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Graphic designer with a heavy concentration in print design.
Patricia A. Dacey
17 Allene Avenue, Sudbury, MA 01776
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Extensive design and production management experience.
Design and production of print projects include: marketing literature, brochures, posters, publications, direct mail and product packaging.
Design logos and develop corporate identity standards.
Organizational and problem-solving skills in managing complex projects successfully, delegating tasks, and supervising production artists.
Work with copywriters and marketing managers to develop conceptual direction for product literature, packaging and advertising campaigns.
Art direct photo shoots.
Create graphics for print, web and PowerPoint presentations.
Traditional hand skills needed to create illustrations, comprehensives and presentation materials.
Solid understanding of production and the printing process.
Produce and pre-flight digital files for 1 – 7 color pieces.
Write specifications for printer’s estimates.
Approve proofs and go on press.
Proficient Macintosh user with more than 15 years of experience.
Software includes: inDesign, Quark Xpress, Freehand, Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat
2003 – present
Design and produce publications for print. Create graphics using appropriate software. Correct and alter images in PhotoShop. Work on-site and in home studio.
1997 – 2003
The Butcher Company, Marlborough, MA
Manufacturer of professional cleaning products, Division of JohnsonWax
Designed promotional brochures, training materials, print advertising and catalogs. Developed cost effective labeling for products that adhered to both industry standards and government regulations. Worked with text in multiple languages for International products.
1990 – 1997
Sheaff Dorman Purins, Needham, MA
Designed and produced print material for clients in finance, healthcare, education, and technology. Managed complex projects consisting of many components. Designed corporate identities and developed standards for use.
Graphic Designer/Mechanical Artist
Designed newspaper and magazine advertising, direct mail, sales materials and various other print materials. Produced graphics for television broadcast. Created traditional comprehensives and mechanicals for consumer packaging.
B.F.A. in Graphic Design
Boston University, Boston, MA
Studio Art Major
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
ADDITIONAL DESIGN EDUCATION
Photoshop I, Photoshop – Color Correction & Printing, NewHorizons, Burlington, MA
Introduction to Multimedia, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA
Desktop Publishing Certificate, Bunker Hill Community College, Charlestown, MA
ADDITIONAL STUDIO ART EDUCATION
Intermediate Oil Painting, Ceramics – Danforth Museum School, Framingham, MA
Landscape Painting, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Western Ireland
Boston University, Skidmore College