Eden Prairie, MN
Oct 2022 - Present (1 year 2 months)
Manage client print projects. Prepress backup. In-house design. Update and maintain company website.
Graphic Design Specialist
10+ years of experience of management of the complete design process, from concept to delivery. Expert skill level with Adobe Creative Cloud products: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash. Also skilled with: HTML, Microsoft Office 365 Word, Excel and PowerPoint. I am able to design effective graphics for print and interactive materials. I work well independently, organize multiple projects and meet critical guidelines. Work effectively with coworkers and for clients. I have experience art directing photo shoots working with stylists, models and photographers to achieve impactful imagery. I am a versatile illustrator, able to work with multiple mediums both computer-generated and traditional.
Print Production Specialist/Designer
2018 - 2022 (4 years)
Produce large format digital print signage and vehicle wraps. Designed client signage including: ADA, exterior and interior signage.
Graphic Designer/Production Specialist
Jun 2008 - Jun 2017 (9 years)
Produced a wide range of print materials for: U.S. Bank, Star Tribune, Presbyterian Homes & Services, Polaris Industries, Standard Heating, Ecolab, Warner Tools and other clients. Created banner ads, online booklets and web assets. Maintained brand standards of the various clients, prepared internal and supplied files for print. Designed: Ads, billboards, brochures, icons, logos, mailers and signage. Generated computer line art and package designs. Catalog production: Setting up style sheets and maintaining a clean precise product. Selected stock imagery, photographed products and altered photos as needed.
Graphic Designer/Production Artist
The Lacek Group
Jun 2003 - Jun 2008 (5 years)
Designed and produced weekly e-mail for Continental Airlines loyalty program. Produced print pieces for various clients including National Rental Car, Continental Airlines and U.S. Bank. Pieces included: statements, mailers, newsletters and collateral pieces. Selected papers for print projects. Photo touchups, alterations and color corrections for printed pieces. Traveled to press-checks for quality control.