I am well versed in meeting the daily demands of specific projects through strong visual communication, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
Most importantly, I am very comfortable working in an organization that must actively market to perpetuate itself, preserve its brand and maintain a daily high-quality experience for the clientele.
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PR Design, Sacramento CA
June 2011 to present
Design for print and social media work. Projects include flyers, invitations newsletters. Clients: Henry Schein Dental
California Dental Association, Sacramento CA
1994 to April 2011
Layout and print management for monthly large format magapaper, the CDA Update. Oversee and design print collateral including program books, brochures, advertisements, signage, newsletters annual reports. web banners and email blast artwork. Responsible for providing visual direction and problem-solving in conjunction with five marketing specialists to determine project goals, parameters and budgets. Supervised freelance artists, prioritize projects and schedule work assignments. Coordinate with brokers, printers and vendors to produce final product. During my 16-year career at CDA I was an integral part of achieving and maintaining a membership of over 70 percent of all licensed dentists within the state.
The Reporter, Vacaville CA
Supervised Sunday and Monday night design department. Created ads for daily newspaper. Worked with press crew for daily production run.
Gary Sandy Communications, Woodland CA
Managed and designed all print and media work for public relations firm. Projects included business systems, logo marks, and newsletters
for agency clients.
Sacramento News & Review
Created newspaper ads, cover art and sales campaigns for weekly news and entertainment tabloid. Responsible for problem diagnosis
and maintenance for Macintosh computers and related software.
AT&T, Pleasanton CA
Responsible for design and production of graphic packages in corporate design department. Typesetter, stat camera, and computer software packages were used to create various finished pieces including booklets, ads, invitations, posters, brochures, slides, and newsletters.
University of California, Davis
Newspaper & Newsletter
American Dental Association
Golden Apple Awards
Recruitment and Retention
A Conference for Women Dentists