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Colts Neck, NJ
Exceptional communication skills paired with creativity and versatility.
RECENT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Collectors Alliance, Inc., February 2013—Present
Marketing Assistant, Graphic Designer
Prepare and design mailers, brochures, packaging inserts and business goods; arranging printing and production. Copy edit, organize and create graphics for weekly sales emails. Publish and maintain pricing. Provide marketing tracking and research information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data on current campaigns. Photograph product and edit photos. Provide support to customers and clients, as well as the sales team.
Frog Prince Paperie, Oct. 2010—Present
Graphic Designer, Illustrator
Communicate with clients to prepare design concepts and build quotes. Organize information and files, prepare files for sending to printer. Create custom and unique printable stationary and packaging for events. Utilize illustration, typography, and layout to develop engaging party-ware and invitations for a wide range of events.
Western Creative, Inc., Aug. 2009—Oct. 2011
Conceived ideas, concepts, and campaigns; designed, produced, worked with others and coordinated the creation of communication materials in a wide variety of materials including corporate identity, packaging, print collateral, marketing, promotional design, and photo retouching. Worked with project managers and team members to provide professional recommendations for concept, design, art direction, production, and monitored quality control. Sole designer responsible for art and layout of a monthly business magazine. Prioritized multiple clients and projects. Monitored and tracked production projects to ensure proper and timely completion, worked with outside vendors to meet production deadlines.
Saginaw Valley State University Office of International Programs, Aug. 2007—May 2009
Collected and organized data and statistics for marketing purposes. Applied information collected through developing and revising information documents, handbooks, and presentations for student, faculty and parent use. Designed promotional materials; creating and integrating graphics.
ADDITIONAL LIFE EXPERIENCE
International Studies Abroad, Study Abroad Participant
- Florence, Italy; May-July 2009
- Paris, France; May-June 2007
APTW Conference, Association of Professional & Technical Writers; Presenter, April 2009
Exceptional communication skills
Passion for expanding knowledge
Proven organizational skills
High attention to detail
Mac & Windows
Saginaw Valley State University
- BA Graphic Design, BA Professional & Technical Writing
- 2005 - 2009