Art Restoration Specialist
Jan 2020 - Feb 2020 (1 month)
Annual carousel maintenance and touchup program; photographed condition and updated logbook on wear assessment of each animal and chariot, repaired broken and missing parts, spackled, sanded and primed worn areas on each animal, repainted damaged areas with exact matching paint colors, applied protectant clear coat. Consultation with previous program manager and board of directors to meet restoration program standards and timeline objective.
Senior Layout Artist
Gemini Sign Products
Oct 2016 - Jul 2019 (2 years 9 months)
Produced layouts of acrylic signage based on manufacturing capabilities and customer artwork. Maintained orderly files of all artwork. Assisted the sales team with design/production questions for flat cut acrylic product line. Interviewed new design team candidates, provided onboarding assistance, developed training materials. Researched, budgeted and managed office social events.
Dec 2015 - Sep 2016 (9 months)
Developed and implemented systems to better communicate the range of design services with existing and future clients though email, phone, print, web and social media. Direct email marketing, client retention, up-selling product lines and maintenance of social media accounts.
Marketing Production Assistant
Northwest Farm Credit Services
Sep 2013 - Dec 2015 (2 years 3 months)
Design of corporate branding, marketing materials, in-house materials, tradeshows, promotional items and print advertisements for 45 branch locations. Setup and management of the internal marketing material ordering system.
Signs for Success
May 2012 - May 2013 (1 year)
Design of files for tradeshows, vehicle graphics, indoor/outdoor signage, logos and branding. Consultation with clients for development of signage. Knowledge of substrates, printing processes and manufacturing.
King Beverage, Inc.
Spokane Valley, WA
Feb 2010 - May 2012 (2 years 3 months)
Management of signmaking department; monthly budget reports, ordering of substrates and materials. Design and production of over 30,000 custom banners, posters and tap handle decals. Consultation on large signage displays for restaurants, bars, convenience and grocery stores. Maintenance of printers and branding standard files/templates from Anheuser-Busch and independent crafts.
Mod-Zel Screen Printing
Traverse City, MI
Mar 2008 - May 2009 (1 year 2 months)
Design of logos, signage, print advertisements, tradeshow displays and vehicle graphics. Updated company website; conducted marketing research. Assistant for vinyl installation, screenprint production and large format digital printing.
Traverse City, MI
Feb 2005 - Mar 2008 (3 years 1 month)
Design of marketing materials, product packaging, print advertisements and tradeshow displays. Product photography, updated and designed concepts for company websites. Marketing assistant for research and development of annual industry tradeshows