What's is this profile .....several newspaper advertisements from 2006 to present; Visitor/Travel Guides for Mitchell & the State of South Dakota; inserts for Scott Supply Co. of Mitchell; 12 Month Glossy Calendars for Mitchell and surrounding area; grocery inserts for Country Fair Food Store of Mitchell, SD; inserts for Powers Furniture of Avon, SD; award winning published ad design; several national glossy inserts; random design works; a menu for Signatures Steakhouse.

Work Samples

  • National Inserts

  • Travel Guides

  • Ad Design & Special Projects

Work History

Jennifer Phillips 415 West 9th Ave. Mitchell, SD 57301 Cell: 605-770-1776 Email: jenphil7182@gmail.com Professional Summary: Meticulous graphic designer, excellent at juggling multiple tasks and working under pressure. I have worked in the print sector of the industry since 2004. I looking to expand my horizions in graphic design by working with web and social media more. Experience: Lead Senior Newspaper Production Designer/Pre-Press May 2016-Current Daily Republic Newspaper, Mitchell, SD www.mitchellrepublic.com Forum Communications, Fargo, ND (Parent Company) www.forum-com.com • Supervisor of two full-time graphic designers. • Help manage the ad production for the Daily Republic, ADvisor, South Dakota Farm & Ranch and other special suppliments to the daily paper. • Work on ad designs for the Mitchell and surrounding local areas along with areas in North Dakota and Minnesota covered be Forum Communications (The parent company of the Daily Republic. • Special section layouts, design and assignments. • Pre-press work with sending area small town newspapers out to plate so it can be placed on the press. • Pre-press work with sending the finished pages out to plate so it can be placed on the press. Newspaper Production Designer/Pre-Press March 2006-May 2016 Daily Republic Newspaper, Mitchell, SD www.mitchellrepublic.com Forum Communications, Fargo, ND (Parent Company) www.forum-com.com • Promoted to Lead Graphic Designer in May 2016. • Help manage the ad production for the Daily Republic, ADvisor, South Dakota Farm & Ranch and other special suppliments to the daily paper. • Work on ad designs for the Mitchell and urrounding local areas along with areas in North Dakota and Minnesota covered be Forum Communications (The parent company of the Daily Republic. • Special section layouts and design. • Pre-press work with sending area small town newspapers out to plate so it can be placed on the press. • Pre-press work with sending the finished pages out to plate so it can be placed on the press. Senior Graphic/Page Layout Designer & Advertising Manager 2004-2005 Salem Special Newspaper, Salem, SD www.salemspecial.com • Full time graphic designer for weekly small town newspapers of Salem & Bridgewater along with the weekly McCook County shopper, the Country Trader. • Managed advertising that would arrive and do page layout the old paste up way. • Sold advertising for special promotions like high school state sports events sponsorship ads & holiday promotions. Qualifications: • Proficient in Advertising Design using InDesign/Quark and most of the Adobe programs. • Logo Design, Photo Editing, Page Layout using most of the Adobe programs. • Pre-press work including computer to plate and also computer to film to plate. • Ad Management. • Work well in a group setting or by myself. Education: Southeast Techincal Institute 2001-2004 Sioux Falls, SD Associate of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Communications Accomplishments: • The Daily Republic Employee of the Month in May 2016 as nominated by fellow co-workers. • 2016 South Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspapers Contest - 2nd Place in Best 2x4 ad (Dailies under 12,000 circulation) • 2015 South Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspapers Contest - 2nd Place in Best Advertising Sales Tool (Dailies under 12,000 circulation) • 2015 South Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspapers Contest - 3rd Place in Best 2x4 ad (Dailies under 12,000 circulation) • 2014 South Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspapers Contest - 1st Place Best Series Ad Idea (Dailies under 12,000 circulation) It was a collaboration with a co-worker. • 2014 South Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspapers Contest - 2nd Place in Most Original Creative Idea (Dailies under 12,000 circulation) • 2013 South Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspapers Contest - 1st Place in Best Use of Color (Dailies under 12,000 circulation) • 2010 South Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspapers Contest - 1st Place in the Best Newspaper Promotion (Dailies under 14,000 circulation) • 2009 South Dakota Newspaper Association’s Better Newspapers Contest - 2nd Place in Best Use of Color (Dailies under 14,000 circulation)

Education

  • Southeast Technical Institute

    • Associates of Applied Science Graphic Communications
    • 2001 - 2004

Specialties

Awards

2016 South Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest - 2nd Place in Best 2x4 ad (Dailies under 12,000 circulation) 2015 South Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest - 2nd Place in Best Advertising Sales Tool (Dailies under 12,000 circulation) 2015 South Dakota Newspaper Association's Better Newspapers Contest - 3rd Place...
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