Freelance Production Artist & Designer
AMY BAILEY CREATIVE
Mar 2018 - Present (3 years 7 months)
Provide freelance production, design adaptation, design, image retouching and product rendering support for packaging.
EIGHTY TWENTY | A DIVISION OF MATTHEWS BRAND SOLUTIONS
Mar 2015 - Feb 2018 (2 years 11 months)
Worked remotely managing all aspects from design through mechanicals for the Colgate-Palmolive, Henkel and Heinen’s brands; print production artist; design adaptations; product renderings; primary Photoshop retoucher.
Clients include Colgate-Palmolive (Colgate, Speed Stick, Softsoap, Palmolive, Irish Spring), Henkel (Renuzit, Dial, Soft Scrub, Purex, Smooth ‘n Shine), Heinen’s, Sprouts Farmer’s Market, Blue Marble Brands (Field Day), Kings,Campbell Soup Company.
Sr. Production Artist
ZUCCONI IDEA AGENCY
Mount Laurel, NJ
Jan 2011 - Feb 2015 (4 years 1 month)
Developed prepress ready files for packaging, promotions, web sites and displays; retouched and manipulated Photoshop images; provided design support.
Clients included Hershey's, Gerber, Ferrero, Sleep Innovations, Bumble Bee, Snyder's, Neater Feeder, New England Confectionery Company, Mars Drinks, Valio USA, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey.
Freelance Production Artist
AMY BAILEY CREATIVE
Jun 2009 - Dec 2011 (2 years 6 months)
Provided freelance production support for packaging and point-of-purchase industries.
Clients included Welch's Hershey's, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, Kruger Products, Schering-Plough, Cadbury, Philips, K'nex, Beiersdorf Inc, Campbell Soup Company, Just Born, Bed Bath & Beyond.
Production Artist / Package Design
Cherry Hill, NJ
Sep 1999 - Apr 2009 (9 years 7 months)
Developed prepress ready mechanicals for labels, cartons and shrinkwraps; retouched Photoshop images; created mock-ups for in-house review and client sales samples; trained and supervised new employees in production techniques and requirements; developed line extensions for new varieties and types of packaging; final preparation of files for prepress production and trapping utilizing Esko.
Clients included Campbell Soup Company (Campbell's, V8, Prego, Select, Chunky, Pace, Swanson, SpaghettiO's), George Weston Bakeries (Entenmann's, Freihofer's, Thomas', Arnold, Oroweat, Boboli), Pinnacle Foods Group (Vlasic, Hungry-Man, Swanson), Nabisco (LifeSavers, CremeSavers, BreathSavers, IceBreakers).
Package Design Consultant
NABISCO LIFESAVERS COMPANY
Aug 1997 - Sep 1999 (2 years 1 month)
Established and maintained archiving procedures, performed graphic design revisions, established and distributed color standards, managed and trained department to implement company-wide electronic routing for mechanical approvals, developed FileMaker database forms for department, established departmental procedures with manager.
Product Design Intern
May 1995 - Aug 1995 (3 months)
Assisted in development of concept sketches, renderings, presentation drawings, CAD layouts, and model making designed promotional mailings and established a resource library.
Package Design & Corporate Identity Intern
BAILEY BRAND CONSULTING
1992 - 1993 (1 year)
Assisted designers with creating board mechanicals, model making, and mock-ups; organized and implemented a storage system for completed job materials.