· Highly conceptual diligent artist with over 9 years of experience in art and design · Ability to produce high quality design with little direction in a fast-paced working environment. · Excellent oral, written, and communication skills. · Fine Artist, Photographer, Jewelry Designer

Work Samples

  • Promotional & Event Marketing

  • Fine Art

Work History

  • Freelance Designer

    • Freelance Designer
    • Jan 2011 - Present (3 years 11 months)

    Responsible For coordinating and producing a variety of design services, providing graphic design and art direction for designing of logos, illustrations, artwork for specialty events/occasions, ads, flyers, jewelry design/creation and photography.

  • Senior Designer Event Marketing

    · Create, design, research, ­­­­­and illustrate logos, illustrations and various marketing materials from concept through
    completion for breast cancer awareness, business administration Education, & Healthcare for event based
    promotional items.
    · Review all designs, research currents trends, suggest and make improvements as needed.
    · Prepare and review all final art for website and printing.
    · Provide creative direction, expert input, and analysis on all designs and collaborate with marketing manager to execute all designs

  • Graphic Designer

    • Monarch Communications
    • Feb 2010 - Oct 2012 (2 years 8 months)

    · Worked closely with Art Director, Copywriter, President, and clients on, brochures, label design, trade show
    displays, logo design, mock up displays, advertisements, packaging design, newsletters, sell sheets & other
    various client marketing and advertising design needs. Prepared all final art as needed.
    · Study illustrations, photographs and text to plan presentation of products and services.
    · Determining size and arrangement of illustrative material and copy, selecting style and size of type, and arranging
    layouts based upon available space, knowledge of layout principles, and aesthetic design concept

  • Design / Print Media Coordinator

    • High IntenCity
    • Apr 2008 - Nov 2008 (7 months)

    Design, layout, and coordinate all print materials including catalogs, consumer/trade advertisements, press pages, media kits, etc. in a trend setting fashion forward environment.
    Photograph and color touch all items to be placed in marketing materials.
    Work closely with sales and marketing team to propose new and out-of-the-box ideas.

  • Graphic Artist

    • Artcraft Promotional Concepts
    • Dec 2005 - Apr 2008 (2 years 4 months)

    Responsible for thousands of satisfactory custom designs from proof to completion resulting in customer call back/ re-orders leading to company growth.
    Produced top selling designs and stock art in promotional catalogs and web sites in coordination with marketing department.
    Worked within strict corporate and branding guidelines for the health and pharmaceutical industries with tight deadlines and budget constraints.
    Cooperated closely with a team of artists to maximize creativity, efficiency, and production.
    Worked with vector based graphics in creating and recreating art for promotional products.
    Managed a staff of 5-6 artists when necessary to ensure maximum production and efficiency.

Education

  • Centenary College

    • Graphic Design/Multimedia Graphic Design/Multimedia & Fine Arts
    • 2001 - 2005

Specialties

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