Graphic Designer/Marketing Coordinator
Aug 2014 - Present (7 years 1 month)
• Developed branding standards
• Design and development of company website, digital marketing, print literature, and trade show displays.
• Analyze & track diagnostic results on website and email campaign performance and implemented changes
• Social media – posting to company social media pages
• Graphic design and production
• Photo editing and product illustrations/diagrams
• Coordinate and procure services for trade shows
• Create PowerPoint presentations
• Maintain image library/archives
Freelance Graphic Designer
Linda Vilas-Helton Graphic Design
Aug 2007 - Present (14 years 1 month)
Consult with clients to interpret and make recommendations with regards to meeting client goals and objectives. Design and manage the production of print, displays and web projects from concept to completion. Print design, image retouching, prepress production, and copywriting. Past projects include a bus wrap design, trade show displays, brochures, trade ads, PowerPoint presentations, and website updates. Clients mix: manufacturers, engineers, education, mass transit, and retail.
Farmington Hills, MI
Dec 2011 - Aug 2014 (2 years 8 months)
Production and design of variable data templates for client Ad-Builder web portals. Templates include direct mail, flyers, newspaper ads, posters, banners and displays for various clients including Valvoline Instant Oil Change, Verizon Wireless, Kia Motors, Sherwin Williams, and Xerox.
Jul 2008 - Oct 2011 (3 years 3 months)
Various positions as a contract graphic designer for agency and in-house positions. Projects included design of POS materials, signage, and logos; product photography, Photoshop image retouching, designing graphics and illustrations, layout and prepress production.
Royal Oak, MI
Mar 2008 - Jul 2011 (3 years 4 months)
Various positions as a contract graphic designer for agency and in-house positions. Projects included layout and production of brochures, POS materials, trade show signage, and trade ads; Photoshop image retouching, designing graphics and illustrations, layout and prepress production.
Art Director/Senior Graphic Designer
Gignac Palmer Associates
Nov 1989 - Aug 2007 (17 years 9 months)
Worked with senior art director and clients to establish branding in all forms of print and web. Designed and managed the production of print and web projects. Photoshop image retouching, layout and design, prepress production, and designing graphics and illustrations. Design and production of web pages and interactive elements. Clients mix: manufacturers, engineers, health care, education, non-profit, and service.