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Jamie Kirby  
Graphic Designer
Creative graphic designer with strong typography and design skills. Capable and dedicated to developing well-crafted, dynamic communications. Relocated to the Boston area from San Francisco with experience working in a variety of environments. Comfortable handling projects from concept through completion, independently or in collaboration with a team. Contributes to assignments with organizational dexterity, insight, and a sense of humor.
MADELEINE CORSON DESIGN :: Graphic Designer :: 10/14–05/18
Member of a small team at sophisticated San Francisco design studio. Examples of projects include brand and package development for vineyards, annual reports for a public policy institute, website design for a literary journal, catalogue design for higher education organization, and exhibit banners for an art museum.
-Work collaboratively with design director and team
-Concept ideation and development
-Design exploration: format, layout, typography, color, icon/graphics
-Contribute to meetings, critiques, and discussion of projects
-Research and create theme boards to inform and direct branding explorations
-Design and prepare presentation materials
-Finalize production specifications, image retouching, deliver files for print/digital platforms
-Proof and manage communications with printer throughout proofing process
-Interact effectively with outside artists, vendors, and clients as needed

FREELANCE :: Graphic Designer :: 09/04-05/18
Self-employed graphic designer, joining organizations on a contract basis, or working with clients directly, including: 

A Happy Planet—a small retail company specializing in organic mattress and bedding sales. Sole creative, with responsibilities ranging from concept development and design to mechanical preparation and production management.
-Identity re-design, business cards, labels, bags
-Design and produce print catalogues, posters, collateral, in-store graphics
-Re-design and build website
-Wholesale brand development for 2 sub-brands, web design, packaging inserts  

Burr, Pilger, Mayer, LLC—a leading regional accounting firm. 
-Design information sheets and die-cut folder, applied to 30 categories
-Consultant for proposals, white paper series, interactive PDF, website imagery

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. and Ghirardelli Chocolate Company—long-term temporary employee with brand/packaging groups. Projects include packaging, collateral, posters, window and point of sale displays. Work with designers and production managers in fast-paced environments.
-Design exploration specialty packaging
-Photo retouching, spot illustration
-Production design; complex pattern creation, mechanical production, file delivery

In addition to the longer term relationships listed, other clients have included: GreenBiz, ElectroRent, Brimstone Corner Press, The Permanent Press, Pentagram Design, Pottery Barn Kids, GAP, Old Navy, Monster Cable, and Somerset Printing, among others.

GAUGER + ASSOCIATES :: Graphic Designer :: 07/00-08/04
Agency specializing in the natural foods and real estate markets. Responsibilities ranged from design through production on a variety of projects. 
-Design exploration brand/packaging, identity, brochures, collateral, environmental graphics, photography art direction
-Production design; line extensions, mechanical production, file delivery
Jamie Kirby
Full-time, On-site, Permanent position
Design, Production
Industrial/Product, Print
POST DATE: 09.13.2018
Belmont, MA
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