, Project Tracking & Procurement, Digital Pre-Press and Print Production Supervision.

Collaborative communicator with all levels of professional. Experience working with Cross-functional and Multidisciplinary teams.

Current Computer Skills
Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
Microsoft Office: Word, PowerPoint, Excel
Final Cut Pro Studio + DVD Studio Pro 
Adobe Acrobat Professional
3-D Illustration (Poser)
Photo Retouching (Photoshop)
Mac and PC Computer Platforms
Social Media: Constant Contact and Facebook
Art Direction: Location + Studio Photography

Licensed Teacher: Grades Preschool, Elementary thru High School -- Art & Design, General Education and Reading Intervention.

Representative Clients:  National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 10-4 Systems/Boulder, Covidien Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions, Veran Medical Technology, Medtronic Surgical Navigation Technologies.
- Strong and versatile visual communications portfolio.
- Extensive experience working with brand identity systems.
- Interpret information and develop customized visual concepts.
- Experience in publishing, education, renewable energy, arts and medical device.
- Concept development and project management.
- Design and production visual media: print, digital and web.
- Organizational skills: multiple tasks, attention to detail.
- Responsive communications: Learning, adapting, cross-functional approach.
- Ability to meet tight deadlines and produce within complex requirements.

B.F.A Communications Design, University of Denver
Experienced visual communicator and marketing professional
Motivated and self-starter personality
Professional interpersonal skills

Medical Labeling Coordinator, Regulatory Affairs
April - Dec. 2017
Septodont, CO
Accomplishments: Review, analyze and process documentation for extensive medical device labeling projects. Implement quality review processes within established regulatory requirements. Maintain digital file archiving system.

Graphic Designer, Communications & Public Relations
January - November 2015
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO
Customized design according to brand standards.
Accomplishments: Utilized versatile skill-set managing multiple projects on-demand. Balance changing priorities in budget conscious science and tech focused government agency. 

Marketing Specialist, Trade show development --design and procurement
July 2013 - January 2014
10-4 Systems, Boulder, CO
Exhibit booth planning, design, procurement and project management.
Accomplishments: Spearhead design and production of exhibit communications and booth assets for five national trade shows. Fostered the development of a cohesive brand identity for all visual communications.

Graphic Designer, Technical Communications, Medical Device Labeling
July 2010 - February 2012
Covidien Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions, Boulder, CO
Accomplishments: Produce clinical product labeling supporting product recognition, brand and readability.

Graphic Designer, Marketing Communications, Medical Device Labeling
October 2010 – April 2011
Covidien Respiratory and Monitoring Solutions, Boulder, CO
Creatively solve complex design challenges for print, presentations and web.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams. Interpretation of brand standards.
Accomplishments: Re-branding visual communications for global roll out new product acquisitions.

Additional Experience:
Veran Medical Technologies - Graphic Designer/Consultant, B2B Marketing Communications -- Develop strategic communications supporting strategic mission and product acquisition.

Gambro - Graphic Designer, Marketing Communications
Design breakthrough product labeling system for new device technology.

Medtronic SNT - Senior Graphic Designer, Marketing Communications
Interpret and develop customized visual graphics new product launch.

Denver Newspaper Agency, The Denver Post 
New media design and support website launch

Independent Designer - List of clients:
Ft. Collins Innosphere
Veran Medical Technologies
Kaiser Technology Group
CIGNA Insurance Company
Springhouse Corporation (Nursing Textbooks)
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies
University of Pennsylvania
Temple University, African American Center for History and Culture
The Denver Art Museum

Client Testimonials
[Donna] has a unique ability to communicate with many different levels of an organization. Pamela DB., Marketing Product Manager, Medtronic SNT

I value Donna for her ability to push the envelope creatively while guarding strategic objectives. Debbra V., Marketing Manager, Devera Consulting

Great pieces of work with very little direction. -Katie E., Marketing Department, Medtronic SNT

Creative and thinks out of the box...innovative and diverges from the typical engineering-centric pieces. Her influence has helped broaden our portfolio. 
Robert T., Medtronic SNT
Donna Giannola
Full-time, On-site, Permanent position
Design, Production
Print, Marcomm
POST DATE: 10.09.2017
Frederick, CO
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