PERSONAL SUMMARY: A seriously talented graphic design professional with an extensive background in branding, packaging and promotion. I possess a deep understanding of the benefit of branding and the dynamics of design. I have worked with both national and regional clients and understand their unique requirements. My strengths lie in the ability to clearly communicate the client’s intentions and excite their target markets into action. I am a team player and work well with creative and non-creative associates. My calm composure under pressure and my rock-solid integrity make me a valuable member of any creative team. ASSETS AND CAPABILITIES: • Consistent award winning graphic design. • Remarkable photo-realistic illustrations. • Accomplished in 3D modeling and rendering. • Ability to motivate and direct creative teams. • Works well independently and with others. • Coordinates and supervises outside suppliers. • Develops and sustains cost effective practices. • Conducts or facilitates design presentations. • Excellent understanding of packaging print methods and technical requirements. • Expert-level graphic software skills with proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Strata (3D software) and Mac OS X. • Thrives in a multi-project, team environment. • Established and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, clients, and community leaders

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