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  • Elvira Kopteva

    Design Manager

    Chicago, IL

I have a passion to make things better and to help my clients do great things. I strive for perfection and ensure that my clients' expectations are always met. I enjoy creative environments that constantly change and evolve; and I always seek out experiences that allow me to grow professionally and personally.

Work Samples

Work History

  • DESIGN MANAGER

    • Design EliKo
    • Chicago, IL
    • 2010 - 2013 (3 years)

    Consulting design services provided for the following clients:
    • Belle-Aire Fragrances // Fragrance Manufacturer // Mundelein, IL
    • Balance Natural Health Care // Holistic Wellness Services // Mundelein, IL
    • Memory Suppliers & iPromo // Promotional Marketing Solutions // Morton Grove, IL
    • Honey-Can-Do International // Home Storage Manufacturer // Berkley, IL
    • The Fitting Room Boutique // Specialty Lingerie Boutique // Grayslake, IL
    • Lakeside Village of Mundelein (LVOM) // Apartment Community // Mundelein, IL

  • MARKETING MANAGER

    • TeaGschwendner USA
    • Buffalo Grove, IL
    • 2008 - 2009 (1 year)

    • Coordinated brand management for USA division to ensure standardization of corporate identity, document formatting, templates and publicity materials • Created and managed the production of all internal/external communication and promotional materials for each business segment: corporate, franchise recruitment and wholesale • Managed vendor relationships, contracts and budgets with printers, photographers and developers • Gathered key marketing metrics, analyzed data and prepared annual, quarterly and monthly marketing plans with recommendations that leveraged promotional opportunities • Developed nationally replicable marketing recommendations to drive franchise recruitment

  • BUSINESS AND DESIGN CONSULTANT

    • Art Institute of Colorado
    • Denver, CO
    • 2006 - 2008 (2 years)

    Consulting business and design services provided for the following clients:
    • Art Institute of Colorado // HLC Accredited University // Denver, CO
    • Red Delicious Press // Contemporary Print Services // Aurora, CO
    • Hopscotch Technology, Inc. // Consumer Electronics // Boulder, CO

  • MARKETING ASSISTANT

    • Belle-Aire Fragrances
    • Mundelein, IL
    • 2004 - 2006 (2 years)

    • Conducted market research to evaluate and identify new product opportunities • Designed supporting marketing and sales materials for the sales team • Developed trade show exhibit marketing materials

Education

  • The Art Institute of Colorado

    • BA Design Management
    • 2006 - 2008

    • Major studio concentration in Graphic Design • Minor studio concentration in Interactive Media Design

Specialties

Awards

Major studio concentration in Graphic Design // Minor studio concentration in Interactive Media Design

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