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Professional graphic designer specializing in layouts, design, branding, and photo retouching.
Freelance Designer for InServ and Navicor
- inVentiv Communications
- May 2011 - Present (2 years 7 months)
Create and format advertisements, brochures, sales aides, and otherinformational collateral for various pharmaceutical client needs. Concept pitch items for future client packaging and advertisements.
Freelance Graphic Designer
- Dec 2006 - Present (7 years)
Complete design projects for clients to their specifications, within their budget, and by their deadline. Some recent clients include:
Tween Brands / Justice, Inc. (1 month contract plus 1 additional month)
Package, Production and Graphic Designer
Create, edit, and brand Holiday and Spring collateral per brand specific guidelines. Assist on catazine bind-in and savings cards. Create and format store signage.
Create, edit, update and format pieces for Preferred Living Communities including ad layouts, image retouching, direct mail pieces and sales aides.
Create, edit, update and format pieces for KidsLinked.com including logo tweaks, direct mail pieces, and new brochure and guide book concepts and layouts.
Web Designer and Graphic Designer
Create and format effective and modern designs for home, internal and landing pages. Recreate client logos as vector files when high resolution versions not available.
Germain Mercedes-Benz of Easton (Yearly project)
Create and update direct mailer catalogs using InDesign to lay out provided photos and text in a magazine-style format that appeals to target demographic.
Other clients: Skully’s Music Diner, Ohio Office of Information & Technology, Ohio Art League, The Hounds Below, Asian Concepts Inc. (Mark Pi’s and Kogens), Hang & Fold, Sharper Impressions Painting, Bombing Mansfield, and Secret Song Records.
Graphic Designer and Retoucher
- Limited Brands - La Senza
- Oct 2011 - Mar 2012 (5 months)
Create, develop and format in store signage and event-based collateral using campaign themes and elements. Work closely with production and copywriters to concept, format and design non-campaign specific marketing including hand outs and pro-card coupon booklets. Worked with digital team to execute digital eblasts and update current email communication to be consistent and on brand. Managed all retouching starting mid-Spring 2012, working with retouching vendors and Fit Team to finish images on schedule and on brand. Worked on in-house retouching for stills, secondary elements, body retouching and product swap on concept images and small format pieces.
Freelance Web Designer
- Sep 2010 - Aug 2011 (11 months)
Create effective and modern websites designs for landing and internal pages. Make low res logos into editable vector files for some clients when high res versions aren't readily available.
Graphic Designer/Production Artist
- Menya, ltd
- Dec 2010 - Jun 2011 (6 months)
Subcontracting for the Ohio Office of Information Technology. Create, edit, update and format collateral for new Service Sheets and Customer Service Center. Items included catalog, brochures, and information pages.
Art Director (ads) and Graphic Designer
- 614 Magazine
- Sep 2008 - Apr 2010 (1 year 7 months)
Develop ads from concept to completion including art, headline and copy and overall design when not supplied by the client. Also ran pre-production on camera ready ads, and occasional page layout. Managed social media, uploaded and managed web content.
Columbus College of Art & Design
- BFA Time Based Media, 3D Animation, Graphic Design
- 2004 - 2007
University of Toledo
- 2003 - 2004