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Senior Graphic Designer
My name is Dave Jolda I graduated from SCAD in November of 2008. Currently, I am a Senior Designer at Purple Strategies in the DC area. I have a varied design background in Branding, Marketing, Digital, and Presentation design.
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Experience Purple Strategies | Senior Designer | Fall 2014 – Present • Develop and build branded/highly-stylized one-off or templated PowerPoint presentations • Collaborate with team to establish distinct presentation strategies and content flow • Visualize information/data through custom infographics • Re-think and develop a mature brand creating continiuity among all internal/external elements The Glover Park Group | Senior Designer | Winter 2013 – Fall 2013 • Deliver collateral to solve clients’ communication problems • Conceptualize and design advertising, digital, logos/identities, infographics, one-pagers, presentations, and annual reports • Juggle many projects simultaneously and manage priorities • Work with a team to develop, execute, and deliver high-quality materials under tight timeframes • Master page layout in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint to give clients well-designed creative pieces that can be repurposed with custom content Grafik Marketing Communications | Designer | Spring 2009 – Winter 2013 • Translate client business goals in smart concepts and original designs • Collaborate with creative directors, account executives, writers, print managers, and designers • Prepare files for offset and digital print and press inspection • Juggle multiple projects with shifting workloads • Interface with clients and vendors Freelance | Designer | 2005 – present • Understand clients’ businesses to accurately deliver solutions for communications needs • Conceptualize and design logos and identities • Interpret complex data sets and design straightforward infographics Software and Specialties • Adobe Creative Cloud • Microsoft Office Suite • Identity development • Typography • Print design • Page layout • Advertising • Signage • Exhibit design • Strategy and planning • Front end website design • Hand sketching • Production assistance Honors and Affiliations REBRAND Global 100 | JK Moving | Grafik Marketing Communications Graphis 2012 | Dean Alexander Productions, Inc. | Grafik Marketing Communications AIGA DC | Member | 2009 - Present Education Bachelor of Fine Art | Graphic Design | Fall 2008 Savannah College of Art and Design | Savannah, GA Associate of Applied Technology | Industrial Design focus | Spring 2006 Wentworth Institute of Technology | Boston, MA Relevant Study • Logo & Trademark Design • Information Design • Typography I & II • Production Design • Graphic Design Studio I & II • Business of Graphic Design • Digital Page & Web Design • Vector & Raster Graphics • Visualization I - III • Color Theory • Modeling Techniques I & II • Drawing for Design • History of Graphic Design • Industrial Design Studio I & II • Introduction to Photography • Design I & II • Manufacturing Techniques • Drawing I & II References available upon request.