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Freelance Graphic Designer
miami beach, FL
I am a passionate designer who enjoys working with my clients to give them the best design that fits their business. I specialize in Logo and Product Package design for Cosmetics and Food. I also enjoy designing websites, flyers, postcards, calendars, product design, and business cards. If you would like to discuss your next project with me, I can be reached at Lauren@cremedemint.com or at 305-814-8680.
Graphic Designer, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.cremedemint.com
1521 Alton Rd. #504, Miami Beach, FL 33139
To obtain a freelance position in the graphic design field.
Freelance Graphic Designer 12/09 - current
Designed logos, product packaging, websites, business cards, flyers, postcards, fact sheets, posters, and calendars for Benihana, Face Forward, Well-Natured, Tom Falcon, Matteo, Dpoppen, Scheer Group, TOTS, Holistic Kidney, 13Speciaal (Holland: designed bathrooms buttons and wall graphics) and BeMyVA (London: icon design), Television Frenzies (logo/icon design), Avon (packaging), Beauty Butler Makeup Organizer, Code Miami, Simply Sharon's, Zach Madison, Vision Framework, Wara Quinoa, Londel Analytics, Firefly Yoga, Go Big Apps, Summa Nerd, and One World Marketing.
Senior Global Fragrance Package/Industrial Designer 7/07 - 12/09
Designed primary & secondary for fragrance packaging. Managed, presented, & approved design projects. Managed freelance designers Collaborated with production department and costing on designs and components.
Freelance Package Designer & Art Director/Bliss 3/07 - 5/07
Designed primary & secondary packaging, seasonal giftsets boxes. Managed, presented, & approved design projects. Managed freelance designers. Prepared mechanicals for printing purposes. Collaborated with production department on designs and components.
President 7/06 - 2/07
Concepted, researched & designed non-profit organization, Center for the Living Arts, an organization supporting dying arts throughout the world through research, by connecting students with artists overseas and by selling artists wares. Studied Mask-Making & Puppetry in Bali, learned Chinese & taught English in Beijing, travelled to Thai mountain tribal villages to observe traditional weaving. Travelled independently around China, Bali, Thailand, Fiji, New Zealand & Australia.
Freelance Graphic Designer/Australia 3/06 - 7/06
Blue Gecko Design & Communication, Ashfield City Council: Urban Planning, Well-Natured Naturopathic Care, Design Lab Co., Brand New Solutions. Designed brochures, logos, magazine layouts, ads, websites and jewelry.
Graphic Designer/Victoriaï¿½s Secret Beauty 3/04 - 2/06
Designed primary & secondary packaging, cosmetic packaging, handbags, paper & reusable box giftsets, cosmetic bags, gift with purchase items, hangtags, mailers, fragrance sample cards, giftables such as: sachets, ornaments, pillows, eye masks, mints. Prepared mechanicals for comping and printing purposes. Collaborated with vendors and our production department on designs and component.
Freelance Graphic Designer 5/02 - 3/04
Star Magazine, Love That Baby (fashion co.), Rappy & Co. (design agency), Noble Furniture, Kathy Ireland Home by Martin Furniture, Coldwell Banker Realtor Ann McCracken, Funny Honey Children's Party Entertainer, Solstice Music Festival and Certfx. Designed brochures, logos, ads, stationary
Graphic Designer/Kathy Ireland Home by Martin Furniture 5/02 - 5/03
Designed ads, brochures, catalog pages, redesigned website, self-mailers, flyers, point of purchase displays, posters, company T-shirt. Created environmental signage for Martin Wholesale Outlet Store. Responsible for photo alterations and touch-ups, sending items to print, ordering supplies and mailing catalog materials to customers and sales representatives. Assisted the Marketing Director in administrative duties; housing, meals, etc. reservations for conferences, ordering company shirts, and creating and updating price lists and marketing priority lists.
Graphic Design Intern/Mentus Advertising Agency 2/02 - 5/02
Designed two logos for prospective clients. Organized and designed a binder for the Merck-Medco environmental design project. Created environmental signage for Mentus offices. Provided technical support, researched photography, and prepared and mounted presentations.
Crafts Artisan & Assistant Wig Director/Old Globe Theater 6/99 - 7/02
Styled and hand built wigs. Managed two assistants. Organization of rehearsals and fittings. Collaboration with costume designers to develop masks, hats, shoes, and accessories.
Industrial Design Master's classes
2001-2002 San Diego City College, San Diego, CA
Certificate in Graphic Design GPA: 4.0
1995-1999 University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
B.A. in Theater and Dance: Costume Design Minored in German GPA: 3.6
OS, Windows, Photoshop CS6, Illustrator CS6, Indesign CS6, Solidworks, Quark 8, Dreamweaver, Word, Excel, Powerpoint
References provided upon request
University of Texas, Austin & San Diego City College & Pratt
2013 Gold Addy for Code Miami Logo
San Diego City College AIGA Board Member, Nowell Wisch and Dana Barliant Scholarship &
San Diego City College Portfolio Scholarship