Dynamic, meticulous graphic designer with more than 10 years of experience in creating compelling visual communication for small businesses, nonprofit organizations and universities. Exceptional technology skills combined with proven ability to understand information and convey it visually, brand and market products by delivering clean, aesthetically pleasing logos. Self-driven artist distinguished for a minimalistic, clean portfolio of a variety of artwork for mobile services, websites, and social media, as well as more traditional print mediums. Demonstrated time management skills that enhance productivity and ensure deadlines are met.

Work Samples

  • Print

  • Logos

  • Android/iOS graphics interface development

Work History

  • ART DIRECTOR / GRAPHIC DESIGNER

    • Image Factory, San Diego, CA
    • Jan 2008 - Present (6 years 6 months)

    Creates bold graphics and designs for websites, print, email and mobile application icons using Adobe Creative Suite. Manages multiple projects and completes exceptional work by production deadlines.

    Key Accomplishments:
    • Create presentations using Prezi
    • Developed UX design to produce logical, scalable navigation for complex medical websites that have varied audiences, from layman to specialist and multiple levels of interface.
    • Expert with Adobe Photoshop, able to efficiently use design program to translate ideas into visual elements and communication
    • Creates corporate identity for a variety of industries with innovative designs in a high-pressure environment
    • Translates complex and intangible ideas into concrete, readable, and simple visual graphics
    • Develops and builds a creative rapport with clients to provide superior service, open to criticism and feedback and flexible to shifting goals

  • Graphic Designer

    • Washington Open DanceSport Competition
    • 2012 - 2014 (2 years)

    Social media marketing
    Marketing email design
    Website management & SEO
    Flyers, vouchers design, entry forms design and promotional items
    Advertising
    Animated banners

  • Freelance Graphic Designer

    • YIPPA, Seattle, WA
    • 2010 - 2013 (3 years)

    Collaborative activity with Yippa LLC. to create a full set of design materials to promote a campaign or brand for non-profit organizations.
    Key Accomplishments:
    • Produced a report regarding a campaign for Fix the Debt, a non-profit group dedicated to the economic survival of the government. It involved integrating information and prioritizing points relating to the campaign.
    • Collaborative review process with clients including FixtheDebt, NUHW-CNA, AmeriCares and AVAAZ to create banner ads, email templates, mail pieces, and reports that satisfy the non-profits needs.
    • Worked independently to complete the tasks on time.
    • Created variants for a daily direct mail campaign aimed at voting union members for NUHW-CNA.

  • Graphic Designer

    • Estacada
    • 2005 - 2008 (3 years)

    New Media: logos • websites layout • newsletters • animated banners
    Print: corporate identity • brochures • posters • presentation folders • advertisements

  • Graphic Designer

    • Easy Mobile Computing
    • 2004 - 2005 (1 year)

    - ERP applications design
    - reference materials design for ERP and CRM

  • Graphic Designer

    • Sitex Design
    • 2002 - 2004 (2 years)

    • website layout creation • logos • brochures • product presentation catalogs

Education

  • The George Washington University

    • MS Computer Science
    • 2010 - 2012
  • Universitatea Tehnica „Gh. Asachi” din Ia?i

    • BS Computer Science
    • 1997 - 2001

Specialties

Affiliations

3 years of volunteer work for Round Table Society NFP, Chicago, USA

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