SR. GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Aug 2015 - Present (7 years 10 months)
Created communications and marketing graphics for products and services in web, video, and print. Designed app graphics, style guides, user experience with iOS and Android compatibility. Collaborated with teams, prepared budgets, organized resources, and managed project teams to implement marketing strategies.
• Developed workflow and task management
• Setup proposal graphics library for team autonomy
• Maintained branding, collateral, style guides and coordinated with multiple departments to achieve project deadlines
• Cultivated relationships agencies, printers, and contractors to develop internal and external communications
• Worked with VP's to hire and train team
• Kept current with the latest industry tools, design concepts, and technological innovations
Sep 2012 - Present (10 years 9 months)
Duties: Art Direction, Creative Direction, Graphic Design, Web Design, Front-End Development, Video Production
Media: Websites, SEO, Publications, Advertising, Promotional Materials, Packaging, E-mail and Marketing Automation
* Design for print, video and web productions. Consulting, B to B, B to C and Social Media.
* Concept, design and implement brand messaging through websites, corporate identities, sales support materials, package design, advertisements, E-mail and work cooperatively as a member of a team, as well as independently. Skilled in training CMS admin functionality with patience, encouragement and positivity.
* Prioritized, managed and executed multiple projects simultaneously with extremely tight deadlines
Contract Graphic Designer / Packaging / Photography
Mar 2014 - Oct 2014 (7 months)
Design of retail packaging (Internal & Private Label), web graphics, trade show design/sales support materials, point of purchase displays and planograms. Conceptualize, create graphics and mockups as well as and give art direction on packaging ideas and photo shoots based on marketing's product developments and requirements.
* Present design concepts of consumer packaging from boxes, backers, header cards, blister pack and displays to the team and brand leaders.
* Production coordination between marketing, overseas packaging engineer, photographer to ensure a quick turn around time.
* Assisted with the brand core packaging redesign for a high-end solution and brand consistency. Define and develop style guides for all aspects of art associated with products.
* Strong art direction eye for propping, styling, lighting, photographic staging and photography for products and lifestyle photos. Meticulous eye for photo manipulation, detailed photo retouching and product color alterations.
May 1992 - Sep 2012 (20 years 4 months)
www.beebecomm.com Duties: Concept Creation, Graphic Design, Art Direction, Production, Project Management, Proposal Writing, Consulting, Social Marketing, WordPress CMS Setup and Maintenance, SEO, User Interface, Prototypes, Wireframes, Photography, Photo Editing, Illustration, Sales/Marketing, Pricing Matrix, Contract Negotiations and Budgeting Media: Print, Web, Packaging, Corporate Identity, Presentations, Social Marketing, Cosmetic Sampling
* Extremely well-versed in all areas of production, in-depth prepress skills MAC and Windows
* Coordinate planning, development, testing, and implementation of projects to ensure timely deliverables
* Supervisory and management experience in hiring, marketing, design, production and programming
* Illustration, photography, training and creative department planning
PRINT: Booklets, Brochures, Catalogs, Direct Mail, Editorial Layouts, Graphics, Manuals, Newsletters, Packaging, Pamphlets, Posters, Promotions and Publications.
DIGITAL: Advertising, Animations, Banners, Brand Identity, Buttons, Charts, Diagrams, E-mail Campaigns, E-Marketing Literature, Interactive PDF's, Logos, Maps, Presentations, Product and Service Marketing Videos and Web Sites. STRUCTURAL: Banners, Box Manufacturing Dies, Product Sampling, Signage, Trade Show Displays.