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Visual Communications Professional
A highly ambitious and self-driven Graphic Design Professional, with strong abilities in developing marketing communications and branding standards. Driven by my passion to create effective visual communications, I seek a position that aligns itself with my dedication to innovation, communication and all forms of design. I am a creative team member with experiences in both traditional and digital design, however I am motivated about learning emerging technologies as needed.
NSCS Print Material
NSCS Product Development
QUINNEE’ M. ZIMMERMAN
Creative Director & Graphic Designer
Strayer University- Woodbridge, Va
Masters, Public Administration; 2013
Virginia State University- Petersburg, Va
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Visual Communications Art & Design; 2009
PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, INDESIGN, DREAMWEAVER
MAC & PC Platforms
Microsoft Office Professional
Windows 8 & Vista
OS X Mountain Lion
technical skillset .
Other Components of Adobe Creative Suite 6
Director, Creative Communications . (April 2013 - Present)
•Act as the leader of the creative department, providing conceptual and strategic vision.
•Guide all design projects from concept to delivery.
•Collaborate with directly with the marketing department to design and create all marketing material and content to support social media an email campaigns.
•Establish, maintain and advance the company brand through design and creative communications.
•Draft and edit copy for digital and print materials.
•Develop creative programs and design concepts that meet the business objectives of the organization.
•Provide quality control over concepts and projects.
•Stay up to date with industry trends and technologies.
HARRIS COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY.
Digital Design Assistant. (Sept 2011 - Nov 2012)
•Develop and execute design strategies to engage with current and future communities on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, YouTube, and emerging channels.
•Assist in every phase of a design project, including the creation and design of web page layouts, product page layouts, social media campaign visuals, email templates and visuals to communicate community events.
•Create all marketing and social media materials and advertisements
THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF COLLEGIATE SCHOLARS.
Marketing Communications Associate . (Feb 2012- Oct 2012)
•Write and edit content for NSCS including but not limited to (Press Releases, Blog Posts, Social Media Posts, and E-Newsletters).
•Work with the rest of the Marketing TEAM to execute marketing strategies.
•Publicize partner information for affiliate and reciprocal partners on the NSCS Website and ensure that site is up-to-date with information, logos, etc. at all times.
•Engage and create content for NSCS’ social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, forums and blogs.
•Develop, implement and manage ongoing marketing and communication strategies to further develop the NSCS brand
COMPUTER SCIENCE CORPORATION
SCA, General Communications Clerk I. (Oct 2010-Feb 2012)
•Answers calls on behalf of United States Citizenship & Immigration Services.
•Compiles and summarizes data.
•Verifies data for accuracy and completeness.
•Works directly with operational management.
•Provides administrative support while adhering to all of CSC’s & USCIS’ policies and procedures.
•Worked directly with Director of Marketing to develop sponsor packages and pitch presentations
•Assist in the design and layout of various print materials.
•Performed administrative aid such as filing, data entry using Microsoft Excel, and taking messages.
ABUNDANT LIFE CENTER, II, LLC
Residential Program Coordinator. (Mar 2007- Aug 2009)
•Provide technical guidance and support on programmatic and administrative matters.
•Develop and initiate scholastic and health education programs for patients ages 12-18.
•Analyzes and manages medication distribution and delivery charts.
•Participate in department-wide initiatives and projects as assigned.
•Assisted in the development of the organizations social media presence.
•Plan and drive weekly staff meetings.
AIGA (American Institute for Graphic Artists) - Washington D.C. Metro Chapter
Jan 08- Present
Will be available upon request
- MASTER'S PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY
- BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS VISUAL COMMUNICATION ART & DESIGN