With over 15 years of combined production, art direction & graphic design knowledge/management. I am passionate about my work & love what i do. I have agency experience as well as in house corporate design experience producing products for local as well as national/international use. Strong work ethic, attention to detail and desire for cohesive design solutions to meet the client's needs.

Work Samples

  • Med Ed Program Concepts

  • Logos

  • magazine ads

Work History

Art Director/Manager of Creative Services • 7/2005 – 9/2012 Institute for Medical Education and Research (IMER) North Miami, Florida • Responsible for leading a team of designers and producing cutting edge graphics and materials for national and international medical education programs/symposia. • Managed creative staff & worked alongside production manager & editorial department to ensure deadlines were fulfilled in a timely manner. • Worked closely with creative team from beginning to end on all projects – concept development, design & layout of materials Graphic Designer • 9/2003 – 7/2005 (Full-Time); 3/2003 – 7/2003 (Freelance) InterMedia – Fort Lauderdale, Florida • Worked as part of a creative team in the design and layout of instructional music books for Warner Bros. Music Expressions™ Curriculum. • Responsible for laying out magazine & newspaper advertisements, direct mail, and various collateral materials for clients. • Client work includes projects for Warner Brothers Music, Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, Ulysse Nardin, Port Everglades, Pino Tile & Carpet, Keiser College Technical Center, Leadership Broward Foundation, & South Florida Business Journal. Production Manager/Graphic Artist/Shipping Coordinator • 5/2003 – 9/2003 Advanced Documents Inc. – Coral Springs, Florida • Organized & supervised work flow, outsourcing of materials, printing, and shipping. • Design, layout & formatting of collateral material for offset, digital, and large format printing. • Responsible for coordinating & fulfilling daily shipments of materials to client stores. Graphic Designer/Production Artist/Customer Service • 5/2002 – 5/2003, Invision Multimedia – Sunrise,Florida • Design, layout, and formatting of collateral material & newsletters for output on digital printers, offset presses, & large format printers. • Troubleshoot and prepare client provided files for printing, proofs & sign off. • Customer Service and Preparation of Job Estimates and Invoices using PrintSmith Technology. Graphic Designer/Production Artist • 2001 – 2002 Pepper Heid & Associates – Winter Park, Florida • Pre-press preparation and troubleshooting of files prior to sending to service bureau. • Assisted in the design/layout of collateral material. Graphic Designer/Production Artist • 1999 – 2001 Sir Speedy Printing – Orlando, Florida • Design/layout of collateral material. • Troubleshoot and prepare client provided files for offset, digital & large format printing.

Education

B.A. in Graphic Design University of Central Florida – Orlando, FL

Specialties

Awards

2005 Silver ADDY® Winner Invitation Special Event Material Wheel Deal Invitation Entrant: InterMedia Amy Wertzler – Designer 2005 ADDY® People’s Choice Winner Ritter’s Printing Direct Marketing Campaign Entrant: InterMedia Amy Wertzler – Designer

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