Sep 2014 - Present (7 years 9 months)
In-Store Guide: Assemble products on page according to wireframe, layout and format copy, work with Art Directors on making necessary changes, upload to Brandshare for proofing and legal review, and create final print files.
Digital Insert: Create various size tiles of products for online and mobile use, create proofs for internal and merchant reviews, work with project coordinators, proofreaders, and art directors to make necessary changes, and maintain online job tickets for revisions.
Digital Banners: Create various size flash animation story boards and static banners for campaigns, build custom skins and other assets, work with project managers and art directors on specific direction, assemble presentation deck with assets for review, attend kick off client calls, and attend internal concept reviews.
Freelance Graphic Designer
Self-Employed Graphic Designer
Oct 2003 - Present (18 years 8 months)
Clients include: Arboretum Tire & Auto, Client Marketing Services, Dahlberg Business Logic, Inc., General Mills, InCarNation Events, Lakeshore Weekly News, Minnesota Fraud Investigators Association, M.R. Danielson Advertising, Multimedia Graphics, Pezigns, and Storms Welding & Mfg.
Graphic Designer/Marketing Associate
GWG Holdings, Inc.
Apr 2013 - Dec 2013 (8 months)
Created ads with our ad program that explained our product and terms. Import contacts, schedule and send out email campaigns using MailChimp. Handled printing requests for the company and follow through with various printing companies. Post articles to company website using WordPress.
College City Beverage
Jul 2012 - Apr 2013 (9 months)
Created signs, banners, posters and other special projects to promote Budweiser products and specials. Collaborate with sales team on design ideas and projects. Operate large format printers and troubleshoot printer issues.
Eden Prairie, MN
Dec 2011 - Jul 2012 (7 months)
Created ads and coupons for various clients that were published in multiple newspapers around the Twin Cities area.
Eden Prairie, MN
Sep 2004 - Feb 2009 (4 years 5 months)
Created on-air morning newscast graphics, promotional material for on-air and in-house functions, web graphics, and operated Chyron machine.