Exhibition, Showroom and Graphic Designer
Mar 2009 - Present (12 years 4 months)
Maintain relationships with vendor and material producers to sustain internal library.
Provide collaborative support on conceptual designs with other design staff.
Meet with clients to discuss preliminary design outline and ideas.
Deliver innovative, immersive designs that meet client objectives and goals.
Provide graphic design services; source materials and coordinate on design details with production staff.
Designer and Graphic Designer
Arlington Heights, IL
Sep 2003 - Mar 2009 (5 years 6 months)
Created immersive impactful environments and exhibits that engaged attendees and created brand awareness for various industries including health care; pet care; automotive; housewares; retail and kitchen and bath industry. Provided detailed estimate drawings to in house lead estimator. Conceptualized and produced effectual graphics which appealed to target audiences and sustained brand styling.
Senior Designer and Project Manager
Convention Service Associates Inc.
Jun 2001 - Sep 2003 (2 years 3 months)
Designed machinery exhibits for the IMTS show utilizing 3D programs. Provided client estimates for exhibits. Detailed and project managed trade show and event projects. Designed and produced production ready graphics. Attended show floor as exhibit supervisor.
Jan 1999 - Jun 2001 (2 years 5 months)
Established links between the photographer and clientel Developed and processed photograph prints Prepared projects and processed jobs throught computer system
Jan 1997 - Jun 1999 (2 years 5 months)
Introduced to the exhibit industry by participating in the building; packing; setup and dismantle of small inline exhibits. Provided conceptual sketches and idealization for custom trades show booths. Participate in the preparation of design deliverables and presentations.