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Graphic Design Consultant
Highly skilled in design, development and production of high-impact marketing collateral that exhibits intelligence and a focus on results for clients in a broad range of industries. Exceptional skills with proven track record of successful project management of all phases of the design process from conception to post-production.
Contract Work 2009
LAURA JEAN D’ELISEO
Art director with 15+ years of design experience
Napa, CA 94558
Innovative and self-motivated designer with proven success working in a virtual office as a contract graphic designer. Highly skilled in design, development and production of high-impact marketing materials for clients in a broad range of industries. Exceptional project management skills and adept at managing all phases of the design process from conception to post-production. Expertise includes corporate branding and collateral design, press checks, content and process management and vendor relations. Advanced technical skills in Quark XPress, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat on Mac OSX and Windows.
GRAPHIC DESIGN CONSULTANT
FICO: San Rafael, CA: (9/07 – present)
Collaborate with Creative Director on multiple projects. Responsible for designing high-level brochures, custom artwork, case studies and fact sheets to communicate FICO's marketing message on a global level.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company: San Francisco, CA: (11/08 - present)
Working closely with 10+ project managers in the marketing department with the design and production of a wide variety of projects. These include large format trade show signs, billboards, POP signs, ad campaigns, direct mail and data sheets.
JPMorgan Private Bank: New York, NY: (12/06 - 5/07)
Hired to assist Art Director with daily design and production projects that included corporate magazine and creating original powerpoint and word templates. Conducted an in-depth color study for creating standards for all corporate presentations.
OppenheimerFunds: New York, NY: (8/06 - 12/06)
Supported creative department as production artist.
SENIOR GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton: New York, NY: (8/04 – 6/05)
Appointed to expand the firm’s brand awareness and collaborate with the Graphics Manager. Conceptualized, designed and produced new standards for marketing collateral and conference materials. Mentored junior designers and production artists. Shared knowledge of organizational and presentation methods that advanced the visibility of the design department throughout the firm’s 12 international offices. Designed web graphics for corporate website and email blasts. Responsible for updating brochures, newsletters and announcements while maintaining the integrity of the firm’s brand.
SENIOR ART DIRECTOR
The Royal Group LLC: New York, NY: (5/98 – 8/04)
Managed a 5-person design studio functioning as an internal agency for an on-demand printing company. Assigned, scheduled and tracked up to 50 projects per week to Fortune 500 companies in the NYC area while maintaining a highly efficient delivery record. Key player in strategic development meetings with the project management team, led conception meetings, reviewed all designs and advised sales executives on brand management projects. Essential in creating a strong base of repeat and referral business. Acted as creative director on business-to-business and business-to-consumer communications including direct mail, corporate branding collateral, annual reports and conference materials for clients in sectors including pharmaceutical, finance, fashion, travel and real estate. Received Association of Graphic Communications design award in 2003 & 2004.
BACHELOR OF FINE ART
College of St. Elizabeth: graduated with honors; Madison, NJ: 1994
College of St. Elizabeth