Graphic Designer & Desktop Publisher
Oct 2019 - Present (2 years 7 months)
Primary responsibilities: Building, formatting, and editing printed and digital content using branded templates, including: AODA compliant forms, reports, presentations, letters, brochures, and invitations.
Skills applied: Project management, attention to detail, and precise communication to review and understand diverse project scopes, make inquiries for clarification, and deliver expected results within the same day or 24 hours.
Graphic Design and Production Coordinator, Proposals
Dragados Canada, Inc.
Aug 2016 - Jun 2019 (2 years 10 months)
Primary responsibilities: Creating, developing, producing, and delivering simultaneous digital and printed government issued RFPs within four to eight weeks in collaboration with internal teams and external partners, including logos, binders, packaging, and large format printing.
Skills applied: Time and project management to determine proposal format, content requirements, and delivery schedule; precise communication to clarify changes in project scope; creativity, ability to take direction, and technical aptitude to design logos, binder covers and dividers, and infographics; attention to detail to proofread and edit content for consistency, spelling, and grammar; negotiation of material, cost, and delivery with external vendors.
Multimedia Publisher, Creative Services Associate, In-store Marketing Associate
CIBC World Markets Inc., Accenture Canada, Zellers Inc.
2012 - 2016 (4 years)
Primary responsibilities: Building, formatting, and editing content according to existing, new, non-CIBC or co-branded standards, including printed and onscreen presentations, requests for proposals, confidential information memorandums, html coded newsletters, event signage, printed and/or electronic advertisements, forms, greeting cards, name tags and invitations, and specialty product and brand design, specifically, CIBC branded collector coins, and internal corporate brand logos.
Skills applied: Communication with clients and colleagues to determine scope of request; time and project management to support accurate and timely delivery; understanding print production processes and timelines; technical ability to deliver diverse project types, often with short timelines.
Futuremed Healthcare Products
2010 - 2012 (2 years)
Primary responsibilities: Collaborating with marketing and outside sales teams to create and produce printed monthly marketing materials for distribution to long term care homes, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities while performing regular maintenance of the company website with updated product photographs, new pricing, and content updates within 24 hours or less.
Skills applied: Consistent communication to stay on brand, on budget, and on schedule; time and project management, and understanding of preflight and print production processes to address issues and find viable solutions; technical ability to complete website updates, build templates, and edit existing content; ability to negotiate with external vendors to deliver projects on time and within budget.