Jan 2000 - Present (21 years 11 months)
Focused with extensive experience in multimedia marketing and print design. Ability to thor- oughly research organize and manage a vast array of complex and detailed projects from concept through completion with a unique clear vision. Experienced in cost efficient results applied to all products and services. Strong leader as well as a team player ability to multi-task in high demand and deadline driven work environments proven oral and written communication skills able to communicate ideas and accomplish goals. Adept at creative and logistical problem solving. Exceptional collaborative and interpersonal skills. Strong client relationship skills talented building and maintaining partnerships. Design and produce web sites, emails, print material, invitations, business collateral, menus, campaign collateral. Expertise in concept, design layout and artwork, writing and editing. Clients include: Northwestern University, Union Pizzeria, Chicago Orni- tholigocal Society, Children's Memorial Hospital, DPR Trail Races, McGaw YMCA, Higher Gear Bike Shop, Evanston Township High School Booster Club, ETHS Emeritus, Evanston Baseball and Softball Association, Team Evanston Soccer Club, Evanston Scholars, My25.
Jun 2006 - Apr 2009 (2 years 10 months)
Manage creative concept through production on a variety of projects. Applications include catalogs brochures web sites emails print ads and mailers. Coordinate production schedules for all projects. Manage all computer files related to the production. Approve press proofs and participate in press checks. Oversee production assistants and freelance artists to complete projects including Created national organic seed catalogs for consumers and professional growers led catalog redesign responsible for management of 600+ image files. * CardsDirect: Led new concept, design, layout and production of business greeting card catalog. Directed photo shoots. * FitRec: Designed and produced magalogs to profile school recreation programs for colleges and universities. * AJ Prindle: Led design, layout and production of mobile life accessory catalog. Art directed photo shoots.