Independent Graphic Design Professional
Amy Robinson Designs
Aug 2001 - Present (20 years)
Contracts with individuals and small business clients to design promotional materials and create/maintain websites. Projects have included: Promotional materials for numerous theatrical events including design and production of postcards, flyers, posters and programs; logo and packaging design, business cards and brochures; newsletter layout, graphics, editing, writing and proofreading. Able to respond to last-minute demands and produce quality work.
Print Production Artist, Education (Contractual)
Mar 2012 - May 2013 (1 year 2 months)
Worked with the design and editorial teams to produce educational publications using the Adobe Creative Suite. Created templates and stylesheets, prepared files for printing, mocked up screenshot prototypes for technology team and corrected photographic images.
Desktop Publishing Assistant
Aug 1998 - Mar 2012 (13 years 7 months)
Performed transcription, copyediting and proofreading. Coded text files into HTML. Served as in-house graphic designer for client brochures and simple promotional materials. Basic bookkeeping duties. Full-time and free-lance assignments.
Production Designer, Education (Contractual)
Sep 2010 - Apr 2011 (7 months)
Worked with the design team to produce educational publications using InDesign.
Project Manager, Education Marketing (Contractual)
Feb 2008 - Dec 2009 (1 year 10 months)
Supervised the conception, preparation, manufacture and distribution of promotional projects and materials, including catalogs, conference binders and brochures. Managed designers, copywriters, and other contractual staff in order to keep projects on schedule and ensure compliance with creative direction and specifications. Provided creative support and art direction and performed graphic design, copywriting, copyediting and proofreading services as needed.
Administrative Assistant/Graphic Designer/Webmaster
1998 - 2004 (6 years)
Served as in-house graphic designer for acting studio, creating promotional materials for business and theatrical projects as well as developing and maintaining website. In addition, performed general office and student services duties, including creation and maintenance of databases in Access and FileMaker and conducting research on theatrical industry and general business practices. Worked in the office through 2000 and then continued as a free-lance designer through 2004.
Freelance Film/TV Writer
1999 - 2000 (1 year)
Wrote capsule reviews of film and television projects for the video section of the Barnes & Noble website.